Joel Zwick

Director, Producer, Actor

Director, Producer, Actor


Joel Zwick was born on January 11, 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a director and producer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Elvis Has Left the Building (2004) and The New Odd Couple (1982).
Birth date
1942-01-11
Awards
3 wins & 1 nomination.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
DirectorFinding Fillion
(TV Movie) (completed)
DirectorThe Jackson Show
(TV Series) (2018)
2018
DirectorK.C. Undercover
(TV Series) (12 episodes) - Cassandra Undercover (2018) - Twin It to Win It (2018) - Take Me Out (2018) ... (part one) - Collision Course (2017) - The Love Jinx (2016) Show all 12 episodes
2015-2018
DirectorGirl Meets World
(TV Series) (24 episodes) - Girl Meets Goodbye (2017) - World Meets Girl (2017) - Girl Meets Upstate (2016) - Girl Meets High School: Part 2 (2016) - Girl Meets High School: Part 1 (2016) Show all 24 episodes
2014-2017
DirectorFuller House
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Love Is in the Air (2016) - Secrets, Lies and Firetrucks (2016)
2016
DirectorDog with a Blog
(TV Series) (6 episodes) - Murder of the Ornamental Dress (2015) - The Puppies Talk (2015) - You're Not My Sister Anymore (2015) - Guess Who's a Cheater (2015) - Avery School's Tyler (2014) Show all 6 episodes
2013-2015
DirectorRichie Rich
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Royal Flu$h (2015) - The Set Up (2015)
2015
DirectorI Didn't Do It
(TV Series) (5 episodes) - Merry Miss Sis (2014) - Bicycle Thief (2014) - Bad News (2014) - Ball or Nothing (2014) - In the Doghouse with the White House (2014)
2014
DirectorJessie
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Creepy Connie 3: The Creepening (2014) - Understudied & Overdone (2013)
2013-2014
DirectorShake It Up
(TV Series) (41 episodes) - Remember Me (2013) - Loyal It Up (2013) - Stress It Up (2013) - My Bitter Sweet 16 It Up (2013) - Love and War It Up (2013) Show all 41 episodes
2011-2013
DirectorPair of Kings
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - How I Met Your Brother (2011) - No Kings Allowed (2010)
2010-2011
DirectorGood Luck Charlie
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Charlie Shakes It Up (2011)
2011
DirectorI'm in the Band
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Exteme Weasel Makeover (2011)
2011
DirectorThe Suite Life on Deck
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - The Play's the Thing (2011) - My Oh Maya (2010) - So You Think You Can Date? (2010) - Rat Tale (2010)
2010-2011
DirectorHot W.A.C.S
(TV Movie)
2009
DirectorTwo and a Half Men
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Look at Me, Mommy, I'm Pretty (2008)
2008
DirectorFat Albert2004
DirectorElvis Has Left the Building2004
DirectorMy Big Fat Greek Wedding2002
DirectorThe Jamie Foxx Show
(TV Series) (10 episodes) - Fire and Desire: Part 2 (1999) - Fire and Desire: Part 1 (1999) - Where There's a Will, Go the Other Way (1999) - Scareder Than a Mug (1999) - Bro-Jack (1999) Show all 10 episodes
1997-1999
DirectorTwo of a Kind
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Odd Couples (1999)
1999
DirectorLove Boat: The Next Wave
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Three Stages of Love (1999) - Dust, Lust, Destiny (1998)
1998-1999
DirectorMalcolm & Eddie
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Teed Off (1998) - Menace II Theology (1998) - Dream Girl (1998)
1998
DirectorGuys Like Us
(TV Series)
1998
DirectorFamily Matters
(TV Series) (32 episodes) - Lost in Space: Part 2 (1998) - Lost in Space: Part 1 (1998) - Pop Goes the Question (1998) - Don't Make Me Over (1998) - Throw Urkel from the Train (1998) Show all 32 episodes
1989-1998
DirectorStep by Step
(TV Series) (31 episodes) - The Half Monty (1998) - Goin' to the Chapel (1998) - Phoney Business (1998) - Too Many Santas (1997) - Dream Lover (1997) Show all 31 episodes
1992-1998
DirectorJust One of the Girls
(TV Series) (pilot)
1997
DirectorMeego
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (1997)
1997
DirectorHangin' with Mr. Cooper
(TV Series) (9 episodes) - The Argument (1997) - The Swami (1997) - One on One (1997) - The Dance (1997) - The Spa (1997) Show all 9 episodes
1992-1997
DirectorThe Wayans Bros.
