Adam Shankman Overview

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Born: November 27, 1964

A native of Los Angeles, Shankman developed a love for the theater at an early age. After high school, he moved to New York and attended Juilliard in the dance program for two years. After five years of work as an actor/dancer in New York and regional theater, Shankman moved back to Los Angeles and began dancing in music videos, including those of Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson. He also performed at the 1989 Academy Awards. At age 24, Shankman teamed up with influential video director Julian... See All

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