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Peter Farrelly was born on December 17, 1956 in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA as Peter John Farrelly. He is a producer and writer, known for There's Something About Mary (1998), Dumb & Dumber (1994) and Me, Myself & Irene (2000). He has been married to Melinda Farrelly since December 31, 1996. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2015 The Leisure Class (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 Dumb and Dumber To (producer)
 2013 Movie 43 (producer)
 2012 The Three Stooges (producer)
 2011 Hall Pass (producer)
 2009 The Lost Son of Havana (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2008 Unhitched (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Mardi Gras Croc Attack (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 I'm with Stupid (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005 The Ringer (producer)
 2002-2004 Ozzy & Drix (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Cavities (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Nature Calls (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Double Dose (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Supplements (2004) ... (executive producer)
- A Cold Day in Hector (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Why Blitt? (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2003 Stuck on You (producer)
 2001 Shallow Hal (producer)
 2001 Osmosis Jones (producer)
 2001 Say It Isn't So (producer)
 2000 Me, Myself & Irene (producer)
 1999 Outside Providence (producer)
 1998 There's Something About Mary (executive producer)
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"I was particularly pissed off about some of the articles written about Shallow Hal (2001) because I felt they were missing the point of the whole movie. We're saying it doesn't matter. I'm attracted to my wife, but eventually my wife isn't going to look like she looks now. But I'm still gonna love her and it's not because of how she looks. Also zero letters - lots of articles in the paper about ... See more »


In most of the films he and his brother directed, they often show normal people as stupid morons (Dumb & Dumber (1994)) while they show handicapped people as normal and gifted (Stuck on You (2003), Shallow Hal (2001), Me, Myself & Irene (2000). See more »


Almost all of his films feature at least one character who suffers froma mental or physical disability, (e.g. "Warren" from There's Something About Mary (1998), "Charlie/Hank" from _Me, Myself and Irene (2000)_, "Walt" from Shallow Hal (2001), "Rocket" from Stuck on You (2003). See more »

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