Lee Eisenberg

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Lee Eisenberg (born April 5, 1977) is a film and television writer and producer. He usually works with Gene Stupnitsky, with whom he founded Quantity Entertainment.

Life and career[edit]

Lee Eisenberg was born in Needham, MA. He graduated from Connecticut College in 1999, after which he wrote the independent short film "Flush," and was once a contestant on the game show "Pyramid."

Television[edit]

In 2005, Eisenberg and Stupnitsky joined the staff of the NBC comedy series The Office, where they remained from seasons 2 to 6. In addition to writing, he served as a co-executive producer and directed two episodes with Stupnitsky, "Michael Scott Paper Company" and "The Lover". Although he is not credited for directing "Michael Scott Paper Company", similarly Stupnitsky is not credited for directing "The Lover", as only one person can be credited with directing the episode. They also directed The Outburst, a webisode series for The Office. He also acted as one of the Vance Refrigeration delivery guys (Gino), along with Stupnitsky, present in several episodes of The Office.

In 2013, Eisenberg and Stupnitsky had a busy year in television, and were listed as two of Deadline Hollywood's "Overachievers" of pilot season. Along with Stephen Merchant, they created, executive produced, and wrote for the HBO series "Hello Ladies", which ran for one season and is set to wrap up in an upcoming HBO special. That same year, they wrote a pilot for ABC based on the popular BBC series "Pulling", in addition to serving as executive producers on the series "Trophy Wife," which currently airs on ABC. They are also executive producing the upcoming series "Bad Teacher" for CBS, which is based on their original screenplay.

Film[edit]

Eisenberg and Stupnitsky have worked together on several screenplays, many of which they have produced as well. Along with Harold Ramis, they wrote the screenplay for Year One, which starred Jack Black and Michael Cera, and was released in 2009. Following that, they wrote and produced the film Bad Teacher, which starred Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake. They are serving as producers of the upcoming sequel "Bad Teacher 2."

Eisenberg and Stupnitsky wrote the screenplay for "Ghostbusters III," but it has yet to go into production.


Writing credits for The Office[edit]

  1. "The Fight" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (November 1, 2005) - Season 2
  2. "The Secret" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (January 19, 2006) - Season 2
  3. "Michael's Birthday" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (March 30, 2006) - Season 2
  4. "The Convention" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (September 28, 2006) - Season 3
  5. "Traveling Salesmen" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Michael Schur (January 11, 2007) - Season 3
  6. "The Return" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Michael Schur (January 18, 2007) - Season 3
  7. "Women's Appreciation" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (May 3, 2007) - Season 3
  8. "Dinner Party" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (April 10, 2008) - Season 4
  9. "Job Fair" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (May 8, 2008) - Season 4
  10. "Weight Loss" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (September 25, 2008) - Season 5
  11. "The Surplus" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (December 4, 2008) - Season 5
  12. "New Boss" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (March 12, 2009) - Season 5
  13. "The Lover" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (October 22, 2009) - Season 6
  14. "Scott's Tots" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (December 3, 2009) - Season 6
  15. "The Cover-Up" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky (May 7, 2010) - Season 6

Directing credits for The Office[edit]

  1. "The Lover" (October 22, 2009) - Season 6


Writing credits for "Hello Ladies"[edit]

  1. "Pilot" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1
  2. "The Limo" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1
  3. "The Date" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1
  4. "The Dinner" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1
  5. "Pool Party" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1
  6. "The Drive" co-written with Gene Stupnitsky and Stephen Merchant (2013) - Season 1


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