Tim Zinemann
Miami Vice Director
May 15, 1940, Los Angeles, California
Meg Tilly (1983-1989, divorced), 2 children
Christine M. Walton (1995-2001, divorced), 2 children

Tim Zinemann (born May 15, 1940) is an American producer and director, who directed the episode "The Maze" for the series Miami Vice.


Zinemann was born in Los Angeles, California. His career began in 1966 as an assistant director in the movie Cast a Giant Shadow, and his TV debut was as an assistant director in the 1968 TV series Cimarron Strip. Vice was his only directorial assignment.

Following is a selected list of his production and directorial credits:

  • Bullitt (assistant director, 1968, with Georg Stanford Brown)
  • The Great White Hope (assistant director, 1970)
  • Carnal Knowledge (assistant director, 1971, with Rita Moreno)
  • The Cowboys (assistant director/associate producer, 1972)
  • Cinderella Liberty (production manager/assistant director, 1973, with Burt Young)
  • Farewell My Lovely (assistant director/production manager, 1975, with Sylvia Miles)
  • Smile (assistant director/associate producer, 1975, with Melanie Griffith)
  • The Jericho Mile (producer, 1979, directed by Michael Mann, with Brian Dennehy and Miguel Piñero)
  • The Long Riders (prodicer, 1980, with James Remar)
  • Impulse (producer, 1984, with Bill Paxton)
  • Fandango (producer, 1985, with Suzy Amis and Pepe Serna)
  • The Island of Dr. Moreau (executive producer, 1996)

Personal LifeEdit

Zinemann married actress Meg Tilly (Fame, The Big Chill) in 1983 until their divorce in 1989, they have two children, then married Christine M. Walton in 1995 until their divorce in 2001, they have two children).

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