Hart Hanson

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Hart Hanson
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Hart Hanson at the 2009 San Diego Comic Con.
Born (1957-07-26) July 26, 1957 (age 61)
Burlingame, California, U.S.[citation needed]
Occupation Writer, producer

Hart Hanson (born July 26, 1957) is an American-born television writer and producer, as well as an author. His family moved to Canada when he was a child. He received a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a MFA from the University of British Columbia, where he taught briefly. He is the creator, executive producer, and writer of the TV series Bones.

In February 2013, Entertainment Weekly reported that Hanson would be writing about an "overweight, offensive cop" on FOX's television show, Backstrom.[1] He considers himself a lapsed Catholic.[2]

He wrote "The Driver", a novel released by Dutton on August 8, 2017, and named by the New York Times as one of the best crime novels of 2017.[3]




Awards and nominations[edit]

Hanson has won 4 Gemini Awards. He was awarded Austin Film Festival's Outstanding Television Award in 2011.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Hibberd, James (February 22, 2013). "Hollywood Insider: What's Going on Behind the Scenes: TV's Pilot Season Goes (Very) High-Concept". Entertainment Weekly. New York: Time Inc.: 26. 
  2. ^ "To all my friends of the Jewish persuasion good luck with your fast. As a lapsed Catholic I enjoyed a hearty breakfast. I mean ENJOYED..." 14 Sep 2013
  3. ^ Stasio, Marilyn (November 29, 2017). "The Best Crime Novels of 2017". New York Times. Retrieved December 1, 2017. 

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