Alex Kurtzman

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Alex Kurtzman (born September 7, 1973) is an American film and television screenwriter and producer. Kurtzman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where he met his high school friend and long time collaborator Roberto Orci. He attended Wesleyan University.

In 2011, Forbes magazine described Orci and Kurtzman as "Hollywood's Secret Weapons" who together "are the quiet force behind $3 billion in box office." He and Orci frequently work with J. J. Abrams and Michael Bay on projects. Amongst other work, Kurtzman is the creator with Abrams and Orci of the FOX hit TV show Fringe.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2012: Director - People Like Us
2017: Director - The Mummy
2009: Executive Producer - Star Trek
2011: Producer - Cowboys & Aliens
2013: Producer - Ender's Game
2013: Producer - Star Trek Into Darkness
2013: Producer - Now You See Me
2008: Producer - Eagle Eye
2013: Producer - Transformers Prime Beast Hunters: Predacons Rising
Producer - Racing Dreams
2016: Producer - Now You See Me 2
2009: Executive Producer - The Proposal
2020: Producer - Untitled Van Helsing Film
2017: Producer - The Mummy
Producer - Creature from the Black Lagoon
Producer - Untitled Wolf Man Film
Producer - Untitled Star Trek Sequel
2011: Executive Producer - Locke & Key
Producer - Matt Helm
2006: Writer - Mission: Impossible III
2005: Screenplay - The Island
2005: Screenplay - The Legend of Zorro
2007: Screenplay - Transformers
2009: Writer - Star Trek
2011: Screenplay - Cowboys & Aliens
2013: Screenplay - Star Trek Into Darkness
2014: Screenplay - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
2012: Screenplay - People Like Us
2014: Story - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
2007: Story - Transformers
2017: Screenstory - The Mummy
Writer - Bride of Frankenstein
2011: Teleplay - Locke & Key

TV CREDITS:
2001: Director - Alias
2017: Director - Star Trek: Discovery
2008: Producer - Fringe
2000: Producer - Jack of All Trades
2010: Producer - Hawaii Five-0
2010: Executive Producer - Transformers: Prime
2001: Producer - Alias
2015: Executive Producer - Limitless
2014: Executive Producer - Matador
2010: Executive Producer - Hawaii Five-0
2017: Producer - Salvation
2018: Executive Producer - Instinct
2017: Executive Producer - Star Trek: Discovery
Executive Producer - Star Trek: Lower Decks
2020: Executive Producer - Star Trek: Picard
2014: Executive Producer - Scorpion
2008: Writer - Fringe
1995: Writer - Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
2010: Writer - Hawaii Five-0
2001: Writer - Alias
2013: Writer - Sleepy Hollow
2013: Story - Sleepy Hollow
2010: Story - Hawaii Five-0
1995: Teleplay - Xena: Warrior Princess
2017: Writer - Star Trek: Discovery
2018: Writer - Star Trek: Short Treks