J. R. Orci

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J. R. Orci
Jorge Richard Orci

1975 (age 44–45)
Other namesRick Orci
OccupationWriter, producer
Years active2003-present

Jorge Richard "J.R." Orci (born 1975) is a Mexican television writer and producer.

Life and career[edit]

Orci was born in Mexico City, to a Mexican father and a Cuban mother. His mother fled Cuba after Fidel Castro came to power. He was raised in Mexico City, Canada, Texas, and Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. Orci is the younger brother of screenwriter Roberto Orci, with whom he worked on the ABC TV series Alias[1] as well as on the FOX science-fiction drama Fringe. He is currently working on the NBC drama The Blacklist.


Orci joined the FOX science-fiction/horror series Fringe, in its first season as writer and supervising producer. He was brought on to the show by his brother Roberto Orci, who is the co-creator (along with J.J. Abrams and Alex Kurtzman). Orci also served as consulting producer and writer during the show's fourth season. Episodes he has contributed to include:


Year TV Program Credit Notes
2001-2006 Alias writer, co-producer
2006 Vanished writer, producer
2007 Journeyman writer, supervising producer
2008-2012 Fringe writer, supervising producer, consulting producer
2010-2011 Hawaii 5-0 writer, co-executive producer
2013-present The Blacklist writer, consulting producer, co-executive producer, executive producer


  1. ^ Levine, Robert (2004) "The Episode: Cracking the Code of 'Alias'", New York Times, April 25, 2004, retrieved 2010-02-13

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