|Years active 1993–present|
Name Adam Bernstein
|Role Film director|
Spouse Jessica Hecht (m. 1995)
|Born May 7, 1960 (age 55) (1960-05-07) Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.|
Occupation Film director, music video director, television director
Children Carlo Bernstein, Stella Bernstein
Awards Producers Guild of America Award - David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special
Movies Six Ways to Sunday, It's Pat, Beastie Boys Video Anthology, Bad Apple, Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)
Similar People Jessica Hecht, Colin Bucksey, Michelle MacLaren, Noah Hawley, Vince Gilligan
DP/30 Emmy Watch: Fargo, pilot director Adam Bernstein
Adam Bernstein (born May 7, 1960) is an American film director, music video director and television director. For his work on the television show Fargo in 2014, he received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special. In 2007, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series for his work on 30 Rock.
- DP30 Emmy Watch Fargo pilot director Adam Bernstein
- Television credits
- Selected music video credits
- Film directing credits
He was born in Princeton, New Jersey and is of half Jewish and half Italian ancestry. Bernstein began his career as an animator. He went on to direct over seventy music videos, including "Love Shack" for the B-52's, "Hey Ladies" for the Beastie Boys and "Baby Got Back" for Sir Mix-a-Lot. In addition to the pilots for Fargo, 30 Rock, Scrubs, Alpha House and Strangers with Candy, Bernstein directed multiple episodes of Oz and Breaking Bad.
Bernstein has been married to actress Jessica Hecht since 1995.