|Born||Robert Andrew Ackerman
c. 1956 (age 58–59)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Television director, script editor, television producer|
Robert Andrew "Andy" Ackerman (born c. 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.
|2010–2011||Perfect Couples||Director||2010–2011 Executive Producer|
|2009||The Big D||Director|
|2008||Starting Under||Director||2008 Executive Producer|
|2007–2008||Rules of Engagement||Director||2007-2010 Executive Producer|
|2006–2010||The New Adventures of Old Christine||Director||2006–2010 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||2004 Executive Producer|
|2003||Two and a Half Men||Director||2003 Executive Producer|
|2002–2003||Andy Richter Controls the Universe||Director||2002-2004 Executive Producer|
|2001||The Ellen Show||Director||2001 Producer|
|2000–2009||Curb Your Enthusiasm||Director|
|2000–2005||Everybody Loves Raymond||Director|
|2000–2001||The Trouble with Normal||Director||2000–2001 Producer|
|1999||It's Like, You Know...||Director||1999 Producer|
|1993||Big Wave Dave's||Director||1993 Producer|
|1988–1991||Cheers||Director||1989-1991 Co-Producer, 1986-1991 Editor|
|1980–1982||WKRP in Cincinnati||Editor|
- Andy Ackerman Interview | Archive of American Television. Retrieved February 15, 2011.
- Awards for Andy Ackerman at imdb.com
- Andy Ackerman at the Internet Movie Database
- Andy Ackerman interview video at the Archive of American Television