Todd Bunzl (born 20 December 1970;) (New York, United States) is a director, producer, screenwriter and American actor.  He has directed films such as Road Trip (2000), Old School (2003), Starsky & Hutch (2004) and The Hangover (2009).


Todd Phillips was born on November 20, 1970 in New York, United States.  Attended the NYC Film School but left school before graduating since decided to promote his first short film, entitled Hated (1994). At the same time is one of the creators of the New York Underground Film Festival, along with Andrew Gurland, an expert in play with media and creating expectations.


Todd Phillips working in various facets in film production, either as director, producer, screenwriter and actor. In his facet as a producer has produced films as Old School (2003) with Will Ferrell, unsuccessful tape All the King’s Men (2006), serving as Executive producer and starred Sean Penn, Jude Law, or Kate Winslet. His biggest success came with comedy The Hangover (2009) which grossed more than 460 million in worldwide box office and won the best film – musical or comedy, still starring Bradley Cooper.

As directed films director as teenagers Road Trip (2000) and Old School (2003), the film adaptation of Starsky & Hutch (2004) starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson or comedy The Hangover (2009), who also produced.[ 5 ] Would arrive after the Due Date (2010) comedy starring Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx and Michelle Monaghan, apart from the sequel entitled The Hangover The Hangover 2 (2011), starring actors from the first part and which also participate in the production.

He has also written the screenplay for many tapes produced or directed by himself as the above-mentioned Road Trip (2000), Old School (2003), Starsky & Hutch (2004) or Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006) directed by Sacha Baron Cohen and which was nominated for an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. He has also written the screenplay for the aforementioned comedy Due Date (2010). It has also participated in some of these titles as an actor, always secondary characters or cameos.

Filmography as Director

Year       Film

1994       Hated

1998       Frat House

2000       Bittersweet Motel

Road Trip

2003       Old School

2004       Starsky & Hutch

2006       As for school

2009       The Hangover

2010       Due date

2011       The Hangover