Tom Shadyac Overview

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Born: January 01, 1960

American born, Tom Shadyac moved to L.A. in 1983 to pursue his dream of working in the film industry. With experience as a stand-up comic, having appeared regularly at the Improv on Melrose, Shadyac landed a job as a staff joke writer for comedian Bob Hope. While in Los Angeles occasionally winning acting roles -- on such series as Magnum, P.I. and Trapper John, M.D. and in the feature film, Jocks (1986) -- he worked toward a masters degree from UCLA. During his time in university he... See All


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