Liz Brixius

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Liz Brixius
Born Excelsior, Minnesota, U.S.
Occupation Television writer, producer
Partner(s) Allison Adler (2013–present; engaged)

Liz Brixius is an American television writer and producer.

In 2008 Brixius, Linda Wallem, and Evan Dunsky, created the series Nurse Jackie, a half-hour drama about a "flawed" emergency room nurse in a New York City hospital.[1][2] Starring Edie Falco of The Sopranos, the series premiered on Showtime in June 2009, with Wallem and Brixius serving as showrunners for the series and sharing executive producer duties with Caryn Mandabach.[1][2]

Brixius left Nurse Jackie in the spring of 2012 after signing a two-year development deal with Universal TV.

Brixius is engaged to producer Allison Adler.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Showtime Puts Nurse Jackie On Call". July 18, 2008. Retrieved March 8, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Kinon, Cristina (February 16, 2009). "Nurse Jackie star Edie Falco, Mary-Louise Parker, more strong women lift Showtime". New York Daily News. Retrieved March 8, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Ali Adler, 'Supergirl' Writer, Rescues the Sexually Befuddled Man". Retrieved 2015-10-16. 

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