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Jenji Kohan


Jenji Kohan was born on July 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jenji Leslie Kohan. She is a writer and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Weeds (2005) and Tracey Takes On... (1996). She has been married to Christopher Noxon since 1997. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Orange Is the New Black
(2013-2019)
Weeds
Weeds Writer
(2005-2012)
The Stones
The Stones Writer
(2004)
Tracey Takes On...
(1996-1999)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Producer | Actress | Self
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  Orange Is the New Black (TV Series) (creator - 39 episodes, 2013 - 2015) (created by - 28 episodes, 2016 - 2019) (written by - 9 episodes, 2013 - 2016)
- Episode #7.1 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #6.1 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.12 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.11 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.10 (2017) ... (creator)
 2017 G.L.O.W. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (writer)
  The Devil You Know (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 1 episode, 2015) (written by - 1 episode, 2015)
- Pilot (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Weeds (TV Series) (creator - 102 episodes, 2005 - 2012) (written by - 22 episodes, 2005 - 2012)
- It's Time, Part 2 (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- It's Time, Part 1 (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- God Willing and the Creek Don't Rise (2012) ... (creator)
- Threshold (2012) ... (creator)
- Saplings (2012) ... (creator)
 2010 Tough Trade (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2009 Ronna & Beverly (TV Movie)
 2004 The Stones (TV Series) (creator)
 2002 My Wonderful Life (TV Movie)
 2002 Will & Grace (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Fagel Attraction (2002) ... (written by)
 2000 Gilmore Girls (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Kiss and Tell (2000) ... (written by)
  Tracey Takes On... (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (written by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- End of the World (1999) ... (writer)
- Music (1997) ... (writer)
- Politics (1997) ... (writer)
- Supernatural (1997) ... (writer)
- Race Relations (1997) ... (writer)
 1998 Sex and the City (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- The Power of Female Sex (1998) ... (story by)
  Mad About You (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (story by - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Touching Game (1997) ... (story by)
- Astrology (1997) ... (written by)
- The Recital (1997) ... (written by)
- The Grant (1996) ... (written by)
 1996 Boston Common (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Relationship of Fools (1996) ... (writer)
 1994 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Stop Will! in the Name of Love (1994) ... (teleplay)
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Show Show Actress (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Love&War&Snow The Gilmore Girls-Producer

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Genji Cohen
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't set out to write female lead shows, necessarily. I like deeply flawed characters. When they come to me, or when I'm introduced to them, I follow the stories and the people, rather than setting out to do a female lead thing. See more »

Trivia:

One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. [April 2014]. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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