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Daniel Handler was born on February 28, 1970 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Why We Broke Up. He is married to Lisa Brown. They have one child. See full bio »

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  A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series) (based on the book series by - 14 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (teleplay by - 11 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (based on the books by - 11 episodes, 2018 - 2019)
- The End (2019) ... (based on the book series by - as Lemony Snicket) / (teleplay by)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 2 (2019) ... (based on the book series by - as Lemony Snicket)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 1 (2019) ... (based on the book series by - as Lemony Snicket)
- Grim Grotto: Part 2 (2019) ... (based on the book series by - as Lemony Snicket)
- Grim Grotto: Part 1 (2019) ... (based on the books by - as Lemony Snicket)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (books "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window" - as Lemony Snicket)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (Video Game) (books "The Bad Beginning", "The Reptile Room" and "The Wide Window" - as Lemony Snicket)
 2003 Rick (writer)
 2003 Kill the Poor (screenplay)
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 2017-2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes)
- The End (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 2 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Penultimate Peril: Part 1 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Grim Grotto: Part 2 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Grim Grotto: Part 1 (2019) ... (executive producer)
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 2017 A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series)
Fish Head Salesperson
- The Miserable Mill: Part One (2017) ... Fish Head Salesperson
- The Wide Window: Part Two (2017) ... Fish Head Salesperson
- The Wide Window: Part One (2017) ... Fish Head Salesperson
 2003 Rick
Perky Waiter
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 2017 A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- The Bad Beginning: Part Two (2017) ... (lyrics: theme music)
- The Bad Beginning: Part One (2017) ... (lyrics: original songs) / (lyrics: theme music)
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 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (screenplay - uncredited)
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 2021 The Last Days of Edward Gorey (Documentary) (post-production)
Self
 2017 Articulate with Jim Cotter (TV Series documentary short)
Self
 2013 Top Chef Masters (TV Series)
Self - Quickfire Judge / Author, A Series of Unfortunate Events
- Lucha Vavoom (2013) ... Self - Quickfire Judge / Author, A Series of Unfortunate Events
 2010 Library of the Early Mind (Documentary)
Self
 2010 Breakfast (TV Series)
Self - Author
- Episode dated 15 January 2010 (2010) ... Self - Author
 2009 D Tour (Documentary)
Self
 2006 The 2nd Annual Quill Awards (TV Special)
Self
 2006 Apparition of the Eternal Church (Documentary)
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The books he has written other than A Series of Unfortunate Events are: Basic Eight, Watch Your Mouth, Adverbs, and How To Dress For Every Occasion, By The Pope.

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Alternate Names:

Lemony Snicket
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About A Series of Unfortunate Events: "Well, for a while, it seemed like it was going to be the most exciting motion picture ever made, and then there was a huge changing of the guard in which I was more or less fired as a screenwriter, and the producer quit, and the director was either fired or quit, depending on whom you ask. If you ask him, he says he was fired. So then for a while it looked ... See more »

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Attended Lowell High School in San Francisco. See more »

Nickname:

Lemony Snicket

Star Sign:

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