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David Crane was born on August 13, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Friends (1994), Dream On (1990) and Episodes (2011). See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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Friends Writer
(1994-2004)
Dream On Writer
(1990-1996)
Episodes Writer
(2011-2017)
We're the Millers Soundtrack
(2013)

Filmography

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  Friends Reunion Special (TV Special) (based on the TV show by) (filming)
  Episodes (TV Series) (created by - 41 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (written by - 41 episodes, 2011 - 2017)
- The Final Episode (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode Six (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode Five (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode Four (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode Three (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Class (TV Series) (created by - 19 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (written by - 6 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (story - 3 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Class Goes Back to the Hospital (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Class Rides a Bull (2007) ... (creator) / (story)
- The Class Springs a Leak (2007) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Class Has a Snow Day (2007) ... (creator) / (teleplay)
- The Class Eats Moroccan Chicken (2007) ... (creator) / (story)
  Joey (TV Series) (character: "Joey Tribbiani" - 43 episodes, 2004 - 2006) (character: Joey Tribbiani - 2 episodes, 2004)
- Joey and the Wedding (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Actors Studio (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Critic (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Beard (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
- Joey and the Holding Hands (2006) ... (character: "Joey Tribbiani")
  Friends (TV Series) (created by - 235 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (written by - 17 episodes, 1994 - 2004) (teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (story by - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Last One: Part 2 (2004) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The One Where Estelle Dies (2004) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The One with Princess Consuela (2004) ... (creator)
- The One Where Joey Speaks French (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Friends: The One Before the Last One - Ten Years of Friends (TV Special) (creator) / (written by)
  Veronica's Closet (TV Series) (created by - 66 episodes, 1997 - 2000) (written by - 3 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Veronica Checks Out (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Doing the Nasty with Perry (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Loses Her Olive Again (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica's Clips (2000) ... (creator)
- Veronica Sets Josh Up (2000) ... (creator)
 1996 Crashendo (Short) (story)
  Dream On (TV Series) (created by - 119 episodes, 1990 - 1996) (written by - 17 episodes, 1990 - 1993)
- Finale with a Vengeance (1996) ... (creator)
- Finale - Part One (1996) ... (creator)
- Tenants, Anyone? (1996) ... (creator)
- Cupid Is as Cupid Does (1996) ... (creator)
- Hey Diddle Diddle (1996) ... (creator)
 1994 Couples (TV Movie)
  Family Album (TV Series) (created by - 6 episodes, 1993) (written by - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Will You Still Feed Me? (1993) ... (creator)
- Guardian Angel (1993) ... (creator)
- Sibling Revelry (1993) ... (creator) / (written by)
  The Powers That Be (TV Series) (created by - 21 episodes, 1992 - 1993) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1992) (story by - 1 episode, 1992) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1992)
- Grammargate: Part 1 (1993) ... (creator)
- Having a Ball (1993) ... (creator)
- Grandma's Big Decision (1993) ... (creator)
- Grammargate: Part 2 (1993) ... (creator)
- Bradley Gets Fired (1993) ... (creator)
 1991 Sunday Dinner (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- In Sickness and in Health (1991) ... (written by)
 1987 Everything's Relative (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- It Had to Be You and You (1987) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

(April 17 & 18, 1989) He and Marta Kauffman wrote the book and lyrics for the musical, "Arthur, The Musical," in a staged reading at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Michael Skloff was composer. Richard Maltby Jr. was director.

Alternate Names:

David Crane Arquette
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Trivia:

Attended Harriton High School in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, and received his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University. He's the son of long-time Philadelphia WCAU/CBS news anchor Gene Crane and wife, Joan Crane.

Star Sign:

Leo

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