Alexander Yefymovych Rodnyansky (Ukrainian: Родня́нський Олекса́ндр Юхи́мович; born July 2, 1961) is a Ukrainian and Russian film director, film producer, television executive and businessman. Member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Rodnyansky was born in Kiev to Jewish parents, both of whom worked at the Ukrainian film studio Kontakt. His father Yefim Fridman was a senior engineer, while his mother Larisa Rodnyanskaya served as a film producer. Alexander's maternal grandfather Zinovy Rodnyansky worked on documentary films as a screenwriter and editor, and so did his cousin Esfir Shub — a prominent Soviet director. Alexander's cousin Boris Fuchsmann is a German media mogul and investor, as well as a vice-president of the World Jewish Congress and a president of Jewish Confederation of Ukraine. Together they co-founded the 1+1 TV Channel and built the Hilton Kyiv.