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Born: July 4, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Profession:

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A native of Raleigh and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Peyton Reed began his career as an editor at Zaloom-Mayfield Productions. On the strength of his award-winning short "Almost Beat," he began writing and directing for the company as well. He directed numerous behind-the-scenes documentaries, including "The Secrets of Back to the Future Trilogy," "Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump," and CBS's "The Honeymooners Anniversary Special." He then went to work for Walt Disney, where he directed two successful television movies, "The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" and "The Love Bug," for the studio's Wonderful World of Disney series on the ABC network before making his feature film directing debut with the critically praised box office success "Bring It On," starring Kirsten Dunst in a behind-the-scenes look at the world of high school cheerleading championships. He has also directed episodes of Comedy Central's "Upright Citizens Brigade" and HBO's "Mr. Show with Bob and David," as well as music videos for such alternative bands as Superchunk and The Connells.

A native of Raleigh and a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Peyton Reed began his career as an editor at Zaloom-Mayfield Productions. On the strength of his award-winning short "Almost Beat," he began writing and directing for the company as well. He directed numerous behind-the-scenes documentaries, including "The Secrets of Back to the Future Trilogy," "Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump," and CBS's "The Honeymooners Anniversary Special." He then went to work for Walt Disney, where he directed two successful television movies, "The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes" and "The Love Bug," for the studio's Wonderful World of Disney series on the ABC network before making his feature film directing debut with the critically praised box office success "Bring It On," starring Kirsten Dunst in a behind-the-scenes look at the world of high school cheerleading championships. He has also directed episodes of Comedy Central's "Upright Citizens Brigade" and HBO's "Mr. Show with Bob and David," as well as music videos for such alternative bands as Superchunk and The Connells.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Ant-Man (2015)
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  Yes Man (2008)
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  Break-Up, The (2006) Director
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  Down With Love (2003) Director
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  Bring It On (2000) Director
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  Love Bug, The (1997) Director
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  Pulp Comics: Dana Gould (1998) Director
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  Mom Knows Best (1992) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 Computer Wore Tennis Shoes, The (1995) Policeman
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 Shaggy Dog, The (1994) Movie Usher
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 Summer Heat (1987) Leadman Assistant
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2003:
Directed the '60s-style romantic comedy "Down With Love," starring Renee Zellweger.
2008:
Directed "Yes Man," starring Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel, based on the best seller by British humorist Danny Wallace.

Education

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: -

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