Adam Shankman (film director)
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Who is Adam Shankman?
Adam Shankman: Adam Michael Shankman is an American film director, producer, dancer, actor, and choreographer. He has been a judge on the television program So You Think You Can Dance since Season 3. He began his professional career in musical theater, and was a dancer in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson. Shankman has choreographed numerous films as well as one of the Spice Girls' tours. He has directed several feature-length films, including A Walk to Remember, Bringing Down the House, and the 2007 remake of Hairspray.
- also known as Adam Michael Shankman, Adam M. Shankman, Adam Schenkman
- born on (50 years ago) in Los Angeles
- ethnicity: Jewish people
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Film director, film producer, choreographer, dancer, actor, television director
- played Medical Assistant (Uncredited) in "A Walk to Remember"
- "Zac Efron: The Ultimate Idol"
- played Wolfie in "Monster Mash"
- played Ghost Dancer in "Scream 2"
- played Choreographer in "Stuck on You"
- played Talent Agent #2 in "Hairspray"
- played Driving Instructor (Uncredited) in "The Pacifier"
- played Nightclub Dancer #14 in "Step Up"
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- some of the nominations and awards:
- nominated to BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Comedy - "Hairspray"
- nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Programs - "The Academy Awards" (82nd Annual Academy Awards), with Alec Baldwin, Michael B. Seligman, Steve Martin & Bill Mechanic
- nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography - "The Academy Awards" (82nd Annual Academy Awards - Routines: Opening Number/No One Wants to Do It Alone & Score Suite)
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