John Herzfeld is an American motion picture and television director, screenwriter, actor and producer. His feature film directing credits include Two of a Kind
(1983), 2 Days in the Valley
(1996), 15 Minutes
(2001) and The Death and Life of Bobby Z
(2007). He has also directed numerous made-for-television movies, including The Ryan White Story
(1989), The Preppie Murder
(1989), Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993) and Don King: Only in America
(1997) for which he was nominated for an Emmy and won the DGA award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials. He won a Daytime Emmy Award for directing the 1980 ABC Afterschool Special titled Stoned.