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George Pelecanos

Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. in 1957. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and worked at a variety of jobs before getting involved in the film industry. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife and two children. As a modern crime fiction author, Pelecanos is very much a descendant of the hard-boiled and... See full bio »
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The Wire
The Wire Producer
(2002-2008)
Treme
Treme Producer
(2010-2013)
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 2017 The Bake Sale (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
 2017 Fishbowl (executive producer) (filming)
 2017 The Deuce (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Why Me? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- What Kind of Bad? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Breeding Grounds Ep1-3 (TV Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2015 The Confidential Informant (Short) (executive producer) (completed)
  Shoedog (producer) (pre-production)
 2016 What Martha Said (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 A Beacon in Havana (Documentary short) (executive producer)
  Treme (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (consulting producer - 2 episodes, 2011)
- ... To Miss New Orleans (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sunset on Louisianne (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Dippermouth Blues (2013) ... (executive producer)
- This City (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Yes We Can Can (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (co-producer - 10 episodes)
- Home (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Okinawa (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Iwo Jima (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Peleliu Hills (2010) ... (co-producer)
- Peleliu Airfield (2010) ... (co-producer)
 2008 Pascha (Documentary short) (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
 2007 Granite State (Documentary) (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
 2007 Jason Baldwin: I No Longer Face the Storm Alone (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2005 The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides (Documentary) (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
 2004 The Wire (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- Mission Accomplished (2004) ... (producer)
- Middle Ground (2004) ... (producer)
- Reformation (2004) ... (producer)
- Slapstick (2004) ... (producer)
- Moral Midgetry (2004) ... (producer)
 2000 BlackMale (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
 1998 Whatever (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
 1996 Caught (executive producer - as George P. Pelecanos)
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Novel: "Soul Circus" See more »

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Stephen King has called Pelecanos "...the greatest living American crime writer.".

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