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Jesse Peretz (I)


Jesse Peretz was born in 1968. He is a director and producer, known for Our Idiot Brother (2011), The Ex (2006) and Girls (2012). See full bio »

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 2013-2015 Nurse Jackie (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Managed Care (2015)
- Flight (2014)
- Candyman (2014)
- Rat on a Cheeto (2014)
 2015 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2012-2015 Girls (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Daddy Issues (2015)
- Cubbies (2015)
- Female Author (2015)
- I Saw You (2014)
- Role-Play (2014)
 2015 Divorce (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2015)
 2014 Married (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Getaway (2014)
- The Shower (2014)
 2013 The Goodwin Games (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Small Town (2013)
 2013 The Office (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Paper Airplane (2013)
 2011-2012 New Girl (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Parents (2012)
- Halloween (2012)
- Normal (2012)
- Control (2012)
- Bad in Bed (2011)
 2012 The Mindy Project (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Halloween (2012)
 2012 Bent (TV Series) (1 episode)
- HD (2012)
 2009 Important Things with Demetri Martin (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Coolness (2009)
- Safety (2009)
- Brains (2009)
- Power (2009)
- Timing (2009)
 2009 The Electric Company (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Call Me Tiki (2009)
 2006 The Ex
 2001 Making the Video (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2001 The Château
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: Directed music video for Foo Fighters, "Low". See more »

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[on 'Our Idiot Brother'] I love humor when it's used effectively in something dramatic. And it was fun watching Paul [Rudd] handle the challenge of not using irony as a tool. The character doesn't go there. I mean, I can't really contextualize it, but what we were trying to do in the larger parameters of the film is to make you look at this guy - and to move you as well as make you laugh.

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Raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Jesse is the youngest of four children of Martin Peretz and Anne Labouisse Peretz, a psychotherapist and painter. See more »

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