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Director, writer, producer, animator, voice actor

California Institute of the Arts

Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in An Animated Program

Movies and TV shows
Better Off Dead, One Crazy Summer, Eek! The Cat, Legally Blondes, A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up

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Savage steve holland

Savage Steve Holland (born 1960) is an American writer, producer, voice actor, animator, and film director who wrote and directed the cult films Better Off Dead (1985) and One Crazy Summer (1986), starring John Cusack. He also directed the film How I Got Into College (1989), and animated the "Whammy" on the game show Press Your Luck. He later went on to create and produce Eek! the Cat for Fox Kids. Now, he manages his own studio, Savage Studios Ltd. and directs shows for Disney Channel and Nickelodeon.


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He studied animation at the California Institute of the Arts, where one of his student projects Going Nowhere Fast (1980), was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art show TOMORROWLAND: CalArts in Moving Pictures.

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Selected filmography

  • Better Off Dead (1985)
  • One Crazy Summer (1986)
  • How I Got into College (1989)
  • The Last Halloween (1991)
  • The Incredible Crash Dummies (1993) (writer only)
  • Safety Patrol (1998) (TV film)
  • Stuck in the Suburbs (2004) (TV film)
  • Shredderman Rules (2007) (TV film)
  • Legally Blondes (2009)
  • Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2009)
  • A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! (2011) (TV film)
  • Big Time Movie (2011)
  • A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012) (TV film)
  • A Fairly Odd Summer (2014) (TV film)
  • Santa Hunters (2014)
  • Rufus (2016)
  • Rufus 2 (2017)
  • Selected television series credits

  • Press Your Luck (1983–1986) (designer and animator of the "Whammy", all episodes)
  • Saturday Night Live (1988–1990) (assistant director for two seasons)
  • The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (1987–1988) (wrote and directed most episodes)
  • Encyclopedia Brown (1989–1990) (director)
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (1990–1991) (writer)
  • Eek! the Cat (1992–1997) (co-creator, executive producer, and wrote most of the episodes)
  • The Terrible Thunderlizards (1993–1997) (co-creator, executive producer and voice talent)
  • The Puzzle Place (1994-1998) (director)
  • V.I.P. (1998–2002) (directed many episodes)
  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997–1998) (directed 3 episodes)
  • Kenan & Kel (1997-1999) (wrote 6 episodes)
  • Sabrina: The Animated Series (1999–2000) (creator, casting director, voice director and executive producer)
  • Lizzie McGuire (2001–2003) (directed 9 episodes)
  • Phil of the Future (2004) (directed 4 episodes)
  • Unfabulous (2005–2007) (directed 7 episodes)
  • Zoey 101 (2005–2007) (directed 5 episodes)
  • Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (2005–2007) (directed 8 episodes)
  • Zeke and Luther (2009–2011) (directed 11 episodes)
  • Big Time Rush (2009–2013) (directed 14 episodes, 4 of them being 2-part specials)
  • Bizaardvark (2016) (directed 3 episodes)
  • References

    Savage Steve Holland Wikipedia