October 20, 1978 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Occupation||Film & TV Writer|
|Partner(s)||Casey Wilson (engaged)|
Life and career
Caspe graduated with a MFA from New York’s School of Visual Arts in 2005 and from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2000. After graduating from New York’s School of Visual Arts, he began a career as a painter and held several exhibitions of his large-format photography, video, sculptures and other mixed-media work. In 2006, Caspe moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in screenwriting. In 2010, his screenplay for I Hate You, Dad (later re-titled That's My Boy) was picked up by Sony and Happy Madison productions. The film starred Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, and was released on June 15, 2012. Caspe's script for the upcoming comedy Ladies Night starring Charlize Theron is set to began filming in 2014, with Fred Savage attached to direct.
Caspe is currently in pre-production for two network pilots he created, Marry Me for NBC, stars Casey Wilson and Ken Marino, with Seth Gordon attached to direct. As well as Cuz-Bros for CBS, which he co-wrote with former Happy Endings writer Erik Sommers. Other projects he's currently developing through Sony TV include comedy-drama Ball Street for Showtime.
Caspe and his girlfriend of two years, actress Casey Wilson, became engaged over Labor Day weekend in September 2013. They met working together on Happy Endings, which he created and she co-starred in, and started dating in 2011.
Film and television credits
- 2011–2013: Happy Endings (creator, executive producer, director)
- 2012: That's My Boy (screenwriter)
- 2014: Cuz-Bros (creator, executive producer)
- 2014: Marry Me (creator, executive producer)
- 2015: Ladies Night (screenwriter)
- Webber, Stephanie (September 21, 2013). "Casey Wilson Engaged to David Caspe, Creator of Happy Endings". Us Weekly. Retrieved September 21, 2013.
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