|Date of Birth||8 April 1971 , Brooklyn, New York, USA|
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Craig Mazin (born April 8, 1971) is an American screenwriter and director.
Mazin was born in Brooklyn, New York, and moved to Marlboro Township, New Jersey when he was a teen and attended Freehold High School which inducted him into its Hall of Fame in 2010. He graduated magna cum laude with a degree in psychology from Princeton University in 1992. He began his entertainment career in marketing; he was an executive with the Walt Disney Company in the mid-1990s, responsible for writing and producing campaigns for studio films.
As a screenwriter, his credited work includes Senseless, RocketMan, Scary Movie 3, and Scary Movie 4. Other projects in development include the upcoming movie Opus, an animated collaboration with cartoonist Berkeley Breathed. He produced and directed (but did not write) the low-budget superhero film The Specials. Mazin wrote and directed another superhero film spoof Superhero Movie. He also co-wrote the script for the film The Hangover: Part II.