Michael Elias

Michael Elias (b. 1940) is a writer and director based in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. His screen credits include "The Jerk," "The Frisco Kid," " Envoyez les Violons," " Young Doctors in Love," and "Serial." He wrote and directed the acclaimed jazz film "Lush Life," starring Forest Whitaker and Jeff Goldblum. In television, he co-created the series "Head of the Class." His play "The Catskill Sonata" premiered in Los Angeles and was directed by Paul Mazursky. With Fred Roos (co-producer of ...See more