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David Zucker (I)

Writer | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Airplane! (1980) | Top Secret! (1984) | The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
David | Kentucky Fried Theatre
NICKNAME  
zucknuckle
BORN 
Oct 16, 1947 (age 70)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (27 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Ad inferosAd inferos (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Lego Airplane!: Part 1Lego Airplane!: Part 1 (Short) Writer (characters) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 5Scary Movie 5 Packer Fan (uncredited), Assistant Director (reshoots), Director (additional scenes) (uncredited), Additional Scenes (reshoots), Producer, Writer  Less 2013 $20MM $32MM / $78MM
  • Primary photo for Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London'Beware the Moon: Remembering 'An American Werewolf in London' Special Thanks  Less 2009 £25K
  • Primary photo for An American CarolAn American Carol Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2008 $12MM $7MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Onion MovieThe Onion Movie Producer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Superhero MovieSuperhero Movie Producer  Less 2008 $35MM $27MM / $73MM
  • Primary photo for Traumedy CentralTraumedy Central Special Thanks  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Truth Thanks  Less 2006 $1.5MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 4Scary Movie 4 Zoltar (voice), Director  Less 2006 $45MM $91MM / $88MM
  • Primary photo for Scary Movie 3Scary Movie 3 Director  Less 2003 $48MM $110MM / $111MM
  • Primary photo for My Boss's DaughterMy Boss's Daughter Director  Less 2003 $14MM $16MM / $18MM
  • Primary photo for Phone BoothPhone Booth Producer  Less 2002 $13MM $47MM / $98MM
  • Primary photo for BASEketballBASEketball Man with Shooting Hot Dog (uncredited), Director, Executive Music Producer (uncredited), Producer, Writer  Less 1998 $6.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for High School HighHigh School High Producer, Writer ("It's Your Birthday"), Writer  Less 1996 $21MM / —
  • Primary photo for For Goodness Sake IIFor Goodness Sake II (Short) Executive Producer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for A Walk in the CloudsA Walk in the Clouds Producer  Less 1995 $20MM $50MM / —
  • Primary photo for Dumb and DumberDumb and Dumber Special Thanks  Less 1994 $16MM $127MM / $247MM
  • Primary photo for Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final InsultNaked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult Teleprompter Guy, Producer, Writer (television series: "Police Squad"), Writer  Less 1994 $30MM $51MM / —
  • Primary photo for For Goodness SakeFor Goodness Sake (Short) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Brain DonorsBrain Donors Executive Producer  Less 1992 $918K / —
  • Primary photo for The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of FearThe Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Davy Crockett, Director, Soundtrack ("I GUESS I'M JUST SCREWED"), Writer (television series "Police Squad"), Writer  Less 1991 $23MM $87MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Director, Executive Producer, Writer (television series "Police Squad"), Writer  Less 1988 $12MM $78MM / —
  • Primary photo for Ruthless PeopleRuthless People Director  Less 1986 $72MM / —
  • Primary photo for Top Secret!Top Secret! German Soldier in Prop Room (uncredited), Director, Executive Producer, Lyrics ("SPEND THIS NIGHT WITH ME"), Writer  Less 1984 $9MM $20MM / —
  • Primary photo for Airplane!Airplane! Ground Crewman #2, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (written for the screen by)  Less 1980 $3.5MM $83MM / $130MM
  • Primary photo for The Kentucky Fried MovieThe Kentucky Fried Movie Man (segment "His New Car") / Technician #2 (segment "Eyewitness News") / Grunwald (segment "Courtroom"), Writer  Less 1977 $650K $15MM / $5MM
Past Television (7 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Absolutely TrueAbsolutely True (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for H.U.D.H.U.D. (TV Movie) Director, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The Unknown Marx BrothersThe Unknown Marx Brothers (TV Movie) Special Thanks (as David)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Our Planet TonightOur Planet Tonight (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Police Squad!Police Squad! (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 6 episodes, 1982 ) , Executive Producer ( 6 episodes, 1982 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1982 ) , Director ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982 6
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  • Primary photo for The Rutles: All You Need Is CashThe Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (TV Movie) Producer ("Courtroom Theme From The Kentucky Fried Movie")  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1972 )  Less 1972 1
    • Episode #11.259 (Dec 20, 1972) Actor (as Kentucky Fried Theatre)  Less
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Flipside with Michael LoftusThe Flipside with Michael Loftus (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for O.J.: Made in AmericaO.J.: Made in America Himself - Interviewee  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Hollywood's Best Film DirectorsHollywood's Best Film Directors (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Troopathon 2009: Honor Their ServiceTroopathon 2009: Honor Their Service (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Larry King LiveLarry King Live (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Dr. PhilDr. Phil (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Airplane: Long-Haul VersionAirplane: Long-Haul Version (Video) Himself - Co-writer / Co-director  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for I Love the 80's 3-DI Love the 80's 3-D (TV Series) Himself  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself - Director / Himself - Filmmaker ( 3 episodes, 1994–2004 )  Less 1994–2004
  • Primary photo for Making 'Scary Movie 3'Making 'Scary Movie 3' (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Life and TimesLife and Times (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Comedy Central Canned HamComedy Central Canned Ham (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The DirectorsThe Directors (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode )  Less 1997– 
  • Primary photo for Your Studio and YouYour Studio and You (Short) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Midnight SpecialThe Midnight Special (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1974 )  Less 1974
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Man (segment "His New Car") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • Made in U.S.A. (Sep 20, 2011) Man (segment "His New Car") (archive footage)  Less

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