Sera Gamble

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Sera Gamble
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Gamble in October 2013. Photo by Eric Weiss.
Born Sera Gamble
September 20, 1983
New York
Occupation Television writer, producer

Sera Gamble is an American television writer and producer, best known for her work on The CW series Supernatural.

Early career[edit]

Sera Gamble graduated from the U.C.L.A. School of Theater, Film and Television. Before turning to film and television, Gamble starred in stage productions of Will Strip for Food in Los Angeles and Dublin, Ireland. She produced and starred in a stage production of Eve of Paradise, written and directed by Raelle Tucker. She also starred in a short film written and directed by Tucker, entitled The Clay Man; the film was based on a short story by Gamble. Gamble's current career in Hollywood began when she appeared as a finalist on the second season of Project Greenlight in 2003. She was hired as a writer on the short-lived ABC series Eyes. Following that series' cancellation, she was hired as a writer and story editor on the CW series Supernatural.

Gamble has published several works of literary short fiction, including stories published by the journal Washington Square, on nerve.com, and anthologized in the 2006[1] and 2007[2] editions of The Best American Erotica and the "dark, gothic" collection Bitten. [3]

Sera is Jewish, and formerly co-blogged "Very Hot Jews" with Simon Glickman.[4]

Work on Supernatural[edit]

Sera Gamble worked on Supernatural for its first seven seasons. She contributed some thirty scripts for the series and was made an executive producer in season five. At the end of the fifth season, creator Eric Kripke stepped down as head writer of the series and Gamble was chosen as his successor. She served as the series' showrunner beginning with the sixth season, and ending with the end of the seventh season.[5] Gamble chose to step down from her post as showrunner and executive producer on Supernatural at the end of the seventh season in order to "focus on developing other material" for Warner Bros. Television, including pilots for ABC and The CW television networks.[6] She was replaced by Being Human executive producer Jeremy Carver, who served on Supernatural from seasons 3 to 5.[6]

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