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

Filmography

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  Away (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.10 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
  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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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (53 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Appeared in "inside thirtysomething" on Bravo (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:

The interesting movies can definitely still be made but on a very small scale. The idea of putting that many resources to a story that might only make a certain amount of money is not what the studios want. They want movies that will move the stock price or justify giving up one of their tentpole slots. See more »

Trivia:

Both Blood Diamond (2006) and Glory (1989) feature two of the main characters (one white man and one black man) conflicting with each other at first but developing respect for each other in time. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Denzel Washington See more »

Nickname:

Ed See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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