Edward Zwick is an American director and also a Producer. He belonged to a Jewish family. He is a very successful director. Before becoming a director, he was a journalist at Rolling Stone. He has directed many Films and the successful ones out of them are – The Last Samurai- this movie was based on a true story of French war men. Blood Diamond- this movie gained positive critics response and got good ratings on IMDb, Legends of the Fall, The Siege, Love & Other Drugs, Courage Under Fire, Defiance,
About Last Night, Glory, Leaving Normal. He has even directed
Pawn Sacrifice, which came out in 2014.
He has produced movies like
About Alex, Boys of AbuGrahib, Love and Other Drugs, Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai, Women vs. Men, Abandon, I am Sam, Lone Star State of Mind, Traffic, The Siege, Shakespeare in Love. He produced TV series like thirtysomething, My So-called life, CBS Summer Playhouse, Family, Quarterlife. Shakespeare in Love got him Academy Award for best picture. Traffic was nominated for the same category. Zwick has a production company named ‘The BedFord Falls Company’ which produced movies like Traffic, Shakespeare in love, and TV series such as thirtysomething, Relativity, Once and again, My So-called life. His upcoming projects are
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back coming in 2016 and 'The American Can' for which the date is to be announced. Apart from direction and production he also acted in movies like Women vs. Men, The Player, and the TV series ‘Once and again.’
He also appeared as himself in Made in Hollywood, thirtysomething, Up close with Karrie Keagan, Charlie Rose, Hollywood’s Best Film Directors, Blood Diamond: Becoming Archer, Film 2016, The Siege: Freedom in History, Shootout, Becoming Sam and many more. He has even written screenplays for his movies, Love and other Drugs, The Siege, The Last Samurai. He has even written a few episodes of thirtysomething, Quarterlife. He has written the story for the movies Extreme Close-up and Special Bulletin. He was also a story editor for six episodes of the TV series
The Family. Glory was appreciated by critics and he won a Golden Globe award for the movie.