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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Lembeck (born June 25, 1948) is an actor, television and film director.

Lembeck was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Caroline and Harvey Lembeck, an actor and comedian. He began acting in the late-1960s and directing in the 1970s. His most notable acting role was as Julie Cooper's husband, Max Horvath, on the sitcom, One Day at a Time. He also played "Kaptain Kool" of Kaptain Kool and the Kongs on The Krofft Supershow from 1976 to 1978. He is also known for his role in The Boys in Company C in 1978.

Lembeck works now as a full-time film and TV director. He won an Emmy for his work as a director on the Friends episode "The One After the Superbowl", and directed 20 other episodes of the series. He is married to actress Lorna Patterson.

He made his feature film debut with The In-Laws. He directed The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, as well as the Nia Vardalos movie Connie and Carla.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Lembeck,  licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Lembeck (born June 25, 1948) is an actor, television and film director.

Lembeck was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Caroline and Harvey Lembeck, an actor and comedian. He began acting in the late-1960s and directing in the 1970s. His most notable acting role was as Julie Cooper's husband, Max Horvath, on the sitcom, One Day at a Time. He also played "Kaptain Kool" of Kaptain Kool and the Kongs on The Krofft Supershow from 1976 to 1978. He is also known for his role in The Boys in Company C in 1978.

Lembeck works now as a full-time film and TV director. He won an Emmy for his work as a director on the Friends episode "The One After the Superbowl", and directed 20 other episodes of the series. He is married to actress Lorna Patterson.

He made his feature film debut with The In-Laws. He directed The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, as well as the Nia Vardalos movie Connie and Carla.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Lembeck,  licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 70

Birthday 1948-06-25

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Mike Lembeck

Directing TV ShowsMovies

Coming of Age (1 episode)Director
Welcome to Pine Grove! Director
2016 A Nutcracker Christmas Director
2012 Baby Daddy (51 episodes)Director
2011 The Bling Ring Director
2011 Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure Director
2010 Hot in Cleveland (1 episode)Director
2010 Tooth Fairy Director
2008 The Clique Director
2007 Californication (2 episodes)Director
2007 Greek (1 episode)Director
2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Director
2004 Connie and Carla Director
2002 The Santa Clause 2 Director
2001 Off Centre (1 episode)Director
2001 According to Jim (2 episodes)Director
2001 Inside Schwartz (1 episode)Director
2001 What About Joan? (1 episode)Director
2000 Оттуда, где я сижу Director
1999 Stark Raving Mad (3 episodes)Director
1998 Jesse (2 episodes)Director
1998 Two Guys and a Girl (23 episodes)Director
1997 Over the Top (11 episodes)Director
1997 Chicago Sons (2 episodes)Director
1996 Men Behaving Badly (1 episode)Director
1996 Everybody Loves Raymond (8 episodes)Director
1996 Party Girl (1 episode)Director
1995 High Society (1 episode)Director
1995 Caroline in the City (1 episode)Director
1995 The Naked Truth (1 episode)Director
1995 Pride & Joy (1 episode)Director
1995 NewsRadio (3 episodes)Director
1995 Hope and Gloria (8 episodes)Director
1995 Double Rush (12 episodes)Director
1994 Friends (24 episodes)Director
1994 Ellen (1 episode)Director
1993 Good Advice (1 episode)Director
1992 Mad About You (24 episodes)Director
1992 Love & War (15 episodes)Director
1992 Flying Blind (4 episodes)Director
1990 The Marshall Chronicles (2 episodes)Director
1990 Sugar and Spice (1 episode)Director
1989 Major Dad (67 episodes)Director
1989 Doctor, Doctor (2 episodes)Director
1989 Doctor Doctor (2 episodes)Director
1989 Coach (7 episodes)Director
1987 My Two Dads (1 episode)Director

Acting

2012 Baby Daddy (1 episode) as Director
1993 Heartbeat as Lembeck, Michael
1988 Side by Side as Tony Mercer
1987 Ultraman: The Adventure Begins as Scott Masterson
1987 Conspiracy: The Trial of the Chicago 8 as Abbie Hoffman
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1985 Foley Square (14 episodes)
1984 Crazy like a Fox (1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote (1 episode)
1981 On the Right Track as Frank Biscardi
1981 Aloha Paradise (1 episode)
1980 Gorp as Kavell
1980 The Comeback Kid as Tony
1979 The In-Laws as Tommy Ricardo
1978 The Boys in Company C as Pvt. Vinnie Fazio
1977 What Really Happened To the Class Of '65? (1 episode)
1975 One Day at a Time (210 episodes)
1975 Barney Miller (1 episode)
1974 Happy Days (1 episode)
1973 Blood Sport as Reuben
1973 A Summer Without Boys as Burt
1972 The Rookies (2 episodes)
1971 The Funny Side (14 episodes) as Teenage Husband
1969 Room 222 (1 episode)

Production

2012 Baby Daddy (27 episodes)Executive Producer
2011 Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure Co-Producer

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