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Paul Attanasio


Paul Albert Attanasio (born November 14, 1959) is an American screenwriter. He is a 1981 graduate of Harvard College, where he lived in Currier House, and earned his law degree at Harvard Law School in 1984. Paul is known for Homicide: Life on The Street (1993-1999), Quiz Show (1994), Donnie Brasco (1997) and House M.D. (2004). He is married to ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco Writer
(1997)
The Sum of All Fears
(2002)
Quiz Show
Quiz Show Writer
(1994)
Sphere
Sphere Writer
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Untitled Paul Attanasio Project (TV Movie) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2016-2017 Bull (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- Free Fall (2017) ... (executive producer)
- What's Your Number? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- The Fall (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Stockholm Syndrome (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Teacher's Pet (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Vatican (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004-2012 House M.D. (TV Series) (executive producer - 175 episodes)
- Everybody Dies (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Holding On (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Post Mortem (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The C Word (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Body and Soul (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2004 Century City (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- To Know Her (2004) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2004) ... (executive producer)
 2002 R.U.S./H. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Gideon's Crossing (TV Series) (executive producer)
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Show Show Self (4 credits)

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In 1987, Paul Attanasio left The Washington Post as a film critic and made his debut as a screenwriter. He wrote an original script about the mafia, which he says was bad, but the dialogue was pretty good and he managed to sign with an agent at CAA. He then signed development deals with Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer and Columbia Pictures in 1988, and was quoted by the LA Times that year ... See more »

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