Craig Zadan (1949–2018)


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Craig Zadan was born on April 15, 1949 in Miami, Florida, USA. He was a producer, known for Hairspray (2007), Chicago (2002) and Footloose (1984). He died on August 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Hairspray Producer
(2007)
Chicago Producer
(2002)
Footloose Producer
(1984)
The Bucket List Producer
(2007)

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  A Few Good Men (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Bye Bye Birdie Live! (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer) (pre-production)
 2018 Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 Flint (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 The Oscars (TV Special) (producer)
 2014 Songbyrd (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2014 Peter Pan Live! (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 Happyland (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2014 Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 The Oscars (TV Special) (producer)
 2014 The Oscars Red Carpet Live 2014 (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2013 White House Affairs (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013 Bonnie & Clyde (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Part 1 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2013 Anna Nicole (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009-2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) (executive producer - 53 episodes)
- Back from the Dead (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Jane's Getting Married (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Pick's & Pakes (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Family Matters (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Lady Parts (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Oscars (TV Special) (producer)
 2013 The Oscars Red Carpet Live (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2012 Steel Magnolias (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Blue Lagoon: The Awakening (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012 Smash (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Bombshell (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Previews (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Tech (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Publicity (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Movie Star (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Footloose (producer)
 2009 Back (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2009 Liza's at the Palace (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2007 The Bucket List (producer)
 2007 Hairspray (producer)
 2006 Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Wedding Wars (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 Empire (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- The Lost Legion (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Fortune's Fool (2005) ... (executive producer)
- The Hunt (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Arkham (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Will (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2003-2004 It's All Relative (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Fight for Your Invite to Party (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Doggy-style (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Philip in a China Shop (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Who's Camping Now (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Oscar Interruptus (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Suburban Madness (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003-2004 Veritas: The Quest (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Eternal (2004) ... (executive producer)
- The Name of God (2003) ... (executive producer)
- The Lost Codex (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Sangraal (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Mummy Virus (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2003 The Reagans (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Lucy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 The Music Man (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002 Chicago (executive producer)
 2002 Martin and Lewis (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Brian's Song (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2001 Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Part II (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Part I (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2001 What Makes a Family (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 The Three Stooges (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Flowers for Algernon (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997-1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Annie (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Principal Takes a Holiday (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Cinderella (1997) ... (executive producer)
 1999 Forget Me Never (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999 Double Platinum (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 Twists of Terror (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 My Fellow Americans (executive producer)
 1995 Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1993 Gypsy (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1991 If Looks Could Kill (producer - produced by)
 1989 Sing (producer)
 1984 Footloose (producer)
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Commentary will fellow executive producer Neil Meron on DVD of Gypsy (1993).

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Graduated from Hofstra University.

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