Steven M. Lisberger (born April 24, 1951) is an American film director, producer and writer famous for directing Tron in 1982. Lisberger was born in 1951 in New York City and grew up in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. He is a 1974 graduate of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Lisberger also attended The Hill School in Pottstown. While attending the museum school, he and five associates formed Lisberger Studios.