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Dennis Dugan

American director, comedian, and actor Dennis Dugan started his acting career in 1972, appearing in the 1973 made for TV movie” The Girl Most Likely to...”  He is well known for his frequent collaborations with comedic actor Adam Sandler. Dennis has also made a career as a television and film director, and appears in cameo parts in many of his films. Dugan has directed episodes of such television series as Moonlighting (was also a guest star in some episodes), Ally McBeal, and NYPD Blue.  Dugan's latest film was “Just Go With It”, which is his sixth film with Sandler. The film also starred Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker. Dugan married actress Joyce Van Patten in 1973 and divorced her fourteen years later. Now he is married to Sharon O'Connor and has a son named Kelly Dugan.

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Sep 5, 1946 In Wheaton, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Cannon 1971-09-14
Latest Project:
Movie Grown Ups 2 2013-07-11
Known For
Poster of You Don't Mess with the Zohan
Poster of Happy Gilmore
Poster of The Howling
Poster of Death Race
Movie Grown Ups 2 Dr. Larry 2013-07-11
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan Homeless Guy 2008-06-05
Movie The Benchwarmers Coach Bellows 2006-04-07
Movie Saving Silverman Referee 2001-02-09
Movie Big Daddy Reluctant Trick-or-Treat Giver (uncredited) 1999-06-25
Movie Happy Gilmore Doug Thompson 1996-02-16
Movie Problem Child All American Dad 1990-07-27
Movie Parenthood David Brodsky 1989-07-31
Movie She's Having a Baby Bill 1988-02-05
Movie The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Mr. Settigren 1988-07-06
Movie Can't Buy Me Love David Miller 1987-08-14
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Water Rob 1985-01-01
Series Moonlighting Unknown 1985-03-03
Series Shadow Chasers Unknown 1985-11-14
Series Empire Unknown 1984-01-04
Movie The Toughest Man in the World Dick 1984-11-07
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Country Gold Darryl Appleby 1982-11-23
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie The Howling Chris 1981-01-21
Movie Deer in the Works David Potter 1980-01-01
Movie Unidentified Flying Oddball Tom Trimble 1979-07-10
Movie Last of the Good Guys Officer Johnny Lucas (uncredited) 1978-03-07
Series Richie Brockelman, Private Eye Richie Brockleman 1978-03-17
Series Good Heavens Unknown 1976-02-29
Movie Harry and Walter Go to New York Lewis 1976-06-17
Series Alice Joel Snedeger 1976-08-31
Movie Norman... Is That You? Garson Hobart 1976-09-29
Movie Smile Logan 1975-01-01
Movie The Day of the Locust Apprentice #3 1975-05-07
Movie Night Moves boy 1975-06-11
Series The Rockford Files Richie Brockelman 1974-09-13
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie The Girl Most Likely to... Charlie Elliott 1973-11-06
Movie Death Race Pvt. Becker 1973-11-10
Series The Sixth Sense Unknown 1972-01-15
Movie Night Call Nurses Kit 1972-06-01
Series M*A*S*H Unknown 1972-09-17
Series The Waltons Unknown 1972-09-14
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-09-15