Henry J. Bronchtein
Henry Bronchtein was born and raised in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, New York and attended New York City Public Schools. After heading the stage crew for numerous productions in high school, he went on to pursue his love for drama at New York University's Undergraduate Institute of Film.
Body of work
Bronchtein has an extensive background as an assistant director on feature films. Having made three films with director Paul Mazursky, his credits include the award-winning Enemies, a Love Story. Further credits as a first assistant director consist of A Perfect Murder, Addicted to Love, Weekend at Bernie's, It Could Happen to You, Guarding Tess, Striptease, Rookie of the Year, and Eddie and the Cruisers.
In addition to his work as co-executive producer on The Sopranos, Bronchtein has directed four episodes of the program: "Nobody Knows Anything", "From Where to Eternity", "Fortunate Son", and "Pie-O-My". "Nobody Knows Anything" and "From Where to Eternity" were both nominated for best direction by the Directors Guild of America.
In 2017, he directed "Private Woodhull", an episode from the fourth season of Turn: Washington's Spies.