Tom Shadyac

Film director

1958 –

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Who is Tom Shadyac?

Thomas Peter "Tom" Shadyac is an American comedian, director, screenwriter, producer, author and occasional film actor. Shadyac, who was the youngest joke-writer ever for comedian Bob Hope, is widely known for writing and directing the films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Bruce Almighty, and I Am. Shadyac is a former adjunct professor of communication at Pepperdine University's Seaver College.

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Born
Dec 11, 1958
Falls Church
Also known as
  • Thomas Peter Shadyac
  • Tom Shadyak
  • Tom
  • Thomas Peter "Tom" Shadyac
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • J. E. B. Stuart High School
    ( - 1976)
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    ( - 1989)
  • University of Virginia
Lived in
  • Virginia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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