List of American Dad! Writers

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!?”
  • Alan Freedland is a writer and producer.
  • Alan R. Cohen is a film screenwriter and producer.
  • Brian Boyle is a television producer.
  • Carter Loard Bays (born August 12, 1975) is an American television showrunner, writer and producer. He is best known as co-creator, writer, and executive producer of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your ...more
  • Chris McKenna may refer to: Chris McKenna (rugby league) (born 1974), Australian former rugby league footballer Chris McKenna (writer), television writer, producer and film writer Chris McKenna ...more
  • Craig David Thomas is an American television writer who, along with writing partner Carter Bays, has written episodes of American Dad!, Oliver Beene, Quintuplets and the hit CBS sitcom How I Met Your ...more
  • Dan Vebber is an American writer best known for his television work on animated shows such as The Simpsons, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Futurama, Daria, Napoleon Dynamite and American Dad!. He was ...more
  • David J. Zuckerman (born August 28, 1962) is an American writer and producer and is best known as the original showrunner and executive producer of the animated comedy series Family Guy, as well as ...more
  • Eric Weinberg is an American television producer and screenwriter best known for his work on the television series Scrubs. Weinberg has served as co-executive producer on Scrubs for over a hundred ...more
  • Etan Cohen (Hebrew: איתן כהן‎; born March 14, 1974) is an American screenwriter and film director best known for writing the scripts to Tropic Thunder, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa and Men in Black 3.
  • Jim Bernstein is an American television writer. He is co-creator and executive producer of the Disney XD series Mighty Med. He is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
  • Judah Miller is a television producer and screenwriter.
  • Laura McCreary is a television producer and screenwriter.
  • Matt Weitzman (born November 13, 1967) is an American producer and writer. He was one of the creators of American Dad! along with Seth MacFarlane and Mike Barker. Barker and Weitzman were originally ...more
  • Michael Wayne "Mike" Barker (born June 7, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.) is an American writer and producer, best known for his work on the Fox adult animated television series Family Guy and ...more
  • Michael "Mike" Shipley (7 October 1956 – 25 July 2013) was an Australian mixing engineer, audio engineer, and record producer. Shipley's music career spanned more than 30 years – mostly working in ...more
  • Murray Miller is a TV producer, screenwriter and actor.
  • Nahnatchka Khan is an American television writer and producer.
  • Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (; born October 26, 1973) is an American actor, animator, filmmaker, comedian, and singer. MacFarlane is the creator of the TV series Family Guy (1999–present) and The ...more
  • Steve Hely is an American writer, current co-executive producer on the series Veep. Hely has written for the television shows Late Show with David Letterman (receiving an Emmy nomination for ...more