Biography

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Pat Proft (born April 3, 1947) is an American comedy writer and actor.

Proft was born in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, the son of Marguerite and Bob Proft. He began his career at Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis. In the mid-1970s, he began writing for television and films. Proft's screenplays usually rely heavily on slapstick action, wisecracks and non-sequitur-laced absurdist dialogue.

He has written numerous films, but has only directed one, Wrongfully Accused, which starred Leslie Nielsen.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Pat Proft, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Pat Proft (born April 3, 1947) is an American comedy writer and actor.

Proft was born in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, the son of Marguerite and Bob Proft. He began his career at Dudley Riggs' Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis. In the mid-1970s, he began writing for television and films. Proft's screenplays usually rely heavily on slapstick action, wisecracks and non-sequitur-laced absurdist dialogue.

He has written numerous films, but has only directed one, Wrongfully Accused, which starred Leslie Nielsen.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Pat Proft, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1947-04-03

Place of Birth Columbia Heights, Minnesota

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2013 Scary Movie 5 Writer
2008 Mostly Ghostly Writer
2006 Scary Movie 4 Screenplay
2003 Scary Movie 3 Screenplay
1998 Wrongfully Accused Screenplay
1997 Mr. Magoo Screenplay
1996 High School High Screenplay
1994 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow Screenplay
1994 Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult Writer
1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux Characters Screenplay
1992 Brain Donors Writer
1991 Hot Shots! Author
1991 The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear Writer
1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Screenplay
1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Writer
1988 Lucky Stiff Writer
1985 Real Genius Story Screenplay
1985 Moving Violations Screenplay
1984 Bachelor Party Screenplay
1984 Police Academy Story Screenplay
1982 Police Squad! (1 episode)Writer
1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special Writer
1978 Ringo Writer
1976 Van Dyke and Company (11 episodes)Writer
1975 When Things Were Rotten (1 episode)Writer
1975 Welcome Back, Kotter (1 episode)Writer

Acting

1979 Detective School (23 episodes)
1976 Van Dyke and Company (11 episodes)
1976 Tunnel Vision as Skipper
1973 The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour (10 episodes)

Production

1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux Executive Producer
1991 Hot Shots! Executive Producer
1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege Producer
1988 Lucky Stiff Executive Producer

Directing

1998 Wrongfully Accused Director

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