Jerry Zaks

Jerry Zaks

Highest Rated: 93% Husbands and Wives (1992)

Lowest Rated: 38% Who Do You Love (2008)

Birthday: Sep 7, 1946

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany

This acclaimed stage actor and director has lately been delving into films as well. Born in Germany, Zaks was appearing on the New York stage by the mid-1970s. The curly-haired, diminutive actor made a splash as Kenicke in the long-running hit musical "Grease" and subsequently alternated between musicals and plays, including "Once in a Lifetime" (1977), "Tintypes" (1980), Lanford Wilson's "Talley's Folly" (1982) and "Isn't It Romantic?" (1983). In 1994, he made a rare return to acting, handling the title role in of a concert version of "Fiorello!" (1994). His film acting career has consisted mostly of cameos in "Outrageous Fortune" (1987), Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (1989) and "Husbands and Wives" (1992). Zaks has also acted in the TV-movies "Attica" (ABC, 1980), "The Gentleman Bandit" (CBS, 1981) and "The Wall" (CBS, 1982).

Highest rated movies

Husbands and Wives




38% 67% Who Do You Love Director - 2008
84% 63% Marvin's Room Director $12.8M 1996
93% 87% Husbands and Wives Dinner Party Guest (Character) $9.3M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gentleman Bandit Carl Schnee (Character) - 1981


65% 66% Two and a Half Men Director 2006-2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hope & Faith Director 2004
33% No Score Yet Married to the Kellys Director 2004
64% No Score Yet All About the Andersons Director 2004
No Score Yet 84% Everybody Loves Raymond Director,
95% 94% Frasier Director 2002-2003
28% No Score Yet Bram and Alice Director 2002
92% No Score Yet The Beat Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet 93% M*A*S*H Cpl. Phil Walker (Guest Star) 1973