Hometown: New York
Lee David Zlotoff is an award-winning writer, producer and director of film and television. Among his more than 100 hours of television credits, he was the creator and writer of the original hit series “MacGyver” as well as the writer and director of the independent film “Spitfire Grill,” which won the coveted Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival.
In addition, he is the director of the MacGyver Foundation and author of the Amazon best-selling book, The MacGyver Secret: Connect to Your Inner MacGyver & Solve Anything.
Zlotoff is the co-creator and producer of the new web series “Our Own Devices,” coming in July 2018.
Zlotoff was born and raised in New York and is a graduate of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., where he has served for over a decade on the board of directors and currently serves on the presidents’ council. After a long sojourn in the Los Angeles area where he helped raise four children who have since blessed him with four grandchildren, Zlotoff now resides in Santa Fe, N.M., with his fiancée, artist Dayna Matlin.
Follow him on Twitter @MacGyver.