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Andy Breckman was born on March 3, 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Rat Race (2001), I.Q. (1994) and Saturday Night Live (1975). He has been married to Beth Landau since 2004. They have two children. He was previously married to Mary. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Known For

Rat Race Writer
(2001)
I.Q. Writer
(1994)
(1983-1997)

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  The Misery Index (TV Series) (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by - 10 episodes, 2022) (created by - 1 episode, 2019)
- That's Not Snowflake! (2022) ... (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by)
- Gambled on a Fart (2022) ... (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by)
- She Licks What??? (2022) ... (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by)
- Beast Murr (2022) ... (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by)
- Feel the Burn (2022) ... (based on the game 'S**t Happens' created by)
 2021 Let's Be Real (TV Series) (sketches written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2021) ... (sketches written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (sketches written by)
 2020 Peacock Presents: The At-Home Variety Show Featuring Seth MacFarlane (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
- Monk in Quarantine (2020) ... (written by)
  The Good Cop (TV Series) (created by - 10 episodes, 2018) (written by - 6 episodes, 2018)
- Who Cut Mrs. Ackroyd in Half? (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Why Kill a Busboy? (2018) ... (creator)
- Will Cora Get Married? (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Who Killed the Guy on the Ski Lift? (2018) ... (creator)
- Did the TV Star Do It? (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2018 Justice League Action (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Barehanded (2018) ... (story by)
 2017 Night of Too Many Stars (TV Special) (written by)
 2016 Triumph's Election Watch 2016 (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- The Finale (2016)
- The Home Stretch (2016)
- Election Watch (2016)
- Bonus Poop (2016)
 2015 The Jack and Triumph Show (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dog House (2015) ... (story)
 2010 Uncle Nigel (TV Movie)
  Monk (TV Series) (head writer - 125 episodes, 2002 - 2009) (created by - 124 episodes, 2002 - 2009) (written by - 13 episodes, 2002 - 2009) (story by - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (creator - 1 episode, 2002)
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 2 (2009) ... (creator) / (head writer) / (written by)
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 1 (2009) ... (creator) / (head writer) / (written by)
- Mr. Monk and the Badge (2009) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Mr. Monk Is the Best Man (2009) ... (creator) / (head writer)
- Mr. Monk Goes Camping (2009) ... (creator) / (head writer)
 2009 Little Monk (TV Series short) (2 episodes)
 2003 The 75th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 2001 Rat Race (written by)
 2001 The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
  TV Funhouse (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (additional material - 3 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (writer - 1 episode, 2000)
- Chinese New Year's Day (2001) ... (additional material - segment "Wonderman")
- Astronaut Day (2001) ... (segment "The Baby, The Immigrant And The Guy on Mushrooms")
- Safari Day (2001) ... (segment "Stedman")
- Caveman Day (2001) ... (additional material - segment "Mischievous Mitchell")
- Christmas Day (2000) ... (writer)
 2000 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Farley (TV Special documentary)
 1998 Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman (TV Special documentary)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Tourist Trap (1998)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (written by - 36 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (writer - 21 episodes, 1985 - 1987) (additional sketches - 5 episodes, 1986 - 1995) (additional sketch - 1 episode, 1997)
- Chevy Chase/Live (1997) ... (additional sketch)
- Quentin Tarantino/Smashing Pumpkins (1995) ... (additional sketches)
- Gabriel Byrne/Alanis Morissette (1995) ... (additional sketches)
- David Schwimmer/Natalie Merchant (1995) ... (additional sketches)
- Dennis Hopper/Roy Orbison (1987) ... (writer)
 1996 Sgt. Bilko (written by)
 1994 I.Q. (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 True Identity (written by)
 1988 Hot to Trot (uncredited)
 1988 Arthur 2: On the Rocks (written by)
 1988 Moving (written by)
 1985 George Burns Comedy Week (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Disaster at Buzz Creek (1985) ... (written by)
 1984 The Joe Piscopo Special (TV Special)
 1982-1984 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 56 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 July 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 June 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 19 April 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 March 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 28 February 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
 1979 Hot Hero Sandwich (TV Series) (writer)
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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Beth Landau  (2 children) | See more »
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Once did not recognise his own wife's voice when she called into his radio show. See more »

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