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Biography #2 (for Down With Love)Peyton Reed made his feature film directing debut with the critically praised box office success Bring It On, starring Kirsten Dunst.
A native of Raleigh and a graduate of the University of North Caroline, Reed began his career as an editor at Zaloom-Mayfield Production. On the strength of his award-winning short Almost Beat, he began writing and directing for the company as well. He directed numerous behind-the-scenes documentaries, including The Secrets of Back to the Future Trilogy, Through the Eyes of Forrest Gump, and CBS's The Honeymooners Anniversary Special.
He then went to work for Walt Disney, where he directed two successful television movies, The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes and The Love Bug, for the studio's Wonderful World of Disney series on the ABC network. He has also directed episodes of Comedy Centrals' Upright Citizens Bridade and HBO's Mr. Show with Bob and David, as well as music videos for such alternative bands as Superchunk and The Connells.
Bio courtesy Fox for "Down With Love" (27-May-2003)