January 9, 1958 |
Los Angeles, California
|Residence||Los Angeles California|
|Occupation||Television writer, producer, show creator|
|Known for||ALF, My Name Is Earl, Andy Richter Controls the Universe|
|Home town||Los Angeles, California|
Victor Fresco (born January 9, 1958 in Los Angeles, California) is an American television writer, producer and show creator. He is credited with creating the critically acclaimed television series Better Off Ted, which ran for two seasons on ABC. Fresco also created the FOX show Andy Richter Controls the Universe, for which he was nominated for a writing Emmy. Additionally, Fresco wrote for three years on NBC's My Name Is Earl and created the FOX series Life on a Stick and the ABC Series The Trouble With Normal. He was also nominated for an Emmy for his work on Mad About You. He is credited as an executive producer on the Burt Reynolds CBS series Evening Shade. He created the 2013 NBC series Sean Saves the World, starring Sean Hayes. In 2017 he will serve as creator, showrunner and executive producer on the Netflix comedy series Santa Clarita Diet starring Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Victor received his Bachelor's Degree in film and political science from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass. After graduating, Victor returned to Los Angeles, where he worked in television commercials as a production assistant and as a prop master. His first writing break was in 1989, when his freelance script was accepted by the hit television comedy, ALF. Victor joined ALF as a staff writer in 1990.
His brothers are director Michael Fresco and television drama writer Rob Fresco.
- California Births, 1905 - 1995, Victor Fresco
- Nordyke, Kimberly (2008-05-15). "Family matters to Frescos". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2008-07-04.
- Nellie Andreeva. "Drew Barrymore & Timothy Olyphant To Star In ‘Santa Clarita Diet’ Netflix Series". Deadline.
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