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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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Known For

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

Filmography

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  The Orville (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2017) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.12 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (creator)
  Family Guy (TV Series) (created by - 290 episodes, 1999 - 2017) (developed by - 289 episodes, 1999 - 2017) (written by - 4 episodes, 1999 - 2005)
- Episode #16.1 (2017) ... (creator)
- A House Full of Peters (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Dearly Deported (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- The Peter Principal (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Peter's Lost Youth (2017) ... (creator) / (creator)
  American Dad! (TV Series) (created by - 226 episodes, 2005 - 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2005)
- Julia Rogerts (2017) ... (creator)
- Camp Campawanda (2017) ... (creator)
- Bazooka Steve (2017) ... (creator)
- Casino Normale (2017) ... (creator)
- A Nice Night for a Drive (2017) ... (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 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) ... (creator) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Things You Never Hear (2009) ... (creator) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
 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 Oh Yeah! Cartoons (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Max and the Pigeon/Zoomates/Microcops (1998) ... (segment "Zoomates")
 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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Show Show Actor (55 credits)
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Show Show Soundtrack (35 credits)
Show Show Art department (7 credits)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Art director (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (129 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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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:

Is a skilled pianist See more »

Trademark:

Extremely dark and grotesque gags See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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