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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 »

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Donnie Brasco
Donnie Brasco Writer
The Sum of All Fears
House Producer
Quiz Show
Quiz Show Writer


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 2016 Bull (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Unambiguous (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Woman in 8D (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Necklace (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Vatican (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2004-2012 House (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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In the fall of 2013, Paul Attanasio was hired to rewrite the script for Hot Wheels (2018), from a draft written by Art Marcum & Matt Holloway. As of 2015, the project is still in development as a potential franchise. See more »

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