Judd Apatow is an American filmmaker, actor and comedian. He is the founder of Apatow Productions, through which he produced and developed the television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, Funny or Die Presents, Girls, Love, and Crashing and directed the films The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, This Is 40, Trainwreck, May It Last: A Portrait Of The Avett Brothers, and The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Creative Arts Emmy Award, 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.
|Born:||December 6, 1967, New York City, U.S.|
|Education:||Syosset High School|
|Alma mater:||University of Southern California|
|Occupation:||Filmmaker, actor, comedian|
|Children:||Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow|
|Twitter:||Judd Apatow's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Judd Apatow's IMDb|
About Judd Apatow
Acclaimed film producer and director who re-launched the genre of raunchy comedy with hits like Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Superbad. He initially gained fame as executive producer of the series Freaks and Geeks and creator of the series Undeclared.
He was a student at the University of Southern California, where he organized and hosted a series of on-campus comedy night events.
He received an Emmy award for his writing on The Ben Stiller Show, which he also produced and co-created.
He married actress Leslie Mann on June 9, 1997 after meeting during the filming of The Cable Guy. He and Mann have two daughters named Iris and Maude who both appear as Mann's children in the films Knocked Up and This Is 40.
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