Ed Decter biography
Date of Birth: 1959
Born in New Jersey, Decter studied film and English at Wesleyan University.
He relocated to Los Angeles in 1981 after winning a filmmaking grant from
the American Film Institute.
Making his initial mark directing commercials and music videos, Decter met
future business partner, John Strauss, during an industry softball league in
The two collaborated in writing a number of screenplays
including Options, released in 1988, There's Something About Mary
(1998), and Head Over Heals (2001).
Decter also work extensively in television during the '90s, writing and
producing a number of series including Boy Meets World, Chicago
Sons and The Closer. Besides television, Decter has also
produced feature films such as Head Over Heels (2001) and made his
directorial debut with The New Guy (2002).
Ed Decter Filmography
Head Over Heels (2001)
Spin Doctor (2000)
There's Something About Mary (1998)