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Jane Espenson


Jane Espenson was born on July 14, 1964 in Ames, Iowa, USA as Jane Amanda Espenson. She is a producer and writer, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), Warehouse 13 (2009) and Once Upon a Time (2011). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011-2014 Once Upon a Time (TV Series) (consulting producer - 62 episodes)
- There's No Place Like Home (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Snow Drifts (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Kansas (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- A Curious Thing (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Bleeding Through (2014) ... (consulting producer)
 2013-2014 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (TV Series) (consulting producer - 5 episodes)
- And They Lived... (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- To Catch a Thief (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Heart of the Matter (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Forget Me Not (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- Trust Me (2013) ... (consulting producer)
 2014 Once Upon a Time: Wicked Is Coming (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2013 Once Upon a Time: Journey to Neverland (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2011-2013 Husbands (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- I Dream of Cleaning (2013) ... (executive producer)
- I Do Over (2013) ... (executive producer)
- A Better Movie of What We're Like (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Straightening (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Appropriate Is Not the Word (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Once Upon a Time: The Price of Magic (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2012 Once Upon a Time: Magic Is Coming (TV Movie) (consulting producer)
 2011 Torchwood (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Miracle Day: The Blood Line (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Miracle Day: The Gathering (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Miracle Day: End of the Road (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Miracle Day: Immortal Sins (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
- Miracle Day: The Middle Men (2011) ... (co-executive producer)
  Caprica (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes, 2010) (co-executive producer - 6 episodes, 2010)
- Apotheosis (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Here Be Dragons (2010) ... (executive producer)
- The Heavens Will Rise (2010) ... (executive producer)
- The Dirteaters (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Blowback (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (Video) (executive producer)
 2009 Dollhouse (TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes)
- Epitaph One (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Omega (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Briar Rose (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Haunted (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- A Spy in the House of Love (2009) ... (consulting producer)
 2008-2009 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Daybreak: Part 2 & 3 (2009) ... (co-executive producer)
- Daybreak: Part 1 (2009) ... (co-executive producer)
- Islanded in a Stream of Stars (2009) ... (co-executive producer)
- Someone to Watch Over Me (2009) ... (co-executive producer)
- Deadlock (2009) ... (co-executive producer)
 2008-2009 Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.9 (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2009) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (executive producer)
 2007 Battlestar Galactica: Razor (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 2007 Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks (TV Mini-Series) (co-executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Escape (2007) ... (co-executive producer)
- Survivors (2007) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Lab (2007) ... (co-executive producer)
- Free Fall (2007) ... (co-executive producer)
- Operation Raptor Talon (2007) ... (co-executive producer)
 2007 Andy Barker, P.I. (TV Series) (consulting producer - 3 episodes)
- Dial M for Laptop (2007) ... (consulting producer)
- Three Days of the Chicken (2007) ... (consulting producer)
- Fairway, My Lovely (2007) ... (consulting producer)
 2005-2006 Jake in Progress (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 20 episodes)
- Notting Hell (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- PB & J (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- Eyebrow Girl vs. Smirkface (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Annie-dote (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Hot One (2006) ... (co-executive producer)
 2005 Tru Calling (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 6 episodes)
- 'Twas the Night Before Christmas... Again (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- Enough (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Last Good Day (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- In the Dark (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Perfect Storm (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
 2005 The Inside (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The Perfect Couple (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- Skin and Bone (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- Point of Origin (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- Little Girl Lost (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
- Gem (2005) ... (co-executive producer)
 2003-2004 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Raincoats and Recipes (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Last Week Fights, This Week Tights (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Luke Can See Her Face (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Afterboom (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
- Tick, Tick, Tick, Boom! (2004) ... (co-executive producer)
  Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 22 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (supervising producer - 22 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (producer - 22 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (co-producer - 22 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Chosen (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- End of Days (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Touched (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Empty Places (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... (co-executive producer)
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Other Works:

Short story "Again" published in Tales of the Slayer, Vol. 2 (2003) See more »

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

Look at the Romans and the Greeks. Perfectly thriving, perfectly mature cultures with religion in it, and it didn't have a stigma against gay relationships. In fact, those were considered the true love relationships that were exalted. The relationship between a man and woman was more procreatory, but the true love that inspires you to write poetry was not that.

Trivia:

Currently Co-Executive Producer of Battlestar Galactica while under a development deal with NBC/Universal. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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