Biography

Fred began work as a stand-up comedian in the early days of the "comic boom" in Los Angeles and started submitting jokes to Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, and many others, which propelled him from performing into writing. After a series of TV writing assignments, Fred's big break came when he was asked to be a staff writer for SNL in the 90s. His success there spring boarded into a series of plum movie writing jobs, and after SNL re-structured their staff, they asked Fred to come back as the head-writer and featured player. Since then, Fred has been the key writer or secondary writer in 4 #1-in-the-box-office movies and has started writing and directing feature films.

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Fred began work as a stand-up comedian in the early days of the "comic boom" in Los Angeles and started submitting jokes to Johnny Carson, Joan Rivers, and many others, which propelled him from performing into writing. After a series of TV writing assignments, Fred's big break came when he was asked to be a staff writer for SNL in the 90s. His success there spring boarded into a series of plum movie writing jobs, and after SNL re-structured their staff, they asked Fred to come back as the head-writer and featured player. Since then, Fred has been the key writer or secondary writer in 4 #1-in-the-box-office movies and has started writing and directing feature films.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1964-11-07

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2017 Mad FamiliesWriter
2013 Grown Ups 2Screenplay
2013 Grown Ups 2Characters
2010 Grown UpsWriter
2008 Strange WildernessScreenplay
2004 Without a PaddleStory
2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarScreenplay
2001 Joe DirtScreenplay
1996 Black SheepWriter
1900 Drunk ParentsWriter

Directing

2017 Mad FamiliesDirector
2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful LoserDirector
2008 The House BunnyDirector
2008 Strange WildernessDirector
1900 Drunk ParentsDirector

Acting

2015 I Am Chris Farley as Himself
2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star as Dickie's Corner Man
1998 Dirty Work as Homeless Man

Production

2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child StarExecutive Producer

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