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Paul Dini


Paul Dini was born on August 7, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000), Superman (1996) and The New Batman Adventures (1997). He has been married to Misty Lee since October 30, 2005. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Superman
Superman Writer
(1996-2000)
The New Batman Adventures
(1997-1999)
Batman: Arkham City
(2011)

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 2017 Arkham: Tales of the Dark Knight (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes) (pre-production)
- Escape from Gotham ... (writer)
- Pilot ... (writer)
  Gotham City Sirens (Harley Quinn created by) / (comic book) (announced)
  Justice League Action (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 2016) (character created by: Brother Night - 1 episode, 2016)
- Trick or Threat (2016) ... (written by)
- Follow That Space Cab! (2016) ... (written by)
- Play Date (2016) ... (written by)
- Zombie King (2016) ... (character created by: Brother Night) / (written by)
- Nuclear Family Values (2016) ... (written by)
 2016 Batman: Return to Arkham (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn, Dr. Victor Fries & Nora Fries - uncredited) / (story written by) / (written by)
 2016 The 7D (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- A Sneeze in Time/A Royal Pain in the Castle (2016) ... (written by - segment "A Sneeze in Time")
- Shapeshifter/There's a Monkey in My Hat (2016) ... (written by - segment "Shapeshifter")
- Bummer Vacation/They Growl by Night (2016) ... (written by - segment "They Growl by Night")
- Whose Voice Is It Anyway?/Take Your Pet to Lunch Day (2016) ... (written by - segment "Take Your Pet to Lunch Day")
 2016 Suicide Squad (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2016 Avengers Assemble (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Inhumans Among Us (2016) ... (written by)
 2016 Tom & Jerry: Back to Oz (Video)
 2015-2016 Gotham (TV Series) (character: Victor Fries - 5 episodes)
- Wrath of the Villains: Transference (2016) ... (character: Victor Fries - uncredited)
- Wrath of the Villains: Pinewood (2016) ... (character: Victor Fries - uncredited)
- Wrath of the Villains: A Dead Man Feels No Cold (2016) ... (character: Victor Fries - uncredited)
- Wrath of the Villains: Mr. Freeze (2016) ... (character: Victor Fries - uncredited)
- Rise of the Villains: Worse Than a Crime (2015) ... (character: Victor Fries - uncredited)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (character: Mercy Graves - uncredited)
 2016 Batman: Bad Blood (Video) (characters: Renee Montoya, Charles "Chuckie" Sol - uncredited)
 2015 Season of Infamy (Video Game) (character: Victor Fries & Nora Fries - uncredited)
 2015 Wabbit: A Looney Tunes Production (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Aromatherapist (2015)
 2015 Batman: Arkham Knight (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2013-2015 Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Days of Future Smash, Part 1: The Dino Era (2015) ... (written by)
- Future Shock (2014) ... (written by)
- Mission Impossible Man (2014) ... (written by)
- Red Rover (2013) ... (written by)
- Incredible Shrinking Hulks (2013) ... (written by)
 2012-2015 Ultimate Spider-Man (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Spider-Verse: Part 2 (2015) ... (written by)
- The Avenging Spider-Man: Part 2 (2014) ... (written by)
- The Avenging Spider-Man: Part 1 (2014) ... (written by)
- Great Responsibility (2012) ... (written by)
- Great Power (2012) ... (written by)
 2014 Batman: Assault on Arkham (Video) (character created by: Harley Quinn)
 2014 Batman: Arkham Origins - Cold, Cold Heart (Video Game) (characters: Dr. Victor Fries, Nora Fries & Ferris Boyle - uncredited)
 2014 Batman Beyond (TV Short) (based on the series created by)
 2013 Batman: Face to Face (Short) (characters)
 2013 Batman: Arkham Origins (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2013 Scooby-Doo! Spooky Scarecrow (Video short) (story)
 2013 Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure (Video) (written by)
 2013 Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (Video) (character created by: Harley Quinn)
 2012 Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Video Game) (character: Harley Quinn)
 2012 Harley Quinn's Revenge (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2011 Batman: Arkham City (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn, Dr. Victor Fries & Nora Fries - uncredited) / (story written by)
 2011 Catwoman (Video short) (written by)
 2009-2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Bold Beginnings! (2011) ... (written by)
- Mitefall! (2011) ... (written by)
- Chill of the Night! (2010) ... (written by)
- Legends of the Dark Mite! (2009) ... (written by)
  Tower Prep (TV Series) (creator - 11 episodes, 2010) (written by - 3 episodes, 2010)
- Trust (2010) ... (creator)
- Phone Home (2010) ... (creator)
- Dreams (2010) ... (creator)
- Field Trip (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Election (2010) ... (creator)
