(People) Favorite Writers From My Shows

by langleycjk | created - 07 Apr 2017 | updated - 13 Apr 2017 | Public

1. Jonathan Nolan

Writer | Westworld

Attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Illinois, graduating in 1994.

Graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1999. Majored in English.

Shortly after graduating from Georgetown University, Jonathan Nolan served as a production assistant on Memento (2000).

Wrote the short story, "...

Memento (short story "Memento Mori") The Prestige (screenplay) The Dark Knight (screenplay) The Dark Knight Rises (screenplay) Interstellar (written by) Westworld (TV Series) (created for television by - 10 episodes, 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2016) (developer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016) Person of Interest (TV Series) (created by - 103 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (written by - 8 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (story - 1 episode, 2012)

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2. Michael Dante DiMartino

Writer | Avatar: The Last Airbender

Michael Dante DiMartino was born on July 18, 1974 in Shelburne, Vermont, USA. He is known for his work on Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), The Legend of Korra (2012) and The Last Airbender (2010).

Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series) (creator - 62 episodes, 2003 - 2008) (written by - 14 episodes, 2005 - 2008)

The Legend of Korra (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (created by - 25 episodes, 2014) (written by - 22 episodes, 2012 - 2014

3. Bryan Konietzko

Writer | Avatar: The Last Airbender

Bryan Konietzko was born on May 26, 1976 in the USA as Bryan Joseph Konietzko. He is known for his work on Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), The Legend of Korra (2012) and The Last Airbender (2010).

Avatar: The Last Airbender (TV Series) (creator - 62 episodes, 2003 - 2008) (written by - 14 episodes, 2005 - 2008)

The Legend of Korra (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (created by - 25 episodes, 2014) (written by - 22 episodes, 2012 - 2014

4. Noah Hawley

Writer | Fargo

Award-winning Noah Hawley is one of the most accomplished auteurs and versatile storytellers working in television, film and literature. Hawley balances the art of telling cinematic, unforgettable character-driven stories that linger along after you've been immersed in them.

Over the course of his ...

Legion (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2017) (written by - 3 episodes, 2017)

Fargo (TV Series) (created for television by - 30 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (written by - 18 episodes, 2014 - 2017)

5. Dan Harmon

Producer | Rick and Morty

Dan Harmon was born on January 3, 1973 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is best known as the creator, writing, and producer for Community (2007) and Rick and Morty (2013). He also is known for writing and producing earlier works such as Computerman (2003), and Laser Fart (2004). He was previously ...

Monster House (screenplay) / (story)

Community (creator) / (written by)

Rick and Morty (creator) / (written by)

6. Alex Hirsch

Writer | Gravity Falls

Alex Hirsch was born on June 18, 1985 in Piedmont, California, USA as Alexander Robert Hirsch. He is a writer and actor, known for Gravity Falls (2012), Gravity Falls Shorts (2013) and Rick and Morty (2013).

The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack (TV Series) (written by) Fish Hooks (TV Series)(developer) (written by) Gravity Falls Shorts (TV Series short) (creator) Gravity Falls (TV Series)(creator) (written by)

7. Bryan Fuller

Writer | Star Trek: Discovery

Self professed Star Trek geek who watched and loved the Trek series "Deep Space Nine" and set out to write for them. At the time, Star Trek had an open script submission policy and Fuller contributed a spec, leading to a pitching opportunity. When he had sold a couple of stories to Deep Space Nine,...

Hannibal (TV Series) (developed for television by - 39 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (written by - 30 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2014)

8. Steven Moffat

Writer | Sherlock

Steven Moffat was born on November 18, 1961 in Paisley, Scotland as Steven William Moffat. He is a writer and producer, known for Sherlock (2010), Doctor Who (2005) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011). He has been married to Sue Vertue since 1999. They have two children. He was previously married ...

Doctor Who (TV Series)(written by) (co-written by ) (co-writer) (additional dialogue) (story)

Sherlock (TV Series) (written by) (created by) (co-created with) (creator)(co-created by)

The Adventures of Tintin (screenplay)

9. Joss Whedon

Writer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Joss Whedon is the middle of five brothers - his younger brothers are Jed Whedon and Zack Whedon. Both his father, Tom Whedon and his grandfather, John Whedon were successful television writers. Joss' mother, Lee Stearns, was a history teacher and she also wrote novels as Lee Whedon. Whedon was ...

