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Pat Proft

Pat Proft was born on April 3, 1947 in Columbia Heights, Minnesota, USA as Patrick Proft. He is known for his work on Police Academy (1984), Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) and Real Genius (1985). He has been married to Karen Philipp since 1981. They have one child. See full bio »
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  Police Academy: Next Generation (based on characters created by) (announced)
 2013 Scary Movie 5 (written by)
 2009 Super Dave's Spike Tacular (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Paint Ball Battle of the Decade (2009) ... (written by)
- Green Machine Record Breaker (2009) ... (written by)
- Explosive Debut... Welcome Back Super! (2009) ... (written by)
 2008 Mostly Ghostly (Video) (screenplay)
 2008 Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation (Video) (based on a screenplay by) / (screenplay)
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (screenplay)
 2003 Scary Movie 3 (written by)
 1998 Wrongfully Accused (written by)
 1997 Mr. Magoo (written by)
  Police Academy: The Series (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode, 1997) (based on characters created by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Two Men and a Baby (1997) ... (characters)
- Pilot (1997) ... (based on characters created by)
 1996 High School High (written by)
 1994 Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (characters)
 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux (characters) / (written by)
 1992 Brain Donors (screenplay)
 1991 Hot Shots! (written by)
 1988 Lucky Stiff (written by)
 1988 Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (characters creator)
 1986 Police Academy 3: Back in Training (characters creator)
 1985 Real Genius (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 Moving Violations (screenplay)
 1985 Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (characters created by)
 1984 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
 1984 Police Academy (screenplay) / (story)
  Police Squad! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1982) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1982)
- The Butler Did It (A Bird in the Hand) (1982) ... (teleplay)
 1979 Detective School (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Farewell, My Miss Glendale (1979) ... (written by)
 1978 The Star Wars Holiday Special (TV Movie)
 1978 Mary (TV Series) (writer)
 1978 Ringo (TV Movie) (written by)
 1977 Redd Foxx (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 September 1977 (1977) ... (writer)
 1976 Van Dyke and Company (TV Series)
 1976 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #9.24 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.23 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.22 (1976) ... (writer)
- Episode #9.21 (1976) ... (writer)
 1976 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Telethon (1976) ... (written by)
 1975 When Things Were Rotten (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The French Dis-connection (1975) ... (teleplay)
 1975 The Jim Stafford Show (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (writer)
 1975 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series) (1975)
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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His wife, Karen Philipp, appears in the movie Moving Violations (1985), which he wrote and produced.

Trademark:

Frequently works with David Zucker, Jerry Zucker and Jim Abrahams

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Aries

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