Adam Shankman

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Adam Michael Shankman
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/27/1964, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Director; choreographer; producer; actor
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Adam Shankman Fast Facts:
  • Didn't take up dancing until he was 18 years old.
  • One of the first music videos he choreographed was Whitney Houston's "I'm Your Baby Tonight."
  • Danced in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson.
  • Was a featured dancer during the 1989 Academy Awards ceremony.
  • After being ordained over the Internet, he officiated the 2002 nuptials of Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. in Mexico.
  • Made feature-film directorial debut with 2001's The Wedding Planner.
  • Adam Shankman Awards:
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Special Class Program - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended The Juilliard School, New York, NY

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