Greg Garcia

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Born: 04/03/1970 in Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Filmography

Producer (5)

Built to Last 1997 - 1998, 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

Family Guy 1997 - 1998, 2000 - 2001, 2003 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Consulting Producer

Getting Personal 1997 - 1999, 2001 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

The Millers 2005 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Yes, Dear 1997 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (3)

The 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Presenter

American Chopper 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrity Family Feud 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor
Director (2)

My Name is Earl 1997 - 1999, 2002 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director

Raising Hope 1997 - 1999, 2003 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Director
Writer (1)

On Our Own 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Writer

Milestones

2013

Series creator, "The Millers" (CBS, 2013- )

2010

Series creator, "Raising Hope" (Fox, 2010- )

2005

Series creator, "My Name is Earl" (NBC, 2005-2009)

2000

Series creator, "Yes, Dear" (CBS, 2000-2006)

2000

Consulting producer, "Family Guy" (Fox, 1993-2005, 2008- )

1997

First series as co-creator, "Built to Last" (NBC)

1995

Writer and story editor on "Family Matters" (ABC,1989-1998)

1994

First writing credits on "On Our Own" (ABC)

Bonus Trivia

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Pays frequent tribute to his home state and town in his series: the trailer park in "My Name is Earl" (NBC, 2005-2009) was named Pimmit Hills, a neighborhood where his family resided during his childhood, while Garret Dillahunt is frequently seen in Washington Capitals and Redskins t-shirts.

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The parental figures on "The Millers" (CBS, 2013- ) played by Beau Bridges and Margo Martindale, are based on Garcia's own parents

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During the 2007-2008 Writers Guild strike, Garcia worked at a Burger King as research for an as-yet-unfinished book.

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Garcia engaged in a lengthy war of words with actor Alec Baldwin over the latter's statements about NBC "wring(ing) the last drops out of "My Name is Earl" while ignoring Baldwin's series, "30 Rock" (NBC, 2006-2013). Baldwin later apologized, but in doing so, inaccurately labeled Garcia as a Scientologist, a statement the writer/producer later refuted.

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"I just have more fun writing those people. They feel more real to me. I always tend to want to write these people. I want to root for them, and I want to spend time with them rather than a bunch of characters who seem like they've got a lot of cash and maybe their problems shouldn't seem that bad." - Garcia, quoted in USA Today, 11/22/2010

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Provided an ending for "Earl" during a 2013 Ask Me Anything chat on reddit.com, in which Earl finally completes his list by encountering a person whose own list of good deeds involved helping Earl.

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On the second-season finale of "Raising Hope," the family visits Hollywood. When Burt (Garrett Dillahunt) runs into a fictional NBC programming executive, he kicks the man in the testicles and yells "That's for cancelling 'My Name Is Earl'!"

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In his Emmy acceptance speech for writing the pilot of "My Name Is Earl," Garcia listed people who he did not wish to thank, including a teacher, his first TV boss and God: "You took my hair, and that's not cool, man."

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