Tim Zinnemann was born on May 26, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Bartlett Zinnemann. He is an assistant director and producer, known for The Running Man (1987), The Cowboys (1972) and The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996). He was previously married to Christine M. Walton, Meg Tilly, Paula Katz and Sharon Marie Mclaglen. See full bio »

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

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The Running Man Producer
The Cowboys Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Street Fighter Producer


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 1975 Farewell, My Lovely (first assistant director)
 1975 Smile (assistant director)
 1975 The Day of the Locust (assistant director)
 1973 Cinderella Liberty (first assistant director - as Tim Zinneman)
 1972 The King of Marvin Gardens (assistant director - as Tim Zinneman)
 1972 The Cowboys (assistant director)
 1971 Carnal Knowledge (assistant director)
 1970 The Great White Hope (assistant director)
 1969 The Reivers (assistant director - as Tim Zinneman)
 1968 Bullitt (assistant director)
 1967-1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series) (assistant director - 8 episodes)
- The Judgement (1968) ... (assistant director)
- The Deputy (1967) ... (assistant director)
- The Beast That Walks Like a Man (1967) ... (assistant director)
- Till the End of Night (1967) ... (assistant director)
- The Roarer (1967) ... (assistant director)
 1967 The Happening (assistant director)
 1966 What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? (assistant director)
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow (assistant director)
 1965/I Harlow (assistant director)
 1965 The Hallelujah Trail (assistant director - uncredited)
 1964 Kiss Me, Stupid (assistant director - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Tim Zinneman | David B. Zinnemann

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Has two children with ex-wife Meg Tilly: Emily (b. 1984) and David (b. 1986). See more »

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