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Judd Apatow

Born: Dec 6, 1967

Birthplace: Flushing

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Judd Apatow

Date of Birth : Dec 6, 1967
Birth Place : Flushing

Judd Apatow is an American screenwriter, producer, director, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his work in comedy films, and is the founder of Apatow Productions and also developed the cult television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared and Girls. Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Hollywood Comedy Award, and an AFI Award for Bridesmaids. His films have also been nominated for Grammy Awards, PGA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards. In October 2012, Vanity Fair announced that Apatow would be guest-editing their comedy Issue, the first person to ever do so. Apatow also guest-wrote an episode for The Simpsons in 1990 for the very first season that finally aired on January 11, 2015, as a season 26 episode. In 2007, he was ranked No. 1 on Entertainment Weekly's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood. He is considered a pioneer of the modern film genre bromantic comedy.


  • Film Producer
  • Film director
  • Screenwriter
  • Actor
  • Voice Actor
  • Comedian
  • Television producer
  • Television director

Also known as

  • Mr. Apatow


  • Tami Apatow
  • Maury Apatow


  • Leslie Mann


  • Maude Apatow
  • Iris Apatow

Awards Won

  • Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series
  • British Academy Television International Award
  • Costume Designers Guild Award for Distinguished Collaborator Award
  • The Herb Sargent Award for Comedy Excellence
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writting in a Variety or Music Program
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music Program
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