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Clay Tarver

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Name  Clay Tarver
Role  Film writer

Movies  Joy Ride, Joy Ride 3
Shows  Silicon Valley
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Nominations  Writers Guild of America Award for Television: New Series
Similar People  Ron Weiner, Dave Krinsky, Carson D Mell, John Dahl, Mike Judge

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Clay Tarver (born November 8, 1965 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American guitarist and writer. He is the co-showrunner and an executive producer of Silicon Valley.


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Music career

He first came to prominence as the co-founder and lead guitarist of the Boston hard rock/punk band Bullet LaVolta in the late 1980s. They recorded a few records for Taang!, RCA, and Matador Records before disbanding in 1991. He then formed Chavez with Matt Sweeney, Scott Marshall and James Lo, a band that came to be known as one of the most progressive and hard rocking math bands of the 90's. In September 2013, Tarver conducted an interview with Music Life Radio detailing his life, and experiences in Bullet LaVolta and Chavez.

Movie career

Tarver has also worked as a screenwriter for television and film. He created the "Jimmy the Cabdriver" interstitials for MTV in the mid 1990s with friends from college. He has also written films like Joy Ride, with J. J. Abrams, and other projects with Mike Judge.

Tarver won the 2016 Writers Guild of America Award for Episodic Comedy with "Sand Hill Shuffle," an episode of HBO's Silicon Valley.


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