Edward Zwick

Edward M. Zwick (born October 8, 1952) is an American filmmaker and producer of film and television. He has worked primarily in the comedy drama and epic historical film genres, including About Last Night, Glory, Legends of the Fall, and The Last Samurai. He is also the co-creator of the television series thirtysomething and Once and Again.

Edward Zwick
Zwick in 2016
Born
Edward M. Zwick

(1952-10-08) October 8, 1952 (age 69)
Alma materHarvard University, A.B. 1974
AFI Conservatory, MFA 1975
OccupationDirector, producer, screenwriter
Years active1983–present
Notable work
About Last Night, Glory, Leaving Normal, Legends of the Fall, Courage Under Fire, The Siege, The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond, Defiance, Love & Other Drugs
Spouse(s)
Lynn Liberty Godshall
(m. 1982)
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Zwick's body of work has earned numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and BAFTA Award for Best Picture as a producer, and Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series, and Outstanding Dramatic Special. He has additionally been nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards.


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