Josh Schwartz



  • Birth Name: Joshua Ian Schwartz
  • Birth Place: Providence, RI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/06/1976, Leo
  • Profession: Writer; creator; producer
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Josh Schwartz Fast Facts:
  • Was inspired to create The O.C. while attending film school at the University of Southern California, where he first experienced the affluent Orange County culture portrayed on the show.
  • Dropped out of USC after he sold his first feature script, Providence, for $500,000, which was ultimately never produced.
  • Became the youngest person to ever create and produce a drama for network television at the age of 26.
  • Met his wife through The O.C. star Rachel Bilson.
  • During the 2008-09 television season, his shows Chuck and Gossip Girls aired opposite each other in the same time slot on two different networks.
  • Joined forces with one of his creative partners, Stephanie Savage, to launch the production company Fake Empire.
  • Josh Schwartz Relationships:
  • Jill Stonerock - Wife
  • Honey Schwartz - Mother
  • Dan Schwartz - Brother
  • Katie - Sister
  • Steve Schwartz - Father
  • College:
  • Attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


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