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Carl Gottlieb (I)

Writer | Actor | Director
Jaws (1975) | The Jerk (1979) | Jaws 2 (1978)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations More »
6' 0" (1.83m)
Performs ages 50-80
White (Receding)
245 lbs
Voice Over | Film | Radio | Theater | Commercial | Television  Less
Writing | Acting | Directing | Producing  Less
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (23 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (36 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for 51st Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration51st Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Secrets of a Hollywood NurseSecrets of a Hollywood Nurse (TV Movie) Stan  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The LotThe Lot (TV Series) Consulting Producer  Less 1999–2001
  • Primary photo for Partners in LifePartners in Life (TV Movie) Director, Producer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for HoopermanHooperman (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Paul Reiser Out on a WhimPaul Reiser Out on a Whim (TV Movie) Director  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Leo & Liz in Beverly HillsLeo & Liz in Beverly Hills (TV Series) Director (1 episode, 1986), Executive Producer, Assistant Producer  Less 1986 1
  • Primary photo for Homage to SteveHomage to Steve (TV Movie) Director (segments: The Absent-Minded Waiter)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for George Burns Comedy WeekGeorge Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1985), Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1985 2
  • Primary photo for The Jerk, TooThe Jerk, Too (TV Movie) Writer (Characters)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for The Tom and Dick Smothers Brothers Special IThe Tom and Dick Smothers Brothers Special I (TV Movie) Writer  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Mork & MindyMork & Mindy (TV Series) Justice Abbott (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Delta HouseDelta House (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 1979)  Less 1979 2
  • Primary photo for Laverne & ShirleyLaverne & Shirley (TV Series) Station Master (1 episode, 1978), Director (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1978–1979 2
  • Primary photo for More Than FriendsMore Than Friends (TV Movie) Paul J. Micale  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for Crisis in Sun ValleyCrisis in Sun Valley (TV Movie) Writer (segments: Outward Bound)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for The Deadly TriangleThe Deadly Triangle (TV Movie) Actor, Writer  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for The TVTV ShowThe TVTV Show (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Chico and the ManChico and the Man (TV Series) Mr. Conaghey (2 episodes, 1975)  Less 1975 2
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer (Muppet Segment) (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for Crime ClubCrime Club (TV Movie) Jorge Gamos  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for BarettaBaretta (TV Series) Dave Ursillo (1 episode, 1975)  Less 1975 1
  • Primary photo for The Odd CoupleThe Odd Couple (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for The Flip Wilson SpecialThe Flip Wilson Special (TV Special) Writer  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for The Bob Newhart ShowThe Bob Newhart Show (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1972), Mr. Kuberski (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1972–1974 2
  • Primary photo for SavageSavage (TV Movie) Floorman  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The SuperThe Super (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1972)  Less 1972 1
  • Primary photo for Something EvilSomething Evil (TV Movie) Party Guest  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Getting TogetherGetting Together (TV Series) Charlie (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971 1
  • Primary photo for Music SceneMusic Scene (TV Series) Writer (8 episodes, 1969–1970)  Less 1969–1970 8
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  • Primary photo for The Smothers Brothers Comedy HourThe Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (TV Series) Writer (25 episodes, 1968–1969), Himself (1 episode, 1969)  Less 1968–1969 25
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  • Primary photo for I SpyI Spy (TV Series) Large Man (1 episode, 1968)  Less 1968 1
  • Primary photo for Hey, LandlordHey, Landlord (TV Series) Benny (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966 1
  • Primary photo for Campus CopsCampus Cops (TV Series) Director  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Morton & HayesMorton & Hayes (TV Series) Producer, Writer  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for The Ken Berry 'Wow' ShowThe Ken Berry 'Wow' Show (TV Series) Regular  Less 1972– 
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    Writers Guild Of America, West, Currently Secretary/Treasurer, also: Board
    of Directors 1983-2005, vice-president 1991-95, 2007-08 Negotiating
    Committee, Credits Review Committee, Waiver Committee, and also
    delegate and spokesperson in national and international forums, and
    testifying representative to Congress and the Executive branch. Morgan
    Cox Award for Service to the Community of Writers.
    International Affiliation of Writers Guilds, Chair, 2004-2008, Delegate,
    Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences - Member, Writers Branch - since
    Franco-American Cultural Fund – Founding Member, 1996-2005
    Columbia University School of the Arts, Film Division, New York; Adjunct
    Professor, 2003
    American Film Institute (“A.F.I.”) - Center for Advanced Film Studies,
    Full Faculty - 1996-1997
    University Of Southern California - School of Cinema & Television, Adjunct
    Professor - 1993
    University Of Miami - School of Communications - Visiting Artist, Writer in
    Residence, Fall, 1994.
    Sundance Institute - Guest Advisor, Latin American Screenwriting
    Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico.
    San Francisco State University - Visiting Professor, Seminar in
    Screenwriters Studio - Dartington Hall, Devon, UK - Guest Lecturer,
    Screenwriting Master Class
    California State Univ., Northridge (L.A.) - Guest Lecturer, Screenwriting

    WRITER & DIRECTOR - Awards & Nominations:
    The Absent-Minded Waiter Director. (Academy Award Nomination, "Best Live
    Action Short Film")
    Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Writer, Writing Supervisor: (CBS Network)
    (Emmy Award, Best musical/Comedy/Variety Series)
    Jaws, Best Screenplay nominations: 1975, British Academy of Film &
    Television Arts & Sciences (“BAFTA”), Golden Globes, 1976, numerous
    Independence, IFP West, Best Short Film, 2007 Spirit Awards.

