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Billy Van Zandt


Billy Van Zandt was born on December 13, 1957 in Red Bank, New Jersey, USA as William Van Zandt. He is a producer and writer, known for Jaws 2 (1978), The Hughleys (1998) and Martin (1992). He has been married to Adrienne Barbeau since December 31, 1992. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Jaws 2
Jaws 2 Bob
(1978)
The Hughleys
The Hughleys Producer
(1998-2002)
Martin
Martin Producer
(1992-1993)
Newhart
Newhart Writer
(1988-1989)

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 2009 Jack and Janet Save the Planet (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004-2005 Center of the Universe (TV Series) (consulting producer - 7 episodes)
- Marathon Woman (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- Oh Brother, What the Hell Were You Thinking? (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- The New Neighbors (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- The Work of Art (2005) ... (consulting producer)
- And the Silver Medal Goes To... (2004) ... (consulting producer)
 1998-2002 The Hughleys (TV Series) (consulting producer - 87 episodes)
- It's a Girl: Part 2 (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- It's a Girl: Part 1 (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- How Hattie Got Her Groove Back (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- Directed by Darryl Hughley (2002) ... (consulting producer)
- You've Got Male (2002) ... (consulting producer)
 2000-2001 Yes, Dear (TV Series) (consulting producer - 23 episodes)
- Jimmy and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Boat (2001) ... (consulting producer)
- Worst in Show (2001) ... (consulting producer)
- No Room to Spare (2001) ... (consulting producer)
- Kim Just Wants to Have Fun (2001) ... (consulting producer)
- Mr. Fix It (2001) ... (consulting producer)
 1997 Heaven Will Wait (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1995-1996 Bless This House (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Natural Born Parents (1996) ... (executive producer)
- One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Stereo (1996) ... (executive producer)
- The Bowling Method (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Misery on 34th Street (1995) ... (executive producer)
- If It Ain't Broke, Break It (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1995 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Brazilla vs. Rodney (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Pulp Marion (1995) ... (executive producer)
- It's Shawn! It's Marlon! It's Superboys! (1995) ... (executive producer)
- The Poppa-Cabana (1995) ... (executive producer)
- ER (1995) ... (executive producer)
 1992-1993 Martin (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 27 episodes)
- Checks, Lies and Videotape (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Baby You Can Drive My Car (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Variety Show (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Your Arms Are Too Short to Box with Martin (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
- Jerome's in the House (1993) ... (co-executive producer)
 1993 Daddy Dearest (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Offensive Care (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Thanks, But No Thanks (1993) ... (executive producer)
- American We (1993) ... (executive producer)
- The Tortoise and the Scare (1993) ... (executive producer)
- Mount St. Helen (1993) ... (executive producer)
 1991-1992 Nurses (TV Series) (supervising producer - 20 episodes)
- The Ex-Factor (1992) ... (supervising producer)
- Rude Awakenings (1992) ... (supervising producer)
- Catch a Fallen Star (1992) ... (supervising producer)
- Eat Something (1992) ... (supervising producer)
- Married to the Mop (1992) ... (supervising producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Lie, Cheat and Genuflect" (1981) Theatrical play. Co-author with Jane Milmore. Published worldwide by Samuel French, Inc. See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

Has identical twin sons, William Dalton and Walker Steven (born March 17, 1997) with his wife, Adrienne Barbeau. Younger brother of rocker "Miami" "Little Steven" Steven Van Zandt. See more »

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BVZ

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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