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Jerry Zucker

producer, writer, director, actor
Born: 3/11/1950
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jerry teams with his brother, David, in Zucker Brothers Productions. The brothers are best known for their collaborations on popular spoofs, such as Airplane! (1980) and the Naked Gun series starring Leslie Nielsen . The brothers have a hand in writing, directing, or producing all three Naked Gun movies: Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad (1988), Naked Gun 2-1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991), and Naked Gun 33-1/3: The Final Insult (1994). On his own, Jerry produced My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), starring Julia Roberts.

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