Judd Apatow — American Director born on December 06, 1967,

Judd Apatow is an American screenwriter, producer, director, actor, and comedian. He is best known for his work in comedy films, and is the founder of Apatow Productions and also developed the cult television series Freaks and Geeks, Undeclared and Girls. Apatow's work has won numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Hollywood Comedy Award, and an AFI Award for Bridesmaids. His films have also been nominated for Grammy Awards, PGA Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and Academy Awards... (wikipedia)

I think that everything I do tends to root for the underdog.
Up until 'Bridesmaids', the general consensus was that women preferred comedy a bit softer.
I always felt as a kid that I was underappreciated, invisible or weird, but I've always secretly thought people would one day appreciate what is different about me. I'm always putting that message out there.
Well, every movie is an experiment. And the only way you can grow at what you're doing is to take chances. You can't try to stick with what worked last time.
College is the reward for surviving high school. Most people have great fun stories from college and nightmare stories from high school.