Eric Kripke


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Eric Kripke is an American writer and television producer. He came to prominence as the creator of The CW fantasy drama series Supernatural (2005-2020), where he served as show-runner during the first five seasons. Kripke also created the post-apocalyptic drama series Revolution (2012-2014) and co-created the science fiction series Timeless (2016-... See full bio »

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The Boys Writer
(2019-2023)
Supernatural Writer
(2005-2020)
Boogeyman Writer
(2005)
Revolution Writer
(2012-2014)

Filmography

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  The Boys (TV Series) (developed by - 25 episodes, 2019 - 2023) (head writer - 21 episodes, 2019 - 2022) (written by - 2 episodes, 2019 - 2020) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Department of Dirty Tricks (2023) ... (creator)
- The Instant White-Hot Wild (2022) ... (creator)
- Herogasm (2022) ... (creator)
- The Last Time to Look on This World of Lies (2022) ... (creator) / (head writer - uncredited)
 2022-2023 The Winchesters (TV Series) (based on "Supernatural" created by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2023) ... (based on "Supernatural" created by)
- Episode #1.8 (2023) ... (based on "Supernatural" created by)
- Reflections (2022) ... (based on "Supernatural" created by)
- Art of Dying (2022) ... (based on "Supernatural" created by)
- Legend of a Mind (2022) ... (based on "Supernatural" created by)
  The Boys: VNN (Seven on 7) (TV Mini Series) (writer - 7 episodes, 2021 - 2022) (showrunner - 5 episodes, 2021)
- Seven on 7 - Jan 2022 (2022) ... (writer)
- Seven on 7 - Dec 2021 (2021) ... (writer)
- Seven on 7 - Nov 2021 (2021) ... (showrunner) / (writer)
- Seven on 7 - Oct 2021 (2021) ... (showrunner) / (writer)
- Seven on 7 - Sept 2021 (2021) ... (showrunner) / (writer)
 2021 Winchester (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode)
- Don't Play with Fire (2021) ... (creator)
  Supernatural (TV Series) (created by - 327 episodes, 2005 - 2020) (written by - 11 episodes, 2005 - 2011) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 2005 - 2010) (story by - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007)
- Carry On (2020) ... (creator)
- Inherit the Earth (2020) ... (creator)
- Despair (2020) ... (creator)
- Unity (2020) ... (creator)
- Drag Me Away (From You) (2020) ... (creator)
 2020 Supernatural: The Long Road Home (TV Special) (creator)
 2020 Butcher: a Short Film (Short)
  Timeless (TV Series) (created by - 27 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (written by - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Miracle of Christmas Part I/II (2018) ... (creator)
- Chinatown (2018) ... (creator)
- The General (2018) ... (creator)
- The Day Reagan Was Shot (2018) ... (creator)
- Mrs. Sherlock Holmes (2018) ... (creator)
 2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls (screenplay by)
 2013-2016 Supernatural GenderSWAP (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Devil's Trap (2016)
- Shadow (2016)
- Home (2015)
- Bloody Mary (2014)
- Wendigo (2013)
  Revolution (TV Series) (created by - 42 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (written by - 3 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2013) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013)
- Declaration of Independence (2014) ... (creator)
- Memorial Day (2014) ... (creator)
- Tomorrowland (2014) ... (creator)
- S#!& Happens (2014) ... (creator)
- Austin City Limits (2014) ... (creator)
 2013/I Haunted
 2012 Deadman (TV Series) (written by)
 2010-2011 Ghostfacers (TV Series short) (created by - 11 episodes)
- The Ghostfacers Meet Castiel (2011) ... (creator)
- Shattered (2010) ... (creator)
- Why We Fight (2010) ... (creator)
- Cutting Room Floor (2010) ... (creator)
- The Comeback (2010) ... (creator)
  Supernatural: The Animation (TV Series) (creator: original series - 5 episodes, 2011) ("Home" written by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Till Death Do Us Part (2011) ... (creator)
- Roadkill (2011) ... (creator)
- Home (2011) ... ("Home" written by) / (creator)
- Ghost on the Highway (2011) ... (creator)
- The Alter Ego (2011) ... (creator)
 2008 Boogeyman 3 (based on characters created by)
 2007 Boogeyman 2 (characters)
 2005 Boogeyman (screenplay) / (story)
  Tarzan (TV Series) (1 episode) (developer - 7 episodes, 2003) (written by - 1 episode, 2003) (story - 1 episode, 2003) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2003)
- The End of the Beginning (2003) ... (creator)
- For Love of Country (2003) ... (creator)
- Surrender (2003) ... (creator)
- Emotional Rescue (2003) ... (creator)
- Rules of Engagement (2003) ... (creator)
 1997 Battle of the Sexes (Short)
 1997 Truly Committed (Short)
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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)

Parents:

Larry Kripke | Joan Kripke

Relatives:

Saul Kripke (cousin)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I like to tell stories that have beginnings, middles and ends. See more »

Trivia:

He is second cousin once removed to Saul Kripke, the famed analytic philosopher. See more »

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