Judd Apatow

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Quotes (15)

  • Judd Apatow: It’s a very funny, ridiculous idea that it’s easier to cry than it is to make people laugh.

  • Judd Apatow: It's about time that a movie where a man urinates in his own face is on the same top 10 list as Munich.

  • Judd Apatow: I am not a thief of ideas.

  • Judd Apatow: I dropped my Cable Guy lawsuit not because the film got bad reviews but because I spent eighty grand on it and my lawyer told me I was going to lose.

  • Judd Apatow: It's very difficult to get DVD's done in time. You have to find and cut a lot of material.

  • Judd Apatow: I'm a giant fan of DVD's, and I love DVD extras.

  • Judd Apatow: I have always been a fan of developing movies with the people who are going to star in them.

  • Judd Apatow: I'm a big fan of improvisation.

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Trivia (24)

  • Judd was one of just 105 people who were invited to the AMPAS in 2008.

  • In 2002, Judd directed a costume design skit for the 74th Annual Academy Awards. Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller were in the skit.

  • Judd appeared on Adam Sandler's comedy album "What the Hell Happened To Me?" in 1996.

  • Judd has cast Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, Martin Starr, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Matthew McKane, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill and Craig Robinson in alot of his movies.

  • Judd was nominated six times for an Emmy award for his work on The Larry Sanders Show.

  • His writing style of character driven plots comes from his mentor Garry Shandling.

  • Judd started his career in comedy in high school where he was the host of a segment on the school's radio station called the Club Comedy. During his time at the radio station, he interviewed Steve Allen, Howard Stern, Harold Ramis and John Candy, and then-unknowns Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. His mom worked at a comedy club so she had access to these contacts.

  • He lists filmmakers James L. Brooks, Hal Ashby, Robert Altman and John Cassavetes among his favorites.

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