Adam Shankman

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Born: 11/27/1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (16)

Step Up All In 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Rock of Ages 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Step Up: Revolution 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Going the Distance 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

Step Up 3-D 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Producer

The Last Song 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

17 Again 2009 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bedtime Stories 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Step Up 2 The Streets 2008 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hairspray 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Premonition 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Step Up 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Pacifier 2005 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Fiance (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (13)

Glee 2010, 2012 (Tv Show)

Director

Rock of Ages 2012 (Movie)

(Director)

Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Director

Bedtime Stories 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

Hairspray 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

The Pacifier 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

Bringing Down the House 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

The 75th Annual Academy Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Director

A Walk to Remember 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

Monk 2002 (Tv Show)

Director

The Wedding Planner 2001 (Movie)

(Director)

Cosmo's Tale 1998 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (11)

So You Think You Can Dance 2007 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ace of Cakes 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hairspray 2007 (Movie)

Talent Agent (Actor)

Step Up 2006 (Movie)

Nightclub Dancer (Actor)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2 2005 (Movie)

Clam Bake Chef (Actor)

Stuck on You 2003 (Movie)

Choreographer/Waiter (Actor)

Scream 2 1997 (Movie)

Ghost Dancer (Actor)

The Relic 1997 (Movie)

Dance Choreographer (Actor)

Frankenstein Sings 1995 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag 1992 (Movie)

Timid Man (Actor)

Rockula 1990 (Movie)

Driver (Actor)
Music (1)

Hairspray 2007 (Movie)

("Tied Up In The Knots Of Sin") (Song Performer)
Other (35)

Down the Shore 1991 - 1992, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Choreographer

Ellen 1991 - 1992, 1994 - 1997, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Choreographer

Friends 1991 - 1992, 1996 - 1997, 2013 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Choreographer

The 2008 MTV Movie Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Choreographer

Hairspray 2007 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Catch Me If You Can 2002 (Movie)

Dance Consultant (Consultant)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2001 (Tv Show)

Choreographer

Monkeybone 2001 (Movie)

(Spaff Animation/cartoon animation) (Choreographer)

Isn't She Great 2000 (Movie)

choreography (Choreographer)

Mission to Mars 2000 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Blast From the Past 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Dudley Do-Right 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Forces of Nature 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Inspector Gadget 1999 (Movie)

choreography (Choreographer)

Inspector Gadget 1999 (Movie)

physical comedy consultant (Consultant)

She's All That 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

The Out-Of-Towners 1999 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Antz 1998 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

A Life Less Ordinary 1997 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Anastasia 1997 (Movie)

("A Rumor in St Petersburg" "Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)") (Choreographer)

Boogie Nights 1997 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

George of the Jungle 1997 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Scream 2 1997 (Movie)

choreography (Choreographer)

Mrs. Winterbourne 1996 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

The 1995 Billboard Music Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Choreographer

Casper 1995 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Congo 1995 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Frankenstein Sings 1995 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Miami Rhapsody 1995 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Roundhouse 1991 - 1995 (TV Show)

Choreographer

Tank Girl 1995 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

The Flintstones 1994 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Weekend at Bernie's II 1993 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag 1992 (Movie)

(Choreographer)

Relationships

Jennifer Gibgot Producer

Sister

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

1982

Palisades High School

Milestones

2012

Directed Tom Cruise, Alec Baldwin, and Julianne Hough in the feature adaptation of the stage musical "Rock of Ages"; also produced and choreographed

2010

Was one of the producers of the "82nd Annual Academy Awards" show.

2007

Started appearing as a judge on "So You Think You Can Dance?"

2007

Directed and choreographed the all-star cast remake of the Broadway musical "Hairspray"'; also choreographed and made a cameo as a talent agent

2005

Produced and directed the comedy "The Pacifier," starring Vin Diesel

2001

Feature directorial debut, "The Wedding Planner" starring Jennifer Lopez.

1998

Directed his first film, the short "Cosmo's Tale", which was later shown at the Sundance Film Festival.

1992

Feature choreography debut, "The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag"

1989

Began career as a professional choreographer

1989

Choreographed his first music video for director Julien Temple after lying to him about his experience.

1983

Acted in "The Wind in the Willows" and "The Red Shoes"

Bonus Trivia

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Although an experienced choreographer Shankman did not have enough prep time to choregraph "Rock Of Ages" (2012). Instead Shankman chose Mia Michaels, his colleague and friend from "So You Think You Can Dance", to handle the chores.

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Shankman has said that he did not start dancing until he was 18.

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