Film director, screenwriter and producer notable for the creation of parody comedies including Airplane!, The Naked Gun, Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4.
He graduated from Shorewood High School.
He produced and wrote Scary Movie 5, but allowed Malcolm D. Lee to direct. Breaking from his usual comedy genre, he was a producer on the 2002 crime thriller Phone Booth.
His younger brother Jerry Zucker is his filmmaking partner. He, Jerry, and their sister Susan Breslau were born to Charlotte A. and Burton C. Zucker. He would have his own children named Charles and Sarah with his wife Dr. Danielle (Ardolino) Zucker.
Comedic actor Leslie Nielsen was often featured in his films.