Alan Zweibel

Writer, Producer, Actor

Writer, Producer, Actor


Alan Zweibel was born on May 20, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Alan Mark Zweibel. He is a writer and producer, known for It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986), Saturday Night Live (1975) and North (1994). He has been married to Robin Blankman since November 24, 1979. They have three children.
Birth date
1950-05-20
Awards
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations.

Known For


Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live
Writer (1975-1987)
North
North
Writer (1994)
Dragnet
Dragnet
Writer (1987)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterHere Today
(co writer) (completed)
2021
WriterStill Happy
(Short)
2019
WriterBunny Bunny
(Short)
2017/II
WriterBilly Crystal: 700 Sundays
(TV Special) (additional material)
2014
WriterLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Episode #16.89 (2009) ... (written by - uncredited)
2009
WriterMonk
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - Mr. Monk and the Daredevil (2007) ... (written by)
2007
WriterThe Story of Us
(written by)
1999
WriterI Am Your Child
(TV Movie documentary) (written by)
1997
WriterNorth
(novel) / (screenplay)
1994
WriterThe Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special
(TV Special) (creator)
1992
WriterGood Sports
(TV Series) (created by - 15 episodes, 1991) (written by - 3 episodes, 1991) - A Class Act (1991) ... (creator) - The Return of Nick (1991) ... (creator) / (written by) - Bobby and Gayle Go on a Date (1991) ... (creator) - Love Means Never Having to Say You're Happy (1991) ... (creator) - The Moody Blues Swing (1991) ... (creator) Show all 15 episodes
WriterIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 1986 - 1990) (written by - 26 episodes, 1986 - 1990) - Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... (creator) - The Talent Show (1990) ... (creator) - The Last Show (1990) ... (creator) / (written by - as Helen Falls) - Mad at Brad (1990) ... (creator) - Family Man (1990) ... (creator) Show all 71 episodes
WriterThe Best of Gilda Radner
(Video documentary)
1989
WriterThe Boys
(TV Series) (created by - 5 episodes) - Friars' Club (1989) ... (creator) - Labor Day (1989) ... (creator) - Some Don't Like It Hot (1989) ... (creator) - Gene's Problem (1988) ... (creator) - The Apartment ... (creator)
1988-1989
WriterDragnet
(written by)
1987
WriterSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) (writer - 93 episodes, 1976 - 1980) (written by - 14 episodes, 1975 - 1979) (additional sketches - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1987) - Garry Shandling/Los Lobos (1987) ... (additional sketches) - Jesse Jackson/Andrae Crouch, Wintley Phipps (1984) ... (additional sketches) - Buck Henry/Andrew Gold/Andrae Crouch & Voices of Unity (1980) ... (writer) - Steve Martin/Paul & Linda McCartney/3-D (1980) ... (writer) - Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces/Bruce Cockburn (1980) ... (writer) Show all 109 episodes
WriterThe Best of Chevy Chase
(Video documentary)
1987
WriterThe Best of Dan Aykroyd
(Video) (written by)
1986
WriterThe Best of John Belushi
(Video) (written by)
1985
WriterBig Shots in America
(TV Movie)
1985
WriterThe New Show
(TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (writer) - Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (writer) - Episode #1.1 (1984) ... (writer)
1984
WriterSteve Martin's Best Show Ever
(TV Special)
1981
WriterGilda Live1980
WriterThe Paul Simon Special
(TV Special)
1977
WriterThe Beach Boys: It's OK
(TV Movie)
1976
RoleTitleYear
ProducerHere Today
(producer) (completed)
2021
ProducerLove, Gilda
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2018
ProducerInside Comedy
(TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (consulting producer - 9 episodes, 2012 - 2015) - Conan O'Brien/Jeffrey Tambor (2015) ... (executive producer) - Ted Danson/Wanda Sykes (2015) ... (executive producer) - Cheech & Chong/Dane Cook (2015) ... (consulting producer) - Bryan Cranston/Carol Leifer (2015) ... (executive producer) - Dan Aykroyd/Michael Keaton (2015) ... (executive producer) Show all 24 episodes
ProducerBilly Crystal: 700 Sundays
(TV Special) (co-executive producer)
2014
ProducerWomen Without Men
(TV Movie) (producer)
2010
ProducerWhat Leonard Comes Home To
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2002
ProducerCurb Your Enthusiasm
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 20 episodes) - The Grand Opening (2002) ... (consulting producer) - Mary, Joseph and Larry (2002) ... (consulting producer) - Krazee-Eyez Killa (2002) ... (consulting producer) - The Corpse-Sniffing Dog (2002) ... (consulting producer) - The Special Section (2002) ... (consulting producer) Show all 20 episodes
2001-2002
ProducerThe Story of Us
(producer)
1999
ProducerNorth
(producer)
1994
ProducerThe Please Watch the Jon Lovitz Special
(TV Special) (executive producer)
1992
ProducerGood Sports
(TV Series) (executive producer)
1991
ProducerIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (producer - 71 episodes, 1986 - 1990) (supervising producer - 8 episodes, 1987) - Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... (producer) - The Talent Show (1990) ... (producer) - The Last Show (1990) ... (producer) - Mad at Brad (1990) ... (producer) - Family Man (1990) ... (producer) Show all 71 episodes
ProducerThe Boys
(TV Series) (producer)
1988
RoleTitleYear
