Greg Berlanti Biography

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Born: May 24, 1972


Date of Birth: May 24, 1972

As a writer, director and producer, Greg Berlanti is the force behind several of the most inventive and acclaimed works on television. Currently, Berlanti serves as an executive producer on the ABC drama Brothers & Sisters. He also co-created and produces the ABC television show No Ordinary Family.

Previously, Berlanti executive produced the ABC series Dirty Sexy Money. He also served as an executive producer, co-creator and writer on ABC's Eli Stone, for which he was nominated for a WGA Award. Berlanti started in television as a writer and executive producer on Dawson's Creek before going on to create and executive produce two of The WB's most critically acclaimed dramas—Everwood and Jack & Bobby.

Berlanti, who grew up in Rye New York and studied screenwriting at Northwestern University, made his film directorial debut in 2000 with The Broken Hearts Club (2000), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It would be 10 years before he would direct for the big screen again, this time with Life as We Know It (2010), starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel.

He also co-wrote and produced the action film Green Lantern (2010), which stars Ryan Reynolds in the title role.

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