|Date of Birth||9 August 1942 , Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
Mini Bio (1)
Steinberg's sometimes racy, usually anti-establishment stance of the late 60s/early 70s made him a favorite among the young and disillusioned. Steinberg released four solo comedy albums and CBS gave him his own summer comedy variety series with The David Steinberg Show (1972). In 1976, Steinberg returned to Canada to create and star in another series, also called _'The David Steinberg Show'. Gary Shandling credits this show as being one of the influences for _The Larry Sanders Show(1992)_. It featured John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Martin Short and Dave Thomas who went on to form the legendary SCTV troupe.
In 1982 Steinberg made his directorial debut with the feature Paternity (1981) and, the following year, his TV directorial debut with an episode of Newhart (1982). In the 90s, he became the executive producer of the popular CBS-TV Designing Women (1986) and continued to direct. Other TV credits as director include episodes of The Golden Girls (1985), _Seinfeld(1990)_ , Mad About You (1992), Weeds(2005)_, and _Curb your Enthusiasm(2000)_. He won two Emmy Awards for his writing on Oscar telecasts in the early 90s. Steinberg has also directed over 300 television commercials, winning two Clio Awards and the prestigious Silver Lion Award at the Cannes International Film Festival.
As a film director, he directed _Paternity(1981)_ with Burt Reynolds, Going Berserk (1983) with John Candy and The Wrong Guy (1997) with Dave Foley. In 2007, Simon and Schuster published his memoir about his life in comedy called "The Book of David".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous
|Judy Steinberg||(1973 - 1997) (divorced) (2 children)|
|Robyn Steinberg||(? - present)|