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Tom Fontana

Tom Fontana was born on September 12, 1951 in Buffalo, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Oz (1997), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and St. Elsewhere (1982). He was previously married to Sagan Lewis. See full bio »

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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He usually writes early in the morning just after waking up. He has said that most of the time ideas will come to him at this time from dreams he has had during the night. Prior to going to bed he usually will briefly look over the scenes he plans to write in the morning in order to generate these dreams. See more »


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