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Adam McKay (I)

Producer | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Step Brothers (2008) | Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) | The Big Short (2015)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 24 nominations More »
AKA 
Adam 'Ghost Panther' McKay | Adam Mckay | Aaron Zimmerman
NICKNAME  
Ghost Panther
BORN 
Apr 17, 1968 (age 49)
HEIGHT 
6' 5" (1.96m)

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Projects in Development (38 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for LA>VegasLA>Vegas (TV Series) Executive Producer  Less 2017–  Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (62 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (31 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Executive Producer (33 episodes, 2013–2016)  Less 2013–2016 33
    • Episode #5.1 Executive Producer  Less
    • Shit Shows (Dec 6, 2016) Executive Producer  Less
    • Hamilton (Nov 29, 2016) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Chris Gethard ShowThe Chris Gethard Show (TV Series) Executive Producer (21 episodes, 2015–2016)  Less 2015–2016 21
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  • Primary photo for AC Green: Iron VirginAC Green: Iron Virgin (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The MovieDonald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (TV Movie) Special Thanks  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Spoils Before DyingThe Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-series) Executive Producer  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for A Deadly AdoptionA Deadly Adoption (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Bad JudgeBad Judge (TV Series) Executive Producer (7 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 7
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  • Primary photo for SNL ShortsSNL Shorts (TV Movie) Director (clips)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Spoils of BabylonThe Spoils of Babylon (TV Series) Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 3
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: Best of This SeasonSaturday Night Live: Best of This Season (TV Special) Writer (additional sketches)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mission ControlMission Control (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Writer (81 episodes, 1995–2001), Writer (head writer) (38 episodes, 1997–1999), Keith / Shoplifter / Reporter / Various / Uncle Gabby / Gun Salesman / Audience Member / Scientist / Construction Worker / Man / Frat Boy / Bob (12 episodes, 1995–2001), Director (7 episodes, 2000–2001), Writer (5 episodes, 2002–2007), Himself / Taddli audience member (2 episodes, 1996), Writer (additional sketches) (1 episode, 2013), Writer (additional sketch) (1 episode, 2007), Consultant (1 episode, 2007)  Less 1995–2013 127
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  • Primary photo for Eastbound & DownEastbound & Down (TV Series) Executive Producer (21 episodes, 2009–2013), Director (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009–2013 21
    • Chapter 25 (Oct 20, 2013) Executive Producer  Less
    • Chapter 24 (Oct 13, 2013) Executive Producer  Less
    • Chapter 23 (Oct 6, 2013) Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for LifecastersLifecasters (TV Movie) Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for AssistanceAssistance (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for hunt9100hunt9100 (TV Series) Writer (screenplay) (1 episode, 2012), Writer (story) (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for Funny or Die Presents...Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series) Executive Producer (24 episodes, 2010–2011), Writer (creator) (12 episodes, 2010), Special Thanks (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010–2011 24
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  • Primary photo for Between Two Ferns with Zach GalifianakisBetween Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (TV Series) Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2010–2011)  Less 2010–2011 3
    • Tila Tequila (Feb 8, 2011) Executive Producer  Less
    • Bruce Willis (Oct 12, 2010) Executive Producer  Less
    • Sean Penn (Aug 31, 2010) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for Big LakeBig Lake (TV Series) Executive Producer (10 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 10
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  • Primary photo for Drunk HistoryDrunk History (TV Series) Executive Producer (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Carpet BrosCarpet Bros (TV Series) Executive Producer (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W BushWill Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (TV Special) Stage Director, Executive Producer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update ThursdaySaturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (TV Series) Writer (additional sketch) (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Episode #1.3 (Oct 23, 2008) Writer (additional sketch)  Less
  • Primary photo for Human GiantHuman Giant (TV Series) Alan Harkett (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture NationSaturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV FunhouseSaturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (TV Special) Thanks, Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Earth to AmericaEarth to America (TV Movie) Writer (segments: writer)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 2004 MTV Movie Awards2004 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) Director (segments: Anchorman)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Night of Too Many StarsNight of Too Many Stars (TV Movie) Production Consultant  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 1998 MTV Video Music Awards1998 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) Consultant  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Armando Diaz Experience, Theatrical Movement and HootenannyThe Armando Diaz Experience, Theatrical Movement and Hootenanny (TV Series) Writer (creator)  Less 1995– 
Self (32 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Once I Was: The Hal Ashby StoryOnce I Was: The Hal Ashby Story Himself  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close MarathonThank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for No, You Shut Up!No, You Shut Up! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Half Mexican (Mar 3, 2016) Himself (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for E! Live from the Red CarpetE! Live from the Red Carpet (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The 88th Annual Academy AwardsThe 88th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Co-Winner: Best Adapted Screenplay and Nominee: Best Director  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 20/2020/20 (TV Series) Himself - Director (segment "My Oscar Journey") (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Journey to the Oscars (Feb 26, 2016) Himself - Director (segment "My Oscar Journey")  Less
  • Primary photo for Real Time with Bill MaherReal Time with Bill Maher (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2011–2016)  Less 2011–2016
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Seth MeyersLate Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself - Interviewee (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016
    • Episode #45.1 (Jan 20, 2016) Himself - Interviewee  Less
  • Primary photo for 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 73rd Golden Globe Awards73rd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Rencontres de cinémaRencontres de cinéma (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Sidewalks EntertainmentSidewalks Entertainment (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for This Is ComedyThis Is Comedy Himself  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Larry King NowLarry King Now (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 60 Minutes60 Minutes (TV Series) Himself - Comedian (segment "Judd Apatow") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Will Ferrell: Mark Twain PrizeWill Ferrell: Mark Twain Prize (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The 2011 Comedy AwardsThe 2011 Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Back RoomThe Back Room (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live BackstageSaturday Night Live Backstage (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the DayIMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (2 episodes, 2008–2010)  Less 2008–2010
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Jimmy FallonLate Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Reel ComedyReel Comedy (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 2006–2010)  Less 2006–2010
  • Primary photo for Will Ferrell: Road to BroadwayWill Ferrell: Road to Broadway (Video) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Up Close with Carrie KeaganUp Close with Carrie Keagan (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (TV Movie) Himself - Commentator  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Expeditions to the EdgeExpeditions to the Edge (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Delmonic InterviewsThe Delmonic Interviews Himself - Interviewee  Less 2002 $10K
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live 25Saturday Night Live 25 (TV Special) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night LiveSaturday Night Live (TV Series) Himself / Taddli audience member (2 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself - Director, The Big Short (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: Just ShortsSaturday Night Live: Just Shorts (TV Special) Director (archive footage)  Less 2009

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