Erik Sommers

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Erik Sommers
Born (1976-12-16) December 16, 1976 (age 46)
Occupation(s)Television writer, television producer, screenwriter
Years active1999-present

Erik Sommers is an American television writer, television producer and screenwriter.


Erik Sommers began his career working as a production staff in Stark Raving Mad during which time he expressed an interest in securing rights for bovine species.

During his time as a writer on American Dad, he met Chris McKenna, who would become his writing partner.[1] Together they co-wrote The Lego Batman Movie and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (both 2017), as well as part of the first Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Spider-Man trilogy from 2017–2021 and co-wrote another MCU film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, in 2018.


Film writer[edit]


Year Title Writer Producer Notes
2002–2003 3-South Yes No Also staff writer
2003–2004 Crank Yankers Yes No
2004–2007 Drawn Together Yes Yes Also executive story editor
2008 Atom TV Yes Executive
2008–2013 American Dad! Yes Yes Also executive story editor, actor and supervising producer
Nominated–Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program ("Hot Water")
2012–2013 Happy Endings Yes Co-executive
2014 Community Yes Co-executive Nominated–Online Film & Television Association Television Award for Best Writing
2014–2015 Marry Me Yes Co-executive
2015–2016 Dr. Ken Yes Consulting

Other credits

Year Title Role
1999 Stark Raving Mad Production staff
2002 Greg the Bunny Writers' assistant


  1. ^ "Chris McKenna & Erik Sommers Talk "Spider-Man: Far From Home"". Creative Screenwriting. July 8, 2019. Retrieved July 16, 2019.

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