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Adam McKay

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, comedian and actor. He began his career as a writer for NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. He is well-known for his partnership with comedian and Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, and Anchorman 2. In 2015 McKay earned widespread critical acclaim for his film The Big Short, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Apr 17, 1968 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Hal 2019-03-28
Known For
Poster of Step Brothers
Poster of Good Cop, Baby Cop
Poster of Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Poster of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Movie Hal Himself 2019-03-28
Series The History of Comedy Himself 2017-02-09
Movie Journey to the Oscars Himself 2016-02-26
Movie A.C. Green: Iron Virgin Producer 2016-05-13
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie Thank You, Del: The Story of the Del Close Marathon Himself 2015-10-13
Movie This Is Comedy Himself 2014-04-18
Movie Green Team Adam 2013-07-20
Movie The Other Guys Dirty Mike 2010-08-06
Movie Step Brothers Man without Glasses 2008-07-25
Movie The Landlord Friend 2007-04-17
Movie Good Cop, Baby Cop Policeman 2007-06-30
Movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Terry Cheveaux 2006-08-04
Movie Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Custodian 2004-07-09
Movie Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Custodian 2004-12-28
Series Saturday Night Live Self 1975-10-11