Edward Zwick

Edward Zwick

producer, writer, director, actor

Born October 8, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Zwick moves deftly between the roles of writer, director and producer. He was nominated for a Golden Globe for his direction of the 1989 critically acclaimed Civil War drama, Glory. He received his second Golden Globe nomination as a director for Legends of the Fall. Zwick received an Academy Award as one of the producers of Shakespeare in Love, as well as a second nomination for Traffic. His most recent project, which he wrote, directed and produced was the feature film The Last Samurai. He continues to work with his partner, Marshall Herskovitz, at their company Bedford Falls where they created Thirtysomething, My So-Called Life and Once and Again.

OscarBest Picture Shakespeare in Love (1999)



  • Marshall Herskovitz

    Marshall Herskovitz

  • Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

  • Tom Cruise

    Tom Cruise

  • Stephen Gaghan

    Stephen Gaghan

  • James Horner

    James Horner

  • Pieter Jan Brugge

    Pieter Jan Brugge


  • Thriller
  • Action & Adventure
  • Comedy
  • Music Videos & Concerts
  • Western
  • Military & War
  • Fantasy
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Sports