A USC graduate, Segal made his feature film directorial debut in 1994 with the hit comedy Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult starring Leslie Nielsen. His other credits include the 2000 blockbuster Nutty Professor II: The Klumps starring Eddie Murphy, the critically acclaimed My Fellow Americans starring Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd and Lauren Bacall, and the hit comedy Tommy Boy starring Chris Farley and David Spade.
With an extensive career directing for television, Segal has won eight Emmy Awards, a Cable ACE award for Best Director, and two National Association of Broadcasters' Service to Children awards.
In 2002, Segal co-wrote and created the NBC comedy Hidden Hills, which aired Tuesday nights after Frasier.
Segal formed Callahan Filmworks in 1995 with his producing partner Michael Ewing. They currently have several film and television projects in development.
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