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Louis Theroux was born on May 20, 1970 in Singapore. He is a writer and producer, known for My Scientology Movie (2015), When Louis Met... Jimmy (2000) and Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998). He has been married to Nancy Strang since July 7, 2012. They have three children. He was previously married to Susanna Miriam Kleeman. See full bio »

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 2022 Louis Theroux's Forbidden America (TV Mini Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Porn's Me Too (2022) ... (written by)
- Rap's New Frontline (2022) ... (written by)
- Extreme and Online (2022) ... (written by)
 2021 Louis Theroux: Shooting Joe Exotic (Documentary) (written by)
  Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes, 2020) (Writer - 2 episodes, 2020)
- Family Ties (2020)
- Law and Disorder (2020)
- The Dark Side of Pleasure (2020) ... (Writer)
- Beyond Belief (2020) ... (Writer)
 2020 Grounded with Louis Theroux (Podcast Series)
 2020 Louis Theroux: Selling Sex (TV Movie documentary)
 2019 Louis Theroux: Surviving America's Most Hated Family (Documentary) (written by)
 2019 Louis Theroux: Mothers on the Edge (TV Movie documentary)
 2019 Louis Theroux: The Night in Question (TV Movie documentary)
 2018 Louis Theroux's Altered States (TV Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Take My Baby (2018) ... (written by)
- Choosing Death (2018) ... (written by)
- Love Without Limits (2018) ... (written by)
 2017 Louis Theroux: Talking to Anorexia (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2017 Louis Theroux: Dark States (TV Mini Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Murder in Milwaukee (2017) ... (written by)
- Trafficking Sex (2017) ... (written by)
- Heroin Town (2017) ... (written by)
 2016 Louis Theroux: Savile (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2016 Louis Theroux: A Different Brain (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2016 Louis Theroux: Drinking to Oblivion (TV Movie documentary)
 2015 My Scientology Movie (Documentary) (written by)
 2015 Louis Theroux: Transgender Kids (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2015 Louis Theroux: By Reason of Insanity (TV Mini Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2015)
- Part 1 (2015)
 2014 Louis Theroux's LA Stories (TV Mini Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Among the Sex Offenders (2014) ... (written by)
- Edge of Life (2014) ... (written by)
- City of Dogs (2014) ... (written by)
 2012 What!? Logo Documentaries (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2012 Louis Theroux: Twilight of the Porn Stars (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2012 Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Dementia (TV Movie documentary)
 2012 Louis Theroux: Extreme Love - Autism (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Louis Theroux: America's Most Dangerous Pets (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail (TV Mini Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2011)
- Part 1 (2011)
 2011 Louis Theroux: The Ultra Zionists (TV Movie documentary)
 2010 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Lagos (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 2010 Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Louis Theroux: The City Addicted to Crystal Meth (TV Movie documentary)
 2009 Louis Theroux: A Place for Paedophiles (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Johannesburg (Documentary) (writer)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Law and Disorder in Philadelphia (Documentary) (writer)
 2008 Louis Theroux's African Hunting Holiday (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2008 Louis Theroux: Behind Bars (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Louis Theroux: Under the Knife (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Most Hated Family in America (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2007 Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 The Weird World of Louis Theroux (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2003 Louis and the Nazis (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2003 Louis, Martin & Michael (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Louis Theroux: Louis and the Brothel (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 When Louis Met... Max Clifford (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2002 When Louis Met... Chris Eubank (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2002 When Louis Met... Ann Widdecombe (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2001 When Louis Met... The Hamiltons (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2001 When Louis Met Paul and Debbie (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 1998-2000 Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (TV Series documentary) (written by - 17 episodes)
- Rap (2000) ... (written by)
- Looking for Love (2000) ... (written by)
- Body-Building (2000) ... (written by)
- Boer Separatists (2000) ... (written by)
- India: Enlightenment (2000) ... (written by)
 2000 When Louis Met... Jimmy (TV Special documentary) (written by)
 1996 Not Necessarily the Election (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jail News ... (writer)
 1994 TV Nation (TV Series documentary)
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Nancy Strang  (3 children) | See more »

Parents:

Paul Theroux

Relatives:

Justin Theroux (cousin) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Presumption of innocence is a criminal standard but not a conversation-ending statement of historical fact. What about serial killer Fred West? He died un-convicted of any of his murders. Was he innocent? See more »

Trivia:

Cousin of Justin Theroux. See more »

Trademark:

Always wears spectacles See more »

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