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 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)

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