|Name Les Mayfield||Role Film director|
|Occupation Film director, producer|
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special
Movies Blue Streak, Flubber, Miracle on 34th Street, Encino Man, Code Name: The Cleaner
Similar People Peter Greene, Pauly Shore, Luke Wilson, Eugene Levy, Cedric the Entertainer
'Encino Man' - Arriving at School
Les Mayfield (born in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is an American film director and producer.
Shortly after graduating the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Les Mayfield formed the ZM Productions with the schoolmate George Zaloom. Until its closure in 1998, the company had produced films and television programs such as Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, and The Cape in 16 years.
Mayfield made his feature film debut in 1992 with the comedy Encino Man starring Pauly Shore and Brendan Fraser. It was followed by Miracle on 34th Street, starring Richard Attenborough, in 1994, and Flubber, starring Robin Williams, in 1997. He directed the Martin Lawrence comedy Blue Streak in 1999.
In the 2000s, Mayfield directed the western American Outlaws starring Colin Farrell, as well as the comedies The Man, starring Samuel L. Jackson and Eugene Levy, in 2005 and Code Name: The Cleaner in 2007.