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Garry Trudeau


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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Known For

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

Filmography

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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)
 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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Other Works:

Doonesbury (1983). Musical comedy. Book by Garry Trudeau. Lyrics by Garry Trudeau. Music by Elizabeth Swados. Based on the comic strip by Garry Trudeau. Comic Strip used by permission of Universal Press Syndicate. Music orchestrated by Elizabeth Swados. Music arranged by Jeff Waxman. Musical Director: Jeff Waxman. Choreographed... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Doonesbury

Alternate Names:

G.B. Trudeau
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Personal Quote:

"I think he is smart but willfully ignorant, and he uses his ignorance for strategic advantage, which is appalling. He substitutes belief for thought. It protects you from self-doubt" -- Trudeau's opinion of President George W. Bush. See more »

Trivia:

Was the subject of controversy over his reference to U.S. National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice as "brown sugar," a derogatory term aimed at African American women, in the April 7, 2004 edition of his comic strip. See more »

Trademark:

Drawing prominent politicians represented by icons

Star Sign:

Cancer

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