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David Greenwalt
Born October 16, 1949 (1949-10-16) (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation screenwriter, television producer, television director

David Greenwalt (born October 16, 1949) is an American screenwriter, director and producer.

He was the co-executive producer of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and co-creator of its spinoff, Angel. He is also co-creator of the short-lived cult television show Profit.

On June 1, 2007, The Hollywood Reporter announced that he would serve as executive producer and showrunner on Moonlight, a similarly themed vampire detective show.[1] He later had to leave the show prior to its debut for health reasons, but executive producer Joel Silver stated that his imprint would remain: "He worked really hard on the arc of the series. He really helped us focus and get started". [2]

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Greenwalt is credited with writing/directing the following episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Greenwalt was a co-executive producer on Buffy until the show's third season, when he was promoted to Executive Producer. At the fourth season he dropped out to become the executive producer of Angel, his co-created (with Whedon) sister show, but he remained on the Buffy staff as a consulting producer.

Greenwalt is credited with writing/directing the following episodes of Angel

Greenwalt was one of the showrunners of Angel for three out of its five seasons, with Joss Whedon. He left the staff in the fourth season, but continued to receive an Executive Producer credit through the shows run. He contributed frequently, even after he left the show.

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Season Title Notes
1 "City of" Written with Joss Whedon Premiere
1 "I Fall to Pieces" Teleplay (Story by Greenwalt & Joss Whedon)
1 "Rm w/a Vu" Story by Greenwalt and Jane Espenson (Teleplay by Espenson)
1 "I Will Remember You" Written with Jeannine Renshaw
1 "She" Director, Written with Marti Noxon
1 "I've Got You Under My Skin" Story with Jeannine Renshaw (Teleplay by Renshaw)
1 "To Shanshu in L.A." Writer & Director Season One Finale
2 "Judgment" Teleplay (Story by Greenwalt & Joss Whedon) Season Two Premiere
2 "Dear Boy" Writer & Director
2 "The Trial" Story (Telepaly by Douglas Petrie & Tim Minear)
2 "Happy Anniversary" Teleplay (Story by Greenwalt & Joss Whedon)
2 "Dead End" Writer
2 "There's No Place Like Plrtz Glrb" Writer & Director Season Two Finale
3 "Heartthrob" Writer & Director Season Three Premiere
3 "Offspring" Writer
3 "Sleep Tight" Writer
3 "Tomorrow" Writer & Director Season Three Finale
5 "The Girl in Question" Director

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  • After he left Angel to do Jake 2.0, both shows ended up competing against each other on Wednesday nights at 9/8c on The WB and UPN respectively in the 2003–2004 season.

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David Greenwalt (born October 16, 1949) is an American screenwriter. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He has worked as writer, director and producer on many television series.

Greenwalt is best known as a writer on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and co-creator of its spinoff, Angel. He is also co-creator of the short lived television series Profit.

On June 1, 2007, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Greenwalt would serve as executive producer and showrunner on Moonlight, a new series that will debut on CBS in the fall of 2007.[1] He later had to leave the show before it was first aired for health reasons. Executive producer Joel Silver said that his name would remain: "He worked really hard on the arc of the series. He really helped us focus and get started"[2].

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