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James Gunn was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri in a large Irish Catholic family. His father and his uncles were all lawyers. He has been writing and performing as long as he can remember. He began making 8mm films at the age of 12. Many of these were comedic splatter films featuring his brothers being disemboweled by zombies. Gunn dropped ... See full bio »

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Known For

Scooby-Doo
Scooby-Doo Writer
(2002)
Dawn of the Dead
(2004)
Super
Super Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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 2016 Dolphinman Battles the Sex Lobsters (Video short) (character)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (written by)
 2013 Movie 43 (written by - segment "Beezel")
 2012 Lollipop Chainsaw (Video Game) (writer)
 2010/I Super (written by)
 2010 Du hard ou du cochon! (TV Series) (idea)
  PG Porn (TV Series short) (created by - 8 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (written by - 5 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (script - 1 episode, 2009)
- Genital Hospital (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- High Poon (2009) ... (creator)
- Helpful Bus (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Squeal Happy Whores (2009) ... (creator) / (script)
- Roadside Ass-istance (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Humanzee! (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Pilot (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Sparky & Mikaela (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
- Pilot (2008) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2006 Slither (written by)
 2004 LolliLove (screenplay - uncredited)
 2004 The Swidge (Short)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (written by)
 2004 Dawn of the Dead (screenplay)
 2004 Tube (Short) (written by)
 2002 Scooby-Doo (screenplay) / (story)
 2000 The Specials
 2000 Troma's Edge TV (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Debut Episode (2000) ... (writer)
 1999 Terror Firmer (book "All I Need to Know About Filmmaking I Learned from the Toxic Avenger" - inspiration)
 1997 Hamster PSA (Short)
 1997 Sgt. Kabukiman Public Service Announcement (TV Short) (written by)
 1997 The Tromaville Café (TV Series) (creator)
 1996 Tromeo and Juliet (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"The Toy Collector" -- Novel, Bloomsbury Press, 2000 See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 20 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

On Scooby-Doo: "With all the difficulties plaguing the world over the past year, isn't it about time we had a hero who tells kids it's okay to be afraid?" "Scooby's the greatest cartoon character ever. He isn't cute like Mickey, or smart like Bugs, or fearless like Woody and Buzz -- he's a talking dog who's more human than I am. It's his humanity and imperfections that make him special." See more »

Trivia:

Brother of actor Sean Gunn, writer Brian Gunn, filmmaker Matt Gunn and movie exec Patrick Gunn. See more »

Trademark:

Unconventional characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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