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Jake Kasdan


Jake Kasdan was born on October 28, 1974 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jacob Kasdan. He is a producer and director, known for Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), Bad Teacher (2011) and New Girl (2011). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Weird Loners (TV Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014 Bad Teacher 2 (producer) (announced)
 2011-2014 New Girl (TV Series) (executive producer - 69 episodes)
- Cruise (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Dance (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mars Landing (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Fired Up (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Sister II (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2013 Ben and Kate (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Bake Off (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Girl Problems (2013) ... (executive producer)
- B-Squad (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Guitar Face (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Friends with Kids (producer)
 2008 Shades of Ray (executive producer)
 2007 Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (producer)
 2006 The TV Set (producer)
 2002 Zero Effect (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (consulting producer - 15 episodes)
- Noshing and Moshing (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Dead Dogs and Gym Teachers (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- The Little Things (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Smooching and Mooching (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Discos and Dragons (2000) ... (consulting producer)
 1998 Zero Effect (producer)
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Alternate Names:

Jacob Kasdan

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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My first pilot gig; in fact my first job in television; was Freaks and Geeks (1999), and the experience of directing that pilot was probably the single most formative of my directing life. The lessons I learned from those people (Judd Apatow, Paul Feig, the incredible cast) and the approach to comedy that we derived together to make that 48-minute "mini-movie" have, in one way or another, infused... See more »

Trivia:

Brother of Jon Kasdan. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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