Erik Jendresen biography

Erik Jendresen

Playwright, TV Producer


Who is Erik Jendresen?

Erik Jendresen is an author as well as a writer and producer for plays, television, and film.

As lead writer and a supervising producer of the critically acclaimed mini-series Band of Brothers for HBO in 2001, Jendresen was one of the recipients of that year's Emmy Award for "Outstanding Miniseries", which he shared with Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, among others. Jendresen also shared an Emmy nomination for that show in the category of "Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special". The show also resulted in a Golden Globe Award for "Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television", and 20 other awards, including the Peabody Award.

As a writer/ producer for film, his current projects include Mission: Blacklist; Saint-Ex; Solo; Aloft; an adaptation of William Saroyan's The Human Comedy; and an adaptation of Walter Tevis's The Man Who Fell to Earth. Earlier film projects include Star Trek: The Beginning, Sublime, starring Tom Cavanagh and Kathleen York, Otis and The Big Bang.


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