John McNamara (writer)

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John McNamara
Born John Paul Flannagan McNamara
April 2nd, 1962
Ann Arbor, MI
Alma mater University of Michigan
Occupation producer and screenwriter.

John McNamara is an American writer and television producer. He attended East Grand Rapids High School located in Michigan and attended the University of Michigan and New York University. He is co-creator of a short-lived television series called Profit which ran on the Fox network in April 1996, as well as Vengeance Unlimited for ABC in 1998 and Fastlane for Fox in 2002.

McNamara went on to executive produce several other television shows, including The Fugitive (a remake from 2000-2001 season) and Eyes. In 2007, he served a stint as Consulting Producer on the series Jericho. In 2010, McNamara joined the production of In Plain Sight as Executive Producer for Season 3.[1]

McNamara was the supervising producer for 23 episodes of the TV show Lois and Clark.[2] Currently, he is working on the new NBC show Aquarius that stars David Duchovny and the Syfy TV movie The Magicians based on the bestselling Lev Grossman novel of the same name.

McNamara wrote the screenplay for the upcoming movie Trumbo based on the life of Hollywood Ten screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Bryan Cranston plays Trumbo and Jay Roach directed the film that is set to be released on November 6, 2015.[3]


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