Person Details

Birthday: 1944-05-10 05:11:38

Aliases: James S. "Jim" Abrahams

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Shorewood, Wisconsin, USA

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Movie Involvements: 27

TV Involvements: 2


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jim Abrahams  (born 10 May 1944) is an American movie director and writer. Abrahams was born in Shorewood, Wisconsin, to a Jewish family, and attended Shorewood High School.[1] He is known for the spoof movies that he co-wrote and produced with brothers Jerry Zucker and David Zucker, such as Airplane! (for which he was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay) and The Naked Gun series. The team of Zucker, Abrahams and Zucker (also referred to as "ZAZ") really began when the three men grew up together in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Abrahams later produced movies on his own such as Big Business, and further honed his skills in parody with Hot Shots! and its 1993 sequel Hot Shots! Part Deux. He now lives in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jim Abrahams, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Most Famous Work

Airplane!
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7

Airplane!

(1980) Author
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
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7
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear
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7
Hot Shots! Part Deux
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7

Hot Shots! Part Deux

(1993) Characters
Scary Movie 4
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6

Scary Movie 4

(2006) Screenplay
Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult
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7

Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult

(1994) Executive Producer
Top Secret!
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7

Top Secret!

(1984) Screenplay
Hot Shots!
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7

Hot Shots!

(1991) Author

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2015 N/A
1991 Postman (uncredited)
1988 Face on Cutting Room Floor
1983 Himself
1980 Religious zealot #6
Year Character Movie/Tv

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Directing

Production


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