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Harold Apter

Part-Time Lecturer

Affiliated Divisions:

John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television

Harold Apter began working on Broadway at the age of 18 as an assistant to Producer/Director Harold Prince.  His career as a writer began on the daytime drama “Ryan’s Hope” for which he shares an Emmy with the 1982 -1983 writing team.  He has been a writer, story editor, and/or producer on over one hundred hours of television including comedy, sci-fi, drama and action.  His credits include “The Golden Girls”, “Star Trek, The Next Generation” and “Walker, Texas Ranger”.  He has written for every major network and studio and his work continues to be seen around the world.

Apter has written and worked as a producer on feature films in Brazil and is currently a consultant for Brazilian and Russian features and television.  He has taught classes on screenwriting in Moscow and Rio de Janeiro.

Apter is a member of the Writers Guild of America and holds a degree in Film and Television from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.