Tom Fontana

Writer | Producer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999) | St. Elsewhere (1982-1988) | Oz (1997-2003)
AWARDS 
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 32 nominations More »
BORN 
Sep 12, 1951 (age 66)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Wizard of LiesThe Wizard of Lies (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Killing FieldsKilling Fields (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 7
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  • Primary photo for BorgiaBorgia (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 38 episodes, 2011–2014 ) , Writer (creator) ( 29 episodes, 2011–2014 ) , Writer (story) ( 24 episodes, 2011–2014 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2011–2014 38
    • 1507 (2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer (story)  Less
    • 1506 (2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer (story)  Less
    • 1505 (2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer (story)  Less
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  • Primary photo for CopperCopper (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 23 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Writer (story) ( 14 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Executive Producer ( 12 episodes, 2012–2013 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012–2013 23
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  • Primary photo for You Don't Know JackYou Don't Know Jack (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The PhilanthropistThe Philanthropist (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 8 episodes, 2009 ) , Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2009 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Producer ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 8
    • Haiti (Aug 12, 2009) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Kashmir (Aug 5, 2009) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • San Diego (Jul 29, 2009) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for M.O.N.Y.M.O.N.Y. (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Bedford DiariesThe Bedford Diaries (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 7 episodes, 2006 ) , Executive Producer ( 4 episodes, 2006 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 8
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  • Primary photo for The JuryThe Jury (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 9 episodes, 2004 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 10
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  • Primary photo for Strip SearchStrip Search (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for JudasJudas (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for OzOz (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 56 episodes, 1997–2003 ) , Executive Producer ( 56 episodes, 1997–2003 ) , Writer ( 50 episodes, 1997–2003 ) , Writer (story) ( 5 episodes, 1998 ) , Writer (teleplay) ( 5 episodes, 1998 ) , Writer (teleplay and story by) ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 1997–2003 56
    • Exeunt Omnes (Feb 23, 2003) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • Junkyard Dawgs (Feb 16, 2003) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • A Day in the Death... (Feb 9, 2003) Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Baseball WivesBaseball Wives (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Shot in the HeartShot in the Heart (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for America: A Tribute to HeroesAmerica: A Tribute to Heroes (TV Special) Writer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The Press SecretaryThe Press Secretary (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Hudson's LawHudson's Law (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for American TragedyAmerican Tragedy (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for South ParkSouth Park (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for The BeatThe Beat (TV Series) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Homicide: The MovieHomicide: The Movie (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 122 episodes, 1993–1999 ) , Writer (story by) ( 57 episodes, 1993–1999 ) , Writer ( 10 episodes, 1993–1999 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1993–1999 122
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  • Primary photo for The 20th Century: Yesterday's TomorrowsThe 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Family BroodFamily Brood (TV Movie) Producer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for FirehouseFirehouse (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The ProsecutorsThe Prosecutors (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Under FireUnder Fire (TV Series) Writer  Less 1995– 
  • Primary photo for Philly HeatPhilly Heat (TV Series) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1994– 
  • Primary photo for New YearNew Year (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Home FiresHome Fires (TV Series) Writer (story) ( 5 episodes, 1992 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 1992 )  Less 1992 6
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  • Primary photo for TattingersTattingers (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 13 episodes, 1988–1989 ) , Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 1988–1989 ) , Writer (story) ( 1 episode, 1989 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1988 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1988–1989 14
    • Tour of Doody (1989) Writer  Less
    • El Sid (Apr 26, 1989) Writer (created by), Writer (story)  Less
    • Half a Loaf (Apr 20, 1989) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for St. ElsewhereSt. Elsewhere (TV Series) Producer ( 115 episodes, 1983–1988 ) , Writer (story by) ( 61 episodes, 1982–1988 ) , Writer ( 27 episodes, 1983–1987 ) , Story Editor ( 20 episodes, 1982–1983 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 9 episodes, 1982–1988 ) , Creative Consultant ( 1 episode, 1988 )  Less 1982–1988 135
    • The Last One (May 25, 1988) Creative Consultant, Producer, Writer (story by)  Less
    • The Abby Singer Show (May 18, 1988) Producer, Writer (teleplay by)  Less
    • Split Decision (May 11, 1988) Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Fourth Wise ManThe Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie) Writer (teleplay)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for DecalogueDecalogue (TV Mini-series) Writer ( 10 episodes )  Less 10
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