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David Zucker was born on October 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Airplane! (1980), Top Secret! (1984) and The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988). He has been married to Danielle Zucker since May 1997. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2013 Scary Movie 5 (written by)
 2008 An American Carol (written by)
 2000 H.U.D. (TV Movie)
 1998 BASEketball (written by)
 1996 High School High (written by)
 1994 Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (television series: "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1993 For Goodness Sake (Short)
 1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear (television series "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (television series "Police Squad") / (written by)
 1984 Top Secret! (written by)
  Police Squad! (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1982) (written by - 1 episode, 1982)
- Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) ... (creator)
 1980 Airplane! (written for the screen by)
 1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie (written by)
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Panelist at the 2004 Liberty Film Festival, Hollywood, California. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

David | Kentucky Fried Theatre
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Personal Quote:

I don't know if I'd want to do that anymore, because you always get bigger laughs on college campuses. So, when the film plays in front of a city audience, you've probably cut too loosely. See more »

Trivia:

His surname "Zucker" is German for "sugar". See more »

Trademark:

Films usually feature puns, slapstick, and visual gags See more »

Nickname:

zucknuckle

Star Sign:

Libra

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