Paul Guay

Film / Graduate Film


Paul Guay is a writer, actor, director and script consultant whose movies have grossed over half a billion dollars.

He is the 2019 recipient of ArtCenter’s Great Teacher Award.

Paul conceived and co-wrote LIAR, LIAR, at the time of its release the sixth-highest-grossing comedy in history.

The screenplay received an Honorable Mention in Script magazine’s “Best Scripts of the Past 10 Years.”

Paul co-wrote THE LITTLE RASCALS, Universal's second-highest-grossing film of the year.

He co-wrote HEARTBREAKERS, starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman and Jason Lee, which opened #1 at the box office.

Paul polished THE NEVERENDING STORY, the beloved children’s fantasy which spawned two sequels, two TV series, three computer games, a stage play, a ballet and an opera, and co-polished MOUSE HUNT, the highest-grossing of DreamWorks’ first five films, nominated for a Saturn Award.

Paul graduated Cum Laude from Pomona College with a double major in English and philosophy.


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