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Adam McKay has made many hit comedy film from 2004 till his latest film that was released in 2008. McKay was born in Colorado, graduated from Great Valley High School in Malvern, Pennsylvania, in 1986, and attended Penn State and Temple universities. He is one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy group and a former performer at Chicago's Improv Olympic theater and Child's Play Touring Theatre. While a member of the main stage cast at Second City, he wrote and performed in that company's landmark revue, Pinata Full of Bees. McKay auditioned for Saturday Night Live to be an on-camera performer, but did not make the cut. The scripts he submitted to the show earned him a job as writer from 1995 to 2001, including three years as head writer. He also directed several popular short films for the show, including the original SNL Digital Shorts. Even though McKay was not chosen as an SNL cast member, he did have a recurring role as an obnoxious audience member during the celebrity hosts monologues during the time that he was a head writer on the show. After leaving Saturday Night Live, he teamed with comedian Will Ferrell to write the feature films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and Step Brothers. Each one of these films were a big hit with the box office.
Mckay was the director of the movie Anchorman. The movie was released in July of 2004. He also had a small role in the movie as a junior. Anchorman has one win and nine nominations for awards. This movie is about anchorman Ron Burgundy being the top dog in network TV, which gives way to his freewheeling sexism with his fraternal-like crew. That's about to change when female reporter Veronica Corningstone has arrived as a new employee at his TV station.
Talladega Nights was the second movie that Adam McKay Directed. He also had some other roles in making this film such as writer, actor, and...