Sam Weisman (b. 1947 in Binghamton, New York) is an American film director. He has directed the films D2: The Mighty Ducks, Bye Bye Love, George of the Jungle, The Out-of-Towners, What's the Worst That Could Happen?, and Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Weisman is a 1973 graduate of Brandeis University's MFA program in Acting and Directing. He earned a BA in Music History from Yale University, where he was a member of the second longest running a cappella group in the nation, The Society of Orpheus and Bacchus.
His brother is the producer David Weisman.
Sam Weisman is married to former Knots Landing actress Constance McCashin, with whom he has two children: Marguerite Weisman, an editorial assistant at Harper Collins and Daniel Weisman, a music manager, who manages Capital Cities and Wale and formerly managed of Mike Posner.
- Shogun Assassin (1980)
- Brandeis Magazine: "1970s" Sam Weisman, M.F.A. ’73, is one of the executive producers of the NBC show “The Sing-Off,” which pits a cappella groups against each other in a competition. The show has been popular with viewers and critics alike. “Often, these types of shows elude the critical evaluators, but this got a lot of attention,” he told The Boston Globe.
- New York Times: "Elizabeth Zuckerman and Daniel Weisman: Leaving Neverland" By Vincent M. Mallozzi February 3, 2017
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