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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 21 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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Ted
Ted Writer
(2012)
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Ted 2 Writer
(2015)
Family Guy
Family Guy Writer
(1998-2018)

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  The Orville (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2017) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.13 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #1.12 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (created by)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (created by - 297 episodes, 1999 - 2018) (developed by - 289 episodes, 1999 - 2017) (written by - 4 episodes, 1998 - 2005)
- Episode #16.7 (2018) ... (created by)
- Peter Gets Fired (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #16.6 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #16.5 (2017) ... (created by)
- Episode #16.4 (2017) ... (created by)
  American Dad! (TV Series) (created by - 231 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2005)
- Garbage Stan (2017) ... (created by)
- The Long Bomb (2017) ... (created by)
- Family Plan (2017) ... (created by)
- The Bitchin' Race (2017) ... (created by)
- The Life and Times of Stan Smith (2017) ... (created by)
 2015 2016 Breakthrough Prize Ceremony (TV Movie) (special material by)
 2014 Breakthrough Prize 2014 (TV Movie) (special material by)
  The Cleveland Show (TV Series) (created by - 88 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Wheel! Of! Family! (2013) ... (created by)
- Crazy Train (2013) ... (created by)
- Mr. & Mrs. Brown (2013) ... (created by)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... (created by)
- Grave Danger (2013) ... (created by)
 2013 The 85th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2012 Family Guy: 200 Episodes Later (TV Movie documentary) (created by) / (creator) / (developer)
 2011 Seth MacFarlane: Swingin' in Concert (TV Movie) (written by)
  Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy (TV Series short) (3 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (created by - 23 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (creator - 16 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (story and teleplay by - 13 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (story by - 10 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (teleplay by - 10 episodes, 2008 - 2009) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (story - 1 episode, 2010)
- He Who Lives in a Glass House... (2010) ... (creator)
- The Gay Knight (2010)
- Die, Sweet Roadrunner, Die (2010) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- A Trip to the Psychiatrist (2009) ... (created by) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Things You Never Hear (2009) ... (created by) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
 2009 Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (TV Short) (written by)
 2007 Family Guy 100th Episode Special (TV Movie) (created by) / (developed by)
 2007 The Family Guy 100th Episode Celebration (TV Movie) (creator) / (developer)
 1999 Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Ace in Time (1999)
 1998 Oh Yeah! Cartoons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Max and the Pigeon/Zoomates/Microcops (1998) ... (segment "Zoomates")
  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 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 I Am Weasel (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Ping Pong at Sea (1997) ... (written by)
 1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Larry & Steve (1997) ... (written 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)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Holiday on Swing". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

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Alternate Names:

Seth Macfarlane | Peter | Stewie

Height:

5' 11" (1.81 m)
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Personal Quote:

(On the death of Adam West) Family Guy (1999) has lost it mayor, and I have lost a friend. Adam West was a joy to work with and the kind of guy you always wanted to be around. His positivity, good nature, and sense of fun were undeniable, and it was always a big jolt of the best kind of energy when he walked in to record the show. He knew comedy and he knew humanity.

I am beyond fortunate enough ... See more »

Trivia:

The name of his production company, Fuzzy Door, comes from the name of his apartment when he attended Rhode Island School of Design ("RISD"). The door to the house was covered in fur. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently makes references to popular TV shows from the '70s and '80s See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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