Screenwriter and actor, best known for co-writing the Night at the Museum film series and for co-creating the popular Comedy Central series Reno 911.
He matriculated from NYU, where he studied at the Tisch School for the Arts.
In 2011, he authored the book Profit: How We Made a Billion Dollars at The Box Office and You Can Too!
He was brought up in Cookeville, Tennessee.
He wrote the film Night at the Museum, which starred actor Ben Stiller.