Mr. Becker is a director, screenwriter, producer and author, known for directing the films “Van Wilder” starring Ryan Reynolds and “Wild Hogs” starring John Travolta, Tim Allen, Martin Lawrence and William H. Macy. He most recently directed “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip” for Fox 2000 and New Regency and produced the Sony Film, “Zookeeper” with Kevin James. His films have grossed close to one billion dollars worldwide.
In television, Mr. Becker co-created and executive produced the TBS series “Glory Daze” a one-hour period comedy following the lives of four college freshman in 1985, which he also directed.
In addition to producing or directing many television pilots, Mr. Becker executive produced the Fox series “Bad Samaritans” for Netflix and created the unscripted television format “WORKED for TBS and TRUE TV.
The author of two novels, Misconception was co-written with attorney Robert Shapiro. His first novel Link was on the Los Angeles Times and National Bestseller Lists; both were published by Harper Collins and William Morrow. Mr. Becker created the graphic novel “Last Reign” which Boom! Comics published in 2009.
Mr. Becker received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies from UCLA and a Master’s Degree in Film from the School of Cinematic Arts at USC.