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Garry Trudeau


Garry Trudeau was born on July 21, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Garretson Beekman Trudeau. He is a writer and producer, known for A Doonesbury Special (1977), Alpha House (2013) and Tanner '88 (1988). He has been married to Jane Pauley since June 14, 1980. They have three children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- In the Saddle (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Showgirls (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Rebuttal (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Ruby Shoals (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Prayer Brunch (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2004 Tanner on Tanner (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Awful Truth (2004) ... (writer)
- Alex in Wonderland (2004) ... (writer)
- Boston or Bust (2004) ... (writer)
- Dinner at Elaine's (2004) ... (writer)
 1988 Tanner '88 (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- The Reality Check (1988) ... (written by)
- The Boiler Room (1988) ... (written by)
- Something Borrowed, Something New (1988) ... (written by)
- The Girlfriend Factor (1988) ... (written by)
- The Great Escape (1988) ... (written by)
 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short) (comic strip Doonesbury) / (screenplay)
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 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- In the Saddle (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Showgirls (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Rebuttal (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Ruby Shoals (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Prayer Brunch (2013) ... (executive producer)
 1988 Tanner '88 (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- The Reality Check (1988) ... (executive producer)
- The Boiler Room (1988) ... (executive producer)
- Something Borrowed, Something New (1988) ... (executive producer)
- The Girlfriend Factor (1988) ... (executive producer)
- The Great Escape (1988) ... (executive producer)
 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short) (producer)
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 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short)
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 1994 Frasier (TV Series)
Louis
- Frasier Crane's Day Off (1994) ... Louis (voice)
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 2008 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (Documentary) (courtesy of: Bull Tales comic stripes (precursor to Doonesbury)
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 2008 Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (Documentary) (special thanks)
 1992 Tall Time Tales (Short) (thanks)
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 2010-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Garry Trudeau (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- Garry Trudeau (2010) ... Himself - Guest
 2011 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 January 2011 (2011) ... Himself - Guest
 2010 The Hour (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #7.52 (2010) ... Himself
 2005 The Jane Pauley Show (TV Series)
Himself - Audience Member
- Episode dated 18 March 2005 (2005) ... Himself - Audience Member
 2004 Behind the Scenes: Tanner on Tanner (Video short)
Himself
 2002 Nightline Up Close (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 4 December 2002 (2002) ... Himself
- Episode dated 3 December 2002 (2002) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Writes and draws comic strip "Doonesbury" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

G.B. Trudeau
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Having a successful daily comic strip is the closest thing to tenure that popular culture offers. But it doesn't seem to have freed up creativity any more than tenure for professors has. It's been an open invitation for complacency. See more »

Trivia:

Unwinds by watching bad movies with several friends in the style of MST3K. See more »

Trademark:

Drawing prominent politicians represented by icons

Star Sign:

Cancer

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