Josh Appelbaum

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Josh Appelbaum
Josh Appelbaum by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born
EducationB.A. New York University
OccupationScreenwriter, television writer, television producer, film producer, showrunner

Josh Appelbaum is an American television writer, screenwriter, showrunner and producer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Appelbaum is from a Jewish family.[2] He attended the Riverdale Country School with longtime writing and producing partner André Nemec.[3] He then went on to attend New York University's Tisch School for the Arts.[3]

Appelbaum has written for shows such as Life on Mars,[1] October Road,[1] and the series Happy Town.[1] He has also been a co-producer and screenwriter for such films as Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.[1]

He frequently collaborates with a tightly knit group of film professionals which include J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Adam Horowitz, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Edward Kitsis, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner, and Bryan Burk.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Martial Law (1998) – writer: 1 episode
  • Profiler (1999) – writer: 1 episode
  • Early Edition (1999-2000) – writer: 2 episodes
  • Going to California (2001–2002) – writer: 3 episodes
  • The Chronicle (2002) – writer: 1 episode
  • She Spies (2002) – writer, producer: 2 episodes
  • Fastlane (2002–2003) – writer: 4 episodes, producer: 21 episodes
  • Alias (2003–2005) – writer: 7 episodes, supervising producer: 38 episodes, co-executive producer: 17 episodes
  • October Road (2007–2008) – creator, writer: 7 episodes, executive producer: 18 episodes, producer: 1 episode
  • Samurai Girl (2008) – executive producer: 6 episodes
  • Life on Mars (2008–2009) – developer, writer: 1 episode, executive producer: 17 episodes
  • Happy Town (2010) – creator, writer: 2 episodes, executive producer: 8 episodes
  • Star-Crossed (2014) – executive producer: 13 episodes
  • Zoo (2015-2016) – developer, writer: 1 episode, executive producer: 7 episodes
  • Everything Sucks! (2018) - executive producer
  • Origin (2018) - executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Josh Appelbaum". The New York Times.
  2. ^ a b Variety Magazine: "Abrams keeps it all in the fan family - J.J. and his collaborators conquer Hollywood" By Cynthia Littleton October 16, 2009 |"We’re all self-deprecating short Jews, with the exception of Bob Orci”
  3. ^ a b Variety Magazine: "Appelbaum & Nemec : Friendship leads to big-budget ‘Mission' - 10 Screenwriters to Watch 2011: Josh Appelbaum & Andre Nemec" By Todd Longwell December 2, 2011

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