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List of Family Guy Writers

Updated October 13, 2018 3.1k views37 items

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

This list contains writers like Seth MacFarlane and Richard Matheson.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for Family Guy?”
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    Alec Sulkin (born February 14, 1973) is an American television writer and producer of the animated series Family Guy. He has also contributed to The Cleveland Show, another series by Family Guy  ...more
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    BirthplaceHighland Park, Illinois, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenShameless, Family Guy

    EpisodesHurricane Monica, But At Last Came a Knock, It Takes a Village Idiot... and I Married One, It Takes a Village Idiot, and I Married One

    Alexandrea Borstein (born February 15, 1971) is an American actress, writer, producer, and comedian. She is known for voicing Lois Griffin on the animated comedy series Family Guy (1999–present), for  ...more

    #84 of 250 The Funniest Female Comedians of All Time#4 of 35 The Most Successful Mad TV Cast Members#23 of 50 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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    BirthplaceToronto, Ontario, Canada

    NationalityCanada

    Series WrittenHope & Faith, Family Guy

    EpisodesDial Meg for Murder, Business Guy, Baby, You Knock Me Out, Tales of a Third Grade Nothing

    Alex Carter (born November 12, 1964) is a Canadian television and film actor.   ...more
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    BirthplaceCalifornia

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenVeronica's Closet, Life as We Know It, Beverly Hills, 90210, Glee

    EpisodesWith a Kiss, I Die, Pot O' Gold, Chuck Versus the Honeymooners, The Quick and the Dead

    Allison Beth Adler (born May 30, 1967) is a Canadian / American television producer and writer. She is the co-creator of Supergirl and The New Normal, and is also known for her work on Chuck and  ...more
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    Andrew Goldberg (born March 17, 1978) is an American writer and producer. Goldberg co-created the Netflix adult animated series Big Mouth which with his childhood best friend Nick Kroll, and Mark  ...more
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    Brian Scully (born August 10, 1953 in West Springfield, Massachusetts) is an American television writer and producer. Scully initially worked as a TV salesman before eventually getting a job writing  ...more
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    Cherry Chevapravatdumrong (Thai: เชอร์รี่ ชีวประวัติดำรงค์; RTGS: Choe-ri Chiwaprawatdamrong; ; born 1977), known as Cherry Cheva, is an American author, an executive producer of Family Guy and a  ...more
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    BirthplaceCardiff, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Series WrittenLab Rats, My Funniest Year, Family Guy

    EpisodesA Snail, Family Guy: The Top 20 Characters, A Protest, Chris Addison: 2001, A Donor

    Christopher David Addison (born 5 November 1971) is a British comedian, writer, actor, and director. He is perhaps best known for his role as a regular panellist on Mock the Week. He is also known  ...more
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    BirthplacePhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Series WrittenTitus, Living Single, Yes, Dear, Family Guy

    EpisodesI Am Peter, Hear Me Roar, Multiple Choice, Peter-assment, Peter's Daughter

    Christopher "Chris" Sheridan (born September 19, 1967) is an American television writer, producer, and occasional voice actor. Born in the Philippines, Sheridan grew up in New Hampshire. He attended  ...more
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    Daniel Palladino is an American television producer, writer, and director. He serves as a producer of the animated sitcom Family Guy. He formerly worked on the television shows Gilmore Girls, The  ...more
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    Danny Smith (born 1959) is an American producer, writer and voice actor on the American animated television series Family Guy. He has been with the show since its inception and throughout the years  ...more
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    BirthplaceWichita Falls, Texas, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenSealab 2021, Squidbillies, Aqua Something You Know Whatever, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Family Guy

    EpisodesMC Pee Pants, Hand Banana, Webnecks, Mayhem of the Mooninites, Burned and Reburned Again

    Dave Willis (born May 1, 1970) is an American voice actor, writer, producer and musician. He is best known as the co-creator of the Adult Swim animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies,  ...more
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    David A. Goodman is an American writer, producer, and president of the Writers Guild of America West. He has been a writer for several television series, such as The Golden Girls, his first job,  ...more
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    Garrett Donovan is a television producer and screenwriter.  ...more
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    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenShe Spies, Pinky and the Brain, Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, Duckman, Clueless

    EpisodesWhere No Duckman Has Gone Before, The Replacement, Perilyzed, Duckman and Cornfed in 'Haunted Society Plumbers', Nice Girls Finish Last

    Eugene Gerard "Gene" Laufenberg (born July 28, 1961, in Jersey City, New Jersey) is a television writer and producer and director. He started his career in television after securing a story editor's  ...more
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    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.   ...more
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    BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenFamily Guy

    EpisodesPerfect Castaway, The Man with Two Brians, Tiegs for Two, Movin' Out, Jerome is the New Black

    John Viener is a film actor and writer.  ...more
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    Kirker Butler is an American writer, who has written and produced shows such as Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, The Neighbors (2012 TV series), Galavant, and Life in Pieces.  ...more
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    Mark Hentemann is an actor and producer.  ...more
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    Matt Fleckenstein is an American television writer He is a multiple Emmy-nominated writer/producer with over 14 years of experience developing, writing and producing Children’s Television programs.  ...more
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    Matthew "Matt" Harrigan is an American television writer, producer, and voice actor who is best known for his work on shows like the Late Show with David Letterman and Celebrity Deathmatch. He is  ...more
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    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 creators of American Dad! along with Seth MacFarlane and Mike Barker. Barker and Weitzman were originally  ...more
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    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 American writer and producer, best known for his work on the Fox adult animated television series Family Guy and  ...more
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    Age: 56

    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Cleveland Show, Family Guy

    EpisodesPilot, Pilot, Patriot Games, No Meals on Wheels, Death Lives

    Michael "Mike" Henry (born November 7, 1965) is an American voice actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He is known for his work on the animated TV series Family Guy (1999–present), where he writes  ...more