Jim Herzfeld

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Jim Herzfeld
Born James Herzfeld
United States
Occupation Screenwriter, television producer

Jim Herzfeld is an American film and television screenwriter who has also done work as a television producer. Herzfeld graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) in 1984.[1] Herzfeld's earliest TV credit is on It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1986. His earliest feature film work was a writing credit on the cult-comedy Tapeheads in 1988. Herzfeld's most successful work was writing the screenplay for the 2000 film Meet the Parents[2][3] as well as writing the story and screenplay for its 2004 sequel Meet the Fockers. Despite occasional internet information to the contrary, Herzfeld was not a writer on the last of the trilogy, the critically savaged Little Fockers.[3] Herzfeld was also the writer of the canceled Circle 7 Animation version of Toy Story 3.


  1. ^ TFT Alumni Classnotes, UCLA.edu. Accessed February 10, 2010.
  2. ^ Gunn, Elston. Ten Questions with MEET THE PARENTS screenwriter Jim Herzfeld, screenwritersutopia.com, March 11, 2004. Accessed October 9, 2008.
  3. ^ a b Jim Herzfeld, The New York Times. Accessed February 10, 2010.

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