Alexander Hilary Kurtzman (Los Angeles, United States, 7 September 1973), better known as Alex Kurtzman, is a director, screenwriter and film producer who has worked both film and television.
Alex Kurtzman was born on September 7, 1973 in Los Angeles, California (United States) and educated at Wesleyan University.[ 1 ] He is married with Samantha Counter, daughter of which he was President of the Alliance of film and television producers (AMPTP), Nick Counter.
In 1996 he participated as a creative partner in several episodes of the television series Xena: Warrior Princess and a few months later, already in 1997, debuted as a writer to write an episode of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. This last work dragged on for the next two years and Kurtzman came to write fourteen episodes and co produced another a few months later. Both collaborated with Roberto Orci, who knew from the Institute and with whom he worked frequently.
Between 2001 and 2004 was regular series alias, created by J. j. Abrams, where he served as producer and screenwriter, and debuted in the direction. Since then he participated in several projects with Abrams, including movies mission: impossible III (2006) and Star Trek XI (2009), and the Fringe, which both created alongside Orci series.[ 4 ] In 2010, DreamWorks chose Kurtzman as director of Welcome People to, film which is also scriptwriter and producer.
Year Work Role Notes
Director Screenwriter Producer
1996-2000 Xena: Warrior Princess Sí. Yes Creative partner in 4 episodes and executive producer co in one.
1997-1999 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Screenwriter in 14 episodes and executive producer co in one.
2000 The King of cheats Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Screenwriter 3 episodes and executive producer at 8.
2001-2004 Alias Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Director in one episode, 10, 33, executive producer at 13 and producer supervisor 9 executive producer co writer.
2004 The Secret Service Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Executive producer of the movie.
2005 The island Sí. Yes
The legend of Zorro Sí. Yes
2006 Mission: Impossible III Sí. Yes
2007 Transformers Sí. Yes
2008 Eagle Eye Sí. Yes
2008-2010 Fringe Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Creator, 33 episodes and executive producer at 13 production consultant.
2009 Star Trek XI Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Executive producer.
Transformers: revenge of the fallen Sí. Yes
The Proposal Sí. Yes Executive producer.
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Developer and executive producer in 4 episodes.
2010 Transformers Prime Sí. Yes Executive producer.
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Film post-production.
2012 Welcome to People Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Sí. Yes Film in pre-production.