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Jonathan Alter was born in 1957 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an author, journalist, producer and actor, known as an executive producer of Amazon's "Alpha House," the author of three New York Times bestsellers on American history and politics, political journalism in many publications, and his commentary on NBC News and MSNBC, the Colbert ... See full bio »
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 2013-2014 Alpha House (TV Series) (executive producer - 21 episodes)
- The Nuptials (2014) ... (executive producer)
- There Will Be Water (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Bugged (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Civility Zone (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Retreat (2014) ... (executive producer)
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Favorite songs: "Born to Run" by Bruce Springsteen, "Imagine" by John Lennon, "Empire State of Mind" by Jay Z and Alicia Keys, "Jumping Jack Flash" by The Rolling Stones. See more »



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