Steve Oedekerk

American comedian, director, editor, producer, screenwriter and actor

Steven Brent "Steve" Oedekerk (born November 27, 1961) is an American comedian, director, editor, producer, screenwriter and actor. Oedekerk is best known for his works with actor Jim Carrey and director Tom Shadyac.[1] He starred in the Ace Ventura franchise, on "Thumbmation" shorts and his movie Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002).

Steve Oedekerk
Born
Steven Brent Oedekerk

(1961-11-27) November 27, 1961 (age 58)
Other namesSteve O.
OccupationStand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, voice artist, comedian
Years active1984–present
EmployerO Entertainment
Universal Studios
Websitewww.oedework.com

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Director Writer Producer Notes
1987 Smart Alex Yes Yes No
1991 High Strung No Yes No
1995 Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Yes Yes No
1996 The Nutty Professor No Yes No
1997 Nothing to Lose Yes Yes No
1998 Patch Adams No Yes Yes
2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps No Story No
2001 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius No Yes Yes Nominated- Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
2002 Kung Pow! Enter the Fist Yes Yes Yes
Santa vs. the Snowman 3D No Yes No Short film
2003 Bruce Almighty No Yes executive
2006 Barnyard Yes Yes Yes
2007 Evan Almighty No Yes No
2011 Cowboys & Aliens No Story No
TBA Kung Pow! Tongue of Fury Yes Yes Yes Announced

Acting roles

Year Film Role Notes
1987 Smart Alex Alex
1988 Casual Sex? Joey
1991 High Strung Thane Furrows
1997 Nothing to Lose Baxter
2002 Kung Pow! Enter the Fist The Chosen One
Santa vs. the Snowman 3D Sno' Hellton Voice only
2006 Barnyard Snotty Boy / Mr. Beady / Pizza Twin #2
TBA Kung Pow! Tongue of Fury The Chosen One

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Director Executive
Producer
Writer Notes
1997 The O Show Yes Yes Yes TV Movie
1999– Thumbs! Yes Yes Yes
2001–2007 Crossing Jordan No Yes No
2002–2006 The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius No No Yes
2007–2011 Back at the Barnyard No Yes Yes Creator
2010–2013 Planet Sheen No Yes Yes Co-creator

Acting roles

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Full House Himself Episode "Star Search"
1997 The O Show Himself TV Movie
1999– Thumbs! Multiple Voice Only
2007–2011 Back at the Barnyard Multiple

ReferencesEdit

  1. Micheal E. Hill, "Comedian got start tormenting his mom", Chicago Sun-Times, September 2, 1997  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required).

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