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!!Tropes & Trivia about his career:

* AuthorAppeal: He prefers writing and using female protagonists in his films.


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Paul Samuel Feig (born September 17, 1962) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter.

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Paul Samuel Feig (born September 17, 1962) 1962 in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter.


Feig is best known for directing big-budget comedies, often starring Creator/MelissaMcCarthy. They first worked together on 2011's ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'', and they repeated the streak with 2013's ''Film/TheHeat'', 2015's ''Film/{{Spy}}'', and the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}} 2016 reboot]] of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}''. His 2018 film, ''Film/ASimpleFavor'', is his first not to feature [=McCarthy=] since ''Bridesmaids'', and pivots from his usual style to that of a black comedy thriller.

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Feig is best known for directing big-budget comedies, often starring Creator/MelissaMcCarthy. They first worked together on 2011's ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'', and they repeated the streak with 2013's ''Film/TheHeat'', 2015's ''Film/{{Spy}}'', and the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}} 2016 reboot]] of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}''. His 2018 film, 2018's ''Film/ASimpleFavor'', is his first not to feature [=McCarthy=] since ''Bridesmaids'', and pivots from his usual style to that of a black comedy thriller.

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* ''Last Christmas'' (2019) [[note]]also producer[[/note]]


He's also known for his work in television, notably creating the short-lived cult series ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', and producing ''Series/{{The Office|US}}''. Feig has also directed many episodes of other series.

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He's also known for his work in television, notably creating the short-lived cult series ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', and producing ''Series/{{The Office|US}}''. Feig has also directed many episodes of other series.
series and created ''Series/OtherSpace'' for the short-lived Yahoo! Screen service.


Feig is best known for directing big-budget comedies, often starring Creator/MelissaMcCarthy. They first worked together on 2011's ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'', and they repeated the streak with 2013's ''Film/TheHeat'', 2015's ''Film/{{Spy}}'', and the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}} 2016 reboot]] of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''. His 2018 film, ''Film/ASimpleFavor'', is his first not to feature [=McCarthy=] since ''Bridesmaids'', and pivots from his usual style to that of a black comedy thriller.

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Feig is best known for directing big-budget comedies, often starring Creator/MelissaMcCarthy. They first worked together on 2011's ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'', and they repeated the streak with 2013's ''Film/TheHeat'', 2015's ''Film/{{Spy}}'', and the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}} 2016 reboot]] of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''.''Film/{{Ghostbusters|1984}}''. His 2018 film, ''Film/ASimpleFavor'', is his first not to feature [=McCarthy=] since ''Bridesmaids'', and pivots from his usual style to that of a black comedy thriller.

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Paul Samuel Feig (born September 17, 1962) is an American actor, director, producer and screenwriter.

Feig is best known for directing big-budget comedies, often starring Creator/MelissaMcCarthy. They first worked together on 2011's ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'', and they repeated the streak with 2013's ''Film/TheHeat'', 2015's ''Film/{{Spy}}'', and the [[Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}} 2016 reboot]] of ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}''. His 2018 film, ''Film/ASimpleFavor'', is his first not to feature [=McCarthy=] since ''Bridesmaids'', and pivots from his usual style to that of a black comedy thriller.

He's also known for his work in television, notably creating the short-lived cult series ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'', and producing ''Series/{{The Office|US}}''. Feig has also directed many episodes of other series.

In addition to his directing, writing, and producing, Feig is also a prolific character actor, with some of his best-known works (as an actor) being the 1995 film ''Film/{{Heavyweights}}'', and the Creator/{{ABC}} sitcom ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' , based on the Creator/ArchieComics character [[ComicBook/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch of the same name]].

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! Selected filmography:
!! As actor
* ''Film/DirtyDancing'' (1988 -- 1989) as Norman Bryant
* ''Series/ItsGarryShandlingsShow'' (1990) as Chester Bass
* ''Film/{{Heavyweights}}'' (1995) as Tim The Camp Counselor
* ''Series/SabrinaTheTeenageWitch'' (1996 -- 1997) as Mr. Eugene Pool
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ferdinand}}'' (2017) as Picador (voice)
!! As director
!!! '''Film'''
* ''Film/{{Bridesmaids}}'' (2011)
* ''Film/TheHeat'' (2013)
* ''Film/{{Spy}}'' (2015) [[note]]also writer and producer[[/note]]
* ''Film/{{Ghostbusters|2016}}'' (2016) [[note]]also co-writer and executive producer[[/note]]
* ''Film/ASimpleFavor'' (2018)
!!! '''Television'''
* ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' (2004 -- 2005)
* ''Series/{{The Office|US}}'' (2005 -- 2011) [[note]]also producer[[/note]]
* ''Series/{{Weeds}}'' (2005 -- 2007)
* ''Series/MadMen'' (2007)
* ''Series/ThirtyRock'' (2007)
* ''Series/ParksAndRecreation'' (2009)
* ''Series/BoredToDeath'' (2009)
* ''Series/NurseJackie'' (2009 -- 2010)
!! '''As producer'''
* ''Series/FreaksAndGeeks'' (1999) [[note]]also creator, writer, and pilot director[[/note]]
* ''Series/OtherSpace'' (2015) [[note]]also creator, writer, and executive producer[[/note]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ThePeanutsMovie'' (2015)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ferdinand}}'' (2017)
* ''Series/TheJoelMcHaleShowWithJoelMcHale'' (2018)
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