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Born on October 16, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, director/writer/producer David Zucker, along with brother Jerry (Ghost, 1990) Zucker and longtime friend, Jim (Hot Shots, 1991) Abrahams, has established himself among Hollywood's (or at least Wisconsin's) most successful filmmakers. Starting out after college, with a borrowed video tape deck ... See full bio »

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Scary Movie 3
Wed, May 25 9:12 AM PDT on STZIB (583)
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Sun, May 29 5:26 AM PDT on AMC (046)

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

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

Filmography

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 2020 Boom and Topper: Safari Hunters (written by)
 2019 Mossad (creative consultant)
 2013 Scary Movie V (written by)
 2008 Big Fat Important Movie (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)
 1987 Our Planet Tonight (TV Movie)
 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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Other Works:

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

Spouse:

Danielle Zucker  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's useless to try and make rhyme or reason of it, because one guy thinks one thing and the other guy sees a whole other thing. So I try not to take them too seriously. Lately I have them screened so I only read the positive ones. See more »

Trivia:

Uncle of Bob Zucker, Kate Zucker, Jeremy Breslau and Benji Breslau. See more »

Trademark:

David and Jerry's mother is frequently cast in a small role See more »

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