Jeff Tremaine

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Jeff Tremaine
Born Jeffrey James Tremaine
(1966-09-04) September 4, 1966 (age 48)
Rockville, Maryland, U.S.
Occupation Director, producer, screenwriter
Years active 1996–present

Jeffery James "Jeff" Tremaine (born September 4, 1966) is an American director, screenwriter, and producer. Along with Johnny Knoxville and Spike Jonze, he is one of the creators of MTV's Jackass. He directed Jackass: The Movie, Jackass Number Two, Jackass 3D, Bad Grandpa, and Jackass spinoff Wildboyz.[1]

Tremaine is the former editor of 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.[2][3][4] The whole cast of the previous movies returned.[5]

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.[6]

   Also has directed Angry Skies, a 30 for 30 film, for ESPN.




  1. ^ Mccarthy, Sean (Sep 19, 2006). "He may be a `Jackass,' but he's not crazy". Boston Herald. Retrieved 2009-10-24. 
  2. ^ "Bone-Crunching Stunts In Your Face, People...". MTV. December 22, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
  3. ^ "'Jackass' star Johnny Knoxville has a new recruit: Baby boy Rocko". Monsters and December 23, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
  4. ^ "Jackass and Zombieland sequels 'to be filmed in 3D'". BBC. 2 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
  5. ^ "Jackass 3". 2 December 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-25. 
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