Known for making parody films with directing partner Aaron Seltzer like Date Movie and Meet the Spartans.
He gained prominence as a screenwriter after co-writing the smash hit Scary Movie in 2000.
His films often received extremely negative critical reviews and Razzie nominations, but his films like Date Movie also grossed in excess of $80 million.
His father was director Rick Friedberg.
His films frequently featured former Baywatch pinup Carmen Electra.