Debora Cahn

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Debora Cahn is an American writer and producer of television and film. She was a writer and executive producer on the Showtime series Homeland for its final two seasons (2018–2020). She was also a writer and consulting producer on FX's Fosse/Verdon (2019), for which she won a Writers Guild of America award for Best Adapted Long Form Television. In 2018, she wrote the HBO film Paterno, starring Al Pacino and directed by Barry Levinson. She was a writer and co-executive producer for Martin Scorsese's HBO series Vinyl (2016). From 2006 to 2013, she was a writer and producer of Grey’s Anatomy. She began her career as a writer and producer on The West Wing from its fourth to seventh and final season (2002–2006).[1] More recently, Cahn signed a multi-year overall deal with Netflix. Under the deal, she will serve as executive producer and showrunner on the political thriller drama series The Diplomat.[2]

Cahn has won two Writers Guild of America Awards and has received multiple nominations.

Biography[edit]

Cahn graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University and received a master's degree in acting from the Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.[3] In 2006, Cahn married Michael Heller.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

In 2020, Cahn won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Long Form Television for Fosse/Verdon. In 2006 and 2007, Cahn was part of the writing staff for two television series' nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series and the Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Dramatic Series; The West Wing in 2006 and Grey's Anatomy in 2007. In 2005, Cahn won the Writers Guild of America Award for Television: Episodic Drama for the fifth-season episode "The Supremes".[4][5][6][7][8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Debora Cahn". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 26, 2022). "Netflix Greenlights Drama Series 'The Diplomat', Inks Overall Deal With Creator Debora Cahn". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Deborah Cahn, Michael Heller". The New York Times. July 2, 2006.
  4. ^ "Previous Nominees & Winners". Writers Guild of America. Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  5. ^ "The West Wing". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  6. ^ "2006 Writers Guild Awards Television and Radio Nominees Announced". Writers Guild of America. December 14, 2005. Archived from the original on February 22, 2006. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  7. ^ "Grey's Anatomy". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
  8. ^ "2007 Writers Guild Awards Television & Radio Nominees Announced" (Press release). Writers Guild of America. December 13, 2006. Retrieved October 28, 2013.

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