Toy Story (screenplay by)

Firefly (created) (written)

Serenity (written by)

The Avengers (screenplay) / (story)

Avengers: Age of Ultron (written by)

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (written by)

10. Vince Gilligan

Producer | The X Files

George Vincent Gilligan Jr. (born February 10, 1967) is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. He was a writer and producer for The ...

Hancock (written by)

Breaking Bad (TV Series) (created by - 62 episodes, 2008 - 2013) (written by - 13 episodes, 2008 - 2013)

Better Call Saul (TV Series) (created by - 30 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)

11. Ann Druyan

Writer | Contact

Ann Druyan was born on June 13, 1949 in Queens, New York, USA. She is a writer and director, known for Contact (1997), Cosmos (2014) and Cosmos (1980). She was previously married to Carl Sagan.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes, 2014) (written by - 13 episodes, 2014)

12. Carl Sagan

Writer | Contact

Astronomer, educator and author Carl Sagan was perhaps the world's greatest popularizer of science, reaching millions of people through newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts. He is well-known for his work on the PBS series Cosmos (1980), the Emmy Award and Peabody Award-winning show that ...

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes)

13. Steven Soter

Writer | Cosmos

Steven Soter is known for his work on Cosmos (2014), Cosmos (1980) and The Search for Life: Are We Alone? (2002).

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes, 2014) (written by - 13 episodes, 2014)

14. Drew Goddard

Producer | The Martian

Drew Goddard was raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He attended Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico and graduated in 1993. He then attended the University of Colorado, and worked as a production assistant in L.A. after graduation. A spec script Drew wrote based on Six Feet Under (2001) ...

Lost (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)

World War Z (screenplay)

The Martian (screenplay by)

Daredevil (TV Series) (created by - 26 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 2 episodes, 2015)

15. Justin Roiland

Actor | Rick and Morty

Justin Roiland was born on February 21, 1980 in Stockton, California, USA as Mark Justin Roiland. He is an actor and producer, known for Rick and Morty (2013), The Most Extraordinary Space Investigations (2005) and 2 Girls, 1 Cup: The Show (2008).

Fish Hooks (TV Series) (story - 8 episodes)

Rick and Morty (TV Series) (creator - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (created by - 15 episodes, 2013 - 2017) (written by - 5 episodes, 2013 - 2015)

16. Matt Duffer

Writer | Stranger Things

Matt Duffer was born as Matthew C. Duffer. He is a writer and producer, known for Stranger Things (2016), We All Fall Down (2005) and Wayward Pines (2015).

Stranger Things (TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 3 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2016)

17. Ross Duffer

Writer | Stranger Things

Ross Duffer was born as Ross C. Duffer. He is a writer and producer, known for Stranger Things (2016), We All Fall Down (2005) and Wayward Pines (2015).

Stranger Things (TV Series) (created by - 17 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 3 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2016)

18. Stephen Ambrose

Writer | Band of Brothers

America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose is the author of numerous bestselling books about World War II, including D-Day, Citizen Soldiers and The Victors, plus biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. He is the founder of the Eisenhower Center and President of the ...

Band of Brothers (TV Series) (based on the book by - 10 episodes)

19. Tom Kapinos

Writer | Californication

Kapinos was born in 1969, raised in Levittown, New York and graduated from Island Trees High School in 1987. Kapinos then moved from New York to California in the mid-1990s, working in Los Angeles for Creative Artists Agency as a script reader, until Fox Studios purchased his first screenplay The ...

Lucifer (TV Series) (developed by - 32 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2015)

20. Andrew Kreisberg

Writer | The Flash

Andrew Kreisberg was born on April 23, 1971. He is a writer and producer, known for The Flash (2014), Arrow (2012) and DC's Legends of Tomorrow (2016).

Justice League (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2002) (written by - 1 episode, 2002)

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)

Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) (developed by - 33 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2016

Supergirl (TV Series) (developed by - 42 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (story by - 6 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2015 - 2016)

The Flash (TV Series) (developed by - 69 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (character: Francisco "Cisco" Paco Ramon/Vibe - 23 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (story by - 13 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (teleplay by - 6 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2015 - 2017)

Arrow (TV Series) (developed by - 115 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (teleplay by - 10 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (story by - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (written by - 2 episodes, 2012 - 2013)

21. Geoff Johns

Writer | The Flash

Geoff Johns is an American comic book and television writer, film and television producer.

