Judd Apatow

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Date of Birth December 6, 1967
Place of Birth Long Island, New York
Age 52 years old
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Judd Apatow

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
Years active: 1985–present
Children: Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow
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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.

Before Fame

He was a student at the University of Southern California, where he organized and hosted a series of on-campus comedy night events.

Achievement

He received an Emmy award for his writing on The Ben Stiller Show, which he also produced and co-created.

Family Life

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.

Associations

He helped kickstart the careers of actors Seth Rogen and Jason Segel on Freaks and Geeks, then went on to cast them in his movies.

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