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Rene Balcer


Rene Balcer was born on February 9, 1954 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Rene Chenevert Balcer. He is a writer and producer, known for Law & Order (1990), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) and The No Name Painting Association (2013). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Law & Order
Law & Order Writer
(1991-2010)
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
(2001-2011)
Jo
Jo Writer
(2013)

Filmography

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  Law & Order: True Crime (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2017) (written by - 4 episodes, 2017) (filming)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2017 The Council (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes) (announced)
- Episode #1.10 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 ... (written by)
- Pilot ... (written by)
 2017 WonderWorld (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot ... (written by)
 2017 Above the Drowning Sea (Documentary) (written by)
 2015 For Justice (TV Movie) (written by)
  Law & Order: UK (TV Series) (based on the episode entitled "Denial" story by - 1 episode, 2014) (based on the episode entitled "Refuge Part 1" from an original screenplay by - 1 episode, 2014) (based on the episode entitled "Family Values" from an original screenplay by - 1 episode, 2013) (based on the episode entitled "Mayhem" teleplay by - 1 episode, 2011) (based on the episode entitled "Performance" story by - 1 episode, 2011) (based on the episode entitled "Slave" written by - 1 episode, 2011) (based on "Bad Faith" written by - 1 episode, 2010) (based on "Pro Se" written by - 1 episode, 2010) (based on "Mad Dog" written by - 1 episode, 2010) (based on "Corruption" story by - 1 episode, 2009) (based on "Volunteers" written by - 1 episode, 2009) (based on "Bitter Fruit" written by - 1 episode, 2009)
- Bad Romance (2014) ... (based on the episode entitled "Denial" story by)
- Flaw (2014) ... (based on the episode entitled "Refuge Part 1" from an original screenplay by)
- Fatherly Love (2013) ... (based on the episode entitled "Family Values" from an original screenplay by)
- Dawn Till Dusk (2011) ... (based on the episode entitled "Mayhem" teleplay by)
- Line Up (2011) ... (based on the episode entitled "Performance" story by)
 2013 Blue Sky (Video short)
 2013 Xu Bing: Tobacco Project Virginia (Redux) (Documentary) (co-writer)
 2013 The No Name Painting Association (Documentary short) (written by)
  Jo (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2013) (story - 6 episodes, 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2013) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013)
- The Catacombes (2013) ... (creator) / (story)
- The Opera (2013) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- Le Marais (2013) ... (creator) / (story)
- Place Vendôme (2013) ... (creator) / (story)
- Invalides (2013) ... (creator) / (story)
 2013 Watching Tea Leaves in Shanxi (Video short) (written by)
 2011 Xu Bing's Tobacco Project Virginia (Documentary short) (co-writer)
  Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series) (developed by - 195 episodes, 2001 - 2011) (story by - 95 episodes, 2001 - 2006) (written by - 6 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2001 - 2004)
- To the Boy in the Blue Knit Cap (2011) ... (creator - as René Balcer)
- Icarus (2011) ... (creator - as René Balcer)
- Cadaver (2011) ... (creator - as René Balcer)
- Trophy Wine (2011) ... (creator - as René Balcer)
- The Last Street in Manhattan (2011) ... (creator - as René Balcer)
 2011 Law & Order: LA (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Plummer Park (2011) ... (written by - as René Balcer)
- Hayden Tract (2011) ... (written by - as René Balcer)
  Law & Order (TV Series) (written by - 50 episodes, 1992 - 2010) (story by - 20 episodes, 1992 - 2010) (teleplay by - 11 episodes, 1991 - 1999)
- Rubber Room (2010) ... (written by - as René Balcer)
- Brazil (2010) ... (story by - as René Balcer)
- Brilliant Disguise (2010) ... (story by - as René Balcer)
- Fed (2009) ... (story by - as René Balcer)
- Boy Gone Astray (2009) ... (story by - as René Balcer)
  Zakon & poryadok: Prestupnyy umysel (TV Series) (developer - 59 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (original story - 48 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (original story and teleplay - 4 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
- Nastojashhie roditeli (Real Parents) (2009) ... (creator) / (original story)
- Bezuprechnyj (Perfect) (2009) ... (creator) / (original story)
- Ukradennaja krasota (Stolen Beauty) (2009) ... (creator) / (original story)
- Dar (The Gift) (2009) ... (creator) / (original story)
- Tancor (Dancer) (2009) ... (creator) / (original story)
  Paris enquêtes criminelles (TV Series) (developer - 11 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (original screenplay - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (writer - 2 episodes, 2008) (original idea - 1 episode, 2007)
- Un crime d'amour (2008) ... (original screenplay - as René Balcer)
- La quête (2008) ... (original screenplay - as René Balcer)
- Blessure secrète (2008) ... (original screenplay - as René Balcer)
- Visions (2008) ... (original screenplay - as René Balcer)
- Trafics (2008) ... (creator - uncredited) / (original screenplay - as René Balcer)
 2006 Proof of Lies (TV Movie) (as Matthew Daniel David)
  Mission protection rapprochée (TV Series) (creator - 7 episodes, 1999 - 2005) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- La diamantaire (2005) ... (creator)
- Trois en un (2005) ... (creator)
- Confessions croisées (2005) ... (creator)
- Pour solde de tout compte (2005) ... (creator)
- Gardiennes d'ange (1999) ... (creator)
 2000 Hopewell (TV Movie)
 2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Entitled (2000) ... (story by)
 1992 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode)
- Power Play (1992) ... (teleplay by)
 1991 Stranger in the Family (TV Movie) (written by)
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Kill or Be Killed (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Out on the Edge (TV Movie)
 1979 A Twist of Fate (Short) (written by)
 1978 Turcot Interchange (Short) (written by)
 1976 Solid State (Short) (written by)
 1976 Averbach vs. Zak (Short) (written by)
  DarkNet (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot ... (written by)
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Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)

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Alternate Names:

René Balcer | Matthew Daniel David
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In 2010, Balcer directed Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn in her first and only acting role in Law & Order's series finale "Rubber Room". See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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