Most of you probably know Jessica Hecht from one of the most popular television shows ever made, “Breaking Bad,” where she played Gretchen Schwartz.
But, her loving husband of almost three decades also played a big part in the making of “Breaking Bad.” Unlike his wife who shined on-screen, Adam Bernstein showed his skill set behind the curtains as a director.
Even though Adam played a big part in the making of “Breaking Bad,” that is not by far his most recognized work.
Learn more about the award-winning director, Adam Bernstein, below!
Who is Adam Bernstein?
Adam Bernstein is an American film director, music video editor, and television director born on May 7, 1960, in Princeton, New Jersey.
Apart from many awards and credits Adam has received over the course of his long and successful career, the award-winning sequence started in 1973 when he received the Good Citizenship Medal from the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Adam Bernstein’s first credited work as a film editor was on the 1988 film “Bright Lights, Big City.” He then went on to edit several more films and music videos before making his directorial debut with the 1991 film “Taking Care of Business.”
Shortly after Adam went back to his first love, directing music videos for several popular artists such as “Smooth” by Santana and Rob Thomas, “Virtual Insanity” by Jamiroquai, and “Ray of Light” by Madonna.
In the late 1990s, he began directing episodes of television shows such as “Scrubs,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Entourage,” and “Parks and Recreation.”
He has also directed several episodes of “Fargo,” the critically acclaimed FX series, which earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special in 2014.
Adam directed several episodes of “30 Rock” as well and won an Emmy Award in 2007 for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his work on the show.
He is known for his ability to combine comedy and drama in his work, and his ability to create visually striking and memorable imagery. In addition to his work, Adam had the pleasure of directing several episodes of “The Blacklist” and “The Good Place.”
Apart from his television and film work, Adam Bernstein has also directed several commercials for major brands such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and McDonald’s.
Adam Bernstein and his lovely wife Jessica Hecht met sometime in 1995 and after just a couple of months of dating, Adam knew that they were meant for one another and popped the big question.
Jessica said yes without hesitation and that proved to be the best decision they could ever make as now, almost 30 years after, the couple is still going strong like the very first day.
The lovely couple has two beautiful children, now grown people. Their firstborn, a daughter named Stella Bernstein was welcomed into this world sometime in 2000.
Stella’s younger brother, Carlo Bernstein, was born two years after, sometime in 2002. Adam Bernstein and his wife, Jessica Hecht, are prime examples of how to have a long and supportive marriage full of love and respect for one another.