Alexander "Alex" Zakrzewski is an American television director and cinematographer. He has directed episodes of Cold Case, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Numb3rs, and The Wire, as well as worked on several Tom Fontana produced shows including Homicide: Life on the Street, Oz, and The Jury. Prior to his episodic work, he shot documentaries for independent film makers and the US Networks including several for Harpo Productions, where he developed a reputation for fluid hand-held work.
For The Wire Zakrzewski directed Season 3, Episode 9, "Slapstick", in 2004. He returned in 2006 to direct the ninth episode of the fourth season, "Know Your Place". Show runner David Simon, who first worked with Zakrzewski on Homicide: Life On the Street, praised Zakrzewski's work on The Wire's restaurant scene between Howard "Bunny" Colvin and his students in the episode.