Best TV Writers

by kirkgrunow2010 | created - 20 Feb 2020 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

2. Sam Simon

Producer | The Simpsons

Sam Simon was born on June 6, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Samuel Michael Simon. He was a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Tracey Ullman Show (1987) and Shanghai Noon (2000). He was married to Jami Ferrell and Jennifer Tilly. He died on March 8, 2015 in Los Angeles.

3. John Swartzwelder

Writer | The Simpsons

John Swartzwelder was born on November 16, 1950 in the USA as John Joseph Swartzwelder. He is known for his work on The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and The Dictator (1988).

4. David X. Cohen

Producer | Futurama

Cohen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley; he studied theoretical computer science. His real name is David 'S.' Cohen. He used that name when he worked on The Simpsons (1989), but when he starting working on Futurama (1999), he joined the Writer's Guild (the TV writer's union). ...

5. Al Jean

Producer | The Simpsons

Al Jean was born on January 9, 1961 in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA as Alfred Ernest Jean III. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986). He has been married to Stephanie Gillis since 2002.

6. Bill Oakley

Producer | The Simpsons

Bill Oakley is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), Portlandia (2011) and The Mullets (2003).

7. Josh Weinstein

Producer | The Simpsons

Josh Weinstein was born on May 5, 1966 in Alexandria, Virginia, USA as Joshua Moses Weinstein. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), Futurama (1999) and Gravity Falls (2012). He has been married to Lisa Simmons since July 2, 1995. They have two children.

8. Jeff Martin

Writer | Baby Blues

Jeff Martin was born as Jeff Summerlin Martin. He is a writer and producer, known for Baby Blues (2000), Late Night with David Letterman (1982) and Hardball (1994). He has been married to Suzanne Martin since February 15, 1986. They have two children.

9. George Meyer

Producer | The Simpsons

George Meyer is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Saturday Night Live (1975).

10. Mike Scully

Producer | The Simpsons

Mike Scully was born on October 2, 1956 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA as Michael C. Scully. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Everybody Loves Raymond (1996). He has been married to Julie Thacker-Scully since April 30, 1999. They have one ...

11. Mike Reiss

Producer | The Simpsons

Mike Reiss was born on September 15, 1959 as Michael Louis Reiss. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986).

12. Jay Kogen

Producer | The Simpsons

Jay Kogen was born on May 3, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Jay Steven Kogen. He is a producer and writer, known for The Simpsons (1989), Frasier (1993) and The Wrong Guy (1997). He has been married to Brown Mandell since 1997. They have one child.

13. Wallace Wolodarsky

Actor | Fantastic Mr. Fox

Wallace Wolodarsky was born as Marc Wallace. He is a producer and writer, known for Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and Coldblooded (1995). He has been married to Maya Forbes since 2004. They have two children.

14. David M. Stern

Writer | The Wonder Years

David M. Stern is known for his work on The Wonder Years (1988), Mystic Pizza (1988) and The Simpsons (1989).

15. Ken Keeler

Producer | Futurama

Ken Keeler was born on December 2, 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA as Kenneth Charles Keeler. He is a producer and writer, known for Futurama (1999), The Simpsons (1989) and The Critic (1994).

16. Conan O'Brien

Writer | Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien grew up in a large, Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts. At an early age, he developed a love of comedy and goofing off, this carried on when he entered the prestigious Harvard University, acting out many pranks in his time, as well as become the president of the Harvard humor ...

17. Steve Tompkins

Producer | Fanboy & Chum Chum

Steve Tompkins is a producer and writer, known for Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009), The Bernie Mac Show (2001) and The Simpsons (1989).

18. Paul Rugg

Actor | Earth to Ned

Paul Rugg was born on October 21, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Paul Kevin Rugg. He is an actor and writer, known for Earth to Ned (2020), Freakazoid! (1995) and The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015).

19. Tom Ruegger

Producer | Animaniacs

Tom Ruegger is the fourteen-time Emmy-winning producer and creative force behind many of the most popular and successful animated television series of all time, including Tiny Toon Adventures (1990), Animaniacs (1993) and Pinky and the Brain (1995) to name only a few.

Over the last decade, Mr. ...

20. Sherri Stoner

Writer | Animaniacs

Sherri Stoner was born on July 16, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Sherri Lynn Stoner. She is a writer and producer, known for Animaniacs (1993), Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) and Casper (1995).

21. John P. McCann

Writer | Freakazoid!

John P. McCann was born in Elmhurst, Illinois, USA as John Patrick McCann. He is a writer and producer, known for Freakazoid! (1995), Animaniacs (1993) and Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain (1998).

22. Peter Hastings

Producer | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Peter Hastings was born on January 9, 1960 in Haverford, Pennsylvania, USA as Peter Livingston Hastings. He is known for his work on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011), Animaniacs (1993) and Pinky and the Brain (1995).

23. Doug Langdale

Writer | The Book of Life

Doug Langdale was born on August 19, 1969 in North Hollywood, California, USA as Douglas Michael Langdale. He is known for his work on The Book of Life (2014), Earthworm Jim (1995) and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011). He has been married to Candie Langdale since October 18, 2009.

24. Paul Germain

Writer | Rugrats

Writer/director/producer Paul Germain makes character-driven family comedies that are popular worldwide and across generations.

A native Angeleno, Paul started out at Gracie Films with James L. Brooks, working as a PA on "Terms of Endearment" and associate producer on the film "Say Anything" and the...

25. Steve Tompkins

Producer | Fanboy & Chum Chum

Steve Tompkins is a producer and writer, known for Fanboy & Chum Chum (2009), The Bernie Mac Show (2001) and The Simpsons (1989).

26. Aaron Ehasz

Writer | The Dragon Prince

Aaron Ehasz was born on June 16, 1973 in Maryland, USA as Aaron Gabriel Ehasz. He is a writer and producer, known for The Dragon Prince (2018), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) and The Mullets (2003).

27. Tom Minton

Writer | Duck Dodgers

Tom Minton is known for his work on Duck Dodgers (2003), Animaniacs (1993) and The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries (1995).

28. Paul Dini

Writer | Batman: The Animated Series

Paul Dini was born on August 7, 1957 in New York City, New York, USA as Paul McClaran Dini. He is known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Batman Beyond (1999) and Lost (2004). He has been married to Misty Lee since October 30, 2005.

29. Earl Kress

Writer | Pinky and the Brain

Earl Kress was born on August 22, 1951. He is known for his work on Pinky and the Brain (1995), The Fox and the Hound (1981) and Animaniacs (1993). He was married to Denise. He died on September 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.



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