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Net Worth$80 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1956


Andy Ackerman is an American television director and producer. He is known for his work on the sitcoms Seinfeld, Wings, and The New Adventures of Old Christine.

Ackerman was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 5, 1949. His parents were both television writers. He has two sisters. Ackerman attended Stanford University, where he majored in English.

Ackerman began his career as a production assistant on The Carol Burnett Show. He then worked as a writer and producer on the sitcoms Taxi and Cheers. In 1989, he became a director on the sitcom Seinfeld. He directed over 50 episodes of the show, including the series finale.

After Seinfeld ended, Ackerman directed episodes of the sitcoms Wings and The New Adventures of Old Christine. He has also directed episodes of the dramas ER and The Practice.

Ackerman has won three Emmy Awards for his work on Seinfeld. He has been married to actress Wendy Fulton since 1989. They have two children.

General Info

Full NameAndy Ackerman
Net Worth$80 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1956
ProfessionTelevision producer, Television Editor, Television Director
EducationSanta Clara University
NationalityAmerican

Accomplishments

AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing - Series, Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Videotape Editing - Series
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Multi-Camera Picture Editing - Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
MoviesThe Big D, Before We Made It, Separated at Worth, Peep Show, The Hill, Smothered

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Movies

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marlon2017TV Series 1 episode
The Great Indoors2016TV Series 4 episodes
Grace and Frankie2016TV Series 1 episode
The Grinder2016TV Series 2 episodes
Superstore2016TV Series 1 episode
The 46 Percenters2015TV Movie pilot
Mr. Robinson2015TV Series 4 episodes
Mulaney2014-2015TV Series 13 episodes
The McCarthys2014TV Series 1 episode
I Hate My Teenage Daughter2011-2013TV Series 4 episodes
Whitney2011-2013TV Series 27 episodes
Before We Made It2012TV Movie
Go On2012TV Series 1 episode
Smothered2011TV Movie
Untitled Jeff and Jackie Filgo Project2011TV Movie
Perfect Couples2010-2011TV Series 7 episodes
Awkward Situations for Men2010TV Movie
The New Adventures of Old Christine2006-2010TV Series 88 episodes
Curb Your Enthusiasm2000-2009TV Series 3 episodes
The Big D2009TV Movie
Starting Under2008TV Movie pilot
Rules of Engagement2007-2008TV Series 3 episodes
The Hill2007TV Movie
Separated at Worth2006TV Movie
Happy Hour2006TV Series 1 episode
Peep Show2005TV Movie
Uncommon Sense2005TV Movie
Hot Properties2005TV Series 3 episodes
Everybody Loves Raymond2000-2005TV Series 2 episodes
Center of the Universe2004-2005TV Series 4 episodes
Life on a Stick2005TV Series 3 episodes
Listen Up2004TV Series 3 episodes
Come to Papa2004TV Series
Two and a Half Men2003TV Series 7 episodes
The O'Keefes2003TV Series
Watching Ellie2003TV Series 1 episode
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2002-2003TV Series 12 episodes
Becker1998-2003TV Series 55 episodes
The Ellen Show2001TV Series 1 episode
Raising Dad2001TV Series
It's Like, You Know...1999-2001TV Series 2 episodes
The Trouble with Normal2000-2001TV Series 9 episodes
Seinfeld1994-1998TV Series 87 episodes
LateLine1998TV Series
Jenny1997TV Series 2 episodes
Public Morals1996TV Series
Suddenly Susan1996TV Series 1 episode
Ellen1996TV Series 1 episode
Good Company1996TV Series 1 episode
Almost Perfect1995TV Series 2 episodes
Dweebs1995TV Series 1 episode
Frasier1993-1995TV Series 8 episodes
Muddling Through1994TV Series 3 episodes
Wings1991-1994TV Series 46 episodes
Big Wave Dave's1993TV Series 6 episodes
Roc1991TV Series 2 episodes
Cheers1988-1991TV Series 18 episodes

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Marlon2017TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
The Great Indoors2016TV Series executive producer
Mulaney2014TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Whitney2011-2013TV Series executive producer - 36 episodes
Perfect Couples2010-2011TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Rules of Engagement2007-2010TV Series executive producer - 6 episodes
The New Adventures of Old Christine2006-2010TV Series executive producer - 88 episodes
Starting Under2008TV Movie executive producer
Separated at Worth2006TV Movie executive producer
Life on a Stick2005TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Center of the Universe2004-2005TV Series executive producer - 2 episodes
Listen Up2004TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Come to Papa2004TV Series executive producer
Spellbound2004TV Movie executive producer
Two and a Half Men2003TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
Andy Richter Controls the UniverseTV Series co-executive producer - 10 episodes, 2002 - 2003 executive producer - 9 episodes, 2002 - 2003
Becker1998-2002TV Series producer - 39 episodes
The Ellen Show2001TV Series producer - 1 episode
It's Like, You Know...2001TV Series producer - 1 episode
The Trouble with Normal2000-2001TV Series producer - 13 episodes
Seinfeld1996-1998TV Series producer - 44 episodes
LateLine1998TV Series producer - 1 episode
Big Wave Dave's1993TV Series producer - 5 episodes
Wings1991-1993TV Series producer - 42 episodes
Cheers1989-1991TV Series co-producer - 52 episodes

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Webster1983TV Series 2 episodes
Newhart1982-1983TV Series 8 episodes
GloriaTV Series 2 episodes, 1982 videotape editor - 1 episode, 1982
Cass Malloy1982TV Movie
WKRP in Cincinnati1980-1982TV Series 4 episodes
Cheers1985-1991TV Series 115 episodes
Frank's Place1987TV Series 1 episode
CBS Summer Playhouse1987TV Series 1 episode
The TortellisTV Series 1 episode, 1987 supervising editor - 12 episodes, 1987
The Ellen Burstyn Show1986TV Series 1 episode
All Is Forgiven1986TV Series 2 episodes
Valerie's Family: The Hogans1986TV Series 1 episode
Charles in Charge1984TV Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dallas1978TV Series production coordinator - 6 episodes

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome Back, Kotter1979TV Series assistant editor - 2 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Lap2007Video documentary shortHimself
Jerry Seinfeld, Submarine Captain2007Video documentary shortHimself
Seinfeld: Inside Look2005-2007TV Series documentary shortHimself
Queen of the Castle: The Elaine Benes Story2006Video documentary shortHimself
Running with the Egg: Making a 'Seinfeld'2005Video documentary shortHimself
Seinfeld: Jason + Larry = George2005Video documentary shortHimself
Kramer vs. Kramer: Kenny to Cosmo2004Video documentary shortHimself
Biography2000TV Series documentaryHimself - Director
The 47th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHimself - Nominated: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1998DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'Seinfeld (1989)
1997DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'Seinfeld (1989)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera ProductionCheers (1982)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Video Tape Editing for a SeriesWKRP in Cincinnati (1978)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1998Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesSeinfeld (1989)
1997Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesSeinfeld (1989)
1997Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesSeinfeld (1989)
1996Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesSeinfeld (1989)
1996DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'Seinfeld (1989)
1995Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Directing for a Comedy SeriesSeinfeld (1989)
1995DGA AwardDirectors Guild of America, USAOutstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'Seinfeld (1989)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Multi-Camera ProductionCheers (1982)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera ProductionCheers (1982)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational SpecialCheers (1982)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesCheers (1982)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera ProductionCheers (1982)
1986Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera ProductionCheers (1982)
1983Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Video Tape Editing for a SeriesNewhart (1982)
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Video Tape Editing for a SeriesWKRP in Cincinnati (1978)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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