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Steve Franks was creator, writer, and executive producer of the USA Network original series Psych. A southern California native, Franks earned a BA in English from the University of California, Irvine in 1991 while also doing stand-up comedy and fronting the popular Orange County band, Friendly Indians. While a graduate student in the film ... See full bio »

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Psych Producer
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Rush Hour Producer


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 2021 Psych 3: This Is Gus (executive producer) (filming)
 2020 Psych 2: Lassie Come Home (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 Psych: The Movie (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Rush Hour (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Familee Ties (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Dark Night (2016) ... (executive producer)
- O Hostage! My Hostage! (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Knock, Knock... House Creeping! (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Prisoner of Love (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 DeTour (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006-2014 Psych (TV Series) (executive producer - 121 episodes)
- Psych After Pshow (2014) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Break-Up (2014) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- A Nightmare on State Street (2014) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- A Touch of Sweevil (2014) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up (2014) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
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6' 7" (2.01 m)


April McDonald  (1 child)

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His father was an LAPD cop who liked to call himself 'a trained observer' and wanted to groom his only son to follow in his footsteps. Whenever they went to a restaurant, he would test young Steve by telling him to close his eyes and recall: How many people have hats on? Where is the exit? What's the name on the hostess' nametag?". See more »



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