Deborah Kaplan

Inside Biography

Deborah Kaplan is an American screenwriter and film director who is best known for her directional works in the 1988 and 2001 films Can't Hardly Wait and Josie and the Pussycats. She was previously married to the Clueless actor, Breckin Meyer, with who she shares two children.

Born in Pennsylvania, Studied at NYU With Harry Elfont

Deborah Kaplan was born on November 11, 1970, in Abington Township, Pennsylvania, the United States of America.

Kaplan, who was raised and spent most of her childhood in Abington Township, Pennsylvania, doesn't have a brother or sister. She is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

She was enrolled at New York University (NYU) affiliated school Tisch School of the Arts where she met her creative directional partner Harry Elfont. While studying at the university, they found that their parents were friends.

Kaplan had also attended a film production program at Oxford University in England, United Kingdom. She enjoys kickboxing, hiking and photography.

Career: Works With Harry Elfont

Deborah Kaplan moved back to Los Angeles and started working behind the scenes in the movies. She and Harry then headed to California where they directed a romantic comedy movie, Can't Hardly Wait, in 1998.

The film was produced by Jenno Topping, and Jennifer Love HewittEthan EmbryPeter FacinelliSeth Green and Lauren Ambrose were among its cast members.

The duo has also worked with Topping in the 1966 comedy parody A Very Brady Sequel. They were screenwriters in the film.

Deborah and Harry have also worked as contributing writers in the drama adventure film Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco and family comedy film Jingle All the Way (both in 1996).

Later in 2001, Kaplan and Harry directed a musical comedy film Josie and the Pussycats starring Rachael Leigh CookTara ReidRosario Dawson and Alan Cumming.

Estimated Net Worth is $7 Million

Being a successful screenwriter and director, Deborah Kaplan earns a decent amount of money. Both salary and net worth of the 48-year-old are unknown but some sources have estimated her total net worth $7 million.

The average annual salary of a director is $140,000. Her ex-husband, Breckin Meyer, who owns a $2.2 million house in Valley Village, has an estimated net worth of $8 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Marriage and Divorce With Breckin Meyer

Deborah Kaplan seems to be single right now but she was previously in a relationship with Hollywood star Breckin Meyer who is best known for his roles in Rat Race, Clueless, Garfield: The Movie and Road Trip.

The pair exchanged vows in a beautiful ceremony on October 14, 2001, but after 11 years of marriage, Kaplan filed for divorce from Meyer in 2012. They had an on-off relationship before the divorce filing.

CAPTION: Deborah Kaplan and her ex-husband Breckin Meyer SOURCE: Zimbio

The divorce between the pair was confirmed in 2014. The former husband-wife duo has two daughters, Caitlin Willow Meyer and Clover Meyer together.

Meyer is currently dating The Bold and The Beautiful actress Linsey Godfrey.

by Arsad, 13 Sep, 2019

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