Jay Roach

Film Director
Born Jun 14, 1957

Matthew Jay Roach is an American film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for directing the Austin Powers films and Meet the Parents.

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    "Trumbo": Blacklisted Again!
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jay Roach.


1957 Birth Born on June 14, 1957.


1975 18 Years Old Roach was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where his father was a military worker. He graduated from Eldorado High School in 1975.


1980 23 Years Old He received a B.A. in economics from Stanford University in 1980 and later earned an M.F.A. in film production from the University of Southern California in 1986. … Read More


2008 51 Years Old He also directed the HBO film Game Change about the 2008 McCain/Palin campaign, which premiered March 2012 as one of the most watched films in HBO history. … Read More
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