Anthony E. Zuiker is the creator and executive producer of the television show CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He produces all three editions of the CSI franchise: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY and CSI: Cyber. He also assisted in the writing of Terminator Salvation. He is currently involved in Blackbox TV, a YouTube series and is the executive producer and writer of the web series Cybergeddon.
Zuiker was born in Blue Island, Illinois, in the same hospital as CSI: NY star Gary Sinise. When he was six months old, his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where his mother, Diana, worked as a blackjack dealer, and his father as a Maître d'. Zuiker graduated from the University of Nevada. During all four years he was involved in competitive forensics, advancing as far as semifinals at the national speech tournament.
It is widely believed that Mr. Zuiker was developing his ideas for the television show while working at Steve Wynn's first megaresort, The Mirage, as a valet attendant/bellhop/tram host.
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
- CSI: NY (2004–2013)
- Cybergeddon Zips (2012)
- Left Behind (video short) (2012)
- CSI: Miami (2002–2012)
- Level 26: Dark Revelations (2011)
- CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
- Level 26: Dark Revelations as Mr. Johnson (2011)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- He went to the University of Nevada Las Vegas and received a Bachelor of Arts in English.
- His name is pronounced as "Zy-kur".
- He has 3 sons.
- He and his wife Jennifer welcomed their third son, Noah, on March 12, 2007.
- Graduated from Chaparral High School, Las Vegas, Nevada in 1986.
- Chaparral High School in Las Vegas named their theater after him. They call it the Anthony E. Zuiker theater.