producer, writer, director, actor
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Zucker and his brother Jerry make quite the comedy team. They are partners in Zucker Brothers Productions and are known for their spoof comedies such as Airplane! (1980) and the Naked Gun series: Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad (1988), Naked Gun 2-1/2: The Smell of Fear (1991), and Naked Gun 33-1/3: The Final Insult (1994). The brothers had a hand in writing, directing or producing these popular spoofs. On his own, David co-wrote and produced High School High (1996) and produced Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (2000).