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Producers, screenwriters and creators (film and television)

Jeremy Tchaban, television & film producer
Irwin Allen, producer & director
Judd Apatow (1968–) screenwriter, television/film producer[49]
Samuel Z. Arkoff, film producer of B-films like Squirm and Amityville Horror
George Axelrod, screenwriter
David Benioff, screenwriter
Steven Bochco, creator of LA Law, Murder One
Zach Braff (1975–) television and film actor, director, screenwriter, and producer (Scrubs, Garden State)[50]
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer
James Burrows, director Will and Grace, Laverne & Shirley, created Cheers
Paddy Chayefsky, screenwriter
Bruce Cohen, Oscar-winning producer
Norman Corwin, radio writer, producer
David Crane, screenwriter, producer, co-creator of Friends
Larry David, writer, actor, producer, co-creator of Seinfeld and creator of Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dean Devlin (1962–) producer and screenwriter[63]
Robert Evans, producer, studio executive, produced The Godfather
Lowell Ganz, writer, producer on The Odd Couple, Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, screenwriter for Parenthood, City Slickers, A League of Their Own
Larry Gelbart, writer
William Goetz, producer
Leonard Goldberg, producer
Akiva Goldsman, Oscar-winning screenwriter, producer
Carl Gottlieb, screenwriter
Christopher Guest (1948–) Lord Haden-Guest, actor, writer, director, composer, and musician[51][52]
Ben Hecht, screenwriter
Allan Heinberg — writer and producer on Party of Five, Sex and the City, The O.C.[64]
Jerry Heller, Mangager of West Coast rap groups N.W.A. and Eazy E. He is co-founder and CEO of Ruthless Records
Don Hewitt, executive producer of 60 minutes
Mitchell Hurwitz, executive producer and creator of Arrested Development
Dave Jeser, executive producer and co-creator of Drawn Together
Lawrence Kasdan, screenwriter and director
Jeffrey Katzenberg (1950–) film producer, director and co-founder of DreamWorks SKG[53]
Sam Katzman, producer of East Side Kids, which later became the Bowery Boys
Marta Kauffman, producer, screenwriter, co-creator of Friends
Charlie Kaufman, screenwriter
Don Kirshner, musical coordinator of The Monkees
David Kohan, executive producer of Will & Grace, Good Morning Miami, Twins, Four Kings, screenwriter of The Wonder Years
Paul Kohner (1902-1988), film producer and manager
Zvi Kolitz co-producer of Israel's first film (1955's Hill 24 Doesn't Answer).
John Landis (1950–) movie actor, director, writer, and producer[54]
Norman Lear, producer of All in the Family, Maude and The Jeffersons
Ron Leavitt, producer and writer of Married With Children
Ernest Lehman, screenwriter
Damon Lindelof (1973–) television writer and executive, most recently noted as the co-creator, producer and head writer of Lost[65]
Bill Maher, creator and host of "Real Time" (Jewish mother, raised Catholic; agnostic)
Bob Mosher, creator of Leave it to Beaver
Max Mutchnick, executive producer of Will & Grace, Good Morning Miami, Twins, Four Kings, screenwriter of The Wonder Years
Sam Nazarian (1976-) SBE Entertainment Group, film producer and financier[66]
Sam Newfield, producer of westerns like Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans
Ken Olin (1954–) actor, director and producer[56]
Marc E. Platt, producer
Sydney Pollack, Oscar-winning director
Bob Rafelson, producer of The Monkees
Nikki Reed (1988–) screenwriter & actress (Thirteen)[9][67]
Carl Reiner, comedian, creator of The Dick Van Dyke Show
Eli Roth (1972–) film actor, director, producer and writer[59]
Eric Roth (1943–) Academy Award-winning screenwriter (Munich, Forrest Gump)[68]
Joe Roth, film producer, director
Adam Sandler (1966–) actor, comedian, producer, and musician[35]
Leon Schlesinger, producer
Josh Schwartz, screenwriter, creator of The OC
Sherwood Schwartz (1916–) creator of Gilligan's Island, Brady Bunch[69]
Sam Seder (1966–) actor, comedian, writer, producer, director[47]
David Selznick, producer
Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone
Amy Sherman-Palladino, writer for Gilmore Girls, Over the Top, Veronica’s Closet, Love and Marriage, Roseanne, director for and creator of Gilmore Girls
Bert Schneider, producer of The Monkees
Joel Silver, producer and co-inventor of Ultimate
Matt Silverstein, executive producer and co-creator of Drawn Together
Aaron Sorkin (1961–) screenwriter, producer and playwright, creator of The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip[70]
Sam Spiegel film producer
Aaron Spelling, producer, Starsky & Hutch, Charlie's Angels, Beverly Hills, 90210, Vega$, Family, Dynasty, Melrose Place, Charmed, 7th Heaven, Summerland
Darren Star, creator of Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Sex and the City
Matt Stone, creator of South Park (Jewish mother)
Irving Thalberg, Oscar-winning producer
Eliot Wald, screenwriter for "See No Evil, Hear No Evil," "Camp Nowhere," and "Down Periscope."
Marc Weiner (1952-) producer, comedian, puppeteer best known for his tv show Weinerville and his act Rockin Rocko and Tony on the Bizarre Show
Josh Weinstein, writer for tv show The Simpsons
Tom Werner (1950–) television producer and businessman[71]
Woodstock, all four organizers of the music festival were of Jewish descent as was Max Yasgur who owned the farm
Bob Yari (1962-) film producer, director[72]
Laura Ziskin (1950–) film producer (Spider-Man)[73]

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