Howard Meltzer, CSA

Howard Meltzer, CSA

Birthplace: 
New York City, New York
Birthday: 
August 10

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Howard Meltzer, CSA has been casting television in Los Angeles since 2002. He has been responsible for and collaborated on numerous television series, pilots and made-for-television movies.

For Disney Channel, his work includes the series Raven’s Home, BUNK’D, Best Friends Whenever, Lab Rats, Wizards of Waverly Place: Reunion Special, Shake It Up, Hannah Montana and I’m in the Band; the pilot Girl Meets World; and the television movies Evermoor and Den Brother.



His Nickelodeon credits include the pilots Life With Boys, Big Time Rush, The Troop and The Fresh Beat Band, and the television movies Spectacular! and The Best Player. His feature films include Lonely Boy and the Los Angeles casting for The Impossible.



Meltzer began his career in New York as a staff casting director at Stuart Howard Associates, where he worked on the casting for the Broadway productions of The Graduate, Fortune’s Fool, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man (2000 revival), Elaine May’s Taller Than a Dwarf, Honour, Epic Proportions, Annie Get Your Gun (2001 revival), Fosse, Chicago (1996 revival), Annie (1997 revival) and Grease (1998 revival).

Meltzer has been nominated for 20 Artios Awards for excellence in casting and won three times.


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  • Carla Renata, Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer, and Laura James at the 2017 Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Nominee Reception presented by the Television Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer, Chase Paris, Tara Feldstein Bennett, and Television Academy Governor Peter Golden at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governors Peter Golden and Howard Meltzer speak at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Peter Golden, Jackie Lind, Rachel Tenner, Stephanie Gorin, and Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Television Academy Governor Peter Golden, John Papsidera, and Television Academy Governor Howard Meltzer speak at The Television Academy's Casting Directors Nominee Reception at The Montage Beverly Hills on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Cynthia Lea Clark, Kevin Pike, Mark Teschner, Howard Meltzer and Monia Ayachi at the Casting Directors nominee reception in Los Angeles, California.

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  • "Prime Time Closet" co-producer Daniel Evans, III, panelist Amber Tamblyn and co-producer Howard Meltzer
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  • "Prime Time Closet" co-producers Daniel Evans, III, and Howard Meltzer on stage at the event
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