Tom Shadyac

1958 - Today

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Thomas Peter Shadyac (born December 11, 1958) is an American director, screenwriter, producer, and author. The youngest joke-writer ever for comedian Bob Hope, Shadyac is widely known for writing and directing the comedy films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, and Bruce Almighty. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Shadyac has received more than 585,932 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Shadyac is the 1,258th most popular film director, the 9,399th most popular biography from United States and the 367th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Tom Shadyac ranks 1,258 out of 1,580Before him are James Frawley, Robert Riskin, Steven Lisberger, Pablo Larraín, Richard LaGravenese, and Catherine Corsini. After him are Cary Joji Fukunaga, Peyton Reed, Peter Chan, Alexandre Aja, Daniel Espinosa, and Bimal Roy.

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Among people born in 1958, Tom Shadyac ranks 345Before him are Chris Buck, Mariem Hassan, Rick Rude, David O'Leary, Mychael Danna, and Tom Lister Jr.. After him are Norio Sasaki, Sergei Garmash, Bill Watterson, Alberto Górriz, Harri Kirvesniemi, and Gar Samuelson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Shadyac ranks 9,399 out of 15,968Before him are Josh Charles (1971), Bob Denver (1935), Amar'e Stoudemire (1982), John David Washington (1984), Mia Hamm (1972), and Louie Anderson (1953). After him are Ralph Merkle (1952), Jake Johnson (1978), Marc Alaimo (1942), Kim Darby (1947), William Bolcom (1938), and Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Tom Shadyac ranks 367Before him are Chris Buck (1958), Edward Lachman (1948), James Frawley (1936), Robert Riskin (1897), Steven Lisberger (1951), and Richard LaGravenese (1959). After him are Cary Joji Fukunaga (1977), Peyton Reed (1964), Lynn Shelton (1965), Lee Daniels (1959), Darren Star (1961), and Matthew Barney (1967).