Jim Herzfeld

Jim Herzfeld is an American film and television screenwriter who has also done work as a television producer. Herzfeld graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (TFT) in 1984.[1] Herzfeld's earliest TV credit is on It's Garry Shandling's Show in 1986, followed by almost 10 years of writing and producing on sitcom staffs, including Married... With Children. Herzfeld's earliest feature film work was a writing credit on the cult-comedy Tapeheads in 1988. Herzfeld's most successful work was writing the screenplay for the 2000 film Meet the Parents[2][3] as well as writing the story and screenplay for its 2004 sequel Meet the Fockers. Herzfeld was also the writer of the canceled Circle 7 Animation version of Toy Story 3.

Jim Herzfeld
James Herzfeld

OccupationScreenwriter, television producer


  1. ^ TFT Alumni Classnotes Archived 2017-08-21 at the Wayback Machine, UCLA.edu. Accessed February 10, 2010.
  2. ^ Gunn, Elston. Ten Questions with MEET THE PARENTS screenwriter Jim Herzfeld Archived 2009-07-31 at the Wayback Machine, screenwritersutopia.com, March 11, 2004. Accessed October 9, 2008.
  3. ^ Jim Herzfeld, The New York Times. Accessed February 10, 2010.

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