- After college, biked across Canada from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island, documenting his adventure for the Toronto Sunday Sun.
- His thesis novel for his MFA from University of British Columbia, The Last Gypsy Summer, won the National Norma Epstein Award.
- Won several Gemini Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy) for Traders.
- Wrote for Judging Amy, Joan of Arcadia, Stargate SG-1 and Cupid before creating Bones in 2005.
- Has two sons with his wife Brigette.
- University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (BA in English and Political Theory, 1981); University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (MFA in Creative Writing, 1987)
Season 1, Episode 16
- Birth Name: Hartwick David Hanson
- Birth Place: Not Available
- Birthday: July 25, 1957, Leo
- Profession: Writer, executive producer, creator