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Tom Dey
Thomas Ridgeway Dey

(1965-04-14) April 14, 1965 (age 58)
  • Film director
  • screenwriter
  • producer

Thomas Ridgeway Dey (born April 14, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. His credits include Shanghai Noon , Showtime , Failure to Launch , and Marmaduke .


Early life

Dey was born in Hanover, New Hampshire, the son of Phoebe Ann (née Evans) and Charles Frederick Dey, who was Associate Dean at Dartmouth College from 1963 to 1973 and headmaster of Choate Rosemary Hall. [1] [2] [3] He is a graduate of The Choate School (now Choate Rosemary Hall) in Wallingford, Connecticut, Brown University, and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. Dey got his start by shooting a spec commercial reel which landed him a spot at Ridley Scott Associates.[ citation needed ]




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  1. "Guide to the Oral history interview with Charles F. Dey, 2002 March 29: Collection Overview". Retrieved 2016-12-27.
  2. "". 2000-06-03. Retrieved 2016-12-27.
  3. "PHOEBE EVANS TO WED; Skidmore Alumna Betrothed to Charles Frederick Dey - The New York Times". 1956-06-20. Retrieved 2016-12-27.