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Edward Zwick


Zwick moves deftly between the roles of writer, director and producer. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his direction of the 1989 critically acclaimed Civil War drama, Glory. He received his second Golden Globe nomination as a director for Legends of the Fall. Zwick received an Academy Award as one of the producers of Shakespeare in Love, ... See full bio »

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Thirtysomething Producer
(1987-1991)
The Last Samurai Producer
(2003)
(1998)
(1996)

Filmography

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  The Making Of (producer) (pre-production)
  The Suck (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2020 Away (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Home (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Spektr (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Vital Signs (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Goodnight Mars (2020) ... (executive producer)
- A Little Faith (2020) ... (executive producer)
 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 - produced by)
 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 - 2 episodes)
- Bachelor Party (1989) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (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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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (59 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)
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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)

Spouse:

Liberty Godshall  (2 children)

Children:

Jesse Zwick | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There is something universal in the theme of a man trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances. It is not limited to Sierra Leone. This story could apply to any number of places where ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control. See more »

Trivia:

He has made a total of three films with Denzel Washington. The only directors to work with Washington more times than that are Spike Lee and Tony Scott, who have done four films each with him. 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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