Jay Roach


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Jay Roach was born on June 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA as Mathew Jay Roach. He is a producer and director, known for Trumbo (2015), Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) and Blown Away (1994). He has been married to Susanna Hoffs since April 17, 1993. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Trumbo Producer
(2015)
Blown Away Producer
(1994)
Meet the Parents Producer
(2000)

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 2019 Bombshell (producer)
 2016 All the Way (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015/III Sisters (producer)
 2015 Trumbo (producer - uncredited)
 2015 The Brink (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- There Will Be Consequences (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Just a Little Crazy Talk (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Sticky Wicket (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Tweet Tweet Tweet (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2012 The Campaign (producer)
 2012 Game Change (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 Little Fockers (producer)
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks (producer)
 2009 Brüno (producer)
 2008 Recount (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008/II Smother (producer)
 2007 Charlie Bartlett (producer)
 2006 Reel Comedy (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Borat Moviefilms Special Preview (2006) ... (producer)
 2004 Meet the Fockers (producer)
 2004 American Candidate (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2004 50 First Dates (executive producer)
 2000 Meet the Parents (producer)
 1996 The Empty Mirror (producer)
 1994 Blown Away (associate producer)
 1993 Lifepod (TV Movie) (co-producer - as M. Jay Roach)
 1993 Space Rangers (TV Series) (co-producer - 1 episode)
- Fort Hope (1993) ... (co-producer - as M. Jay Roach)
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Other Works:

Second feature audio commentary for the film Meet the Parents (2000) with Jon Poll. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

M. Jay Roach

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

The success of the second 'Austin Powers' caught us by surprise a little bit. We had decided not to do even a second one, unless the audience wanted it and we could do something better. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally going to direct 50 First Dates (2004) with Adam Sandler but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses a chaotic breakfast, lunch or dinner scene

Star Sign:

Gemini

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