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List of famous male television writers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male television writers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being television writers. There are thousand of males working as television writers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic television writers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a television writer then the people below should give you inspiration.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Dan Harmon to Louis C.K..

While this isn't a list of all male television writers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male television writers?" and "Who are the best male television writers?"
Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Television Writers
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Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, musician, and voice actor. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows through Conan, which premiered on American cable television station TBS in 2010. O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, Carson on TCM, Conan

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#7 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Television Writers
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Louis Székely, known professionally as Louis C.K., is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is the creator, star, writer, director, and editor of the acclaimed FX comedy series Louie. C.K. is noteworthy for being among the first performers to offer direct-to-fan sales of tickets to his ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice Actor, + more

Credits: Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Louie, Louis C.K. Oh My God, Louis C.K.: Chewed Up

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#30 on The Funniest People of All Time

#29 on The Celebrities You Most Want To See Play Survivor

#4 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#19 on The Most Original Comedians

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Larry David is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Television Writers
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Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its head writer and executive producer from 1989 to 1996. David has subsequently gained further recognition for the HBO ...more

Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Three Stooges, Whatever Works, Radio Days, + more

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#59 on The Funniest People of All Time

#71 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#28 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepdad

#25 on The Funniest Jewish Comedians And Actors

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Joss Whedon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Television Writers
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Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is an American screenwriter, film and television director, film and television producer, comic book author, composer and actor. He is the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions and co-founder of Bellwether Pictures, and is best known as the creator of the television series ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comic book creator, Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Novelist, + more

Credits: The Avengers, Toy Story, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers: Age of Ultron

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#37 on The Most Overrated Directors of All Time

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