Adam McKay

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Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, comedian and actor. He began his career as a writer for NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001. He is well-known for his partnership with comedian and Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, and Anchorman 2. In 2015 McKay earned widespread critical acclaim for his film The Big Short, which earned him an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2004: Director - Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
2008: Director - Step Brothers
2006: Director - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
2004: Director - Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
2010: Director - The Other Guys
2007: Director - The Landlord
2013: Director - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
2015: Director - The Big Short
2007: Director - The Procedure
2018: Director - Vice
2007: Director - Good Cop, Baby Cop
Director - Green Team
Director - Don't Look Up
2008: Executive Producer - Step Brothers
2006: Executive Producer - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
2013: Producer - Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters
2007: Producer - The Landlord
2009: Executive Producer - Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W. Bush
2009: Executive Producer - Land of the Lost
2012: Producer - The Campaign
2016: Executive Producer - Grimsby
2015: Producer - Sleeping with Other People
2015: Producer - Get Hard
2012: Producer - Bachelorette
2014: Producer - Tammy
2016: Producer - The Boss
2015: Producer - Daddy's Home
2016: Executive Producer - A.C. Green: Iron Virgin
Producer - Plus One
2010: Producer - The Other Guys
2017: Executive Producer - Oh Lucy!
2017: Producer - Daddy's Home 2
Producer - Toni Erdmann
2017: Producer - The House
2018: Producer - Vice
Producer - First Ladies
Producer - Intruders
Producer - Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2
2013: Producer - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
2019: Executive Producer - Booksmart
2020: Producer - Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
2014: Producer - Welcome to Me
Executive Producer - Eurovision
Producer - Will
Producer - The Flintstones
Producer - The Menu
Producer - Untitled eSports Project
2018: Producer - Holmes & Watson
Producer - Don't Look Up
2010: Producer - The Virginity Hit
2019: Producer - Hustlers
2019: Executive Producer - Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times"
2008: Screenplay - Step Brothers
2006: Author - Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
2010: Screenplay - The Other Guys
2007: Writer - The Landlord
2013: Screenplay - Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
2015: Screenplay - Ant-Man
2015: Screenplay - Daddy's Home
2015: Screenplay - The Big Short
2015: Story - Get Hard
2012: Story - The Campaign
2008: Story - Step Brothers
2018: Writer - Vice
2007: Writer - Good Cop, Baby Cop
2004: Writer - Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
2007: Writer - The Procedure
2004: Writer - Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie
Writer - Green Team
Writer - Don't Look Up

TV CREDITS:
2009: Director - Eastbound & Down
2018: Director - Succession
Director - The Uninhabitable Earth
2009: Producer - Eastbound & Down
2010: Producer - Funny or Die Presents
2014: Executive Producer - Bad Judge
2018: Producer - LA to Vegas
2017: Executive Producer - No Activity
2018: Executive Producer - Succession
2019: Executive Producer - Dead to Me
2020: Executive Producer - Motherland: Fort Salem
Executive Producer - Parasite
Executive Producer - The Uninhabitable Earth
1975: Writer - Saturday Night Live
Writer - The Uninhabitable Earth