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List of Shameless Writers

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

William H. Macy and Mike O'Malley are included in this list.

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

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Alex Borstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 46

Birthplace: USA, Highland Park, Illinois

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Shameless, Family Guy

Episodes: Hurricane 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, + more

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 ...more

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Carmel Morgan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Carmel Morgan

Series Written: Coronation Street, Shameless, The Royle Family

Episodes: Fri 4 Mar, 2005, Barbara Finally Has Enough, Fri 25 Mar, 2005, + more

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Cindy Caponera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Cindy Caponera

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: A Minute with Stan Hooper, That '80s Show, Sonny with a Chance, My Boys, Living With Fran, + more

Episodes: Stan Hooper Goes to Washington, The Heartbreak Kid, Nana Gallagher Had an Affair, Team Chemistry, Valentine's Day, + more

Cindy Caponera is an actress, screen writer and television producer.
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Danny Brocklehurst is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 48

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, + more

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Series Written: Exile, Accused, Linda Green, Shameless

Episodes: Episode 2, Episode 1, Shameless Episode 1.3, Liam's Story, Episode 3, + more

Danny Brocklehurst (born June 1971 in Hyde, Cheshire) is a BAFTA and International Emmy winning English screenwriter. Brocklehurst worked as a journalist for several years (as a freelancer for ...more
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Etan Frankel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Etan Frankel

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Shameless

Episodes: Frank Gallagher: Loving Husband, Devoted Father

Etan Frankel is an American playwright and television writer and producer.
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John Wells is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 63

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Southland, The West Wing, Citizen Baines, Presidio Med, ER, + more

Episodes: Pilot, A Walk in the Woods, Faith, Dear China Beach, Another Perfect Day, + more

John Marcum Wells (born May 28, 1956) is an American theater, film and television producer, writer and director. He is best known for his role as executive producer and showrunner of the ...more
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Mike O'Malley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 53

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Shameless, The Mike O'Malley Show

Episodes: Pilot, Killer Carl, Parenthood, Summer Loving

Michael Edward O'Malley (born October 31, 1966) is an American actor and writer who has appeared in films and television series. Born in Boston and raised in New Hampshire, O'Malley hosted the ...more
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Nancy Pimental is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 54

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: South Park, Shameless

Episodes: Summer Sucks, Daddyz Girl, Prehistoric Ice Man, City on the Edge of Forever, The Tooth Fairy Tats 2000, + more

Nancy Marie Pimental (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress and film and television writer.
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Nathan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Nathan Jackson

Series Written: Shameless, Lights Out

Episodes: The Comeback, It's Time to Kill the Turtle

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Paul Abbott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 59

Birthplace: Burnley, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Series Written: Cracker, Sharman, Clocking Off, State of Play, Masterpiece, + more

Episodes: Episode 2, But At Last Came a Knock, Episode 4, Shameless Episode 1.2, True Romance (2), + more

Paul Abbott (born 22 February 1960) is an English television screenwriter and producer. Abbott has become one of the most critically and commercially successful television writers working in ...more
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Steven Schachter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Shameless Writers

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Shameless

Episodes: Can I Have a Mother

Steven Schachter is an American television, theatre, and film director and screenwriter. Much of Schachter's success stems from projects on which he has collaborated with William H. Macy. The ...more
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William H. Macy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Shameless Writers
Age: 69

Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: thirtysomething, Home Fires, Shameless

Episodes: Sifting the Ashes, Can I Have a Mother, Fathers and Sons

William Hall Macy Jr. (born March 13, 1950) is an American actor and director. His film career has been built on appearances in small, independent films, though he has also appeared in summer ...more

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