Garry Trudeau


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Garry Trudeau was born on July 21, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Garretson Beekman Trudeau. He is a writer and producer, known for A Doonesbury Special (1977), Tanner '88 (1988) and Alpha House (2013). He has been married to Jane Pauley since June 14, 1980. They have three children. See full bio »

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(1977)
Tanner '88 Writer
(1988)
Alpha House Writer
(2013-2014)

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  Alpha House (TV Series) (written by - 21 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (creator - 11 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (created by - 10 episodes, 2014)
- The Nuptials (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- There Will Be Water (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Bugged (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Civility Zone (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Retreat (2014) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2004 Tanner on Tanner (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Awful Truth (2004) ... (writer)
- Alex in Wonderland (2004) ... (writer)
- Boston or Bust (2004) ... (writer)
- Dinner at Elaine's (2004) ... (writer)
 2000 Duke 2000 (TV Series short)
 1998 Killer App (TV Movie)
 1988 Tanner '88 (TV Mini Series) (written by - 11 episodes)
- The Reality Check (1988) ... (written by)
- The Boiler Room (1988) ... (written by)
- Something Borrowed, Something New (1988) ... (written by)
- The Girlfriend Factor (1988) ... (written by)
- The Great Escape (1988) ... (written by)
 1977 A Doonesbury Special (Short) (comic strip Doonesbury) / (screenplay)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Writes and draws comic strip "Doonesbury" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Doonesbury

Alternate Names:

G.B. Trudeau

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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Personal Quote:

America is the only country in the world where failing to publicize yourself is considered arrogant. See more »

Trivia:

Distantly related to former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau through a common ascendant exiled from France a few centuries ago. He made a reference to his distant cousin in his October 16, 1974 cartoon strip (the week's theme was President Gerald Ford's pardon for draft dodgers in Canada). See more »

Trademark:

Drawing prominent politicians represented by icons

Star Sign:

Cancer

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