Dennis Dugan

5 Sep 1946

Director, Actor

American director, comedian, and actor Dennis Dugan started his acting career in 1972, appearing in the 1973 made for TV movie” The Girl Most Likely to...” He is well known for his frequent collaborations with comedic actor Adam Sandler.

Dennis has also made a career as a television and film director, and appears in cameo parts in many of his films. Dugan has directed episodes of such television series as Moonlighting (was also a guest star in some episodes), Ally McBeal, and NYPD Blue.

Dugan's latest film was “Just Go With It”, which is his sixth film with Sandler. The film also starred Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker.

Dugan married actress Joyce Van Patten in 1973 and divorced her fourteen years later. Now he is married to Sharon O'Connor and has a son named Kelly Dugan.

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Filmography (24 titles)

(movie, 2013)
···Grown Ups 2
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2011)
···Jack and Jill
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2011)
···Just Go with It
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2010)
···Grown Ups
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy, Action
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 2006)
···The Benchwarmers
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2004)
···Karroll's Christmas
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 2003)
···National Security
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 2001)
···Saving Silverman
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Big Daddy
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 1997)
···Beverly Hills Ninja
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Happy Gilmore
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 1994)
···The Shaggy Dog
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1992)
···Brain Donors
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1990)
···Problem Child
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1989)
···Parenthood
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Role: Actor (as David Brodsky)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Mr. Settigren)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Dick)
(movie, 1981)
···The Howling
Genre: Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Chris)
(movie, 1979)
···The Spaceman and King Arthur
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Tom Trimble)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Lewis)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Richard 'Richie' Brockelman)
(movie, 1975)
···Night Moves
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as boy)