Nick Santora

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Santora at the 2014 Comic-Con International

Nick Santora (born 1970) is a writer and producer born in Queens, New York. He won the Best Screenplay of the Competition in the New York City Independent International Film Festival. He has also written and/or produced The Sopranos,[1] The Guardian, Law & Order, Prison Break, Lie to Me, Scorpion and he created and executive produced Beauty and the Geek. Nick also co-wrote/created/executive produced the television series Breakout Kings. He served as executive producer and developer of Scorpion from 2014 to 2018 with 4 seasons.[2][3]


Santora graduated from Columbia Law School and practised law for six years before giving up a full-time practice to write and produce television.

Nick also wrote and produced The Longshots, a film starring Ice Cube and Keke Palmer, and was a credited writer on the Lionsgate/Marvel Studios film Punisher: War Zone.

Other work[edit]

Santora's first novel, Slip & Fall, was selected by Borders Books Stores to be the debut novel for their newly created publishing division. It was a National Best Seller.[4] His second novel, Fifteen Digits, was published in 2012 by Little Brown's suspense/thriller imprint, Mulholland Books.




Year Title Credited as
Writer Producer
2002 The Sopranos Yes No
2002-04 The Guardian Yes Yes
2004-05 Law & Order Yes Yes
2005-09 Prison Break Yes Yes
2005-09 Beauty and the Geek No Yes
2009-2010 Lie to Me Yes Yes
2011-12 Breakout Kings Yes Yes
2012-13 Vegas Yes Yes
2013 Hostages Yes No
2014-18 Scorpion Yes Yes
2019 FBI Yes No
2020 Most Dangerous Game Yes Yes
2020 The Fugitive Yes Yes
2021 Reacher Yes Yes


  1. ^ "An Interview with Nick Santora, writer of an episode of the Sopranos and the television show "Prison Break"".
  2. ^ "'Scorpion' Creator Nick Santora on His Journey to the New CBS Drama and Beyond".
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  4. ^ "Nick Santora".
  5. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 5, 2021). "Rob Lowe To EP & Star In Netflix Family Film 'Dog Gone'". Deadline. Retrieved August 7, 2021.

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