Alex Gansa

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Birth Name: Alex Gansa

Gansa had little exposure to television as a child; his parents were first-generation immigrants who sent their son to boarding school at the age of 12 and forbade him from even viewing television until he had gone to Princeton as a writing major. There, he met Howard Gordon, a fellow student who shared his affinity for author Saul Bellow. After graduating in 1984, Gansa and Gordon headed west to try their hand at writing for Hollywood. The duo initially supported themselves with a SAT tutor business that catered to wealthy parents of college-bound students. One of their clients was producer John Wilder, who read a spec script written by the pair and hired them for his series, "Spenser: For ... Continue Bio >>

Popular Television:
2011 Homeland
2008 24: Redemption
2006 Entourage
2004 Numb3rs
2004 Numbers
2001 24
2001 Twenty-Four
2001 Wolf Lake
1997 Maximum Bob
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