(TV Series) (4 episodes) - Dee's Baby Daddy (1997) - It's Shawn! It's Marlon! It's Superboys! (1995) - The Poppa-Cabana (1995) - First Class (1995)
1995-1997
DirectorThe Parent 'Hood
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Wendell and Muriel's Wedding (1995) - Trust a Move (1995)
1995
DirectorKirk
(TV Series)
1995
DirectorFull House
(TV Series) (97 episodes) - Michelle Rides Again: Part 2 (1995) - Michelle Rides Again: Part 1 (1995) - All Stood Up (1995) - Leap of Faith (1995) - Dateless in San Francisco (1995) Show all 97 episodes
1987-1995
DirectorOn Our Own
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - The Tonsil Tale (1995) - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (1995) - Obstacle Illusion (1995) - Parents' Night (1994) - A Family Affair (1994) Show all 8 episodes
1994-1995
DirectorGetting By
(TV Series) (23 episodes) - My Brilliant Career (1994) - Just Say No (1994) - Teacher's Pest (1994) - The Rich Guy (1994) - It Takes a Thief (1994) Show all 23 episodes
1993-1994
DirectorThe Trouble with Larry
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Homecoming (1993)
1993
DirectorPerfect Strangers
(TV Series) (100 episodes) - Chicago Suite (1992) - The Elevator (1992) - I Saw This on TV (1991) - Grandpa (1991) - Eyewitless Report (1990) Show all 100 episodes
1986-1992
DirectorGoing Places
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Welcome to L.A. (1990)
1990
DirectorThe World According to Straw
(TV Short)
1990
DirectorSecond Sight1989
DirectorAdventures in Babysitting
(TV Short)
1989
DirectorCBS Summer Playhouse
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Reno and Yolanda (1987)
1987
DirectorWebster
(TV Series) (65 episodes) - Rear View Mirror: Part 2 (1987) ... (archive footage) - Rear View Mirror: Part 1 (1987) ... (archive footage) - There Goes the Bride (1986) - Farewell to Arms (1986) - Almost Home (1986) Show all 65 episodes
1983-1987
DirectorBetter Days
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Squad R (1986)
1986
DirectorBrothers
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - The Proof Is in the PJs (1985) - An Affair to Remember (1985) - He Ain't Witty, He's My Brother (1984) - Monte Carlo Night (1984) - Mindless Passion (1984) Show all 8 episodes
1984-1985
DirectorThe New Odd Couple
(TV Series) (17 episodes) - The Night Stalker (1983) - The Only Way to Fly (1983) - The Perils of Pauline (1983) - Murray's Hot Date (1983) - Oscar Dates Felix's Frances (1983) Show all 17 episodes
1982-1983
DirectorLittle Darlings
(TV Movie)
1982
DirectorJoanie Loves Chachi
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Joanie's Roommate (1982) - Fonzie's Visit (1982) - I Do, I Don't, I Do (1982)
1982
DirectorStar of the Family
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Pilot (1982)
1982
DirectorBosom Buddies
(TV Series) (18 episodes) - Not the Last Picture Show (1982) - Who's on Thirst? (1982) - The Way Kip and Henry Were (1982) - Hildy's Dirt Nap (1982) - Kip Off the Old Block (1982) Show all 18 episodes
1980-1982
DirectorIt's a Living
(TV Series) (10 episodes) - You're Not Old, You're Fired (1981) - Kids (1981) - R-E-S-P-E-C-T (1981) - Our Man Barry (1981) - Making the Grade (1981) Show all 10 episodes
1980-1981
DirectorMork & Mindy
(TV Series) (3 episodes, 1978) (contributing director - 1 episode, 1980) - The Way Mork Were (1980) ... (contributing director) - To Tell the Truth (1978) - Mork Goes Public (1978) - Mork Runs Away (1978)
DirectorLaverne & Shirley
(TV Series) (33 episodes) - The Survival Test (1980) - Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 2 (1980) - Murder on the Moose Jaw Express: Part 1 (1980) - The Collector (1980) - Why Did the Fireman... (1980) Show all 33 episodes
1978-1980
DirectorGoodtime Girls
(TV Series)
1980
DirectorStruck by Lightning
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Struck by Lighting (1979)
1979
DirectorAmerica 2100
(TV Short)
1979
DirectorMakin' It
(TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) - Tony's Homecoming (1979) - Something for Ma (1979) - Big Brother Is Watching (1979) - The Art Auction (1979)
