Jenji Kohan (born July 5, 1969) is an American television writer, producer and director, most-widely known as the creator of Showtime comedy-drama Weeds. She has received seven Emmy Award nominations, winning one as supervising producer of the comedy series Tracey Takes On....
Early life 
Jenji L. Kohan was born July 5, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Rhea and Buz Kohan; her father was an Emmy Award-winning television writer, and her brother David Kohan would go on to become an Emmy Award-winning television producer. Kohan attended Beverly Hills High School in Beverly Hills, California.
Television career 
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Kohan was the creator, executive producer, showrunner, and head writer of the Showtime comedy-drama Weeds, starring Mary-Louise Parker.
Awards and nominations 
Kohan has received seven Emmy Award nominations, winning as supervising producer of Tracey Takes On...; Kohan shared a CableACE Award in 1996 for her work on that show. She received her first nomination for her show Weeds in 2009, for Outstanding Comedy Series. She was nominated for a Producers Guild of America Award in 2007, and two Writers Guild of America Awards.
Personal life 
Kohan is married to author Christopher Noxon and has three children. She is the sister-in-law of Marti Noxon.
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