Maria Semple

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Born: 05/21/1964 in Santa Monica, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (6)

Arrested Development 1997 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Consulting Producer

Mad About You 1993 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

Suddenly Susan 1993 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Three Sisters 1993 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Consulting Producer

Can't Hurry Love 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Producer

If Not For You 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Co-Producer
Writer (4)

Ellen 1993 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Writer

The George Carlin Show 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 2002, 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Writer

Beverly Hills 90210 1990 - 2000 (TV Show)

Writer

Townsend Television 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Writer
Actor (1)

I Heart Huckabees 2004 (Movie)

Formal Couple (Actor)

Relationships

Lorenzo Semple Jr. Screenplay

Father

EDUCATION

Barnard College

1982 - 1986

Milestones

2012

Second novel, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, becomes a critical and commercial success.

1996

Started writing for NBC comedy "Mad About You"

1990

First TV writing job on "Beverly Hills, 90210"

Bonus Trivia

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Despite being born in Santa Monica, Semple spent the majority of her childhood living in Spain.

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Semple sold a spec screenplay shortly after college to 20th Century Fox, thus launching he screenwriting career at the tender age of 21. 

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At the apex of her career as an Emmy-nominated TV writer, Semple left Hollywood to focus on novel writing. She has since written two well-received novels: This One Is Mine and Where'd You Go, Bernadette.

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