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Judd Apatow

Award-winning writer, director, producer, and standup comedian
Apatow Productions

Judd Apatow is one of the most prolific comedic minds in the industry. Upcoming, Apatow executive produces Peacock’s Stormy Daniels documentary, Stormy, premiering March 18. Recently, Apatow produced Peacock’s buddy comedy Please Don’t Destroy: The Treasure of Foggy Mountain and Universal’s romcom Bros, starring and co-written by Billy Eichner. Apatow also directed, produced, and co-wrote with Pam Brady, the Netflix comedy The Bubble and produced and co-directed HBO Films’ Emmy®-winning documentary George Carlin’s American Dream with Michael Bonfiglio. Previous director credits include The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up and The King of Staten Island. He produced Academy Award®-nominated The Big Sick and Bridesmaids, as well as, Superbad, Pineapple Express and Anchorman. For television, he executive produced Crashing, Girls, and Freaks and Geeks.

Off screen, Apatow authored Sicker in the Head, a follow-up to his New York Times best-seller Sick in the Head.

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Events featuring Judd Apatow
Events featuring Judd Apatow