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Adam McKay.

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968), is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. He is the producer of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (film).


Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through their production company Gary Sanchez Productions. He has been married to Shira Piven since 1999. They have two children.

Selected Filmography

  • Step Brothers (2008)
  • The Other Guys (2010)
  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)


  • Was one of the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe.
  • An alumni of the Second City Improv Company in Chicago.
  • Brother-in-law of Jeremy Piven. Son-in-law of Byrne Piven and Joyce Hiller Piven.


Photo Gallery

Cast and Crew
Crew Tommy Wirkola - Adam McKay - Will Ferrell - Hans Zimmer - Atli Örvarsson
Cast Alea Sophia Boudodimos - Bjørn Sundquist - Cedric Eich - Christian Rubeck - Derek Mears - Famke Janssen - Gemma Arterton - Ingrid Bolsø Berdal - Jeremy Renner - Joanna Kulig - Kathrin Kühnel - Lucy Ella von Scheele - Monique Ganderton - Peter Stormare - Pihla Viitala - Rainer Bock - Robin Atkin Downes - Thomas Mann - Thomas Scharff - Tommy Wirkola - Zoë Bell