    The Little Blue Book for Filmmakers: A Primer for Directors, Writers,
    Actors & Producers
    (Applause Press, Hal Leonard Publications, 2012)
    The Jaws Log (Dell Books, NY Times best seller list 1975, reissued in
    2001, 2005, 2012 by HarperCollins, Newmarket Press)
    Long Time Gone - The Autobiography of David Crosby (Doubleday. 1988, with
    David Crosby, NY Times list)
    Since Then: “How I Survived Everything and Lived to Tell About It” (G.P.
    Putnam, 2006, with David Crosby)
    Shooting Stars (anthology edited by Danny Peary, Workman Publishing)
    Looking Back At The Eighties (anthology edited by Chris Cerf, Peter Elbling
    & Tony Hendra, Workman)
    Esquire Magazine Feature articles, Motorcycling (for editor Harold Hayes)

    Jaws (with Peter Benchley)
    The Jerk (with Steve Martin & Michael Elias)
    Jaws 2 (with Howard Sackler)
    Doctor Detroit (with Robert Boris and Bruce Jay Friedman)
    Jaws 3-D (with Richard Matheson)
    Which Way Is Up (with Cecil Brown)
    Caveman (with Rudy DeLuca)

    Mickey Blue Eyes (Castle Rock/Warner Bros., 1999, starring Hugh Grant;
    directed by Kelly Makin; Elizabeth Hurley, Producer) (uncredited; directed
    4 days additional principal photography)
    Amazon Women On The Moon (Anthology feature film, Universal)
    (segment director, with Joe Dante, John Landis, Robert Weiss & Peter
    Caveman (Feature film for United Artists, Turman-Foster Co.)
    (starred Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, Barbara Bach, others)

    The Lot (2000-2001, American Movie Classics, Consulting Producer)
    100 Deeds of Eddie McDowd (Lynch Entertainment, Nickelodeon, first run
    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, the Series (Disney Television, starring Peter
    Scolari, first run syndication)
    Campus Cops (USA Network, first run syndication; multiple episodes)

    George Burns Comedy Week (CBS-TV anthology series, George Burns, Host.
    Universal) Co-Creator and Executive Producer, Directed multiple
    Paul Reiser - Out On A Whim (HBO Comedy special, starring Paul Reiser,
    Teri Garr, Carol Kane, Elliot Gould, others)
    Campus Cops (Directed multiple episodes (2 of 13) for the USA Network,
    John Landis & Leslie Belzberg, Producers)
    Morton & Hayes Produced and directed (pilot only) for CBS and Castle Rock
    Entertainment (pilot aired 8/90, series on air in August, 1991).
    Leo & Liz In Beverly Hills (CBS series, starring Valerie Perrine & Harvey
    Hooperman (ABC police series starring John Ritter) (directed premiere
    Night Of At Least A Dozen Stars (Benefit at Wilshire-Ebell Theater, HBO
    Special) Producer, Director (starred Buck Henry, Robin Williams,
    John Ritter, Ed Asner, Penny Marshall, others)
    Another Night Of At Least A Dozen Stars (Sequel special for Showtime)
    (Starring Robin Williams, John Ritter, Ed Asner, Penny Marshall, Buck
    Henry, Whoopi Goldberg, Howard Hesseman, others) Produced &
    Delta House (TV series of Universal's "Animal House" feature film)
    Directed multiple episodes.
    Laverne & Shirley (ABC-TV series, starring Penny Marshall & Cindy

    Summer Brothers Smothers Show, Starring Glen Campbell (CBS television
    Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Writer, Writing Supervisor: (CBS Network)
    Music Scene (ABC television network)
    The Bob Newhart Show (CBS - with George Yanok)
    The Odd Couple (ABC - also Story Editor)
    Flip Wilson, Of Course (NBC special, Richard Pryor, Peter Sellers, Lily
    Tomlin, and Martha Reeves, guest stars)
    Flip Wilson Specials (3 Additional NBC Specials)
    Sammy & Company (Sammy Davis Jr.’s nationally syndicated talk show, with
    Alan Thicke)
    The Lorenzo Music Show (Two ABC Pilots For MTM, Also Producer)
    All In The Family (CBS)
    Deadly Triangle (CBS Movie of the Week)
    Crisis In Sun Valley (CBS Movie of the Week)

    Project Alpha (independent, E.W. Productions, currently in active
    Wolf & Blood (Sony Pictures)
    Illegals (Kushner-Locke Entertainment: Danny Huston, Director)
    Merry-Go-Round (Universal, with Joan Rivers & George Axlerod)
    Hot Madonna (MGM, Rose & Assyev Prod.)
    Plastic (for HBO Films)
    Red Carpet (for Chevy Chase & Warner Bros.)
    Highway Patrol (MGM/UA, for David Permut)
    A Gang Of One (for Lorimar & Warner Bros.)
    Hawaiian Gardens (ABC/Circle Films)

    The Committee (San Francisco satirical improvisational revue) (Stage
    Manager, Director, 1963-65, Improvisational Actor/Writer, 1966-1972,
    San Francisco, Los Angeles, and on national tour .

    ACTOR, FILMS AND TELEVISION (partial list):
    I Spy


    Laverne & Shirley
    Mork & Mindy
    The Sting 2
    The F.T.A. Show
    Johnny Dangerously
    The Bob Newhart Show
    Chico & The Man
    Something Evil
    The Everly Brothers Show
    The Savage Report
    Up The Sandbox
    The Jerk
    Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
    Into The Night
    The Chevy Chase Special
    Ken Berry - The "Wow" Show
    Night Of At Least A Dozen Stars
    A Session With The Committee
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