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Carlton Cuse


Born in Mexico City, Carlton Cuse grew up in Boston and Orange County, California. He attended Harvard University, graduating with a degree in American History. He started his career in feature films working first as a development executive then formed a partnership with feature writer, Jeffrey Boam. Working with Boam, Cuse helped develop the films... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 San Andreas (screenplay) (filming)
  Bates Motel (TV Series) (developer - 16 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 4 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (story - 1 episode, 2013)
- Plunge (2014) ... (developer)
- The Escape Artist (2014) ... (developer)
- Check-Out (2014) ... (developer)
- Caleb (2014) ... (developer)
- Shadow of a Doubt (2014) ... (developer)
 2005-2010 Lost (TV Series) (written by - 34 episodes)
- The End (2010) ... (written by)
- Across the Sea (2010) ... (written by)
- Happily Ever After (2010) ... (written by)
- Lighthouse (2010) ... (written by)
- LA X - Part 1 (2010) ... (written by)
 2007 Lost: Missing Pieces (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Tropical Depression (2007) ... (written by)
- The Watch (2007) ... (written by)
 2003 Black Sash (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Snap Shots (2003) ... (written by)
- Prime Suspect (2003) ... (written by)
- Jump Start (2003) ... (written by)
  Nash Bridges (TV Series) (87 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (written by - 31 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (writer - 2 episodes, 1999) (story - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Fair Game (2001) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Cat Fight (2001) ... (creator)
- Change Up (2001) ... (creator)
- Kill Joy (2001) ... (creator)
- Quack Fever (2001) ... (creator)
  Martial Law (TV Series) (42 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (writer - 2 episodes, 1998)
- Final Conflict: Part 2 (2000) ... (creator)
- Final Conflict: Part 1 (2000) ... (creator)
- In the Dark (2000) ... (creator)
- Heartless (2000) ... (creator)
- The Thrill Is Gone (2000) ... (creator)
 1994 Fortune Hunter (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Red Alert (1994) ... (writer)
- Sea Trial ... (writer)
  The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series) (8 episodes, 1993) (writer - 4 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (written by - 2 episodes, 1993) (story - 1 episode, 1993)
- High Treason: Part 1 (1994) ... (writer)
- Bye Bly (1994) ... (writer)
- Crystal Hawks (1993) ... (writer)
- Deep in the Heart of Dixie (1993) ... (creator)
- Showdown (1993) ... (creator)
 1992 The Witches of Eastwick (TV Movie)
 1990 A Promise to Keep (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 Headin' Home for the Holidays (TV Movie)
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- The War (1986) ... (teleplay)
- St. Louis Book of Blues (1986) ... (teleplay)
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Provided audio commentary for Lost: Man of Science, Man of Faith (2005) with Jack Bender, Damon Lindelof and Bryan Burk.

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Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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[on adding a contemporary viewpoint to the series 'Bates Motel'] There's a certain amount of baggage, obviously, that comes with working in the 'Psycho' environment. Setting it up this way gave us the license as storytellers to tell a really interesting character-driven psychological thriller. Making it contemporary liberated us from the original movie.

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Frequently noted (or mocked, by his co-writers) for his resemblance, both in voice and appearance, to Ted Danson. See more »

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Aries

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