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Sam Esmail

Sam Esmail was born on September 17, 1977 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Mr. Robot (2015), Homecoming (2018) and Comet (2014). He has been married to Emmy Rossum since May 28, 2017. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Mr. Robot Writer
Homecoming Writer
Comet Writer
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  Metropolis (TV Mini-Series) (announced)
  Mr. Robot (TV Series) (created by - 44 episodes, 2015 - 2019) (written by - 17 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Episode #4.12 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.11 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.10 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.9 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.8 (2019) ... (creator)
 2018 Homecoming (TV Series) (created by - 1 episode)
- Mandatory (2018) ... (creator)
 2014 Mockingbird (story by)
 2014 Comet (writer)
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