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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), Zero Effect (1998) and The TV Set (2006). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Zero Effect
Zero Effect Producer
(1998)
The TV Set
The TV Set Producer
(2006)

Filmography

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  Bad Teacher 2 (producer) (announced)
 2016-2018 Speechless (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- THE H-U-S-- HUSTLE (2018) ... (executive producer)
- N-E-- NEW Y-- YEAR'S E-- EVE (2018) ... (executive producer)
- S-I--SILENT NIGHT (2017) ... (executive producer)
- S-T--Star W--Wars W--Wars (2017) ... (executive producer)
- B-I-- BIKINI U-N-- UNIVERSITY (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2018 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (executive producer - 72 episodes)
- Liar Liar (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Big Baby (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Do You Hear What I Hear? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Slide Effect (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Vouch (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (executive producer)
 2011-2017 New Girl (TV Series) (executive producer - 138 episodes)
- Five Stars for Beezus (2017) ... (executive producer)
- San Diego (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Misery (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Socalyalcon VI (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Young Adult (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Jalen Vs. Everybody (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 The Grinder (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Weird Loners (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2014 Sex Tape (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)
 2011 Bad Teacher (executive 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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[re his movie _The TV Set ( 2006)_ (qv] Seven years ago, I made a movie that I was pretty sure at the time was going to end my career. Or at least a big part of it. And I was basically fine with that. Even though my career was not really big enough to start closing off any corridors, there was this one area that I was OK leaving behind...I had written and directed it. The subject was pilot season... See more »

Trivia:

Brother of Jon Kasdan. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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