Adam Herz

Adam Herz

writer, producer, additional crew

Adam Herz was born on Sep 10, 1972 in USA. Adam Herz's big-screen debut came with American Pie directed by Paul Weitz in 1999.

Adam Herz is a screenwriter and producer best known for creating the American Pie movie franchise. He wrote the original screenplay for American Pie, which became a worldwide hit and pop culture phenomenon. Herz subsequently wrote and produced the sequels American Pie 2, American Wedding, and was a producer on the 4th theatrical release American Reunion. The franchise has generated nearly a billion dollars at the box office, with ancillary revenues well in excess.Herz grew up in East Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended high school there, from which he would later draw inspiration for the fictional "East Great Falls High." Herz graduated from the University of Michigan, after which he moved to Los Angeles. While working a string of production assistant jobs, Herz wrote his first spec script. Sold to studios with the name Untitled Teenage Sex Comedy That Can Be Made For Under Ten Million Dollars, less than a year later the film was complete and ready for release, newly titled American Pie.Herz founded the production company Terra Firma Films with a first-look deal at Universal Studios for many years, in which he set up and produced numerous projects around Hollywood. With Terra Firma, Herz also started the Emerging Writers Program, enabling young and undiscovered writers to develop their talents and gain entry into the film business.Herz most recently created, wrote, and executive produced the half-hour comedy series Best Intentions, the intended replacement for Pop Network's critically acclaimed Schitt's Creek. However, despite a pilot that broke testing records and a full season just days away from shooting, parent company Viacom instructed Pop to abandon all scripted programming. COVID lockdowns began shortly thereafter, the combined effect of which killed the show and the work of hundreds of people.

  • Birthday

    Sep 10, 1972
  • Place of Birth

    Manhattan, New York, USA
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