ActorCurb Your Enthusiasm
(TV Series) Duckstein - The Bi-Sexual (2011) ... Duckstein
2011
ActorLaw & Order
(TV Series) Doorman / Dr. Mark Burns - For the Defense (2009) ... Doorman - Executioner (2008) ... Dr. Mark Burns
2008-2009
ActorThe Story of Us
Uncle Shelly (credits) / Uncle Josh
1999
ActorNorth
Coach
1994
ActorSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Various / Passerby / Bartender / ... - Eddie Murphy/Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers (1984) ... Deli Employee (uncredited) - Jesse Jackson/Andrae Crouch, Wintley Phipps (1984) ... Airplane Passenger (uncredited) - Buck Henry/Andrew Gold/Andrae Crouch & Voices of Unity (1980) ... Duke of Argyle (uncredited) - Bob Newhart/The Amazing Rhythm Aces/Bruce Cockburn (1980) ... Customer (uncredited) - Strother Martin/The Specials (1980) ... Various Show all 52 episodes
1975-1984
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewMark Twain Prize: Billy Crystal
(TV Special) (creative consultant)
2007
Additional CrewThe Mark Twain Prize: Steve Martin
(TV Special documentary) (creative consultant)
2005
RoleTitleYear
DirectorIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Family Man (1990)
1990
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) (musical lyrics - 1 episode) - What's Happening to Me? (1988) ... (musical lyrics)
1988
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Eric Idle/Neil Innes (1977) ... (performer: "Look for the Union Label" - uncredited)
1977
RoleTitleYear
ThanksFrontline
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode) - Prisoners of Silence (1993) ... (special thanks)
1993
RoleTitleYear
SelfBelushi
(Documentary) Self
2020
SelfGilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast
(TV Series documentary) Self - Special Guest - Gilbert and Frank's Amazing Colossal 6th Anniversary Show: Part Two (2020) ... Self - Special Guest
2020
SelfCBS News Sunday Morning
(TV Series) Self - Turn Up The Volume/Legends: Ted Turner/Pop Art/Remembering Gilda (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfThe History of Comedy
(TV Series documentary) Self - In It Together (2018) ... Self - Gone Too Soon (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfLove, Gilda
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThe Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Co-Creator, It's Garry Shandling's Show
2018
SelfThe Interviews: An Oral History of Television
(TV Series) Self - Alan Zweibel (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) Self - The Last Laugh (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfGilbert
(Documentary) Self
2017
SelfThe Last Laugh
(Documentary) Self
2016/I
SelfMisery Loves Comedy
(Documentary) Self - Interviewee
2015
SelfThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
2014
SelfThe Broadway.com Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.40 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfQuality Balls: The David Steinberg Story
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfLate Night with Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 18 January 2013 (2013) ... Self - Guest
2013
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Top Ten List Presenter / Self - Episode #20.71 (2013) ... Self - Guest - Episode #19.72 (2012) ... Self - Guest - Episode #16.34 (2008) ... Self - Guest - Robin Williams/Lupe Fiasco (2008) ... Self - Top Ten List Presenter - Episode dated 13 July 2007 (2007) ... Self - Guest Show all 6 episodes
1994-2013
SelfSaturday Night Live Backstage
(TV Special documentary) Self
2011
SelfThis Week in Comedy
(TV Series) Self - Jay Kogen/Arnie Kogen/Alan Zweibel (2010) ... Self (voice)
2010
SelfKevin Pollak's Chat Show
(TV Series) Self - Alan Zweibel & Wayne Federman (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfCurb: The Discussion
(TV Series) Self - The Seder ... Self - The Korean Bookie ... Self - Lewis Needs a Kidney ... Self
2010
SelfMake 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America
(TV Series documentary) Self - Writer - Never Give a Sucker an Even Break: The Wiseguys (2009) ... Self - Writer - Sock it to Me?: Satire and Parody (2009) ... Self - Writer
2009
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Masi Oka/Alan Zweibel/Rock of Ages (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfMaking Trouble
(Documentary) Self
2007
SelfLive from New York: The First 5 Years of Saturday Night Live
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005
SelfTelling the Story of Us
(TV Short documentary) Self
1999
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Gilda Radner (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfPolitically Incorrect
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 3 November 1994 (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfShowbiz Today
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 September 1994 (1994) ... Self
1994
SelfSaturday Night Live
(TV Series) Self / Self - Contestant - Charles Grodin/Paul Simon (1977) ... Self (uncredited) - Steve Martin/Jackson Browne (1977) ... Self - Contestant (uncredited) - Buck Henry/Jennifer Warnes/Kenny Vance (1977) ... Self (uncredited) - Louise Lasser/Preservation Hall Jazz Band (1976) ... Self (uncredited) - Jill Clayburgh/Leon Redbone/The Singing Idlers (1976) ... Self (uncredited)
1976-1977
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageSaturday Night Live in the '80s: Lost & Found
(TV Special documentary) Self
2005