July 3, 1964 |
Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, television director|
Peyton Reed (born July 3, 1964) is an American television and film director.
Reed was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reed directed the motion pictures Bring It On, Down with Love, and The Break-Up; all comedy films. He has also acted in small roles in some films including his own and has written a few original songs for his soundtracks. He has also produced a few music videos.
Most recently Reed directed Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey. Yes Man is an adaptation of Danny Wallace's autobiography about his decision to say "yes" to whatever offer, invitation, challenge, and opportunity that are presented to him.
Reed is divorced and lives in the Los Angeles area.
- Back to the Future: The Animated Series (1991)
- The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995 remake)
- The Love Bug (1997 remake)
- The Weird Al Show (1997)
- Mr. Show (5 episodes of Season 4, 1998)
- Upright Citizens Brigade (2000)
- Cashmere Mafia (2008; pilot)
- The Goodwin Games (2012)
Documentaries / Short films
- Back to the Future: The Ride (Screenwriter) (1991)
- The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy (1990)
- Through The Eyes Of Forrest Gump (Making Of) (1994)
- "Pretty Khaki" (for GAP, 2/28/2005)
- Peyton Reed at the Internet Movie Database
- Photograph (at The Break-Up premiere)
- Digitally Obsessed Interview
- MoviePoopShoot.com Interview (for Down With Love)
- DVDFile.com Interview (for Bring It On)
- BTTF.com Interview (for the Back to the Future documentary)