JUDD APATOW is considered one of the most sought-after comedy minds in the business. He has been closely associated with many of the biggest comedy films and hit television shows over the last decade and a half. Last December, Apatow released his Netflix comedy special Judd Apatow: The Return, marking his comeback to the stage after a 25-year hiatus. The Emmy Award winning comedian and filmmaker brings THE MIDTERMS TOUR to the Pantages Theatre on November 7.
Apatow has written and directed such films as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, and Funny People. He directed Trainwreck and has produced the Academy Award nominated The Big Sick as well as Superbad, Bridesmaids, Pineapple Express, and both Anchorman films.
On the television front, Apatow’s HBO documentary THE ZEN DIARIES OF GARRY SHANDLING received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special; He is the executive producer of the highly acclaimed HBO comedy series Crashing with the series returning in January for its third season. Apatow’s numerous other credits include the multi-award-winning HBO series Girls, Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared, The Ben Stiller Show, and co-executive produced The Larry Sanders Show.