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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 Bad Teacher (2011), New Girl (2011) and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007). See full bio »

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

Known For

Bad Teacher
Bad Teacher Producer
(2011)
New Girl
New Girl Producer
(2011-2017)
Sex Tape
Sex Tape Producer
(2014)

Filmography

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  Bad Teacher 2 (producer) (announced)
 2011-2017 New Girl (TV Series) (executive producer - 128 episodes)
- The Cubicle (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Raisin's Back (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Christmas Eve Eve (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Es Good (2016) ... (executive producer)
- James Wonder (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2017 Fresh Off the Boat (TV Series) (executive producer - 46 episodes)
- How to Be an American (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Where Are the Giggles? (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Taming of the Dads (2016) ... (executive producer)
- WWJD: What Would Jessica Do? (2016) ... (executive producer)
- No Thanks-giving (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Speechless (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- S-L-- SLED H-O-- HOCKEY (2016) ... (executive producer)
- R-A-Y-C-- RAY-CATION (2016) ... (executive producer)
- T-H-A-- THANKSGIVING (2016) ... (executive producer)
- D-A-T-E-- DATE? (2016) ... (executive producer)
- H-A-L-- HALLOWEEN (2016) ... (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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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:

Son of Lawrence Kasdan and Meg Kasdan. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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