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Christine Zander
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Christine Zander


Christine Zander


Scriptwriter, producer

Years Active

1986 - present


Mark Nutter (1987-?)



Christine Zander is an American television writer and producer. She is best known for her work as a writer on NBC's sitcom, 3rd Rock from the Sun(1996-2001) and Saturday Night Live (1986–1993). She began her comedy career performing for Second City in Chicago.


Zander is the daughter of Marie Zander, who died in May 2001. She has one brother Ernie Zander. She married actor and writer Mark Nutter in 1987, and together they had son Andrew Nutter. Nutter and Zander first met at the cabaret Cross-Currents in Chicago where they were both performing improvisational comedy, and Nutter also played keyboard for the Second City touring company. The couple relocated from Chicago to New York City when Zander was offered a position at Saturday Night Live in 1986. After six years of working for Saturday Night Live, Mark Nutter and Zander relocated with their baby to Los Angeles for Nutter to find more opportunities as a writer. They have since divorced.

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