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DeAnn Heline Biography

Birth Place:
Muncie, Indiana, United States
Producer, director, writer

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in West Chester, a suburb in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Met creative partner Eileen Heisler at the Indiana University, where they were roomates
  • Transferred to New York University after studying at Indiana University for two years
  • The Middle was inspired by her own experiences of living in West Chester, which was farmland at the time her family moved there
  • Has been friends with Eileen Heisler since college and have work together ever since, including shows like Ellen, How I Met Your Mother and The Middle


  • Kate -- Daughter
  • Bruce Bolkin -- Husband
  • Emery -- Son