Jeff Kanew

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 12/16/1944 (76) | New York City, New York (United States of America (USA))
Jeffrey Roger Kanew (born December 16, 1944) is an American film director, screenwriter, film producer and film editor who early in his career made trailers for many films of the 1970s and is probably best known for directing the film Revenge of the Nerds (1984) and for editing Ordinary People. Kanew directed Gotcha! (1985) and Tough Guys (1986), the final film pairing actors Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster, having initially directed Douglas in 1983's Eddie Macon's Run. His other directorial efforts include Troop Beverly Hills starring Shelley Long, V.I. Warshawski starring Kathleen Turner, Natural Enemies starring Hal Holbrook and Louise... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Movies with Jeff Kanew as Actor(1)

as Armadillo1968 The Wicked Die Slow

Movies with Jeff Kanew as Crew(28)

Editing/Editor2015 Counting for Thunder
Directing/Director2009 Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget
Production/Producer2009 Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget
Production/Co-Producer2007 Yippee: A Journey to Jewish Joy
Directing/Director2005 Adam and Eve
Directing/Director2003 Babiy Yar
Editing/Editor2003 Babiy Yar
Directing/Director1991 V.I. Warshawski
Directing/Director1989 Troop Beverly Hills
Directing/Director1986 Tough Guys
Directing/Director1985 Gotcha!
Directing/Director1984 Revenge of the Nerds
Directing/Director1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Writing/Screenplay1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Editing/Editor1983 Eddie Macon's Run
Editing/Editor1980 Ordinary People
Directing/Director1979 Natural Enemies
Writing/Screenplay1979 Natural Enemies
Editing/Editor1979 Natural Enemies
Directing/Director1972 Black Rodeo
Writing/Writer1972 Black Rodeo
Editing/Editor1972 Black Rodeo
Production/Producer1972 Black Rodeo
Writing/Screenplay1968 The Wicked Die Slow

TV Shows/Series with Jeff Kanew as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1994 Touched by an Angel
Directing/Director1985 The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Born: Saturday, 12/16 1944 (December) in New York City, New York (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 76 years + 313 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Jeff Kanew frequently works together with these people:
Alfred Hitchcock (3x, Crew)
Kirk Douglas (3x, Actor)
Paul Mazursky (3x, Actor)
Artur Brauner (3x, Crew)
David Wohl (3x, Actor)
King Baggot (3x, Crew)
Soon-Tek Oh (2x, Actor)
John Colicos (2x, Actor)
Delta Burke (2x, Actress)
David Chase (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8972, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/09/2021