He is the Chief Creative Officer at DC Comics, a position he has served in since 2010. His most notable work in different media has used the DC Comics characters Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Superman.

...

Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (character: Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (character: Veronica Sinclair/Roulette - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2006)

Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (character: Courtney Whitmore/Star-Spangled Kid/Stargirl - 1 episode)

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Video) (story - segment "Emerald Knights") / (written by - segment "Abin Sur")

Smallville (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (character: Courtney Elizabeth Whitmore/Stargirl - 1 episode, 2010)

Young Justice (TV Series) (character created by: Miss Martian - 40 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (character: Black Beetle - 6 episodes, 2013) (characters: Black Beetle, Red Volcano - 1 episode, 2013) (character: David Reid - 1 episode, 2011)

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (Video) (based on the graphic novel "Flashpoint" by)

Justice League: War (Video) (character: Darla Dudley - uncredited) / (comic book: "Justice League: Origin")

Arrow (TV Series) (teleplay by - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2014) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (Video) (graphic novel)

Deadpool (character: Angel Dust - uncredited)

Justice League Action (TV Series) (character created by: Stargirl - 1 episode)

The Flash (TV Series) (developed by - 69 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (character: Francisco "Cisco" Paco Ramon/Vibe - 23 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2014) (story by - 1 episode, 2014)

22. Mark Gatiss

Actor | The League of Gentlemen

Mark Gatiss is an accomplished author, actor and playwright. Originally from Sedgefield, County Durham, he graduated from Bretton Hall Drama College with a BA (honors) in Theatre Arts.

He was one-quarter of the award-winning comedy team The League of Gentlemen (1999), and became heavily involved in ...

Sherlock (TV Series) (written by - 8 episodes, 2010 - 2017) (created by - 5 episodes, 2014 - 2017) (co-creator - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (creator - 2 episodes, 2010) (co-created with - 1 episode, 2014) (co-created by - 1 episode, 2012)

Doctor Who (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes)

23. John Cleese

Actor | A Fish Called Wanda

John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he ...

Fawlty Towers (TV Series) (by - 12 episodes)

The Croods (story)

24. Connie Booth

Actress | Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Connie Booth was born on December 2, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Constance Booth Bollinger. She is an actress and writer, known for Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), And Now for Something Completely Different (1971) and Fawlty Towers (1975). She has been married to John Lahr since ...

Fawlty Towers (TV Series) (by - 12 episodes)

25. David Benioff

Writer | Game of Thrones

David Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as David Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Kite Runner (2007) and 25th Hour (2002). He has been married to Amanda Peet since September 30, 2006. They have three children.

Troy (screenplay)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (screenplay)

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)

Game of Thrones (TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 2011 - 2018) (written for television by - 32 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (written by - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (creator - 2 episodes, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2011)

26. D.B. Weiss

Writer | Game of Thrones

D.B. Weiss was born on April 23, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Daniel Brett Weiss. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), Dirty White Boys and Untitled Star Wars Project (2022). He is married to Andrea Troyer.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)

Game of Thrones (TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 2011 - 2018) (written for television by - 32 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (written by - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (creator - 2 episodes, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2011)

27. Greg Berlanti

Producer | The Flash

WGA, DGA and Golden Globe nominated writer, director, and producer, Greg Berlanti, is the force behind several of the most inventive and acclaimed works of film and television.

He is the writer, director and producer behind several of the most creative and lauded television series, including ABC's "...

Green Lantern (screen story) / (screenplay)

Wrath of the Titans (story)

Arrow: Year One (TV Special) (creator)

The Tomorrow People (TV Series) (developed by - 22 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (story - 3 episodes, 2013)

Legends of Tomorrow (TV Series) (developed by - 33 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (story by - 4 episodes, 2016) (written by - 2 episodes, 2016)

Supergirl (TV Series) (developed by - 42 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (story by - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2016)

Arrow (TV Series) (developed by - 115 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (story by - 19 episodes, 2012 - 2016)

28. Scott Buck

Producer | Dexter

Scott Buck was born as Scott Randall Buck. He is a producer and writer, known for Dexter (2006), Six Feet Under (2001) and Inhumans (2017). He is married to Dianna Miranda. They have two children.

Rome (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)

Dexter (TV Series) (written by - 17 episodes, 2007 - 2013) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2010)

Iron Fist (TV Series) (created by - 13 episodes, 2017) (written by - 3 episodes, 2017)



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