Max Winkler (director)
|Born||Max Daniel Winkler
August 18, 1983
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, television director|
|Years active||1993, 2006–present|
Stacey Furstman Weitzman
Max Daniel Winkler (born August 18, 1983) is an American film director, screenwriter and television director. He is best known for directing the film Ceremony (2010), starring Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman. The film was Winkler's feature film directorial debut.
Born in Los Angeles, California, he is the son of actor Henry Winkler. As a child, he had a small role in the 1993 film Cop and a Half, a film his father directed. In the fourth season of Arrested Development, he portrays a younger version of his father's character, Barry Zuckerkorn, during flashback sequences.
Prior to directing Ceremony, Winkler was a producer for a number of short films and was an executive producer of the John Stockwell-directed film Cat Run (2011). His television directing credits include the internet series Clark and Michael (also producer) and Wainy Days, The New Normal and New Girl.
- Clark and Michael (TV series, also producer, 2006)
- The King of Central Park (short film, also producer and writer, 2006)
- Wainy Days (TV series, also co-writer for the episode "Dorvid Days", 2007)
- Ceremony (also writer, 2010)
- The New Normal (TV series, four episodes, 2012)
- New Girl (TV series, three episodes, 2013)
- Fresh Off the Boat (TV series, 1 episode, 2015)
- The Grinder (TV series, 1 episode, 2015)
- Casual (TV series, 2 episodes)
- Flower (2017)
- Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (1 episode, 2017)
- Ten Fingers (short film, executive producer, 2010)
- Cat Run (executive producer, 2011)
- It's Not You It's Me (2012)
- Cop and a Half (actor, 1993)
- A Cut Above (short film, production designer, 2006)
- Arrested Development (actor, 2013)
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