Joel Fields is a writer and executive producer whose work on FX’s critically acclaimed series The Americans earned him an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series and a WGA Award for Best Dramatic Series. Golden Globe®-winning The Americans has also been honored with a Critics’ Choice Award, a Peabody Award, and numerous AFI Awards, TCA Awards and Emmy nominations.
Prior to The Americans, Fields served as a writer/executive producer on Rizzoli & Isles, Ugly Betty and Dirt. Other credits include Steven Bochco's Raising the Bar, Commander in Chief and Over There.
Fields’ plays include How I Fell in Love (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Abingdon Theater Company) and a new book for Cole Porter’s Can-Can, co-written with director David Lee (Paper Mill Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse).
Fields lives in New York with his wife, Jessica, and their two children.