American screenwriter and film director Todd Phillips made his first while a junior at NYU and it went on to become one of the biggest grossing student films at the time, even getting a limited theatrical release.; the feature-length documentary “Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies” He is best known for directing the comedy films Road Trip, Old School, The Hangover, and Due Date.
Phillips directed and produced the highest grossing R-Rated Comedy of all time “The Hangover” (2009), Its worldwide gross currently stands at $480 million dollars. The film won the Golden Globe for Best Picture as well as Best Comedy at the 2009 Broadcast Film Critics’ Awards.
Dec. 20, 1970
Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York, USA