Jen Grisanti • September 19, 2015
A graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Virginia School of Law, Ted Humphrey spent two years as a litigator in a Washington D.C. law firm before migrating to the entertainment industry, where he has worked extensively as a writer and producer in both film and television.
Among his film scripts are sci-fi thriller “DUST” for Warner Brothers and director Jan De Bont; “THE ROOK,” a crime thriller for Alcon Entertainment; “TOP OF THE WORLD,” a drama for Hyde Park Entertainment and Mandeville Pictures; horror thriller “VIRAL” for MGM; “AZTEC,” an action adventure epic for Montecito Pictures and Dreamworks, and “215,” for HBO Original Films. His script “THE CODE” was made into a 2008 feature film starring Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas.
He began his television career with the critically acclaimed CBS drama “NOW AND AGAIN,” and continued as a writer and producer on shows such as the ABC drama “THE NINE” and CBS dramas “SHARK” and “THE UNIT.” He has also written numerous television pilots, including the ABC drama “PARADISE” and the FX drama “CROOKED RIVER,” and recently developed a British version of “CROOKED RIVER” for the BBC in conjunction with Scott Free Entertainment. Ted is currently a Executive Producer and writer of the CBS drama “THE GOOD WIFE,” starring Juliana Margulies, and is developing a new pilot with Paramount/CBS.
He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
TOPICS OF DISCUSSION
• Lessons along the way
• Pilot writing
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