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Matthew Carnahan

Matthew Carnahan was born on February 6, 1961. He is a writer and producer, known for House of Lies (2012), Dirt (2007) and Trinity (1998). He is married to Helen Hunt. They have one child. See full bio »


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  House of Lies (TV Series) (21 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (created by - 22 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 18 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (story - 1 episode, 2012) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #5.9 (2016) ... (created by)
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  Dirt (TV Series) (15 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (writer - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2008)
 2002-2003 Fastlane (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Dogtown (2003) ... (written by)
- Ray Ray (2002) ... (written by)
 2003 The Edge (TV Movie)
 2001 Thieves (TV Series)
 2001 The Fugitive (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Thanatos (2001) ... (written by)
- Strapped (2001) ... (written by)
 1998 Trinity (TV Series) (writer)
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Novel: "Copping Free", 2006 (aka "Sex with the Serpent Girl", "The Serpent Girl") See more »

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Daughter, Makena' lei Gordon Carnahan, born 13 May 2004, with girlfriend Helen Hunt. See more »



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