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Henry Bronchtein
Henry Bronchtein
Name Henry Bronchtein
Role(s) Co-executive producer and director
Birthplace Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York
Birthdate Unknown edit
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Henry Bronchtein is a co-executive producer and director for the series. He also worked extensively on the HBO crime drama The Sopranos in the same capacities. He served as a unit production manager on Michael Mann's series Crime Story.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Henry Bronchtein was born and raised in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York and attended New York City public schools. After heading the stage crew for numerous productions in high school, he went on to pursue his love for drama at New York University's Undergraduate Institute of Film.

Earlier careerEdit

Bronchtein has an extensive background as an assistant director (AD) on feature films. He began his career as a Directors Guild of America (DGA) trainee on Raging Bull. Having made three films with director Paul Mazursky, his credits include the award-winning Enemies, a Love Story. Further credits as a first assistant director consist of A Perfect Murder, Addicted to Love, Weekend at Bernie's, It Could Happen to You, Guarding Tess, Striptease, Rookie of the Year, and Eddie and the Cruisers.

Bronchtein served as a Unit Production Manager (UPM) for Michael Mann's series Crime Story in 1986. He returned to television as a UPM for New York Undercover in 1997.

Bronchtein was first AD for the pilot episode of The Sopranos. He returned as an associate producer for the first season. Bronchtein also worked as a UPM on the first season. He directed the episode "Nobody Knows Anything", and was nominated for a award for the episode. Bronchtein was promoted to co-producer and remained UPM for the second season in 2000. He directed the episode "From Where to Eternity" for the season and was again nominated for a DGA award. He remained in the same role for the third season in 2001 and helmed the episode "Fortunate Son".

He also directed an episode for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and NYPD Blue in 2001.

He was promoted to producer and remained UPM for the fourth season of The Sopranos in 2002. He directed the episode "Pie-O-My", which revolves around characters' ownership of a race horse. He directed three episodes of John Doe in 2002 and 2003.

Bronchtein became co-executive producer and remained UPM for the fifth season of The Sopranos in 2004. He directed an episode of Johnny Zero in 2005. He returned as a co-executive producer and UPM for the sixth and final season of The Sopranos in 2006 and 2007.

Bronchtein was a co-executive producer for Memphis Beat in 2010.

LuckEdit

Bronchtein joined the crew of Luck as a co-executive producer and director for the first season. He directed the sixth episode of the season.

Luck CreditsEdit

Co-executive producerEdit

Season one credits
"Luck" "Ace Meets with a Potential Investor" "Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid"
"Ace Meets with a Colleague" "Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys" "Ace Pitches a Deal"
"Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm" "Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own" "Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head"

DirectorEdit

Season one credits
"Luck" "Ace Meets with a Potential Investor" "Ace Meets with a Talented Whiz Kid"
"Ace Meets with a Colleague" "Ace Forces Escalante to Swap Jockeys" "Ace Pitches a Deal"
"Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm" "Ace Counters Smythe's Move with His Own" "Two Prized Colts Go Head-to-Head"

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