Louis Theroux is a British-American documentary filmmaker and broadcaster. He is best recognized for his documentary series ‘When Louis Met...,’ and ‘Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends’ and his BBC Two specials. As a journalist, he has worked for Metro Silicon Valley, Spy magazine and TV Nation. The son of American travel writer Paul Theroux and the brother of TV presenter and writer Marcel, Theroux grew up with a natural inclination towards writing and journalism. His journalistic career bears the influences of both of them. Brought up in London, the documentary filmmaker graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford with first-class honors before embarking on his career. His contribution to the television world has brought him much recognition. Theroux has won a Royal Television Society Television Award and two British Academy Television Awards till date. In addition, he has earned multiple nominations for various other awards. On a personal note, he is a doting father to three kids. Married to Nancy Strang, Theroux resides with his family in Los Angeles, California.