Theodore Shapiro

Theodore Shapiro

Shapiro was born in Washington, D.C.. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Brown University in 1993, followed by a Master of Fine Arts in music composition from the Juilliard School in 1995.

He is best known for his film scores, particularly for the comedies State and Main13 Going on 30Along Came PollyThe Devil Wears PradaFun with Dick and JaneIdiocracyYou, Me and DupreeWet Hot American SummerMarley & MeTropic Thunder, the Jay Roach film Dinner for Schmucks and was one of the composers for Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In 2012, Shapiro has composed his first animated film, The Pirates! Band of Misfits. He has also written other orchestral works.

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December 15, 1996