1979
DirectorInsight
(TV Series) (1 episode) - The Flawed Magi (1978)
1978
DirectorThe Ted Knight Show
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Strike (1978)
1978
DirectorBusting Loose
(TV Series) (1 episode) - All in Love's Unfair (1977)
1977
RoleTitleYear
ProducerTango Shalom
(producer) (completed)
ProducerBoo
(Short) (associate producer)
2019/I
ProducerService to Man
(consulting producer)
2016
ProducerThe Confrontation
(Short) (producer)
2015/I
ProducerUnStitched
(TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode) - Tough Puppet (2012) ... (supervising producer)
2012
ProducerThe Venice Beach Hostel
(TV Short) (consulting producer)
2009
ProducerParker
(Short) (executive producer)
2007
ProducerMyopia
(Short) (executive producer)
2005/I
ProducerCan't Be Heaven
(executive producer)
1999
ProducerGetting By
(TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes) - The Penthouse (1993) ... (producer) - Do the Fright Thing (1993) ... (producer)
1993
ProducerThe World According to Straw
(TV Short) (executive producer)
1990
ProducerBrothers
(TV Series) (supervising producer - 1 episode) - The Wedding (1984) ... (supervising producer)
1984
ProducerThe New Odd Couple
(TV Series) (supervising producer - 4 episodes) - My Strife in Court (1983) ... (supervising producer) - The New Car (1982) ... (supervising producer) - Frances Moves In (1982) ... (supervising producer) - The Ides of April (1982) ... (supervising producer)
1982-1983
ProducerLittle Darlings
(TV Movie) (producer)
1982
ProducerIt's a Living
(TV Series) (supervising producer - 7 episodes) - You're Not Old, You're Fired (1981) ... (supervising producer) - Kids (1981) ... (supervising producer) - Making the Grade (1981) ... (supervising producer) - Up on the Roof (1981) ... (supervising producer) - Fallen Idol (1980) ... (supervising producer) Show all 7 episodes
1980-1981
RoleTitleYear
ActorElvis Has Left the Building
Squashed Elvis
2004
ActorThe Ted Knight Show
(TV Series) Jim - The Honeymoon Game (1978) ... Jim
1978
RoleTitleYear
WriterSold
(story) (pre-production)
WriterWebster
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - In the Family Way: Part 2 (1985) ... (written by)
1985
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBaking Bad: USC
(TV Series) (faculty advisor: directing)
2017
RoleTitleYear
SelfViewer Direction Advised
(Documentary) Self
2018
SelfThere's Something About Romcoms
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Director, 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'
2016
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Childhood Friend - Carole King: Natural Woman (2016) ... Self - Childhood Friend
2016
SelfYou've Got a Friend: The Carole King Story
(TV Special) Self
2015
SelfThe Story Behind: Full House
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2015
SelfPiper's Picks TV
(TV Series) Self - Guest - JOEL ZWICK - Flashback to PIPER's 1st Red Carpet & Laverne & Shirley & Full House Legendary Director (2012) ... Self - Guest
2012
SelfPiper's QUICK Picks
(TV Series) Self - guest - Hollywood Legendary Director Joel Zwick: Flashback to Piper's First Red Carpet Interview! (2012) ... Self - guest
2012
SelfGreatest Ever Romantic Movies
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2007
SelfE! True Hollywood Story
(TV Series documentary) Self - Full House (2005) ... Self - Emmanuel Lewis (2003) ... Self
2003-2005
SelfHey Hey Hey: Behind the Scenes of 'Fat Albert'
(TV Short) Self
2004
SelfDriven
(TV Series documentary) Self - director, full house - The Olsen Twins (2003) ... Self - director, full house
2003
SelfWorking in the Theatre
(TV Series documentary) Self - Playwright, Director & Choreographer (2001) ... Self
2001
SelfSitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall
(TV Short documentary) Self (uncredited)
1979
RoleTitleYear
Archive footagePiper's Picks TV
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Candace Cameron Bure Talks DJ Tanner and Full House Plus Piper Reese for Fuller House!? (2015) ... Self - Guest
2015