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Jill Soloway Biography

Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Profession
Writer, producer, director

Fast Facts

  • Parents are a writer and a psychiatrist
  • Wrote, with her sister, the 1990 stage play The Real Live Brady Bunch, which launched their careers
  • (Jane Lynch and Andy Richter played Carol and Mike Brady in the original production
  • )
  • Authored the novella Jodi K and the memoir Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants
  • Her father - who she now refers to as "moppa" - came out as a transgender at age 75
  • Started Sit 'n Spin, a Los Angeles showcase for writers and actors to read personal monologues

Awards

  • 2017Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2017Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: winner
  • 2016Producers Guild Awards-Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: winner
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Writers Guild Awards-Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Writers Guild Awards-New Series: nominated
  • 2015Writers Guild Awards-New Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program: nominated
  • 2014Independent Spirit Awards-Best First Screenplay: nominated
  • 2013Sundance Film Festival-Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic: winner
  • 2005Emmy-Outstanding Drama Series: nominated
  • 2003Emmy-Outstanding Drama Series: nominated
  • 2002Emmy-Outstanding Drama Series: nominated

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