Andrew Scheinman

Producer, Executive, TV writer
Executive producer of the critically acclaimed hit NBC sitcom "Seinfeld" entered the entertainment industry as a producer of several Charlton Heston features in the early 1980s ("The Mountain Men"; "The Awakening" both ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1947

Filmography

Producer (16)

And So it Goes 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Extreme Measures 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Ghosts of Mississippi 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

North 1994 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Seinfeld 1990 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

A Few Good Men 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

Homeroom 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Misery 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

When Harry Met Sally... 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Princess Bride 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)

Stand By Me 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Sure Thing 1985 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Modern Romance 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Mother Lode 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Awakening 1979 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

The Mountain Men 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)
Writer (4)

The Magic Of Belle Isle 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Flipped 2010 (Movie)

(adaptation) (Screenplay)

Bait 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

North 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (1)

Little Big League 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Executive producer of the critically acclaimed hit NBC sitcom "Seinfeld" entered the entertainment industry as a producer of several Charlton Heston features in the early 1980s ("The Mountain Men"; "The Awakening" both 1980; "Mother Lode" 1982). Before embarking on a showbiz career, Scheinman worked as a tennis pro and earned a law degree from the University of Virginia. He discovered an affinity for comedy as the producer of Albert Brooks' "Modern Romance" (1981) and nurtured it further as the co-producer of Rob Reiner's teen romance/road movie "The Sure Thing" (1986). The latter project initiated a long successful collaboration with Reiner; Scheinman went on to produce "Stand By Me" (1986) and "The Princess Bride" (1987) before becoming a principal owner (along with Reiner and three others) of Castle Rock Entertainment.

EDUCATION

University of Virginia

Charlottesville , Virginia
captain of the tennis team

University of Virginia Law School

Charlottesville , Virginia

Milestones

2010

Wrote the screenplay for the coming-of-age film "Flipped," directed by Reiner

2000

Wrote the screenplay for "Bait," starring Jamie Foxx

1996

Produced the drama feature "Ghosts of Mississippi," starring Alec Baldwin and James Woods

1996

Executive-produced crime thriller "Extreme Measures," starring Hugh Grant and Gene Hackman

1994

Made feature screenwriting debut (with Alan Zweibel), "North"

1994

Made feature directing debut, "Little Big League"

1992

Produced the Academy Award-nominated (Best Picture) film "A Few Good Men"

1990

Made TV debut when he became the executive producer of "Seinfeld" (NBC); series was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in 1992

1989

Created, served as a creative consultant, and wrote the "preview" episode of "Homeroom", a short-lived sitcom about an urban elementary school teacher (also executive produced)

1985

Made first collaboration with writer-director Rob Reiner as co-producer of "The Sure Thing"

1981

Produced Albert Brooks' comedy, "Modern Romance"

1980

Made feature-producing debut, "The Mountain Men"; first collaboration with Charlton Heston

1980

Served as a co-producer on "The Awakening," a supernatural Heston vehicle directed by Mike Newell

Earned a law degree at the University of Virginia

Became one of five principal owners of Castle Rock Entertainment

Worked as a professional tennis player

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