John Herzfeld

Director, Screenwriter, Actor
This screenwriter and director of both TV and films got his start as an actor (and still appears before the camera from time to time). After graduating from college, Herzfeld moved to Los Angeles and began acting ... Read more »
Born: in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Director (18)

Reach Me 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

S.I.S. 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Director

Bobby Z 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

15 Minutes 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

2 Days in the Valley 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Comes the Dawn 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Director

The Fifth Corner 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

Director

Bar Girls 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Director

Daddy 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Director

Two of A Kind 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Run, Don't Walk 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Director

The Last Winter 1981 (Movie)

English version director (Director)

A Father's Revenge (TV Show)

Director

Daddy (Movie)

(Director)

Don King: Only in America (TV Show)

Director

Remember (Movie)

(Director)

The Preppie Murder (TV Show)

Director
Actor (14)

Once I Was a Champion 2010 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Sylvester Stallone 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Barbara Taylor Bradford's "Remember" 1991 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Stephen Verona: Self Portrait 1994 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Ryan White Story 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Cobra 1986 (Movie)

Cho (Actor)

Stoned 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Cannonball 1976 (Movie)

Sharpe (Actor)

A Rumor of War (TV Show)

Actor

Lieutenant Schuster's Wife (TV Show)

Actor

On Fire (TV Show)

Actor

Shattered Spirits (TV Show)

Actor

Some Kind of Miracle (TV Show)

Actor

Victims (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (8)

Reach Me 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

15 Minutes 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

2 Days in the Valley 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Two of A Kind 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hard Feelings 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Splendor in the Grass 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Last Winter 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Voices 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (4)

Reach Me 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Good Time Max 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

15 Minutes 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

Point Of Origin (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Music (1)

2 Days in the Valley 1996 (Movie)

(Music Producer)

Biography

This screenwriter and director of both TV and films got his start as an actor (and still appears before the camera from time to time). After graduating from college, Herzfeld moved to Los Angeles and began acting, debuting as a junkie in the TV-movie "Lieutenant Schuster's Wife" (ABC, 1972). He went on to play small roles in "Some Kind of Miracle" (CBS, 1979), "A Rumor of War" (CBS, 1980), "Victims" (NBC, 1982) and "Shattered Spirits" (ABC, 1986). He also played Paul Michael Glaser's brother on "Starsky and Hutch" (ABC, 1975-1979) and turned up on "Kojak" and "Baretta."

EDUCATION

University of Miami

Miami , Florida

Memphis State University

Memphis , Tennessee

Milestones

2001

Wrote and directed "Fifteen Minutes"

1997

Directed the HBO biopic "Don King: Only in America"

1996

Wrote and directed first film in ten years, "2 Days in the Valley"

1983

First solo directing credit, "Two of a Kind"; also wrote screenplay

1982

Directed and wrote English-language version of Israeli film "The Last Winter"

1981

TV writing and directing debut, "Stoned", an "ABC Afterschool Special"

1979

First screenplay credit, "Voices"

1972

Made small screen acting debut in TV-movie "Lt. Schuster's Wife" (ABC)

Bonus Trivia

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Herzeld acted in his own TV-movies "Stoned" (ABC, 1981), "On Fire" (ABC, 1987), "The Ryan White Story" (ABC, 1989) and "Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'Remember'" (NBC, 1993).

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