August 1, 1978
|Education||Wittenberg University (BA)|
|Occupation||Television producer, screenwriter, television writer|
Life and careerEdit
She has written scripts for television series The West Wing and Justice, as well as written and produced shows such as Parenthood, Do No Harm, Private Practice, Daredevil, The Defenders and The Umbrella Academy. She is the showrunner of The Witcher, a Netflix original series based loosely on the book series by Andrzej Sapkowski.
More recently, she signed an overall deal with Netflix.
|2002–2006||The West Wing||Yes||No||Yes||Story editor, researcher|
|2013||Do No Harm||Yes||Yes||No|
|2019||The Umbrella Academy||Yes||Yes||No|
|2021||The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf||No||Yes||No||Animated film|
|TBA||The Witcher: Blood Origin||No||Yes||No|
- Twitter: Hiss-rick!
- "Lauren S. Hissrich Impromptu Q&A Roundup". 6 November 2019.
- McGinn, Andrew (14 August 2009). "You, too, can find success in Hollywood with just a Wittenberg education". Springfield News-Sun. Archived from the original on 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
- Holloway, Daniel (8 December 2017). "Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to Adapt 'The Witcher' for Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
- "Lauren Hissrich". Of Writers and Women. 10 January 2014. Archived from the original on 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
- "Schmidt Wins Recognition as Outstanding Young Alumna" (PDF). Footnotes: English Department News and Notes. Wittenberg University Department of English. 2 (2): 3. Fall 2009.
- Petski, Denise (19 August 2021). "'The Witcher' Creator Lauren Schmidt Hissrich Inks Overall Deal With Netflix". Deadline. Retrieved 20 August 2021.
- Goslin, Austen (22 January 2020). "Netflix to release a Witcher anime film". Polygon. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
- JP (21 April 2016). "Nerdlocker Artist Interview: Lauren Schmidt Hissrich". Nerdlocker. Archived from the original on 3 June 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.