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List of American Dad! Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for American Dad!, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for American Dad!. Staff writers as well as guest writers for American Dad! are included when available, along with more information about each American Dad! writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of American Dad!, then this writing staff from American Dad! should be studied closely.

This list below has a variety of writers, like Seth MacFarlane and Etan Cohen, in it.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for American Dad!?”
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    Alan Freedland
    Alan Freedland is a writer and producer.
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    Alan R. Cohen
    Alan R. Cohen is a film screenwriter and producer.
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    Brian Boyle is a television producer.
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    BirthplaceShaker Heights, Ohio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenQuintuplets, Method & Red, American Dad!, Oliver Beene, How I Met Your Mother

    EpisodesAs Fast as She Can, Wait For It, The Pineapple Incident, The Stinsons, Purple Giraffe

    Carter Loard Bays (born August 12, 1975) is an American television showrunner, writer and... more on Wikipedia
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    BirthplaceBrisbane, Australia


    Series WrittenAmerican Dad!, Community

    EpisodesTears of a Clooney, Cops and Roger, All About Steve, Remedial Chaos Theory, The Art of Discourse

    Chris McKenna may refer to: Chris McKenna (rugby league) (born 1974), Australian former rugby... more on Wikipedia
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    Craig David Thomas is an American television writer who, along with writing partner Carter... more on Wikipedia
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    Dan Vebber is an American writer best known for his television work on animated shows such as... more on Wikipedia
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    David Zuckerman

    BirthplaceDanville, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Last Frontier, King of the Hill, Wilfred, American Dad!, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    EpisodesPlastic White Female, There Is A Dog, Truth, Bite Club, Happiness

    David J. Zuckerman (born August 28, 1962) is an American writer and producer and is best known... more on Wikipedia
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    Eric Weinberg is an American television producer and screenwriter best known for his work on... more on Wikipedia
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    Etan Cohen

    Etan Cohen

    Age: 45


    NationalityUnited States of America, Israel

    Series WrittenKing of the Hill, Recess, American Dad!

    EpisodesThe Candidates, Death Buys a Timeshare, Ceci N'Est Pas Une King of the Hill, Rich Hank, Poor Hank

    Etan Cohen (Hebrew: איתן כהן‎; born March 14, 1974) is an American screenwriter and film... more on Wikipedia
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    Jim Bernstein is an American television writer. He is co-creator and executive producer of... more on Wikipedia
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    Series WrittenClone High, The Tracy Morgan Show, American Dad!, Committed, Stacked

    EpisodesChurch, Crazy Ray, Litter Kills: Litterally, The Birthday Episode, Sleep of Faith: La Rue D'Awakening

    Judah Miller is a television producer and screenwriter.
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    Laura McCreary is a television producer and screenwriter.
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    Matt Weitzman

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe PJs, Homeboys in Outer Space, Daddy Dearest, Off Centre, American Dad!

    EpisodesThe Good, the Bad and the Lazy, Dammit Janet!, Peter Griffin: Husband, Father... Brother?

    Matt Weitzman (born November 13, 1967) is an American producer and writer. He was one of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Mike Barker

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe PJs, Homeboys in Outer Space, Off Centre, American Dad!, Family Guy

    EpisodesThe Good, the Bad and the Lazy, Dammit Janet!, Peter Griffin: Husband, Father... Brother?

    Michael Wayne "Mike" Barker (born June 7, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) is an... more on Wikipedia
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    Mike Shipley

    Mike Shipley

    Dec. at 57 (1956-2013)

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, Oceania, Australasia, Indo-Australian Plate, Australia

    Series WrittenAmerican Dad!, Family Guy, Big Wolf on Campus

    EpisodesI Can't Stan You, One If by Clam, Two If by Sea, Family Guy Viewer Mail 1, Dungeons and Wagons

    Michael "Mike" Shipley (7 October 1956 – 25 July 2013) was an Australian mixing engineer,... more on Wikipedia
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    Murray Miller
    Murray Miller is a TV producer, screenwriter and actor.
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    Nahnatchka Khan

    Nahnatchka Khan

    Nahnatchka Khan is an American television writer and producer.
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    Seth MacFarlane

    BirthplaceKent, Connecticut, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenCow and Chicken, The Cleveland Show, American Dad!, Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy

    EpisodesPilot, Why Bob Marley Should Not Have Acted as His Own Attorney, Super Mario Rescues the Princess, Love, Blactually

    Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (; born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, animator, filmmaker,... more on Wikipedia

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    Steve Hely is an American writer, current co-executive producer on the series Veep. Hely has... more on Wikipedia