Charles Shyer

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Charles Shyer was born on October 11, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Charles Richard Shyer. He is a director, producer and writer, known for Private Benjamin (1980), The Parent Trap (1998), Alfie (2004) and Father of the Bride (1991). He was previously married to Deborah Lynn, Nancy Meyers and Diana Ewing. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Alfie Producer
Private Benjamin Producer
The Parent Trap Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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 2017 Home Again (second unit director)
 1998 The Parent Trap (second unit director: USA)
 1967-1968 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series) (assistant director - 32 episodes)
- Didn't You Use to Be Ozzie Snick? (1968) ... (assistant director - as Charles R. Shyer)
- Nome, Schnome, I'd Rather Have It at Home (1968) ... (assistant director - as Charles R. Shyer)
- The First Anniversary Is the Hardest (1968) ... (assistant director - as Charles R. Shyer)
- The Matador Makes a Movie (1968) ... (assistant director - as Charles R. Shyer)
- Even Mothers-In-Law Have Mothers-In-Law (1968) ... (assistant director - as Charles R. Shyer)
 1966 The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (second second assistant director)
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J.W. Melville | Charles R. Shyer | Chuck Shyer

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2 children with Deborah Lynn-Shyer (divorced): Jacob and Sophia Shyer, both born on April 21 2006. See more »

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