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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. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Alpha House (TV Series) (10 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- In the Saddle (2014) ... (creator)
- Showgirls (2014) ... (creator)
- The Rebuttal (2013) ... (creator)
- Ruby Shoals (2013) ... (creator)
- Prayer Brunch (2013) ... (creator)
 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:

His revue, "Rap Master Ronnie," written with Elizabeth Swados, was performed at RayMar Productions in Chicago, Illinois. Cast and crew included Kathy Santen, William M. Bush, Margaret James (musical director). Directed by Bill Castellino. 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:

"I think he is smart but willfully ignorant, and he uses his ignorance for strategic advantage, which is appalling. He substitutes belief for thought. It protects you from self-doubt" -- Trudeau's opinion of President George W. Bush. See more »

Trivia:

Once produced a series of strips mocking the anti-abortion movement, but was pressured not to run them due to their inflammatory nature. They were later printed in The New Republic magazine. See more »

Trademark:

Drawing prominent politicians represented by icons

Star Sign:

Cancer

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