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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 6 December 1953New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameWil Herbert Shriner

Mini Bio (1)

He is as a award-winning television director with numerous episodes of Frasier (1993), Becker (1998), Everybody Loves Raymond (1996), and Gilmore Girls (2000) under his belt.

He is a nationally known comedian with over 50 appearances with Jay Leno, David Letterman, Johnny Carson and more.

His corporate track record with Microsoft and Bill Gates continues to grow with a host of projects for an array of technology- and consumer-oriented electronic companies.

As an actor, he has over a dozen films to his credit including the Academy Award-nominated film Peggy Sue Got Married (1986), in which he co-starred with Joan Allen, and that was directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Wil Shriner wrote the screenplay and directed the feature film Hoot (2006), based on the Newbury Honor-noted Carl Hiaasen book from New Line Cinema and Walden Media.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: wil

Spouse (1)

Cathy Young (16 June 1984 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

Twin brother of Kin Shriner
He is the son of Herb Shriner, the late humorist.
He is eight minutes younger than his twin brother Kin.
1972 graduate of J.J. Pearce High School-Richardson, TX
Named after Will Rogers.
In his debut as screenwriter/director his film HOOT was inducted into the Museum of Modern Art's film collection in NYC in 2008.

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