Jay Roach

Film Producer / Film Director / Screenwriter / Cinematographer | * 06/14/1957 (63) | Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Mathew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American filmmaker. He is best known for directing the Austin Powers film series (1997–2002), Meet the Parents (2000), Meet the Fockers (2004), Dinner for Schmucks (2010), The Campaign (2012), Trumbo (2015), and Bombshell (2019). Roach earned critical acclaim for directing and producing the HBO political drama films Recount (2008), Game Change (2012), and All the Way (2016). He produced these films under his Everyman Pictures banner. For his work, he has received four Primetime Emmy Awards from six nominations. ()
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Matthew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American film director and producer, best known for directing the Austin Powers films and Meet the Parents.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Jay Roach

Primetime Emmy Award Directors Guild of America Award

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TV Shows/Series with Jay Roach as Actor(1)

1995 MADtv

Movies with Jay Roach as Crew(33)

Directing/Director2019 Bombshell
Production/Producer2019 Bombshell
Crew/Thanks2016 Grimsby
Directing/Director2016 All the Way
Production/Executive Producer2016 All the Way
Production/Producer2015 Sisters
Directing/Director2015 Trumbo
Directing/Director2012 Game Change
Directing/Director2012 The Campaign
Production/Producer2012 The Campaign
Production/Producer2010 Little Fockers
Directing/Director2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Production/Producer2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Production/Producer2009 Brüno
Directing/Director2008 Recount
Production/Executive Producer2008 Recount
Production/Producer2007 Charlie Bartlett
Production/Producer2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Directing/Director2004 Meet the Fockers
Production/Producer2004 Meet the Fockers
Production/Executive Producer2004 50 First Dates
Directing/Director2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember
Directing/Director2000 Meet the Parents
Production/Producer2000 Meet the Parents
Directing/Director1999 Mystery, Alaska
Crew/Cinematography1997 Sound of Peace
Writing/Writer1993 Lifepod
Directing/Director1991 Zoo Radio
Crew/Cinematography1986 Odyssey

TV Shows/Series with Jay Roach as Crew(4)

Directing/Director2015 The Brink
Production/Producer2004 American Candidate
Production/Producer1993 Space Rangers
Writing/Writer1993 Space Rangers

Full Name: Jay Roach
Born: Friday, 06/14 1957 (June) in Albuquerque (current age: 63 years + 51 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Educated at: University of Southern California, Stanford University, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Employer: University of Southern California
Spouses (current/former): Susanna Hoffs
Children: Jackson Roach
Other names for Jay Roach (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Mathew Jay Roach"
Jay Roach frequently works together with these people:
Sacha Baron Cohen (13x, Actor)
Jon Poll (12x, Crew)
Mike Myers (9x, Actor)
Peter Baynham (7x, Crew)
Robert De Niro (6x, Actor)
Theodore Shapiro (6x, Crew)
David D. Johnson (6x, Crew)
Alan Baumgarten (6x, Crew)
Anthony Hines (6x, Crew)
Jim Denault (6x, Crew)
Dan Mazer (5x, Crew)
Tim Robbins (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:9047, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 07/14/2020