Michael Breckenridge ˝Breck˝ Eisner (born December 24, 1970) is an American television and film director.
Eisner was born Michael Breckenridge Eisner in California, the son of Jane Breckenridge, a business advisor and computer programmer, and Michael Eisner, the former Walt Disney Company chief executive. To avoid confusion with his father, he uses a short version of his middle name/mother’s maiden name as his professional first name.
His mother is a Unitarian of Scottish and Swedish descent while his father is Jewish.
Eisner attended Harvard High School (now Harvard-Westlake School), Georgetown University, majoring in both English and Theatre, and the University of Southern California’s film school where he received a master’s degree in directing.