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Jerry Zucker

Jerry Zucker Born March 11, 1950, in Milwaukee, WI; son of Charlotte Zucker; brother of David Zucker (a director, writer and producer). Career: Producer, director, screenwriter, and actor. Kentucky Fried Theatre, Madison, WI, founder (with David Zucker and Jim Abrahams), 1979. Zucker Brothers Productions, founder(with David Zucker), Los Angeles, CA. Awards, Honors: British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, best screenplay, 1981, for Airplane!(with Jim Abrahams and David Zucker); ShoWest Award, director of the year, 1991; Golden Satellite Award nomination, best motion picture--comedy or musical, 1998, for My Best Friend's Wedding(with Ronald Bass).