Charles Shyer Biography (1941-)

Full name, Charles Richard Shyer; born October 11, 1941, in Los Angeles, CA;son of Melville (a film director and production executive) and Lois (maiden name, Jones) Shyer; married Nancy Meyers (a screenwriter, director, and producer), July 28, 1995 (separated, c. 1999); children: Annie, Hallie. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., BeverlyHills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, director, producer
Birth Details
October 11, 1941
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Producer (with Nancy Meyers), Private Benjamin, Warner Bros., 1980
  • Producer (with Meyers) and director, Irreconcilable Differences, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Producer (with Meyers) and director, Baby Boom, United Artists, 1987
  • Producer (with Meyers) and director, Father of the Bride, Buena Vista, 1991
  • Director, I Love Trouble, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Director, Father of the Bride Part II, Buena Vista, 1995
  • Producer, The Parent Trap (also known as Disney's The Parent Trap), Buena Vista, 1998
  • Producer and director, The Affair of the Necklace, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • Baby Boom, NBC, 1988
  • Also directed episodes of The Odd Couple, ABC.
  • Television Work
  • Other
  • Producer (with Alan Mandel), Cops (pilot), CBS, 1973
  • Executive producer (with Nancy Meyers), Baby Boom (series), NBC, 1988
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Movie News Hot Summer Sneak Preview, CBS, 1994
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With James Lee Barrett and Alan Mandel) Smokey and the Bandit, MCA/Universal, 1977
  • (With Mandel, Max Shulman, and Julius J. Epstein) House Calls (based on a book by Shulman and Epstein), Universal, 1978
  • (With Mandel, John Herman Shanner, and A. Ramrus) Goin' South (based on a story by Shanner and Ramrus), Paramount, 1978
  • (With Nancy Meyers and Harvey Miller) Private Benjamin, Warner Bros., 1980
  • (With Meyers) Irreconcilable Differences, Warner Bros., 1984
  • Protocol, Warner Bros., 1984
  • (With Meyers) Baby Boom, United Artists, 1987
  • (With Meyers, Frances Goodrich, and Albert Hackett; and composer of the song "I'm Your Man") Father of the Bride, Buena Vista, 1991
  • (With Meyers and others) Once upon a Crime, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1992
  • (With Meyers) I Love Trouble, Buena Vista, 1994
  • (With Meyers) Father of the Bride Part II, Buena Vista, 1995
  • The Parent Trap (also known as Disney's The Parent Trap), Buena Vista, 1998
  • The Affair of the Necklace, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Television Series
  • Lead writer, The Odd Couple, ABC, c. 1970
  • Television Episodes
  • (With Nancy Meyers) "Guilt," Baby Boom, NBC, 1988
  • Also writer for episodes of All in the Family; Getting Together, ABC; and Happy Days (also known as Happy Days Again), ABC.
  • Television Writing
  • Other
  • (With Alan Mandel and Dean Hargrove) Lady Luck (pilot), NBC, 1973
  • Also author of Barefoot in the Park.

Further Reference

ADAPTATIONS

  • The television series Private Benjamin, broadcast by CBS in 1981,and Baby Boom, broadcast by NBC in 1988, were based on characters created by Shyer and Nancy Meyers for their screenplays of the same titles.

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