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Jay Roach was born on June 14, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Trumbo (2015), Bombshell (2019) and Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997). 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 8 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

Trumbo Producer
(2015)
Bombshell Producer
(2019)
Blown Away Producer
(1994)

Filmography

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 2022 High Desert (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer)
 2020 Coastal Elites (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019/I Bombshell (producer - produced by, p.g.a.)
 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 - produced by)
 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)
 2001 Meet the Parents: Deleted Scenes (Video short) (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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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for Ming Tea feat. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), "Daddy Wasn't There". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

M. Jay Roach

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)

Spouse:

Susanna Hoffs  (2 children)

Relatives:

Marci Reid (cousin)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

As long as we, again, kind of keep earning the sequels with material and I'm confident Mike can, I'm in. You know I always want to do those. But I also want to keep going in some of the direction as Meet the Parents has. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the Jury for AFI Awards For Motion Pictures 2005 See more »

Trademark:

Often uses a chaotic breakfast, lunch or dinner scene

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