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John McNamara (II)


John McNamara is a writer, producer, show-runner and television creator. He wrote and co-produced the feature film "Trumbo," for which Bryan Cranston was nominated for an Oscar, as Dalton Trumbo, one of The Hollywood Ten blacklisted screenwriters. The film was nominated by the WGA for Best Adapted Screenplay and McNamara was awarded the WGAW's ... See full bio »

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Trumbo Producer
(2015)
The Magicians Producer
(2015-2020)

Filmography

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 2021 Physical (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Let's Get Together (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Face the Facts (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Not and Say We Did (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Take This Show on the Road (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Let's Get It on Tape (2021) ... (executive producer)
  The Magicians (TV Series) (executive producer - 65 episodes, 2015 - 2020) (producer - 52 episodes, 2017 - 2020)
- Fillory and Further (2020) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- The Balls (2020) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Be the Hyman (2020) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Purgatory (2020) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Cello Squirrel Daffodil (2020) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
 2015-2016 Aquarius (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- I Will (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Mother Nature's Son (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Can You Take Me Back (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Blackbird (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Sexy Sadie (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Trumbo (producer)
 2012 Common Law (TV Series) (consulting producer - 5 episodes)
- Gun! (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- Hot for Teacher (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- In-Laws vs. Outlaws (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- Role Play (2012) ... (consulting producer)
- The T Word (2012) ... (consulting producer)
 2011-2012 Prime Suspect (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (executive producer)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (executive producer)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 In Plain Sight (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Her Days Are Numbered (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Death Becomes Her (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Son of Mann (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Whistle Stop (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Coma Chameleon (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes)
- Haiti (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Kashmir (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- San Diego (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Kosovo (2009) ... (consulting producer)
- Nigeria Part II (2009) ... (consulting producer)
 2008 Jericho (TV Series) (consulting producer - 7 episodes)
- Patriots and Tyrants (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Sedition (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Termination for Cause (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Oversight (2008) ... (consulting producer)
- Jennings & Rall (2008) ... (consulting producer)
 2007 Them (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2005-2007 Eyes (TV Series) (executive producer - 11 episodes)
- Investigator (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Art (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Poison (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Innocence (2007) ... (executive producer)
- Karma (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2002-2003 Fastlane (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Iced (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Dosed (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Asslane (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Overkill (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Monster (2003) ... (executive producer)
 2000-2001 The Fugitive (TV Series) (executive producer - 23 episodes)
- Thanatos (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Götterdämmerung (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Smith 282 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Flesh and Blood (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Tucker's Gift (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1998-1999 Vengeance Unlimited (TV Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Friends (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Noir (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Dishonorable Discharge (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Ambition (1998) ... (executive producer)
- Justice (1998) ... (executive producer)
 1996-1997 Profit (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Forgiveness (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Security (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Chinese Box (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Cupid (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Healing (1996) ... (executive producer)
 1997 Spy Game (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Dead and Gone, Honey (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Nobody Ever Said Growing Up Was Easy (1997) ... (executive producer)
- With Friends Like These... (1997) ... (executive producer)
- Why Spy? (1997) ... (executive producer)
  Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series) (supervising producer - 22 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (co-producer - 12 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (producer - 10 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (consulting producer - 8 episodes, 1996)
- Bob and Carol and Lois and Clark (1996) ... (consulting producer)
- Dead Lois Walking (1996) ... (consulting producer)
- The People v. Lois Lane (1996) ... (consulting producer)
- Brutal Youth (1996) ... (consulting producer)
- Soul Mates (1996) ... (consulting producer)
 1993 The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (TV Series) (producer)
 1989 Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon (TV Movie) (co-producer)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Julie McNamara  (1 child)
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Trivia:

In 1984, while attending NYU Film School, he audited an NYU graduate screenwriting class taught by Waldo Salt, Ian McLellan Hunter and Ring Lardner Jr.

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