Tom Shadyac Biography (1958?-)

Surname is pronounced "Shay-dee-ak"; born December, 1958 (some sources cite 1959 or 1960), in Virginia; son of Richard (a lawyer) and Julie Shadyac; married Jennifer Barker (an actress), June, 1997. Addresses: Office: ShadyAcres Entertainment, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 6111, Universal City, CA91608.; Agent: Dan Aloni, United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: The Firm, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Director, writer, producer, executive
Birth Details
1958?
Virginia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Director
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Warner Bros., 1994
  • The Nutty Professor, Universal, 1996
  • Liar Liar, Universal, 1997
  • (And executive producer) Patch Adams, MCA/Universal, 1998
  • (And producer) Dragonfly (also known as Im Zeichen der Libelle), Universal, 2002
  • (And producer) Bruce Almighty, Universal, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Other
  • Executive Producer, The Nutty Professor II (also known as The Klumps and The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps), Universal, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • Chris, Jocks (also known as Road Trip), Crown, 1987
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter (also known as 8Simple Rules...), ABC, beginning 2002
  • Pilots
  • (And director) Homecoming Queen, ABC, 2001
  • Platonically Incorrect, ABC, 2003
  • The Last Angry Man of Good Behavior, ABC, 2003
  • Television Director
  • Movies
  • Frankenstein: The College Years, Fox, 1991
  • Television Appearances
  • Episodic
  • Danny, "Murder 101," Magnum, P.I., 1984
  • Also appeared in an episode of Trapper John, M.D.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Himself, Liar Liar: Bridging the Comedy Chasm, Universal Studios Home Video, 1999
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Jim Carrey and Jack Bernstein) Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Warner Bros., 1994
  • (With others) The Nutty Professor (based on earlier screenplay byJerry Lewis and Bill Richmond), Universal, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Volume 36, Gale, 2000
    Periodicals
    • Empire, Issue 96, 1997, pp. 86-88
    • USA Today, March 21, 1997, p. D1

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