(born November 13) is one of the creators of American Dad!
, and one of the original writers of Family Guy
. Matt has written on twelve television shows including Daddy Dearest
, Off Centre
. He has also written several films including Freebie
Matt Weitzman was born in Los Angeles
, California. His father is Lew Weitzman, a long time literary agent
for over 40 years. Matt graduated from American University
with a communications degree. Shortly after college he pursued acting with some success, then later began writing for television sitcoms
He has been on many live action shows, but more notable is the vast number of animated shows he has contributed to: Family Guy
, (original writer), PJ's
, Father of the Pride
, and American Dad!
(which he co-created and show-run's.)
He has sold several feature film scripts and is currently in pre-production on another. He is represented by CAA.
He is currently separated. He has two children and lives in Los Angeles.
In 2000, He was nominated for an Emmy
for his work on Family Guy
. In 2006, American Dad!
was nominated for a GLAAD
excellence in television award. In 2009, American Dad!
was nominated for an Emmy.
As a child, Matt was an avid comic book
collector and reader of fantasy and science fiction
. This is what he has called "inspiration" for upcoming projects.