Biography

Alex Kurtzman (born September 7, 1973) is an American film and television screenwriter and producer. Kurtzman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where he met his high school friend and long time collaborator Roberto Orci. He attended Wesleyan University.

In 2011, Forbes magazine described Orci and Kurtzman as "Hollywood's Secret Weapons" who together "are the quiet force behind $3 billion in box office." He and Orci frequently work with J. J. Abrams and Michael Bay on projects. Amongst other work, Kurtzman is the creator with Abrams and Orci of the FOX hit TV show Fringe.

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Alex Kurtzman (born September 7, 1973) is an American film and television screenwriter and producer. Kurtzman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where he met his high school friend and long time collaborator Roberto Orci. He attended Wesleyan University.

In 2011, Forbes magazine described Orci and Kurtzman as "Hollywood's Secret Weapons" who together "are the quiet force behind $3 billion in box office." He and Orci frequently work with J. J. Abrams and Michael Bay on projects. Amongst other work, Kurtzman is the creator with Abrams and Orci of the FOX hit TV show Fringe.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1973-09-07

Place of Birth Los Angeles - California - USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Alexander Hilary Kurtzman

Production TV ShowsMovies

Untitled Wolf Man FilmProducer
Untitled Van Helsing FilmProducer
Racing DreamsProducer
2019 Creature from the Black LagoonProducer
2019 Bride of FrankensteinProducer
2017 Star Trek: Discovery(15 episodes)Producer
2017 Salvation(13 episodes)Producer
2017 The MummyProducer
2016 Now You See Me 2Producer
2015 Limitless(22 episodes)Executive Producer
2014 Matador(13 episodes)Executive Producer
2013 Ender's GameProducer
2013 Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons RisingProducer
2013 Now You See MeProducer
2013 Star Trek Into DarknessProducer
2011 Cowboys & AliensProducer
2010 Transformers Prime(69 episodes)Executive Producer
2010 Hawaii Five-0(1 episode)Executive Producer
2010 Hawaii Five-0(97 episodes)Producer
2009 The ProposalExecutive Producer
2009 Star TrekExecutive Producer
2008 Eagle EyeProducer
2008 Fringe(115 episodes)Producer
2001 Alias(105 episodes)Producer
2000 Jack of All Trades(22 episodes)Producer

Writing

2017 Star Trek: Discovery(15 episodes)Idea
2017 Star Trek: Discovery(1 episode)Writer
2017 The MummyScreenstory
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2Story
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2Screenplay
2013 Sleepy Hollow(1 episode)Story
2013 Sleepy Hollow(4 episodes)Writer
2013 Star Trek Into DarknessScreenplay
2012 People Like UsScreenplay
2011 Cowboys & AliensScreenplay
2010 Hawaii Five-0(1 episode)Story
2010 Hawaii Five-0(4 episodes)Writer
2009 Star TrekWriter
2008 Fringe(7 episodes)Writer
2007 TransformersStory
2007 TransformersScreenplay
2006 Mission: Impossible IIIWriter
2005 The Legend of ZorroScreenplay
2005 The IslandScreenplay
2001 Alias(10 episodes)Writer
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess(1 episode)Teleplay
1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys(6 episodes)Writer

Creator

2017 Star Trek: DiscoveryCreator
2013 Sleepy HollowCreator
2010 Transformers PrimeCreator
2010 Hawaii Five-0Creator
2008 FringeCreator

Directing

2017 The MummyDirector
2012 People Like UsDirector
2001 Alias(1 episode)Director

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