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Geoffrey Thorne

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Geoffrey Thorne
Born (1970-01-20) January 20, 1970 (age 54)
  • Writer
  • producer
  • actor

Geoffrey Thorne (born January 20, 1970) is an American screenwriter, television producer, novelist and actor.


Thorne was born in Washington, D.C. 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 1988 to 1993, 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 was a writer for season 9 of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, multiple episodes of the Ben 10 and Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man franchises was a writer on season 3-5 of TNT's Leverage and a writer-producer on the Electric Entertainment's The Librarians.

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]

In 2017 Marvel Entertainment tapped Thorne to be head writer and showrunner of the animated Avengers series, retitled Avengers: Black Panther's Quest, and in 2019 he became Co-Executive Producer of Ghost, the first spinoff of the STARZ network global smash hit, Power.

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

The Winterman Project[edit]

The Winterman Project is a small press established by Thorne in which he produces shorts, comics and ebooks.[2] Thorne describes it as "a place to play, a place where I could write what I want, make what I want without worrying about clients or editorial oversight."[3] In the end of 2017 he launched "Winterman Comics", a line of comics including an anthology series and a series of titles.[4]


Star Trek[edit]





  • Geoffrey Thorne's Dreamnasium The Winterman Project, 2010)
  • The Grim Arcana The Winterman Project, 2010)
    • The Price of Salt
    • The Cost of Opening
    • Fixing Mr. Styx
  • Fringe Space The Winterman Project, 2013)
    • Truth Metric
    • Thanks to Captain Go
    • Fina Silento
  • Dreamnasium Redux (the Winterman project, 2020)

Audio dramas[edit]

  • Phantom Canyon (Pendant Productions, 2014)
  • Dreamnasium Podcast (Winterman Project & Pendant Productions)
  • Black Panther: Sins of the Father (Serial Box, 2021)

Writing Filmography[edit]

  • The Rivals (screen story for Star Trek: The Next Generation)
  • Geoffrey Thorne's The Dark (webisode series)
  • 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)
  • Niko & the Sword of Light (television series, Amazon)
  • Avengers Assemble: Secret Wars (television series, Disney XD)
  • Avengers: Black Panther's Quest (Showrunner[1])(television series, Disney Plus)
  • Power: Book II: Ghost (STARZ)
  • Magnum P.I. (CBS)
  • Redjack: The Animated Shorts (YOUTUBE)


  1. ^ "Phantom Canyon | Pendant Audio".
  2. ^ "New SCIFI and Fantasy Publisher: THE WINTERMAN PROJECT". Science Fiction Buzz. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  3. ^ "About The Winterman Project". The Winterman Project. Archived from the original on 20 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  4. ^ "PHASE ONE: THE COMICS". The Winterman Project. December 31, 2017. Retrieved 19 February 2018.

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