Robert Andrew Ackerman
September 19, 1956
|Occupation||Television director, script editor, television producer|
Robert Andrew Ackerman (born September 19, 1956) is an American director and producer and script editor who is best known for his work on Seinfeld, The New Adventures of Old Christine and the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. He is a 1978 graduate of Santa Clara University.
Born in Los Angeles, Ackerman began his career as a videotape editor on WKRP in Cincinnati (1979–82) and Newhart, winning an Emmy for the former. He also was an assistant editor on Welcome Back, Kotter.
Ackerman directed Seinfeld starting in its sixth season. He directed 89 episodes. He has directed every episode of The New Adventures of Old Christine. He has directed or guest directed such series as Everybody Loves Raymond, Becker, Cheers, Wings, Frasier, Two and a Half Men, Andy Richter Controls the Universe, Whitney and The Ellen Show. Ackerman also directed the pilot episode of the 2006 Fox series Happy Hour.
- Nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys and Winner of 3.
- Nominated 4 times for Director's Guild of America and Won Twice.
- Remains the youngest person to win an Emmy for technical achievement in editing at 24.
|2019||Mr. Iglesias||Director||Episode: "Some Children Left Behind"|
|2019||Santa Clarita Diet||Director||Episode: "More of a Cat Person"|
|2018||The Conners||Director||2 episodes|
|2018–2019||Happy Together||Director||6 episodes|
|2018||Living Biblically||Director/Executive producer||12 episodes|
|2016–2017||The Great Indoors||Director/Executive producer|
|Grace & Frankie||Director||2 episodes|
|2010–2011||Perfect Couples||Director/Executive Producer|
|2009||The Big D||Director|
|2008||Starting Under||Director/Executive Producer|
|2007–2008||Rules of Engagement||Director/Executive Producer (2007-10)|
|2006–2010||The New Adventures of Old Christine||Director/Executive Producer|
|2006||Separate at Worth||Director|
|2005||Life on a Stick||Director|
|2004–2005||Center of the Universe||Director|
|2004||Come to Papa||Director/Executive Producer|
|2003||Two and a Half Men||Director/Executive Producer|
|2002–2003||Andy Richter Controls the Universe||Director/ Executive Producer (2002–04)|
|2001||The Ellen Show||Director/Producer|
|2000–2009||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Director|
|2000–2005||Everybody Loves Raymond||Director|
|2000–2001||The Trouble with Normal||Director/Producer|
|1999||It's Like, You Know...||Director||1999 Producer|
|1993||Big Wave Dave's||Director||1993 Producer|
|1988–1991||Cheers||Director/Co-Producer (1989-91)/Editor (1986-91)|
|1980–1982||WKRP in Cincinnati||Editor|
- Andy Ackerman Interview | Archive of American Television. Retrieved February 15, 2011.
- Awards for Andy Ackerman at imdb.com
- Ackerman, Andy, Peep Show, Rachel Boston, Dov Davidoff, Michael Dempsey, retrieved 2018-07-10