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 is married to actress Cathy Shim, and they have two children.
He wrote the film Night at the Museum, which starred actor Ben Stiller.