Jeff Tremaine

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Jeff Tremaine
Jeffrey James Tremaine

(1966-09-04) September 4, 1966 (age 53)
Alma materWashington University in St. Louis
OccupationShowrunner, filmmaker, magazine editor
Years active1996–present
Known forCo-creator of Jackass
Laura Tremaine (m. 2007)

Jeffrey James Tremaine (born September 4, 1966) is an American showrunner, filmmaker and former magazine editor. He is most closely associated with the Jackass franchise, having been involved since the inception of the first TV show.

Tremaine is the former editor of the skating culture magazine Big Brother and a former art director of the influential BMX magazine GO as well as a former professional BMX rider. Jeff was the executive producer on the MTV reality series Rob and Big and now works as the executive producer of Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory, Ridiculousness, Nitro Circus, and Adult Swim's Loiter Squad.

In 2009, it was announced that Tremaine would be directing the third sequel to Jackass, titled Jackass 3D. It was filmed in 3D starting in January 2010.[1][2][3] The whole cast of the previous movies returned.[4]

In January 2014, it was announced that Tremaine would be directing the Mötley Crüe biopic The Dirt. Tremaine then made a public appearance at the band's final tour press conference on January 28, 2014, confirming and also speaking on the film expressing his excitement. One year later, Focus Features announced that they had picked up the film, keeping Tremaine on to continue with directing.[5] In 2015, Tremaine directed and hosted the WWE Network series, WWE Swerved. In July 2015, Tremaine directed Angry Skies, a 30 for 30 film, for ESPN. In September 2016, Tremaine directed a new safety video for American Airlines.



Year Title Role Notes
2002 Jackass: The Movie Himself Director
2006 Jackass Number Two Himself Director
2010 Jackass 3D Himself Director
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Director
2017 Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine Himself Producer
2019 The Dirt Director
2020 Bad Trip Producer
2021 Jackass 4 Himself Director


Year Title Role Notes
2000–2002 Jackass Himself Co-creator
Executive producer (4 episodes)
2003–2006 Wildboyz Himself Co-creator
Executive producer
2006–2008 Rob & Big Co-creator
Executive producer
2007 24 Hours with... Himself Episode: Steve-O
2007–2009 Nitro Circus Himself Co-creator
Director (3 episodes)
Executive producer
2008 24 Hour Takeover Himself Executive producer
2009 Steve-O: Demise and Rise Himself Executive producer
2009–2015 Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory Co-creator
Executive producer
2010 The Dudesons in America Co-creator
Executive producer
2010–2015 ESPN's 30 for 30 Director (2 episodes)
2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn Himself Executive producer
2011–present Ridiculousness Himself (1 episode) Co-creator
Executive producer
2012–2014 Loiter Squad Director (8 episodes)
Executive producer
2015–present Swerved Himself Co-creator
Executive producer


  1. ^ "Bone-Crunching Stunts In Your Face, People..." MTV. December 22, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
  2. ^ "'Jackass' star Johnny Knoxville has a new recruit: Baby boy Rocko". Monsters and December 23, 2009. Archived from the original on December 26, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
  3. ^ "Jackass and Zombieland sequels 'to be filmed in 3D'". BBC. 2 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
  4. ^ "Jackass 3". 2 December 2009. Archived from the original on 5 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25.
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