Paul Samuel Feig (; born September 17, 1962) is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for directing films starring frequent collaborator Melissa McCarthy, including Bridesmaids (2011), The Heat (2013), Spy (2015), and Ghostbusters (2016).
Feig created the comedy series Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000) and Other Space (2015). He has also directed several episodes of The Office, Arrested Development, Weeds, and Nurse Jackie, as well as episodes of Mad Men, 30 Rock, and Parks and Recreation. He received nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards for writing on Freaks and Geeks and three for directing on The Office. As an actor, Feig is best known for playing Tim the Camp Counselor in the comedy film Heavyweights (1995), Mr. Eugene Pool on the sitcom Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996–1997), and an exaggerated version of himself on the Netflix series The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale on which he also serves as an executive producer.