Judd Apatow



  • Birth Name: Judd Apatow
  • Birth Place: Syosset, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/06/1967, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Director; producer; screenwriter; actor
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Judd Apatow Fast Facts:
  • Interviewed comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Martin Short, John Candy and Jay Leno while hosting the "Club Comedy" radio show at Syosset High School.
  • Started his professional career as a stand-up comic in the late 1980s, making his TV debut on Fox's short-lived Comic Strip Live.
  • Shared an apartment with Adam Sandler after dropping out of USC's screenwriting program.
  • Worked as a joke writer for Roseanne Barr, Jim Carrey and Tom Arnold in the early '90s.
  • Met his wife, actor Leslie Mann, when he produced dark comedy The Cable Guy (1996), in which she co-starred with Jim Carrey.
  • Created the cult NBC shows Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared; wrote and produced for several other acclaimed comedy series, including The Larry Sanders Show and The Ben Stiller Show.
  • Made his feature directing debut in 2005 with the surprise hit comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
  • Judd Apatow Relationships:
  • Mia Apatow - Sister
  • Robert Apatow - Brother
  • Iris Apatow - Daughter
  • Leslie Mann - Wife
  • Maude Apatow - Daughter
  • Judd Apatow Awards:
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2012 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Comedy Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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