  Sym-Bionic Titan (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 2010) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
- Shadows of Youth (2010) ... (story) / (written by)
 2010 Scooby-Doo! Abracadabra-Doo (Video) (teleplay)
  Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (additional dialogue - 1 episode, 2008)
- Voyage of Temptation (2010) ... (written by)
- Holocron Heist (2009) ... (written by)
- Cloak of Darkness (2008) ... (written by)
- Destroy Malevolence (2008) ... (additional dialogue)
 2009 Batman: Arkham Asylum (Video Game) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited) / (written by)
 2009 Smallville (TV Series) (character: Leslie Willis/Livewire - 1 episode)
- Injustice (2009) ... (character: Leslie Willis/Livewire - uncredited)
 2008 Batman: Black and White (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Case Study (2008) ... (written by)
 2008 Lego Batman: The Videogame (Video Game) (character: Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2007 The Batman (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Two of a Kind (2007) ... (written by)
  Krypto the Superdog (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2006) (story - 1 episode, 2005)
- Mechani-Bot/Stretch-O-Mutt to the Rescue (2006) ... (written by - segment "Stretch-O-Mutt to the Rescue")
- Streaky's Super Cat Tale/The New Recruit (2005) ... (written by - segment "Streaky's Super Cat Tale")
- Dog-Gone Kevin/The Dark Hound Strikes! (2005) ... (written by - segment "The Dark Hound Strikes!")
- Diaper Madness/Feline Fatale (2005) ... (written by - segment "Diaper Madness")
- Super Flea/A Bug's Strife (2005) ... (written by - segment "A Bug's Strife")
  Justice League Unlimited (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2006) (characters: Terry McGinnis/Batman, Andrea Beaumont/Phantasm, Mareena Curry/Aquagirl - 1 episode, 2005) (character: Mercy Graves - 1 episode, 2005) (characters: Terry McGinnis, Warhawk/Rex Stewart, Ben Knox/Bonk, Stewart Carter Winthrop III/Ghoul, Charles Buntz/Chucko, Woof, Delia/Deidre "Dee Dee" Dennis - 1 episode, 2005) (written by - 1 episode, 2004)
- Far from Home (2006) ... (teleplay)
- Epilogue (2005) ... (characters: Terry McGinnis/Batman, Andrea Beaumont/Phantasm, Mareena Curry/Aquagirl - uncredited)
- Clash (2005) ... (character: Mercy Graves - uncredited)
- The Once and Future Thing Part Two: Time, Warped (2005) ... (characters: Terry McGinnis, Warhawk/Rex Stewart, Ben Knox/Bonk, Stewart Carter Winthrop III/Ghoul, Charles Buntz/Chucko, Woof, Delia/Deidre "Dee Dee" Dennis - uncredited)
- This Little Piggy (2004) ... (written by)
  Duck Dodgers (TV Series) (written by - 24 episodes, 2003 - 2005) (story - 2 episodes, 2005) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2005)
- Of Course You Know, This Means War and Peace: Part 2 (2005) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Of Course You Know, This Means War and Peace: Part 1 (2005) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Surf the Stars/Samurai Quack (2005) ... (written by - segment "Surf the Stars")
- Diva Delivery/Castle High (2005) ... (written by - segments "Castle High", "Diva Delivery and")
- M.M.O.R.P.D./Old McDodgers (2005) ... (written by - segments "M.M.O.R.P.D.", "Old Mcdodgers")
 2004 Lost (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Moth (2004) ... (written by)
 2004 Ozzy & Drix (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Cavities (2004) ... (story)
  Justice League (TV Series) (character: Mercy Graves - 2 episodes, 2003) (story - 2 episodes, 2002) (written by - 1 episode, 2003)
- Comfort and Joy (2003) ... (written by)
- Tabula Rasa: Part II (2003) ... (character: Mercy Graves - uncredited)
- Tabula Rasa (2003) ... (character: Mercy Graves - uncredited)
- The Brave and the Bold: Part II (2002) ... (story)
- The Brave and the Bold (2002) ... (story)
 2003 Chase Me (Video short) (written by)
 2002-2003 Birds of Prey (TV Series) (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - 14 episodes)
- Feat of Clay (2003) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
- Devil's Eyes (2003) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
- Reunion (2003) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
- Gladiatrix (2003) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
- Nature of the Beast (2002) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited)
 2003 Static Shock (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Hard as Nails (2003) ... (written by)
  Batman Beyond (TV Series) (series created by - 52 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (series writer - 37 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (story - 3 episodes, 2000) (written by - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (character: Victor Fries - 1 episode, 1999)
- Unmasked (2001) ... (series created by - uncredited)
- Countdown (2001) ... (series created by - uncredited)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 2 (2001) ... (series created by - uncredited)
- The Curse of the Kobra: Part 1 (2001) ... (series created by - uncredited)
- Betrayal (2000) ... (series created by - uncredited)
