Jerry Zucker

About Jerry Zucker

Who is it?: Producer, Writer, Director
Birth Day: March 11, 1950
Birth Place:  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation: Film director, film producer, screenwriter
Spouse(s): Janet Krausz (1987–present; 2 children)
Family: David Zucker (brother)

Jerry Zucker

Jerry Zucker was born on March 11, 1950 in  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, is Producer, Writer, Director. Jerry Zucker was born on March 11, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is a producer and writer, known for Airplane! (1980), Ghost (1990) and Top Secret! (1984). He has been married to Janet Zucker since May 1987. They have two children.
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Popular As Jerry Zucker
Occupation Producer
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born March 11, 1950 ( Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States)
Birthday March 11
Town/City  Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Jerry Zucker’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jerry Zucker was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Zucker's early career work started with Jim Abrahams and brother David Zucker. The trio performed in Madison, Wisconsin as a Sketch and comedy troupe called "Kentucky Fried Theater". From there the three went on and together co-directed Airplane! in 1980 and then went on to do Top Secret! in 1984, and Ruthless People in 1986. In 1990, he lent his directorial skills to the dramatic genre with Ghost, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. Recent directorial efforts of Zucker's include the 2001 film Rat Race.


Like his brother David Zucker, Jerry often cast his mother, Charlotte (who died in 2007), and his sister, Susan Breslau, in small roles in his films. Along with Jim Abrahams, the Zuckers constitute the "ZAZ" team of Directors.

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