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Dan Fogelmans first feature film was Pixars Cars, directed by Pixar cofounder John Lasseter. Fogelman continued his work for Pixar and Disney
writing Bolt (2008) and Tangled (2010). His live action films include Fred
Claus (2007) and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) starring Steve Carell, Julianne
Moore, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Fogelmans semi-autobiographical
The Guilt Trip (Paramount) will be released in December 2012, starring Barbra
Streisand and Seth Rogen as mother and son. Additionally, his feature Last
Vegas goes into production September 2012 for CBS Films and Mandate
starring Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas and Morgan Freeman with Jon
Turteltaub directing.
Fogelman created and executive produces the new comedy television series The Neighbors, which
premiered this fall on ABC starring Jami Gertz. Previously in television, he created and executive produced
the half-hour series Like Family (WB). His pilots since include Lipshitz Saves the World (NBC) starring
Leslie Nielsen and Ty Burrell as well as The 12th Man (Fox). Fogelman started in Hollywood working
for The Howie Mandel Show, The Man Show and The TV Guide Channel, where he wrote 60-second
celebrity bios.
A native of New Jersey, Fogelman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in English,
which included a year of study at Oxford University.