- Name: Tom Shadyac
- Born: 12/11/1958 (62 years old)
- Occupation: Screenwriter, director, producer, author, occasional
Thomas Peter Shadyac (born December 11, 1958) is an American director, screenwriter, producer, and author. The youngest joke-writer ever for comedian Bob Hope, Shadyac is widely known for writing and directing the comedy films Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, and Bruce Almighty. In 2010, Shadyac retired from comedic work to write, direct, and narrate his documentary film I Am, that explores his abandonment of a materialistic lifestyle following his involvement in a bicycle accident three years earlier.
Birth Name: Thomas Peter Shadyac
Notable Works: Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, Patch Adams, Bruce Almighty, I Am
School: University of Virginia
Alias: Thomas Peter Shadyac
Birth Place: Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.
Tom Shadyac quotes :
I'm from the Madeleine L'Engle school. The more she delves into science, the more she knows there's a creator who's behind these amazing laws, these amazing events. The symmetry of nature, the structure and order of it.Tom Shadyac
My dad's half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I'm three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese.Tom Shadyac