 2001 Batman: Vengeance (Video Game) (characters: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn & Dr. Victor Fries - uncredited)
 2000 Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (Video) (characters: Terry McGinnis/Batman, Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn, Delia/Deidre "Dee Dee" Dennis - uncredited) / (screenplay) / (story)
  Superman (TV Series) (series writer - 40 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (written by - 11 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (story - 7 episodes, 1997 - 2000) (character: Roxanne Sutton/Roxy Rocket - 1 episode, 1998)
- Legacy: Part II (2000) ... (story) / (written by)
- Legacy (2000) ... (story)
- Unity (1999) ... (series writer) / (written by)
- A Fish Story (1999) ... (series writer)
- Superman's Pal (1999) ... (series writer)
  The New Batman Adventures (TV Series) (series created by - 24 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (series story editor - 24 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (series writer - 24 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - 5 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (written by - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (story by - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999) (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - 1 episode, 1998) (story - 1 episode, 1998) (character: Mary Louise Dahl/Baby-Doll - 1 episode, 1998) (characters: Victor Fries & Nora Fries - 1 episode, 1997) (comic book story - 1 episode, 1997)
- Mad Love (1999) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited) / (series created by - uncredited) / (series story editor) / (series writer) / (story by) / (written by)
- Beware the Creeper (1998) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited) / (series created by - uncredited) / (series story editor) / (series writer)
- Judgment Day (1998) ... (series created by - uncredited) / (series story editor) / (series writer)
- Chemistry (1998) ... (series created by - uncredited) / (series story editor) / (series writer)
- Girl's Night Out (1998) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited) / (series created by - uncredited) / (series story editor) / (series writer)
 1999 Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV Movie) (segment "Rebirth")
 1998 Pinky and the Brain (TV Series) (additional materials - 1 episode)
- Star Warners (1998) ... (additional materials - uncredited)
 1998 Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (Video) (characters: Dr. Victor Fries & Nora Fries - uncredited)
 1997 The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (TV Movie) (screenplay "World's Finest, Part I") / (story "World's Finest")
 1995-1996 Freakazoid! (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- House of Freakazoid/Sewer or Later (1996) ... (written by - segment "House of Freakazoid")
- Relax-O-Vision/Fatman and Boy Blubber/Limbo Lock-Up/Terror Palace (1995) ... (written by - segment "Relax-O-Vision")
- Foamy the Freakadog/Office Visit/Ode to Leonard Nimoy/Emergency Broadcast System (1995) ... (written by - segment "Foamy The Freakadog")
- And Fan Boy Is His Name/Lawn Gnomes Chapter IV: Fun in the Sun/Freak's French Lesson (1995) ... (written by - segment "And Fan Boy Is His Name")
  Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes, 1992 - 1995) (story editor - 16 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - 9 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (story by - 4 episodes, 1992 - 1994) (story - 3 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (characters: Dr. Victor Fries & Nora Fries - 1 episode, 1994) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1994) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1994) (characters: Dr. Victor Fries, Nora Fries & Ferris Boyle - 1 episode, 1992)
- Catwalk (1995) ... (written by)
- Showdown (1995) ... (story)
- Deep Freeze (1994) ... (characters: Dr. Victor Fries & Nora Fries - uncredited) / (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Lock-Up (1994) ... (character: Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel/Harley Quinn - uncredited) / (story)
- Make 'Em Laugh (1994) ... (written by)
 1995 Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery (TV Movie) (written by)
 1995 The Adventures of Batman & Robin (Video Game) (story) / (written by)
 1994 Double Dragon (story)
 1994 Animaniacs (TV Series) (character: Minerva Mink - 1 episode)
- Brain Meets Brawn/Meet Minerva (1994) ... (character: Minerva Mink - uncredited)
 1993 Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (screenplay)
 1993 Family Dog (TV Series) (additional material - 8 episodes)
- Party Animal (1993) ... (additional material)
- Dog Days of Summer (1993) ... (additional material)
- Call of the Mild (1993) ... (additional material)
- Eye on the Sparrow (1993) ... (additional material)
- Enemy Dog (1993) ... (additional material)
 1992 The Plucky Duck Show (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- The Potty Years/Milk, It Makes a Body Spout/The Anvil Chorus (1992) ... (segment "The Anvil Chorus")
- Just-Us League of Supertoons/A Bacon Strip/Migrant Mallard (1992) ... (segment "Just-Us League of Supertoons")
