in conversation with Jay Roach
discussing his memoir,
A Life in Parts
Santa Monica High School
600 Olympic Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90405
$45 General Admission Seat + 1 copy of Cranston’s memoir
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(also includes a Live Talks Los Angeles tote bag)
Jay Roach is the director of All The Way, based on the Tony-Award winning play by Robert Schenkkan. Bryan Cranston reprises his role as President Lyndon B. Johnson alongside Melissa Leo, Anthony Mackie and Frank Langella.
Roach was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, graduated with an economics degree from Stanford University in 1980 and later went on to receive his masters degree in film production from the University of Southern California in 1986.
Roach was awarded a total of four Emmy’s for his directing on the made for television movies Recount in 2008 and Game Change in 2012. As a director, his most recent film, Trumbo, stars Bryan Cranston as Dalton Trumbo, one of Hollywood’s blacklisted screenwriters in the 1940s. The film, which also stars Elle Fanning, Helen Mirren and Diane Lane, was released by Bleecker Street on November 6, 2015. In addition, Roach is known for directing movies such as Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, the Austin Powers trilogy and The Campaign.
Along with directing, Roach has also spent time as a producer on a number of moves including 50 First Dates, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Borat, Little Fockers and Sisters.