Mini Bio (1)
Perry Andelin Blake grew up in Los Angeles, the grandson of a noted Hollywood scenic artist and painter. After graduating from Harvard University with a Master degree in architecture, he moved back to L.A. to work for the legendary architect Frank Gehry. He practiced architecture for a number of years then began designing sets for commercials for companies such as Coke and Nike, as well as the famous 'Got Milk' campaign. After working on the Oscar nominated short 'Birch Street Gym', Blake designed his first feature, Billy Madison. This began a long collaboration with Adam Sandler that includes early favorites such as Happy Gilmore and the Wedding Singer through later films like Click and Just Go with It. He also designed Around the World in 80 Days starring Jackie Chan which literally took him around the world, working in Berlin, Bangkok and Delhi. He also directed the Dana Carvey kids comedy Master of Disguise, as well as the Second Unit on many of his films. He is a member of The ADG, the DGA and the Academy of Arts and Sciences. His films have grossed over 1 billion dollars.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: PAB