Steve Oedekerk

  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Profession: Screenwriter, Director, Producer, Stand-up comedian, Actor
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  • Produced humorous radio commercials and appeared in California comedy clubs during his teens.
  • Was a writer for In Living Color and shared an office with Jim Carrey; they collaborated on the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995) and Bruce Almighty (2003).
  • Through his company O Entertainment, created "Thumbmation" technology and a series of Thumb comedic shorts that spoof popular movies, using thumbs in costumes with computer-generated faces.
  • Was a creative force behind the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius movie and TV series.
  • Wrote the first of the many screenplays that eventually became Cowboys & Aliens (2011).


  • 2001, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Nominee


  • Isabella Sophia Oedekerk — Daughter
  • Tonie Oedekerk — Wife
  • Zoe Oedekerk — Daughter

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