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Josh Appelbaum is an American television writer, screenwriter, showrunner and producer.[1]

Josh Appelbaum
Josh Appelbaum by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born
EducationB.A. New York University
OccupationScreenwriter, television writer, television producer, film producer, showrunner

BiographyEdit

Appelbaum is from a Jewish family.[2] He attended the Riverdale Country School with longtime writing and producing partner André Nemec.[3] He then went on to attend New York University's Tisch School for the Arts.[3]

Appelbaum has written for shows such as Life on Mars,[1] October Road,[1] and the series Happy Town.[1] He has also been a co-producer and screenwriter for such films as Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.[1]

He frequently collaborates with a tightly knit group of film professionals which include J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Adam Horowitz, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Edward Kitsis, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Bryan Burk.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • Martial Law (1998) – writer: 1 episode
  • Profiler (1999) – writer: 1 episode
  • Early Edition (1999-2000) – writer: 2 episodes
  • Going to California (2001–2002) – writer: 3 episodes
  • The Chronicle (2002) – writer: 1 episode
  • She Spies (2002) – writer, producer: 2 episodes
  • Fastlane (2002–2003) – writer: 4 episodes, producer: 21 episodes
  • Alias (2003–2005) – writer: 7 episodes, supervising producer: 38 episodes, co-executive producer: 17 episodes
  • October Road (2007–2008) – creator, writer: 7 episodes, executive producer: 18 episodes, producer: 1 episode
  • Samurai Girl (2008) – executive producer: 6 episodes
  • Life on Mars (2008–2009) – developer, writer: 1 episode, executive producer: 17 episodes
  • Happy Town (2010) – creator, writer: 2 episodes, executive producer: 8 episodes
  • Star-Crossed (2014) – executive producer: 13 episodes
  • Zoo (2015-2016) – developer, writer: 1 episode, executive producer: 7 episodes
  • Everything Sucks! (2018) - executive producer
  • Origin (2018) - executive producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Josh Appelbaum". The New York Times.
  2. ^ a b Variety Magazine: "Abrams keeps it all in the fan family - J.J. and his collaborators conquer Hollywood" By Cynthia Littleton October 16, 2009 |"We’re all self-deprecating short Jews, with the exception of Bob Orci”
  3. ^ a b Variety Magazine: "Appelbaum & Nemec : Friendship leads to big-budget ‘Mission' - 10 Screenwriters to Watch 2011: Josh Appelbaum & Andre Nemec" By Todd Longwell December 2, 2011

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