Steven Zaillian

Zaillian in 2017, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian

Place of Birth: Fresno, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 30, 1953

*Armenian (father)
*German, possibly other (mother)

Steven Zaillian, also known as Steve Zaillian, is an American screenwriter, director, film editor, and producer.

Steven is the son of Alvina/Elvina and James “Jim” Zaillian. His paternal grandparents were from Turkey, and were of Armenian descent. Steven is married to Elizabeth, with whom he has two children.

Steven’s paternal grandfather was named Nishan George Zallian.

Steven’s paternal grandmother was named Hosanna Tatunjian/Tutunjian.

Steven’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Schmidt.

Steven’s maternal grandmother’s surname was Sharp.

Source: Death record of Steven’s father –

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