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Judd Apatow

Jan 21, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Most significant professional accomplishment: “I have been given the opportunity to collaborate with funny people that I admire, and for the most part we have had a good time and made a lot of people laugh.” Also, being a “small part” of “The Larry Sanders Show.”
What he watches on television: More VH1 than anyone should; “The Simpsons,” “The Sopranos,” “Everybody Loves Raymond”; every “E! True Hollywood Story,” “Behind the Music” and celebrity documentary ever made, sometimes more than once.
Hobbies: “Spending time with my beautiful wife [actress Leslie Mann] and 4-year-old daughter [Maude].”
Career highlights: Host of a radio show in high school where he interviewed comedians such as Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld and Steve Allen. Stand-up comedian, 1985-92. Co-creator and executive producer of “The Ben Stiller Show,” which aired on Fox in 1992 and for which he won an Emmy for writing. Writer, consulting producer and later co-executive producer, “The Larry Sanders Show.” Consulting producer, “The Critic,” 1998. Executive producer, “Freaks and Geeks,” 1999. Executive producer and co-writer on films “Heavyweights” and “Celtic Pride.”