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List of Modern Family Writers

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

List is made up of writers like Christopher Lloyd and Carol Leifer.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for Modern Family?”

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Abraham Higginbotham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Modern Family, Ugly Betty, Arrested Development, Will & Grace

Episodes: Go Bullfrogs!, Afternoon Delight, All The World's A Stage, Aunt Mommy, Justice Is Blind, + more

Abraham Higginbotham is a writer, producer, and occasional actor for popular comedy series such as Arrested Development, Will & Grace, Back to You and Do Not Disturb.Higginbotham got his big ...more
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Alex Herschlag is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

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

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Modern Family, Ellen, Class Dismissed, Hot in Cleveland, Will & Grace

Episodes: Trick or Treat- Who Cares?, Whose Mom Is It Anyway?, Someone Old, Someplace New (1), Moving On, + more

Alex Herschlag is an American television producer, writer and stand-up comedian. He is best known for his work on the sitcom Will & Grace for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award in 2000, as ...more
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Ben Karlin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Age: 48

Birthplace: Needham, Massachusetts

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Modern Family

Episodes: Me? Jealous?, Punkin Chunkin, Election Day

Ben Karlin (born c. 1971) is an American television producer and writer. He has won eight Emmy awards, and is best known for his work in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. ...more
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Bill Wrubel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Modern Family, Sports Night, Ugly Betty, Kristin, Will & Grace

Episodes: Alive and Schticking - West Coast Feed, The Gatekeeper, Marry Me A Little More (2), Lifetime Supply, The Butler's Escape, + more

Bill Wrubel is a screenwriter and TV producer.
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Brad Walsh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Bram & Alice, Modern Family, I'm with Her, Married... with Children, City Guys, + more

Episodes: I'm Not With Her, Required Reading, The Dueling Elliots, Planes, Trains and Cars, + more

Brad Walsh is a television producer and screenwriter.
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Carol Leifer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Age: 63

Birthplace: USA, New York, East Williston

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Rules of Engagement, Modern Family, Alright Already, The Larry Sanders Show, I'm with Her, + more

Episodes: The Secretary, Walden Pond, Gimme Shelter, The Second Date, Dating for Ratings, + more

Carol Leifer ( LEE-fər; born July 27, 1956) is an American comedian, writer, producer and actress whose career as a stand-up comedian started in the 1970s when she was in college. David ...more

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Christopher Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Age: 81

Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Frasier, Modern Family

Episodes: Mixed Doubles, I Hate Frasier Crane, Miracle on 3rd or 4th Street, Dark Victory, Goodnight, + more

Christopher Allen Lloyd (born October 22, 1938) is an American actor and voice actor. Lloyd came to public attention in Northeastern theater productions during the 1960s and early 1970s, earning ...more

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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Birthplace: Belgravia, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee was well known for portraying villains and ...more

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Cindy Chupack is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Sex and the City, Modern Family, A Whole New Ballgame, Madigan Men, Coach, + more

Episodes: Driving Frank, Pilot, There's Got To Be A Mourning After (2), All That Glitters..., Plus One is the Loneliest Number, + more

Cindy Chupack is a screenwriter and film director who has won three Golden Globes and two Emmys for her work as a writer/executive producer of HBO's Sex and the City and writer/co-executive ...more
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Dan O'Shannon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Frasier, Modern Family, The Charmings, The Boys, Suddenly Susan, + more

Episodes: Dr. No, Daphne Returns, Dude Ranch, Call Me Irresponsible, The Apparent Trap, + more

Dan O'Shannon is an American television writer and producer who has worked on shows such as Newhart, Cheers, and Frasier. He was an executive producer of the ABC show Modern Family, but left the ...more
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Danny Zuker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Modern Family, Fired Up

Episodes: Fizbo, Strangers on the Treadmill, See You Next Fall, Leap Day, Bixby's Back, + more

Daniel "Danny" Zuker is an American television writer and producer. Zuker graduated from Syracuse University in 1986, where he was a member of the Psi Upsilon Fraternity. He is best ...more
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Dave Weasel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Dave Weasel

Series Written: Modern Family

Episodes: Bringing Up Baby

Dave Weasel is a film actor and musician.
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Elaine Ko is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Elaine Ko

Series Written: Modern Family

Episodes: Tableau Vivant, Princess Party, Virgin Territory, Hit and Run

Elaine Ko is a screenwriter and TV producer.
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Ilana Wernick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Modern Family, Hank (2009)

Episodes: Got It, Slow Down Your Neighbors, Dance Dance Revelation, Family Portrait

Ilana Wernick is a television producer and writer.
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Jeffrey Richman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Rules of Engagement, Wings, Frasier, Charlie Lawrence, Modern Family, + more

Episodes: Caught in the Act, Blood and Money, Indian Giver, Lifetime Supply, Fish out of Water, + more

Jeffrey Richman is an American writer, producer and actor.
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Jerry Collins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Modern Family, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Whoopi, The Bernie Mac Show, Hype

Episodes: Rudy Will Await Your Foundation, My Funky Valentine, Rudy Will Await Your Foundation, Life is Precious and God and the Bible, Episode 3, + more

Jerry Collins is a screenwriter, television producer and actor.
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Joe Lawson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Age: 51

Series Written: Modern Family, Cavemen

Episodes: Hunters and Gatherers, Game Changer, Truth Be Told, Mascot, Great Expectations

Joe Lawson is an American television writer. He is the creator and writer of the GEICO Cavemen commercials, which he created while working at The Martin Agency. He was co-executive producer and ...more
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Paul Corrigan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Modern Family Writers

Series Written: Bram & Alice, Modern Family, I'm with Her, Married... with Children, City Guys, + more

Episodes: I'm Not With Her, Required Reading, The Dueling Elliots, Planes, Trains and Cars, + more

Paul Corrigan is television producer and screenwriter.
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Steven Levitan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Modern Family Writers
Age: 57

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Wings, Just Shoot Me!, Frasier, Modern Family, The Larry Sanders Show, + more

Episodes: Caught in the Act, Pilot, Back Issues, Unplugged, It's Hard to Say Goodbye If You Won't Leave, + more

Steven E. Levitan (born April 6, 1962) is an American director, screenwriter, and producer of television comedies. He has created such TV series as Just Shoot Me!, Stark Raving Mad, Stacked, ...more