Allan Heinberg

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Allan Heinberg
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Born (1967-06-29) June 29, 1967 (age 49)
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer

Allan Heinberg (born June 29, 1967) is an American film screenwriter, television writer and producer and comic book writer.

Heinberg's Young Avengers was a sales success for Marvel Comics. The series also gained favorable press for its inclusions of two gay characters, Wiccan and the alien Hulkling. Heinberg himself is openly gay.[1][2]

After co-writing a 5-issue arc of DC Comics's JLA with Geoff Johns, Heinberg and artist Terry Dodson relaunched Wonder Woman following the "Infinite Crisis" mini-series.

Born to a Jewish family,[3] Heinberg is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Yale University class of 1989. He was in Morse College. Heinberg acted in the Broadway cast of Laughter on the 23rd Floor and appeared off-Broadway in Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh and Hannah...1939.[4]

On television, Heinberg worked on The Naked Truth, Party of Five, Sex and the City, Gilmore Girls, The O.C., Grey's Anatomy, Looking, Scandal and The Catch, and served as Executive Producer of The CW's pilot for their Wonder Woman origin series Amazon in 2012, but the pilot was not picked up to series.[5]

Heinberg co-wrote the screenplay and story for the upcoming superhero film Wonder Woman.[6]


  1. ^ "Young love?". The Advocate. 2005-05-24. Retrieved 2009-12-28. 
  2. ^ Figuracion, Neil (2005-11-04). "Who The #*&% Is Allan Heinberg? - Part 3". Broken Frontier. Archived from the original on 2006-11-12. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  3. ^ Jewish Journal: "So many authors, so little time" by Naomi Pfefferman September 14, 2006
  4. ^ "'Sex and the City' writer to be guest at master's tea". Yale Bulletin and Calendar. 2004-11-05. Retrieved 2009-12-28. 
  5. ^ MacKenzie, Carina Adly (2012-11-29). "The CW's 'Wonder Woman' pilot gets a twist: No more Diana Prince?". Retrieved 2012-11-29. 
  6. ^ "Warner Bros. Pictures brings Hero's and Magic". 

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Preceded by
Greg Rucka
Wonder Woman writer
Succeeded by
Will Pfeifer