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Leo Zisman


Leo Zisman is an assistant director and director, known for Numb3rs (2005), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) and Elementary (2012). See full bio »
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Known For

Numb3rs
Numb3rs Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2006-2010)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1986)
Elementary
Elementary Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2012-2014)
Miracle Mile
Miracle Mile Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1988)

Filmography

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 2014-2016 Jane the Virgin (TV Series) (first assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Chapter Thirty-Seven (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Chapter Twenty-Three (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Chapter Twenty-Two (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Chapter Twenty (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Chapter Eighteen (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2015 Mad Dogs (TV Series) (first assistant director)
  Elementary (TV Series) (first assistant director - 21 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (second unit director - 2 episodes, 2013)
- No Lack of Void (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- The Many Mouths of Aaron Colville (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Corpse De Ballet (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Blood Is Thicker (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- The Marchioness (2013) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Killer Women (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Queen Bee (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Demons (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- The Siren (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Some Men Need Killing (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 A Holmes of Their Own (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2013 Holmes Sweet Holmes (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2013 In Liu of Watson (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2013 Set Tour with Lucy Liu (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2012 Touch (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Music of the Spheres (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Lost & Found (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Entanglement (2012) ... (first assistant director)
 2011 Charlie's Angels (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- They Are Not Saints (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Royal Angels (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Angels in Paradise (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Angels in Chains (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Runway Angels (2011) ... (first assistant director)
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Modern Plagues (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Stand and Deliver (2011) ... (first assistant director)
- Sky High (2011) ... (first assistant director)
 2010 Outlaw (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- In Re: Kelvin Jones (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- In Re: Tracy Vidalin (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- In Re: Curtis Farwell (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- In Re: Jessica Davis (2010) ... (first assistant director)
 2006-2010 Numb3rs (TV Series) (first assistant director - 41 episodes)
- Growin' Up (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Devil Girl (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Scratch (2010) ... (first assistant director)
- Con Job (2009) ... (first assistant director)
- Shadow Markets (2009) ... (first assistant director)
 2009 Leningrad (first assistant director)
 2008 My Own Worst Enemy (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Breakdown (2008) ... (first assistant director)
 2005-2006 Cold Case (TV Series) (first assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Joseph (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- The Hen House (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Sanctuary (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- Debut (2006) ... (first assistant director)
- 8 Years (2006) ... (first assistant director)
 2005 Eyes (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 2002-2003 Fastlane (TV Series) (first assistant director - 9 episodes)
- Iced (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Asslane (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Monster (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- Defense (2003) ... (first assistant director)
- 101 (2003) ... (first assistant director)
 2002 Nancy Drew (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2002 The Red Phone: Manhunt (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2001 Thieves (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1997-2001 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (first assistant director - 15 episodes)
- Desperate Measures (2001) ... (first assistant director)
- Fight or Die (1999) ... (first assistant director)
- On the Border (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Crusader (1998) ... (first assistant director)
- Money Talks (1998) ... (first assistant director)
 1999 Sons of Thunder (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1997 A Match Made in Heaven (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1996 Forest Warrior (first assistant director)
 1996 The Bachelor's Baby (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1996 In the Blink of an Eye (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1996/I Overkill (first assistant director)
 1995 Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Lightning (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1995 Top Dog (first assistant director)
 1994 Take Me Home Again (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1994 Fatherland (TV Movie) (first assistant director - as Leonid Zisman)
 1994 Roseanne: An Unauthorized Biography (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1993 Bakersfield P.D. (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1993 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Mud and Blood (1993) ... (first assistant director)
 1992 Sidekicks (first assistant director)
 1992 The Ice Runner (first assistant director)
 1992 Going to Extremes (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 1992 Back in the U.S.S.R. (first assistant director)
 1992 The Fifth Corner (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Sword of Democles (1992) ... (first assistant director)
 1990 Night Visions (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1990 Solar Crisis (first assistant director - as Leonid Zisman)
 1990 Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (first assistant director)
 1988 Red Scorpion (first assistant director)
 1988 Miracle Mile (second assistant director)
 1988 Braddock: Missing in Action III (first assistant director: additional photography, US)
 1987 Best Seller (second assistant director - as Leonid Zisman)
 1986 Eye of the Tiger (first assistant director)
 1986 The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (second assistant director: second unit)
 1986 Liberty (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 1985 Invasion U.S.A. (second assistant director - as Leonid Zisman)
 1985 Key Exchange (additional assistant director - as Leonid Zisman)
 1984 The Muppets Take Manhattan (second second assistant director - uncredited)
 1983 Trackdown: Finding the Goodbar Killer (TV Movie) (second second assistant director)
 1982 Tzlila Chozeret (first assistant director)
 1981 Masada (TV Mini-Series) (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1980 The Big Red One (second assistant director - uncredited)
 1980 It Rained All Night the Day I Left (second assistant director - as Leonid Zissman)
 1979 The Jesus Film (second assistant director)
 1977 Hamesh Ma'ot Elef Shahor (second assistant director)
 1971 Trial on the Road (assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

Leonid Zisman | Leonid Zissman

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