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Shankman, Adam 1964–

Shankman, Adam 1964–

(Adam M. Shankman)

PERSONAL

Full name, Adam Michael Shankman; born November 27, 1964, in Los Angeles, CA. Education: Studied dance at Juilliard School.

Addresses:

Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—I/D Public Relations, 8409 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career:

Choreographer, actor, and director. Choreographer for television commercials. Worked as an actor and dancer in New York City and in regional productions.

Awards, Honors:

Bob Fosse Award nomination, 1994, for The Flintstones; Best Stage Concept Award, Performance magazine, 1995, for choreography of a Barry White tour; DramaLogue Awards, best choreography, for Tight Quarters and West Side Story; Bob Fosse Award, best choreography, for a software commercial for SAP-Office America.

CREDITS

Film Choreographer:

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Buena Vista, 1992.

Weekend at Bernie's II, TriStar, 1993.

(Camp Chippewa) Addams Family Values, Paramount, 1993.

Milk Money, Paramount, 1994.

The Flintstones, Universal, 1994.

Miami Rhapsody, Buena Vista, 1995.

Tank Girl, United Artists, 1995.

Don Juan DeMarco, New Line Cinema, 1995.

Casper, Universal, 1995.

Frankenstein Sings, 1995.

Congo, 1995.

Mrs. Winterbourne, TriStar, 1996.

The Relic (also known as Das Relikt and Relikt—Das museum der angst), Paramount, 1997.

Traveller, October Films, 1997.

George of the Jungle, Buena Vista, 1997.

Boogie Nights, New Line Cinema, 1997.

A Life Less Ordinary, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Scream 2, Dimension/Miramax, 1997.

(As Adam M. Shankman) Anastasia, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Antz, 1998.

Almost Heroes, 1998.

Forces of Nature, 1999.

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Buena Vista, 1999.

Blast from the Past, New Line Cinema, 1999.

She's All That, Miramax, 1999.

The Out-of-Towners, Paramount, 1999.

Dudley Do-Right, Universal, 1999.

Isn't She Great (also known as Ist sie nicht groBartig?), Universal, 2000.

(As Adam M. Shankman) Mission to Mars (also known as M2M), Buena Vista, 2000.

The Wedding Planner (also known as Wedding Plannet—verliebt, verlobt, verplant), Columbia, 2001.

(Spaff animation and cartoon animation) Monkeybone, 2001.

Stuck on You, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Hairspray, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Also choreographed Meet the Deedles.

Film Director:

Cosmo's Tale (short), 1998.

The Wedding Planner (also known as Wedding Plannet—verliebt, verlobt, verplant), Columbia, 2001.

A Walk to Remember, Warner Bros., 2002.

Bringing Down the House, Buena Vista, 2003.

The Pacifier (also known as Gnome and La pacifacteur), Buena Vista, 2005.

Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Hairspray, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Topper, Walt Disney Company, 2008.

Film Executive Producer:

The Pacifier (also known as Gnome and La pacifacteur), Buena Vista, 2005.

Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Hairspray, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Bedtime Stories, Buena Vista, 2008.

Film Producer:

Step Up, Buena Vista, 2006.

Premonition, Sony, 2007.

Step Up 2 the Streets, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2008.

Film Work; Other:

Animation ghost references, Casper, 1995.

Live action reference (Los Angeles Dancers), Anastasia, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997.

Physical comedy consultant, Inspector Gadget, Buena Vista/Walt Disney Pictures, 1999.

(Uncredited) Executive soundtrack producer, A Walk to Remember, 2002.

Dance consultant, Catch Me If You Can, DreamWorks, 2002.

Film Appearances:

Driver, Rockula, Cannon, 1990.

Waiter, Midnight Cabaret, Warner Bros., 1990.

Timid man, The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag, Buena Vista, 1992.

Wolfie, Monster Mash: The Movie (also known as Frankenstein Sings), Prism Pictures, 1995.

Ghost dancer, Scream 2, Dimension/Miramax, 1997.

(Uncredited) Medical assistant, A Walk to Remember, Warner Bros., 2002.

Choreographer and waiter, Stuck on You, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

(Uncredited) Driving instructor, The Pacifier (also known as Gnome and Le Pacificateur), Buena Vista, 2005.

Clam bake chef, Cheaper by the Dozen 2, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Nightclub dancer, Step Up, Buena Vista, 2006.

Talent agent number one, Hairspray, New Line Cinema, 2007.

Himself, Portrait of a Choreographer (short), 2007.

Television Choreographer; Specials:

The 1995 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1995.

Also choreographed broadcasts of the Soul Train Awards.

Television Director; Specials:

(Steve Martin's opening film segment) The 75th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2003.

Television Choreographer; Episodic:

(Dance sequences) Down the Shore, 1991.

Roundhouse, 1992.

Ellen, ABC, 1994.

Friends, NBC, 1996.

"Once More, With Feeling," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as BtVS, Buffy, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series), UPN, 2001.

Also choreographed for Caroline in the City.

Television Director; Episodic:

Directed Monk, USA Network; Worst Week of My Life, Fox.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Shoe shop customers, The Red Shoes, 1983.

Washerwoman, The Wind in the Willows, 1983.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Reel Comedy: Bringing Down the House, Comedy Central, 2003.

Paul Abdul: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

The 2006 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2006.

"Welcome to the '60s: On the Set of ‘Hairspray’," HBO First Look, HBO, 2007.

The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2007.

Dancer for Academy Awards presentation, 1989.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Steve Martin," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 2006.

Stage Choreographer:

Choreographer for productions of Commitment to Life, Parts VII, VIII, and IX; Eating Raoul; Patti Lupone on Broadway; Promises, Promises; Tight Quarters, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles; and West Side Story, Los Angeles.

Radio Appearances; Episodic:

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, National Public Radio, 2007.

RECORDINGS

Music Videos:

Choreographer for "I'm Your Baby Tonight," by Whitney Houston; also Aaron Neville, the B52s, Johnny Gill, Stevie Wonder, and Barry White. Dancer in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson.

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