Roger Nygard

Roger Nygard

Highest Rated: 86% Six Days in Roswell (1999)

Lowest Rated: 38% Man About Town (2006)

Birthday: Mar 28, 1962

Birthplace: Long Lake, Minnesota, USA

With a resume that boasts directing, editing, producing, and writing credits on high-profile titles in both film and television, Roger Nygard is one of the entertainment industry's more versatile off-screen talents. His first foray into motion pictures came in 1991, directing the comedy "High Strung." The movie stars Steve Oedekerk as an irritable and agoraphobic writer, and also features appearances by Jim Carrey and a fresh-faced Kirsten Dunst. Despite its lack of availability on popular home video formats, the film still maintains a loyal cult following. The work he is probably best known for is the 1997 documentary (sometimes called a dorkumentary) "Trekkies." Detailing the personal and unusual ways fans of the "Star Trek" television series and films express themselves, the film straddles the line between surreal and disturbing. Nygard followed this up in 2004 with "Trekkies 2," but failed to recapture the critical acclaim or popularity of the original. Between its 2007 and 2009 seasons, he edited nine episodes of the HBO comedy series "Curb Your Enthusiasm," starring and created by "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Truth About Marriage Director,
Writer,
Producer,
Film Editor
- 2018
38% 65% Black or White Film Editor $21.6M 2014
64% 65% The Nature of Existence Director,
Producer,
Film Editor
$52.8K 2009
38% 29% Man About Town Film Editor - 2006
No Score Yet 43% Trekkies 2 Director - 2004
No Score Yet 71% Suckers Director - 1999
86% 73% Six Days in Roswell Producer - 1999
85% 70% Trekkies Director,
Film Editor
$317.2K 1997
No Score Yet 19% Back to Back Director,
Screenwriter,
Film Editor
- 1996
No Score Yet 79% High Strung Director,
Producer
- 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of the Unknown Director - 1990

TV

Credit
18% No Score Yet The Mind of the Married Man Director 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Monsters Director 1990

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