Frank Spotnitz

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Frank Spotnitz
Frank Spotnitz headshot 2015.jpg
Spotnitz in 2015
Born (1960-11-17) November 17, 1960 (age 56)
Camp Zama, Japan
Alma mater American Film Institute
Occupation Executive producer, showrunner, writer

Frank Spotnitz (born 17 November 1960) is an American television writer and producer, Chief Executive of Big Light Productions.[1]

In the 1990s, Spotnitz was involved in eight out of nine seasons of The X-Files.[2]

Spotnitz executive produced and wrote episodes of season three of StudioCanal/Tandem's Crossing Lines (2015).[3]

Spotnitz executive produced, developed and wrote several episodes of the second season of The Man in the High Castle television series, aired in December 2016.[4]

Spotnitz created and co-wrote the eight-part drama series Medici: Masters of Florence produced with Lux Vide Productions (aired October 2016).

Spotnitz executive produced and co-created Ransom (aired December 2016).

Spotnitz developed, co-created and is executive producing the 2017 series The Indian Detective for Canadian broadcaster CTV.


  1. ^ "About Big Light Productions". Retrieved 2016-03-06. 
  2. ^ DEBNATH, NEELA (November 10, 2015). "The X-Files: Writer Frank Spotnitz reveals he feels 'bittersweet' about new series". Daily Express. Retrieved June 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2015-02-20). "Elizabeth Mitchell & Goran Visnjic Join 'Crossing Lines' For Season 3". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-05-18. 
  4. ^ "The Man in the High Castle". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved January 18, 2015. 

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