- Inside Plucky Duck (1992) ... (segment "Wild Takes Class")
  Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (written by - 36 episodes, 1990 - 1992) (script - 1 episode, 1991) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1990)
- Best of Buster Day (Compromising Principals/Maid to Re-order/Class Without Class) (1992) ... (written by - segment "Class Without Class")
- A Cat's Eye View (1992) ... (written by - segment "Little Dog Lost")
- Weekday Afternoon Live (1992) ... (written by)
- The Horror of Slumber Party Mountain (1992) ... (written by)
- Music Day (1992) ... (written by - segment "Loon Lake")
 1992 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Cap'n O.G. Readmore Meets Chicken Little (1992) ... (written by)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (written by)
 1990-1991 Monsters (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Talk Nice to Me (1991) ... (written by)
- One Wolf's Family (1990) ... (written by)
 1990 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1988 Beany and Cecil (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Courtship of Cecilia (1988) ... (written by)
- Cecil Meets Clambo/The Golden Menu (1988) ... (written by - segment "Cecil Meets Clambo")
 1988 Garbage Pail Kids (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Shirley Dimples/The Land of Odd (1988) ... (written by)
  Pound Puppies (TV Series) (1 episode, 1987) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Where's the Fire?/The Wonderful World of Whopper (1987) ... (segment "Where's the Fire?")
- The Rescue Pups/Good Night, Sweet Pups (1987) ... (written by - segment "Good Night, Sweet Pups")
 1987 Jem (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Music Is Magic (1987) ... (written by)
  The Smurfs (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1983 - 1987) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- Wild About Smurfette/Sing a Song of Smurflings (1987) ... (story - segment "Sing a Song of Smurflings") / (teleplay - segment "Sing a Song of Smurflings")
- The Magic Earrings (1983) ... (story)
 1985-1986 Ewoks (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Battle for the Sunstar (1986) ... (written by)
- Horville's Hut of Horrors/The Tragic Flute (1986) ... (written by - segment "Horville's Hut of Horrors")
- Gone with the Mimphs/The First Apprentice (1986) ... (written by - segment "The First Apprentice")
- Night of the Stranger (1986) ... (written by)
- The Totem Master/A Gift for Shodu (1986) ... (written by - segment "A Gift for Shodu")
 1986 The Transformers (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Dweller in the Depths (1986) ... (written by)
 1985 Star Wars: Droids (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Frozen Citadel (1985) ... (teleplay)
 1985 G.I. Joe (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Jungle Trap (1985) ... (written by)
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
  He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1983 - 1984) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1983)
- To Save Skeletor (1984) ... (written by)
- The Witch and the Warrior (1983) ... (written by)
- Pawns of the Game Master (1983) ... (written by)
- Wizard of Stone Mountain (1983) ... (teleplay)
- The Mystery of Man-E-Faces (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 Mister T (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Riddle of the Runaway Wheels (1983) ... (written by)
- The Ninja Mystery (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 Dungeons & Dragons (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Valley of the Unicorns (1983) ... (written by)
- The Hall of Bones (1983) ... (written by)
 1983 Saturday Supercade (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Gorilla Gangster/Sheep Rustle Hustle/Spaced Out Frogs/Amazon Jungle Bungle (1983) ... (story - segment "Spaced Out Frogs")
 1983 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Punks on Wheels (1983) ... (written by)
 1982 Flash Gordon (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Survival Game/Gremlin's Finest Hour (1982) ... (written by - segment "Survival Game")
- Witch Woman/Micro Menace (1982) ... (written by - segment "Witch Woman")
- Sir Gremlin/Deadly Double (1982) ... (written by - segment "Deadly Double")
- Gremlin the Dragon/Royal Wedding (1982) ... (written by - segment "Royal Wedding")
 1982 The Gary Coleman Show (TV Series) (story - 1982)
 1981 The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam! (TV Series) (1981)
 1979-1980 Sport Billy (TV Series) (writer - 26 episodes)
- A Tale of Two Billys (1980) ... (writer)
- Australian Adventure (1980) ... (writer)
- Pure Luck (1980) ... (writer)
- Athenian Adventure (1980) ... (writer)
- Peril in Peru (1980) ... (writer)
 1979 Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Tarzan and the Huntress (1979) ... (written by)
- Tarzan and the Soul Stealer (1979) ... (written by)
- Tarzan and the Drought (1979) ... (written by)
- Tarzan and Jane (1979) ... (written by)
 1972 Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (TV Series) (1980-1984)
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