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Steven Brill (born May 27, 1962) is an American actor, film producer, director, and screenwriter. He directed and co-wrote Little Nicky and directed Mr. Deeds, Without A Paddle, Heavyweights, and Drillbit Taylor. He has had cameo roles in all three Mighty Ducks movies, and appeared in The Wedding Singer, Mr. Deeds and Knocked Up, although his role in the latter has been miscredited to Judd Apatow. He also appeared as the Barfly in Sex, Lies, and Videotape.

Steven Brill
Born (1962-05-27) May 27, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationActor, director, screenwriter
Years active1989–present
Spouse(s)Ruthanna Hopper[1]

As a director, Brill was one of the central players (alongside Harvey Weinstein) in the 2007/2008 Fanboys reshoot/editing controversy.[2][3][4]


Steve Brill attended high school (1976-1980) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brill graduated from Boston University's Film School. There he studied with poet Derek Walcott and collaborated with Marc Maron on screenplays and standup comedy during a tumultuous formative period discussed on the 500th episode of WTF with Marc Maron.[5]


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  1. ^ "Hollywood confidential". The Scotsman. January 17, 2008. Retrieved June 7, 2012.
  2. ^ Star Wars fans fight back
  3. ^ Slashfilm podcast
  4. ^ Star Wars fans vs Harvey Weinstein
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  6. ^ The Hollywood Reporter

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