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Ezra Swerdlow

  • Birthplace: New York
Date of passing: 
January 23, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Ezra Swerdlow was an American film producer and production manager.

His first credit came in 1980, when he served as a unit manager on the Woody Allen film Stardust Memories. Swerdlow went on to collaborate with Allen again on Zelig (1983), Broadway Danny Rose (1984), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and Radio Days (1987).

More recently, Swerdlow served as an executive producer on the Smurfs movies released in 2011 and 2013, on 21 Jump Street (2012) and on a pair of films directed by Antoine Fuqua, The Equalizer (2014) and The Southpaw (2015).

Ezra Swerdlow was an American film producer and production manager.

His first credit came in 1980, when he served as a unit manager on the Woody Allen film Stardust Memories. Swerdlow went on to collaborate with Allen again on Zelig (1983), Broadway Danny Rose (1984), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) and Radio Days (1987).

More recently, Swerdlow served as an executive producer on the Smurfs movies released in 2011 and 2013, on 21 Jump Street (2012) and on a pair of films directed by Antoine Fuqua, The Equalizer (2014) and The Southpaw (2015).

Swerdlow also received an Emmy nomination in 2011 for producing the HBO telefilm Too Big to Fail, directed by Curtis Hanson.

Swerdlow died January 23, 2018, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was 64.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination No Emmys

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Ezra Swerdlow, Produced By
  • Too Big To Fail
  • HBO
  • A Spring Creek and A Deuce Three Production in association with HBO Films