Steve Franks

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Steve Franks
Steve Franks by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Franks at Comic Con, San Diego, July 18, 2013
Residence Orange County, California
Nationality American
Alma mater University of California, Irvine (B.A.)
Loyola Marymount University (M.A.)
Occupation Screenwriter
Height 6 ft 7 in (201 cm)
Spouse(s) April McDonald
Children 2

Steve Franks is an American screenwriter and musician based in Orange County, California. He devised the story for the 1999 comedy Big Daddy and wrote the screenplay with Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler.

Franks graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.[1] He also attended a graduate program at Loyola Marymount University.[1]

Franks also created the USA Network original series Psych, and created the band The Friendly Indians, which recorded the show's theme song. He wrote several episodes of the series, and also directed many of these):

Franks also served as Executive Producer and Showrunner on the CBS series Rush Hour, which was cancelled in May, 2016.

Currently, he's working on Psych: The Movie, a 2-hour TV movie set to air on USA Network in December 2017, which he co-wrote with James Roday and is director of.


  1. ^ a b "STEVE FRANKS, CREATOR/WRITER/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER". Psych. USA Network. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 

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