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Seth MacFarlane


Seth Woodbury MacFarlane was born in the small New England town of Kent, Connecticut, where he lived with his mother, Ann Perry (Sager), an admissions office worker, his father, Ronald Milton MacFarlane, a prep school teacher, and his sister Rachael MacFarlane, now a voice actress and singer. He is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ted
Ted Writer
(2012)
Ted 2
Ted 2 Writer
(2015)
Family Guy
Family Guy Writer
(1999-2017)

Filmography

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  Orville (TV Series) (created by - 5 episodes, 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2017) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (creator)
- Pilot (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
  American Dad! (TV Series) (created by - 220 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2005)
- The Witches of Langley (2017) ... (creator)
- Ninety North, Zero West (2016) ... (creator)
- Roger's Baby (2016) ... (creator)
- Bahama Mama (2016) ... (creator)
- Portrait of Francine's Genitals (2016) ... (creator)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (created by - 285 episodes, 1999 - 2017) (developed by - 284 episodes, 1999 - 2017) (written by - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2005)
- Saturated Fat Guy (2017) ... (creator)
- Cop and a Half-Wit (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Dating Game (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Finer Strings (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Peter's Def Jam (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
 2015 2016 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony (TV Movie) (special material by)
 2015 Ted 2 (based on characters created by) / (written by)
 2014 Breakthrough Prize 2014 (TV Movie) (special material by)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West (written by)
  The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (created by - 89 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Wheel! Of! Family! (2013) ... (creator)
- Crazy Train (2013) ... (creator)
- Mr. & Mrs. Brown (2013) ... (creator)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... (creator)
- Grave Danger (2013) ... (creator)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2012 Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (Video Game) (creator)
 2012 Family Guy: 200 Episodes Later (TV Movie documentary) (creator) / (creator) / (creator)
 2012 Ted (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2011 Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert (TV Movie) (written by)
  Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy (TV Series) (creator - 22 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (story - 22 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (teleplay - 22 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (screenplay - 1 episode, 2009)
- Die, Sweet Roadrunner, Die (2010) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- A Trip to the Psychiatrist (2009) ... (screenplay)
- Things You Never Hear (2009) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Beavers: Assholes of the Forest (2009) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Fred and Barney Try to Get Into a Club (2009) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
 2009 Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (TV Short) (written by)
 2008 The Negotiating Table (Short) (writer)
 2007 The Family Guy 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie) (creator) / (creator)
 2006 Family Guy (Video Game) (creator)
 2005 Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (Video) (creator) / (creator)
 2005 American Dad: The New CIA (Short)
 1999 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ace in Time (1999)
 1998 Zoomates (Short) (creator) / (writer)
  Johnny Bravo (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 1997) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1997) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Johnny Bravo Meets Adam West/Under the Big Flop/Johnny Bravo Meets Donny Osmond (1997) ... (written by - segments "Johnny Bravo Meets Adam West!", "Johnny Meets Donny Osmond")
- The Man Who Cried 'Clown!'/Johnny, Real Good/Little Talky Tabitha! (1997) ... (written by - segment "Johnny, Real Good")
- Jumbo Johnny/The Perfect Gift/Bravo, James Bravo (1997) ... (teleplay - segment "Jumbo Johnny")
- Beach Blanket Bravo/The Day the Earth Didn't Move Around Much/Aisle of Mixed-Up Toys (1997) ... (teleplay - segment "Aisle of Mixed-Up Toys") / (written by - segment "The Day the Earth Didn't Move Around Much")
- I Used to Be Funny/My Fair Dork/'Twas the Night (1997) ... (written by - segment "My Fair Dork")
 1997 I Am Weasel (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- I. Architect (1997) ... (written by)
- Ping Pong at Sea (1997) ... (written by)
 1997 Cow and Chicken (TV Series) (story by - 3 episodes)
- Cow Instincts, Don't It?/Ballerina Cow (1997) ... (story by - segment "Cow's Instincts...Don't It?")
- Confused/The Molting Fairy (1997) ... (story by - segment "Confused")
- Space Cow/The Legend of Sailcat (1997) ... (story by - segment "Space Cow")
 1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Larry & Steve (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 What a Cartoon: Larry & Steve (Short) (written and created by)
  Jungle Cubs (TV Series) (1 episode, 1996) (written by - 1 episode, 1996)
- Hulla Baloo/Shere Bliss (1996) ... (segment "Shere Bliss")
- Buffaloed/Hathi Meets His Match (1996) ... (written by)
 1995 The Life of Larry (Short) (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "A Million Ways to Die in the West". New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 9780553391671 See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Seth Macfarlane | Peter | Stewie

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

The only way it [criticism] gets to me is that it demonstrates a deterioration of the power of restrained, critical, rational thought that was once more ubiquitous in our society. In the sixties and seventies there was such a high regard in this country for the achievements of human beings in science, in technology, in space exploration. And in some ways we've turned into this wimpy, ... See more »

Trivia:

He constantly references the movie Back to the Future (1985) and its sequels in both Family Guy (1999) and American Dad! (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Often references musicals and Broadway musical numbers See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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