Geoffrey Thorne

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Geoffrey Thorne
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Born (1970-01-20) January 20, 1970 (age 45)
Nationality American
Occupation Writer, Actor

Geoffrey Thorne {born January 20, 1970} is an American screenwriter, novelist and actor.

Thorne was born in the United States. After a successful career as a television actor including portraying police officer Wilson Sweet in the television series In the Heat of the Night from 1989 to 1994, Thorne began writing professionally, winning Second Prize in Simon & Schuster's sixth annual Strange New Worlds anthology with his story "The Soft Room." He went on to publish more stories in several media tie-in anthologies as well as the Star Trek: Titan novel Sword of Damocles.

Other stories he has written include contributions to Flying Pen Press's anthology Space Grunts, MV Media's Steamfunk anthology, and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.

As a screenwriter, Thorne has worked with Kickstart Entertainment to develop two of their properties, Of Bitter Souls and Sword of Dracula, for television. He was a writer for season 9 of the United States network's Law & Order: Criminal Intent, season 2 of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, seasons 3,4 and 5 of TNT's Leverage. In 2014 Lion Forge Entertainment and NBC-Universal tapped Thorne to reboot the global fan favorite TV series, KNIGHT RIDER in comic book form. Thorne is also the co-creator of Phantom Canyon, an audio drama from Pendant Productions.[1]

Thorne is also a co-founder and writing partner of GENRE 19, a studio he formed with artist Todd Harris in 2008.


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Audio Dramas[edit]


  • The Rivals (screen story for Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Geoffrey Thorne's The Dark (webisode series)
  • Skeleton Crew (television series, development, JETIX Entertainment)
  • Rogo & the Shreever (film animated, Coffeehouse Films)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (television series, Wolf Films)
  • Leverage Season 3 (television series, Electric Entertainment)
  • Leverage Season 4 (television series, Electric Entertainment)
  • Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (television series, Cartoon Network)
  • Leverage Season 5 (television series, Electric Entertainment)
  • Ben 10: Omniverse (television series, Cartoon Network)
  • The Librarians Season 1 (television series, Electric Entertainment)
  • Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors (television series, Disney XD)
  • The Librarians Season 2 (television series, Electric Entertainment)

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