Peter Segal

Director, Actor
Comedy director Peter Segal makes the sort of films that rarely get good reviews, but are appreciated by their target audience of post-adolescent males. Segal's earliest credit was for directing a 1991 cable comedy ... Read more »

Filmography

Director (17)

Angie Tribeca 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Shameless 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Survivor's Remorse 2014 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Director

Grudge Match 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Get Smart 2008 (Movie)

(Director)

The Longest Yard 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

50 First Dates 2004 (Movie)

(Director)

Anger Management 2003 (Movie)

(Director)

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

My Fellow Americans 1996 (Movie)

(Director)

Tommy Boy 1995 (Movie)

(Director)

Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

The Jackie Thomas Show 1992 - 1993 (Tv Show)

Director

The Road Warriors 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 2 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 3 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director

Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Director
Producer (7)

Grudge Match 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

Get Smart 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Hidden Hills 2002 - 2003 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Family Album 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Producer

Studio 22 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

News to Us 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Producer

Premiere: Inside the Summer Blockbusters 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Producer
Actor (3)

Inside Out 2015 (Movie)

Clown's Joy (Voice)

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps 2000 (Movie)

Scared Popcorn Man (Actor)

My Fellow Americans 1996 (Movie)

TV Technician (Actor)
Music (1)

My Fellow Americans 1996 (Movie)

(Song)

Biography

Comedy director Peter Segal makes the sort of films that rarely get good reviews, but are appreciated by their target audience of post-adolescent males. Segal's earliest credit was for directing a 1991 cable comedy special for Tom Arnold, then at the height of his tabloid infamy for his tempestuous marriage to fellow comedian Roseanne Barr; Segal also directed two episodes of Arnold's short-lived sitcom "The Jackie Thomas Show." Segal's first big-screen credit was "Naked Gun 33 and 1/3: The Final Insult," the last and most poorly received of the three films based on the cult '80s slapstick TV series "Police Squad!" His next film, '95's "Tommy Boy," starred former "Saturday Night Live" players Chris Farley and David Spade as an odd couple battling corporate con artists; despite mixed-at-best reviews, the film was enormously profitable and launched Segal's career as a purveyor of unapologetically low-brow humor. After helming Eddie Murphy's critically savaged big-budget sequel "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps," Segal made a string of three films with Adam Sandler that helped the actor grow out of his initial man-child persona without losing his core fanbase. The romantic comedy "50 First Dates," in which Sandler romances an amnesia sufferer played by Drew Barrymore, was the most commercially successful, and even picked up some grudgingly positive reviews. A 2008 adaptation of the '60s spy comedy "Get Smart" starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway as Maxwell Smart and Agent 99, respectively, was even more commercially successful, though reviews were again decidedly mixed.

Relationships

Diane Segal

Wife

EDUCATION

School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California

Los Angeles , California 1994

Milestones

2005

Directed Adam Sandler in "The Longest Yard," a remake of the 1974 film that starred Burt Reynolds

2004

Directed Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in the comedy "50 First Dates"

2003

Directed Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson in "Anger Management"

2000

Helmed "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps"

1996

Directed Jack Lemmon and James Garner in the comedy "My Fellow Americans"

1995

Helmed the Chris Farley-David Spade vehicle "Tommy Boy"

1994

Feature directorial debut, "Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult"

Will direct "Shazam!," a big-screen take on Captain Marvel

Attached to direct the classic TV spy spoof "Get Smart" into a feature film, starring Steve Carell as secret agent Maxwell Smart

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