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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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 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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 2014 IMDb: What to Watch (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Alpha House (2014) ... Himself
 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 »

Official Sites:


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:

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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