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Edward Zwick


Edward Zwick is well-known for his heroic movies that include Glory (1989), and the breathtaking works of art that include Legends of the Fall (1994). Zwick has also been known for his thoughtfulness as a director, and for his record of working with television series and other films as a producer. Born in 1952, in the city of Chicago. After ... See full bio »

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Known For

Thirtysomething
Thirtysomething Producer
(1987-1991)
The Last Samurai
The Last Samurai Producer
(2003)
Shakespeare in Love
(1998)
Courage Under Fire
(1996)

Filmography

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 2018 The Suck (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2018/I Trial by Fire (producer)
 2016-2018 Nashville (TV Series) (executive producer - 38 episodes)
- Beyond the Sunset (2018) ... (executive producer)
- I Don't Want to Lose You Yet (2018) ... (executive producer)
- For the Sake of the Song (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Strong Enough to Bend (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The House That Built Me (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Silas (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Woman Walks Ahead (producer)
 2016 The Birth of a Nation (executive producer)
 2014 Pawn Sacrifice (producer)
 2014 Cut Bank (producer)
 2014 About Alex (executive producer)
 2014 Boys of Abu Ghraib (executive producer)
 2010 Love & Other Drugs (producer)
 2009 A Marriage (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008/I Defiance (producer)
  Quarterlife (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes, 2008) (producer - 2 episodes, 2008)
- Home Sweet Home (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Anxiety (2008) ... (producer)
- Goodbyes (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Finding a Voice (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2008) ... (producer)
 2006 Blood Diamond (producer)
 2005 1/4life (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The Last Samurai (producer)
 2002 Women vs. Men (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Lone Star State of Mind (executive producer)
 1999-2002 Once and Again (TV Series) (executive producer - 61 episodes)
- Chance of a Lifetime (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Losing You (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Experience Is the Teacher (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Aaron's List of Dreams (2002) ... (executive producer)
- One Step (Parent) Backward (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2002 Abandon (producer)
 2001 I Am Sam (producer)
 2000 The Only Living Boy in New York (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Traffic (producer)
 1998 Shakespeare in Love (producer)
 1998 The Siege (producer)
 1998 Dangerous Beauty (producer)
 1996 Relativity (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Just One More Thing (1996) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1994-1995 My So-Called Life (TV Series) (executive producer - 19 episodes)
- In Dreams Begin Responsibilities (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Weekend (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Betrayal (1995) ... (executive producer)
- Resolutions (1995) ... (executive producer)
- So Called Angels (1994) ... (executive producer)
 1994 Legends of the Fall (producer)
  Thirtysomething (TV Series) (executive producer - 85 episodes, 1987 - 1991) (producer - 1 episode, 1987)
- California (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Melissa in Wonderland (1991) ... (executive producer)
- A Stop at Willoughby (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Hopeless (1991) ... (executive producer)
- Out the Door (1991) ... (executive producer)
 1990 Extreme Close-Up (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1989 Dream Street (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Bachelor Party (1989) ... (executive producer)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Sawdust (1987) ... (executive producer)
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie) (producer)
 1979-1980 Family (TV Series) (producer - 13 episodes)
- Letting Go (1980) ... (producer)
- Smarts (1980) ... (producer)
- Just Like Old Times (1980) ... (producer)
- The Ties That Bind (1980) ... (producer)
- Such a Fine Line (1980) ... (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in documentary "Sarge!" on The History Channel (2001) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ed Zwick

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student. See more »

Trivia:

Edward Zwick is one of the few directors to have worked with both Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Cruise. The others are Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott. See more »

Trademark:

Films about characters living through real-life historical events See more »

Nickname:

Ed See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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