Jay Roach

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Jay Roach
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Roach at the 2013 Peabody Awards
Born
Matthew Jay Roach

(1957-06-14) June 14, 1957 (age 62)
Other namesM. Jay Roach
Alma materStanford University
University of Southern California
OccupationFilm director, film producer and screenwriter
Years active1986–present
Spouse(s)Susanna Hoffs
(1993–present; 2 children)

Matthew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the Austin Powers movies and Meet the Parents.[1] He also directed the comedy movie Dinner for Schmucks (2010), the HBO political dramas Recount (2008) and Game Change (2012), and the political comedy The Campaign (2012).[2] His twelfth movie, the biographical drama Trumbo, was released on November 6, 2015 to positive reviews. He won two Emmy Awards (2008, 2012).

References[change | change source]

  1. Stanford Magazine, July/Aug 2007
  2. Lazarus, Catie (June 5, 2013). "Talking to Jay Roach About 'Austin Powers', 'Meet the Parents', and Directing Big-Budget Comedies". splitsider.com. Retrieved September 25, 2014.

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