Allison Adler

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Allison Adler
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Ali Adler at the 2016 Wondercon.
Born Allison Beth Adler
(1967-05-30) May 30, 1967 (age 49)
Montreal, Canada
Occupation Producer, writer
Years active 1991–present
Partner(s) Sara Gilbert (2002—2011)
Liz Brixius (2013–present; engaged)
Children 2

Allison Beth Adler (born May 30, 1967) is an American television producer and writer. She is best known as the co-creator of Supergirl, The New Normal and her work on Chuck and Family Guy.


1997: Adler starter her career by working on a TV series named Veronica's Closet .

2001-2002: Adler worked on shows such as Family Guy and Just Shoot Me! , helping produce 13 episodes of Family Guy and 16 of Just Shoot Me!.

2002-2003: She played a role as the supervising producer for 9 episodes of the TV Series Still Standing .

2004: She worked as the co-executive producer for various shows, including Life As We Know It, Women of a Certain Age, and Emily's Reasons Why Not.

2007-2010: She worked on the TV series Chuck, helping produce 34 episodes as a co-executive producer from 2007-2009 and 19 episodes as the executive producer in 2010.

May 2010: She worked on the ABC series No Ordinary Family and she worked there until 2011.

2011: Adler joined the writing team of Glee, with six other writers.[1]

2012: She and Glee creator Ryan Murphy co-created The New Normal, which she worked on until it was cancelled in May 2013.[2]

2015: She is working on Supergirl with co-creator Greg Berlanti. The show is based on Superman's female cousin, Kara Zor-El, and is one of the many strong female shows being started by CBS.[3] Adler is being represented by WME Entertainment Agency.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Adler was born in Montreal, Canada[citation needed] on May 30, 1967. She later became an American citizen.

From 2001 to 2011, Adler was in a relationship with actress Sara Gilbert. They have two children—a son, Levi Hank, born to Adler in October 2004, and a daughter, Sawyer Jane, born to Gilbert on August 2, 2007. After the breakup they have joint custody of their two children.[5][6]

In 2013, Adler began dating producer and writer Liz Brixius. The couple got engaged in November 2014.[7]


  1. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (June 16, 2011). "'Glee': Six Join Writing Staff for Season 3". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  2. ^ "Ali Adler". IMDb. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
  3. ^ "'Supergirl' Drama From Greg Berlanti & Ali Adler Lands CBS Series Commitment". Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
  4. ^ "WME". Retrieved 2015-04-01. 
  5. ^,,20522469,00.html
  6. ^ "Sara Gilbert Gives Birth to Baby Girl". Fox News. August 13, 2007. Retrieved November 8, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Ali Adler, 'Supergirl' Writer, Rescues the Sexually Befuddled Man". Retrieved 2015-10-16. 

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