Judd Apatow is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Associate Producer and Thanks American born on 6 december 1967 at Syosset (USA)
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Nationality USABirth 6 december 1967Judd Apatow (/ˈæpətaʊ/; born December 6, 1967) is an American screenwriter, producer, director, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his work in comedy films, and is the founder of Apatow Productions and also developed the cult television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared and Girls. Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award (for The Ben Stiller Show), a Hollywood Comedy Award, and an AFI Award for Bridesmaids. His films have also been nominated for Grammy Awards, PGA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards.
(51 years) at Syosset (USA
)Creator of Apatow ProductionsAwards
Primetime Emmy Award
In October 2012, Vanity Fair announced that Apatow would be guest-editing their comedy Issue, the first person to ever do so. Apatow also guest-wrote an episode for The Simpsons in 1990 for the very first season that finally aired on January 11, 2015, as a season 26 episode. In 2007, he was ranked No. 1 on Entertainment Weekly's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. He is considered a pioneer of the modern film genre bromantic comedy.
He admires the filmmakers James L. Brooks, Hal Ashby, Robert Altman, John Cassavetes, and John Hughes. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rejected his first application for membership, even though he was sponsored by Academy Award-winning screenwriters Akiva Goldsman and Stephen Gaghan. Apatow became a member in 2008.
Marriage and children
Apatow met actress Leslie Mann on the set of the 1996 comedy film, The Cable Guy, where she was cast as Matthew Broderick's character's girlfriend and Apatow served as producer. They were married on June 9, 1997 in Los Angeles, and have two daughters, Maude and Iris. Mann has appeared in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Drillbit Taylor, Funny People, and This is 40. Both daughters appeared in Knocked Up, Funny People, and This Is 40, as Leslie Mann's character's daughters, and Maude was nominated at the 34th Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a Feature Film – Supporting Young Actress for This is 40.
Apatow and his family live in Pacific Palisades, a suburb of Los Angeles, California.
Apatow’s philanthropic work includes supporting the literacy organization 826LA, the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program, and Children’s Cancer Research Center at Children’s hospital. He edited the book I Found This Funny published by McSweeneys to benefit 826LA.