Jeff Greenstein

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Jeff Greenstein
Nationality American
Occupation Television writer, producer and director
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series

Jeff Greenstein is an American television writer, producer and director. His writing and producing credits include Desperate Housewives, Parenthood, Will & Grace, Partners, Friends and Dream On. He has directed episodes of Desperate Housewives, Seasons 1-3 of the acclaimed web series Husbands, the series finale of BBC3 comedy Way to Go, and multiple episodes of CBS sitcom Mom.

Greenstein was born in Atlanta, Georgia, attended The Lovett School and Riverwood High School, and graduated from Tufts University in 1984 with a self-designed major in filmmaking and choreography.[1] He is a member of the Writers Guild of America and Directors Guild of America.

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Greenstein has been nominated for numerous Emmy awards, Producers Guild awards, Writers Guild awards and CableACE awards. He won the 2000 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series as a co-executive producer of Will & Grace, sharing the award with David Kohan, Max Mutchnick, James Burrows, Alex Herschlag, Adam Barr, Jhoni Marchinko and Tim Kaiser.

Greenstein's 2001 Emmy nomination for the Will & Grace one-hour flashback episode "Lows in the Mid-Eighties" was the only writing nomination the show received in its entire eight-season history.[2]

In 2009 Greenstein received the P.T. Barnum Award from Tufts University for his exceptional work in the field of media and entertainment.

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