David Zucker (I)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 426 this week
Trailer
2:21 | Trailer
David Zucker was born on October 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Airplane! (1980), Scary Movie 4 (2006) and Top Secret! (1984). He has been married to Danielle Zucker since May 1997. They have two children. See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

See the trailers we loved this week, including "Jessica Jones" Season 3 and Brittany Runs a Marathon. Presented by Microsoft Surface.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Airplane!
Sat, Jun 22 4:00 AM EDT on BBCA (225)
Airplane!
Sat, Jun 22 4:00 PM EDT on BBCA (225)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 people
created 08 May 2015
 
a list of 39 people
created 05 May 2018
 
a list of 21 people
created 04 Jun 2018
 
a list of 33 people
created 08 Apr 2016
 
a list of 44 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of David Zucker's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Airplane! Writer
(1980)
Scary Movie 4 Director
(2006)
Top Secret! Writer
(1984)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (14 credits)
 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)
Show Show Producer (18 credits)
Show Show Director (14 credits)
Show Show Actor (10 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (5 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (7 credits)
Show Show Self (19 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

The March 16, 2001 draft of the screenplay for My Boss's Daughter (2003) lists David Zucker and Peter Tilden as writers. Tilden is not credited in the final film and Zucker only received a directing credit. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

David | Kentucky Fried Theatre
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It didn't happen every time for every movie. Ruthless People was a good movie, but we didn't get a good release or marketing. They completely blew the opening. See more »

Trivia:

Father, with Danielle Zucker, of daughter Sarah Zucker and son Charles Zucker. See more »

Trademark:

Often features serious conversations in the foreground and out-of-focus silly events in the background. See more »

Nickname:

zucknuckle

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed