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Sam Ernst

Sam Ernst is a writer-producer known for creating Haven. He and his writing partner Jim Dunn have written multiple other pilots, including projects for ABC Studios and Amazon. They've also worked as writers and producers on shows such as Crisis and Hand of God. Sam lives with his family in South Pasadena. See full bio »

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Known For

Haven
Haven Writer
(2010-2015)
Crisis
Crisis Writer
(2014)
Hand of God
Hand of God Writer
(2015-2017)
The Dead Zone
The Dead Zone Writer
(2007)

Filmography

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 2017 Hand of God (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- What a Man Can Be (2017) ... (written by)
- Telling Me Your Dreams (2017) ... (written by)
  Haven (TV Series) (developer - 52 episodes, 2010 - 2013) (developed for television by - 26 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (written by - 11 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2010)
- Now (2015) ... (creator)
- Forever (2015) ... (creator)
- The Widening Gyre (2015) ... (creator)
- Blind Spot (2015) ... (creator)
- A Matter of Time (2015) ... (creator)
 2014 Defense Grid 2 (Video Game) (writer)
 2014 Crisis (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- You Do Not Know War (2014) ... (written by)
- Here He Comes (2014) ... (written by)
 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening (Video Game)
 2007 Shrek the Third (Video Game)
 2007 The Dead Zone (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Outcome (2007) ... (writer)
- Re-Entry (2007) ... (writer)
 2004 Myron's Movie
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  Hand of God (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 10 episodes, 2017) (consulting producer - 6 episodes, 2015)
- He Must Be (2017) ... (co-executive producer)
- What a Man Can Be (2017) ... (co-executive producer)
- The Last Thing Left (2017) ... (co-executive producer)
- When You Pull the Trigger (2017) ... (co-executive producer)
- What Do You Hear (2017) ... (co-executive producer)
 2014 Crisis (TV Series) (consulting producer - 12 episodes)
- World's Best Dad (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- This Wasn't Supposed to Happen (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Best Laid Plans (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- Found (2014) ... (consulting producer)
- You Do Not Know War (2014) ... (consulting producer)
 2010-2012 Haven (TV Series) (executive producer - 39 episodes)
- Thanks for the Memories (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Reunion (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Last Goodbyes (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Burned (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Sarah (2012) ... (executive producer)
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 2013-2015 Haven (TV Series) (creative consultant - 39 episodes)
- Now (2015) ... (creative consultant)
- Forever (2015) ... (creative consultant)
- The Widening Gyre (2015) ... (creative consultant)
- Blind Spot (2015) ... (creative consultant)
- A Matter of Time (2015) ... (creative consultant)
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Trivia:

Writing partner of Jim Dunn. They created several successful restaurants in Minnesota before moving their families to Los Angeles to pursue careers as screenwriters.

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