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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameAhmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa

Mini Bio (2)

Ahmet Zappa is an entertainer, NY Times Best Selling Author, film and television screenwriter, director, producer, inventor and futurist. He's also acted in feature films and TV, and hosted hundreds of hours of television. Additionally he runs the extensive Frank Zappa estate through the Zappa Trust as co-Trustee.

Zappa consults or partners with a variety of businesses and brands often creating content for their marketing strategies. He helped form the company Blk-Ops which has made a significant amount of Microsoft's commercials since 2014. As a creative, he stays involved from pre-production to post-production on all projects.

As a Co-Trustee he manages and administers all assets of the Frank Zappa business. This includes recordings, publishing, name image and likeness as well as furthering the Zappa business and trademarks in the marketplace.

Under his entertainment shingle, Monsterfoot Productions, he conceived the story, developed and produced "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," for Walt Disney Pictures. He also originated the ideas and wrote the screenplays for "Monster Witness Relocation Program" and "Tiki." At Sony Pictures, he is producing the movies "Dodge & Twist" and "Savage Planet."

Zappa wrote the critically acclaimed novel "The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless," the picture book "Because I'm Your Dad," graphic novels and co-created the new Disney brand and book series "Star Darlings" with his wife.

Zappa began his TV writing career working on short form, comedic web content for various production companies and animation studios. He then moved into scripting family content, sitcoms, action oriented dramas as well as supernatural and science fiction based high concept television shows.

Zappa has written and produced songs for animation, recorded tracks for motion picture soundtracks, scored the music for commercials, web series, reality series, specials and other television projects . He has been a member of a few bands, made a handful of albums and music videos and also toured the globe playing his music.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Monsterfoot

Ahmet Zappa is an entrepreneur, NY Times Best Selling Author, film and television screenwriter, director, producer, inventor and futurist. He also runs the extensive Frank Zappa estate through the Zappa Family Trust as co-Trustee.

Zappa consults or partners with a variety of businesses and brands often creating content for their marketing strategies. He helped form the company Blk-Ops which has made a significant amount of Microsoft's commercials since 2014. As a creative, he stays involved from pre-production to post-production on all projects.

As a Co-Trustee he manages and administers all assets of the Frank Zappa business. This includes recordings, publishing, name image and likeness as well as furthering the Zappa business and trademarks in the marketplace.

Under his entertainment shingle, Monsterfoot Productions, he conceived the story, developed and produced "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," for Walt Disney Pictures. He also originated the ideas and wrote the screenplays for "Monster Witness Relocation Program" and "Tiki." At Sony Pictures, he is producing the movies "Dodge & Twist" and "Savage Planet."

Zappa wrote the critically acclaimed novel "The Monstrous Memoirs of a Mighty McFearless," the picture book "Because I'm Your Dad," graphic novels and co-created the new Disney brand and book series "Star Darlings" with his wife.

Zappa began his TV writing career working on short form, comedic web content for various production companies and animation studios. He then moved into scripting family content, sitcoms, action oriented dramas as well as supernatural and science fiction based high concept television shows.

Zappa has written and produced songs for animation, recorded tracks for motion picture soundtracks, scored the music for commercials, web series, reality series, specials and other television projects . He has been a member of a few bands, made a handful of albums and music videos and also toured the globe playing his music.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Monsterfoot

Spouse (2)

Shana Muldoon (15 May 2010 - present) ( 1 child)
Selma Blair (24 January 2004 - 27 November 2006) ( divorced)

Trivia (4)

Son of Frank Zappa and Gail Zappa.
Engaged to Selma Blair - October 2003
Brother-in-law of Patrick Muldoon and Paul Doucette.

Personal Quotes (14)

I didn't read at all until I was 12. I just couldn't. It was too frustrating.
I had this whole ritual with my mother making the bed with me inside it so I would be invisible.
I picked books by their covers - the worse the cover, the more I wanted to read it.
I definitely have managed to overcome dyslexia now to become a fully functional human being but things were a lot more difficult when I was younger.
At 12 I dropped out of school but I had lost interest in it at a much earlier age. For me, school was very very stressful.
I've always wanted to have a book published - it was a dream of mine, but the thought of actually writing a book made me feel really sick.
My father would often work all night and sleep during the day, so for us, dinner might be pancakes, and breakfast might be beef stroganoff.
When we had to do book reports, I would pick a book that no one read and just make it up and turn that in. I got praised for my imagination.
I would ask my parents something, but then go to my siblings. We were encouraged to bounce ideas off everyone.
I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads.
I collect things that just look retarded.
My parents told us how they felt but never imposed their beliefs on us, although I appreciate I got a healthy sense of democracy from them.
The way this whole novel thing came together was, I sold them one bill of goods and then didn't communicate very well. I am like Captain Run-on Sentence.
I think what my father appreciated was the science experiment of life. He had these kids, and they had their own experiences. He wanted us to discover the world for ourselves.

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