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.

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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Gender -

Known Credits 12

Birthday 1964-11-07

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

Adult Actor False

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Known For

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2013 Grown Ups 2 … Screenplay
2013 Grown Ups 2 … Characters
2010 Grown Ups … Writer
2008 Strange Wilderness … Screenplay
2004 Without a Paddle … Story
2003 Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star … Screenplay
2001 Joe Dirt … Screenplay
1996 Black Sheep … Writer
1900 Drunk Parents … Writer

Directing

2015 Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser … Director
2008 The House Bunny … Director
2008 Strange Wilderness … Director
1900 Drunk Parents … Director

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 Star … Executive Producer

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