Marc Hyman

Marc Hyman is an American screenwriter. His writing credits include Universal's Meet the Fockers,[1] Paramount's The Perfect Score, Warner Bros.'s Osmosis Jones, and Open Road Films' Show Dogs. He has served as a script doctor for more than 40 produced films.


Hyman began his career writing for television series, All That, Sweet Valley High and the short lived Fox sit-com, Lush Life. He then moved to features writing Warner Bros. live-action/animated Osmosis Jones[2] Hyman later developed the film's spin-off Ozzy & Drix.

Hyman worked with Jay Roach to develop Meet the Fockers which was, in 2005, the highest grossing comedy of all time.

In addition to Hyman's credited work, he has rewritten scripts for more than 40 produced films, including DreamWorks Animation's How to Train Your Dragon, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Penguins of Madagascar, and cult hits like Freddy Got Fingered and Disney's Bubble Boy. Over his career, Hyman has contributed comedy to dozens of films including, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Freaky Friday, Monsters vs. Aliens and Shrek. In television, Hyman has written pilots for ABC, Fox, CBS and FX including vehicles for Kelsey Grammer, Matthew McConaughey (both for the FX Network) and with Julia Roberts for ABC.[3]

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Raised in Hollywood, California. Educated at TASIS England, Emerson College and Boston University, father to three daughters and one stepson. Hyman has been married to Cherub Moore since 2016.


  1. ^ Kate Stanhope (June 7, 2010). "Matthew McConaughey Teams Up With FX For Scripted Comedy". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 2010-06-20.[dead link]
  2. ^ Gary Dretzka (Aug 10, 2001). "He Had More Than the Germ of a Good Idea; Movies * "Osmosis Jones" writer Marc Hyman enjoys a rare distinction today: getting sole credit for a feature". Los Angeles Times. p. F.14.
  3. ^ Brian Lowry (Jan 30, 2004). "The Perfect Score". Variety. Retrieved 2010-06-20.

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