Dan Fogelman

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Dan Fogelman
Born United States
Nationality American
Occupation Television writer, producer, screenwriter

Dan Fogelman is an American television producer and screenwriter whose screenplays include Tangled, as well as Crazy, Stupid, Love, and the Pixar film Cars. He also created the 2012 television sitcom The Neighbors, the 2015 fairy tale-themed musical comedy series Galavant, the 2016 dramedy series This Is Us, and the 2016 baseball drama series Pitch.

Biography[edit]

Dan Fogelman was born Jewish.[1] in River Vale, New Jersey.[2] Dan Fogelman attended Pascack Valley High School. He and his mother, Joyce,[3] took a road trip from New Jersey to Las Vegas that became the basis for his 2012 film comedy The Guilt Trip, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen as a mother and son on a cross-country road trip.[1] His father, named Marty, became the namesake of the father in the 2012 television sitcom The Neighbors created by Fogelman, who has a sister who inspired the family daughter in this series.[1]

On April 21, 2011, Warner Bros. purchased Fogelman's script for a Tom Cruise film in which the star plays a disgraced politician who returns to his hometown to recover.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Directors Writers Producers Notes
2006 Cars Yes
2007 Fred Claus Yes
2008 Bolt Yes Billy (voice)
2010 Tangled Yes
2011 Cars 2 Yes Story
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love Yes
2012 The Guilt Trip Yes Yes Executive producer
2013 Last Vegas Yes
2015 Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Yes
2015 Danny Collins Yes Yes
2017 Cars 3 Yes
2018 Life Itself Yes Yes

Television[edit]

Year Title Directors Writers Producers Notes
2003–2004 Like Family Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer
2007 Lipshitz Saves the World Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer; Unsold pilot
2012–2014 The Neighbors Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer
2015–2016 Galavant Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer
2015–2016 Grandfathered Yes Yes Executive producer
2016–present This Is Us Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer
2016 Pitch Yes Yes Creator and Executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pfefferman, Naomi (September 10, 2012). "‘The Neighbors’: Aliens next door". The Jewish Journal. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Youngmisuk, Ohm. "Derrick Ward goes from movie gofer to Giant attraction", Daily News (New York), September 30, 2007. Accessed August 19, 2013. "Dan Fogelman has a movie debuting this Christmas called Fred Claus starring Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti and Kevin Spacey.... Now the kid who used to run to get coffee and sandwiches is the starting running back for the New York Giants. 'It blows my mind,' says Fogelman, a lifelong Giants fan who grew up in River Vale, N.J."
  3. ^ Pfefferman, Naomi (July 26, 2011). "First crush to midlife dating". The Jewish Journal. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike (April 21, 2011). "UPDATE: Warner Bros Seals 7-Figure Deal For Tom Cruise-Attached Dan Fogelman Pitch". Deadline. Retrieved September 23, 2012. 

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