Nahnatchka Khan

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Nahnatchka Khan is an American television writer and producer.


Khan began her career working for Disney Television Animation.[1]

She is best known for her work on American Dad!,[2] and for creating the ABC sitcoms Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23[3] and Fresh Off the Boat.[4] She has also worked on Malcolm in the Middle and on the children's series Unfabulous. Khan has a television pilot in development: Fox's Fatrick with Zach Cregger.

Personal life[edit]

Khan's parents immigrated to the US from Iran.[5] She was born in Las Vegas and grew up in Hawaii.[6] While in college, she interned at National Lampoon and Fox. She is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.[6] Her brother is an agent at Creative Artists Agency.[7]


  1. ^ Radish, Christina (April 24, 2012). "Producers Nahnatchka Khan and David Hemingson Talk: Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23". Collider. 
  2. ^ "Interview: "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23" Executive Producers Nahnatchka Khan & David Hemingson". The Futon Critic. April 11, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2012.  From the creative mind of Nahnatchka Kahn ("American Dad") comes a 21st Century 'Odd Couple' where despite their differences, two roommates will end up living together, get involved in each other's lives and, perhaps, form a friendship
  3. ^ "'Apt 23' Producers on Sex, Drugs and James Van Der Beek". Hollywood Reporter. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 7, 2014). "Constance Wu, Randall Park Join ‘Fresh Off The Boat’; Windell Middlebrooks In ‘Mason Twins’". Deadline. 
  5. ^ Kelly Chung Dawson (August 16, 2013). "ABC-TV may air Chinese-American sitcom". China Daily. 
  6. ^ a b Rosen, Lisa (January 2012). "The Bitch Comes Back: Nahnatchka Khan's Trust Issues". Written By. 
  7. ^ Robbins, Stephanie (October 22, 2012). "She’s No B---- When It Comes to Comedy". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved March 27, 2014. 

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