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Jay Roach
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Roach at the 2013 Peabody Awards
Born
Matthew Jay Roach

June 14, 1957 (1957-06-14) (age 62)
Other names M. Jay Roach
Alma mater Stanford University
University of Southern California
Occupation Film director, film producer and screenwriter
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Susanna Hoffs
(1993–present; 2 children)

Matthew Jay Roach (born June 14, 1957) is an American movie director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the Austin Powers movies and Meet the Parents. He also directed the comedy movie Dinner for Schmucks (2010), the HBO political dramas Recount (2008) and Game Change (2012), and the political comedy The Campaign (2012). His twelfth movie, the biographical drama Trumbo, was released on November 6, 2015 to positive reviews. He won two Emmy Awards (2008, 2012).


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