Brian Robbins (born November 22, 1963, in Brooklyn, NY) is an American actor, film and television director, television and film producer, writer, and game show host. He is most noted for collaborating work with his colleague Michael Tollin. They have a production company named Tollin/Robbins Productions, the company who does Nickelodeon shows such as All That, Kenan and Kel, and The Amanda Show. Their company was also credited for producing the successful Superman saga Smallville. Robbins is also notable for starring in the successful ABC sitcom Head of the Class and for hosting & producing the short lived kids game show Pictionary. Robbins has won a Crystal Heart Award, a CableAce Award, and a Directors Guild of America Award.