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Paul Germain (born June 6, 1959) is an American animation screenwriter and producer for various shows. Along with Arlene Klasky and Gabor Csupo, he was one of the creators of Rugrats, All Grown Up!, and Rugrats Pre-School Daze and was a primary creative force for the series. With his Rugrats colleague Joe Ansolabehere, he later went on to create Recess and Lloyd in Space for Disney.

Among his film credits are Say Anything..., Big and Broadcast News.

Germain's son was the inspiration for Tommy Pickles. Angelica was based on a bully (who was a girl) in his childhood.

Paul was born in Los Angeles, California. The school in Recess shares the name of Third Street School, an actual elementary school that his children attended.

Paul's younger brother is Marc "Mr K" Germain, a popular talk-show host formerly known as Mr. KABC and before that as "Mr. KFI".

Paul's other brother Gregory Germain, is a law professor at Syracuse University, College of Law.

As of March 2016, he was serving as a producer consultant for Smosh's web series, Part Timers.

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