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Joe Weisberg

Creator/Executive Producer/Writer

Joe Weisberg grew up in Chicago, Illinois. After studying Soviet History in college, he worked in the CIA's Directorate of Operations in the early 1990s. After leaving the agency, he worked as a teacher and novelist. Weisberg created FX Network's critically acclaimed The Americans, now entering its fourth season, on which he currently serves as Co-Showrunner. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.