Michael R. Perry

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Michael R. Perry
Born (1963-04-15) April 15, 1963 (age 60)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Alma materUSC School of Cinematic Arts
Occupation(s)Television producer and writer
Years active1991–present

Michael R. Perry (born April 15, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is an American television producer, television writer and screenwriter. He is a graduate of Thomas Worthington High School and the USC School of Cinematic Arts[citation needed].

His television credits include Eerie, Indiana, New York Undercover, American Gothic, The Practice, Millennium, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (including the episode "Limitations" for which he won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Episode in a TV Series), FreakyLinks, The Guardian, The Dead Zone, House M.D., Persons Unknown, , Altered Carbon (TV series), Sweet Tooth, The River (a series he co-created) and NYPD Blue for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series.[1]

As a screenwriter he wrote the film The Voices[2] and co-wrote the film Paranormal Activity 2.[3]




  1. ^ "Michael R. Perry Primetime Emmy Award and Nominations". Primetime Emmy® Award Database. Archived from the original on October 3, 2012. Retrieved September 15, 2011.
  2. ^ Marjane Satrapi - The screenwriter, Michael R. Perry
  3. ^ Horn, John (October 21, 2010). "Word of Mouth: Scaring up business for 'Paranormal Activity 2'". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on November 10, 2010. Retrieved September 15, 2011.

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