Adam Shankman

Film director

1964 –

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Who is Adam Shankman?

Adam Michael Shankman is an American film director, producer, dancer, actor, and choreographer. He has been a judge on the television program So You Think You Can Dance since Season 3. He began his professional career in musical theater, and was a dancer in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson. Shankman has choreographed numerous films as well as one of the Spice Girls' tours. He has directed several feature-length films, including A Walk to Remember, Bringing Down the House, and the 2007 remake of Hairspray.

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Born
Nov 27, 1964
Los Angeles
Also known as
  • Adam Michael Shankman
  • Adam Schenkman
  • Adam M. Shankman
Siblings
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Palisades High School
  • Juilliard School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013