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Julie Plec Biography

Writer, producer, director, showrunner

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in Park Forest, Chicago
  • Transferred out from a film major and graduated from an interdepartmental major
  • Was classmate with future showrunner Greg Berlanti at Northwestern University
  • Worked with horror film director Wes Craven in Scream 2 (1997), Scream 3 (2000) and Cursed (2005)
  • Met Kevin Williamson while filming Scream and joined his production company
  • Due to her ability to attract young demographic, Warner Bros
  • Television offered her a three-year overall deal to develop original shows
  • Best known for developing the television series The Vampire Diaries and The Originals