Jack Garfein (July 2, 1930 – December 30, 2019) was an American director, writer, teacher and producer. He was known for his teaching works at the Actors Studio in New York City. He was also known for directing the 1961 sexual-drama Something Wild.
Garfien was born in Mukacevo, Carpathian Ruthenia, Czechoslovakia (now Mukacheve, Ukraine). He was married to actress Carroll Baker from 1955 until they divorced in 1969. They had two daughters. Garfien died on December 30, 2019 in Manhattan from leukemia-related problems at the age of 89.