Greg Daniels

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Greg Daniels
Birth name Gregory Martin Daniels
Born June 13, 1963 in West Hollywood, California, USA
Notable Shows The Office (USA)
Awards

Greg Daniels is an American director and writer who has written for The Simpsons and Saturday Night Live. He also co-created King of the Hill and developed an American version of The Office for NBC.

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Producer

Series Produced

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
The Simpsons 1993 –1994 Co-Producer 5
1994 –1995 Producer 6
1995 –1998 Co-Executive Producer 7 8 9
King of the Hill 1997 –2009 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
A.U.S.A. 2003 Consulting Producer 1
The Office (USA) 2005 –2013 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Parks and Recreation 2009 –2015 Executive Producer 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
People of Earth 2016 –2017 Executive Producer 1 2 3
Upload 2019 –  Executive Producer 1

Writer

Series Created

Series Premiere Date Creation Credit
King of the Hill January 12, 1997 Co-Creator
The Office (USA) March 24, 2005 Creator
Parks and Recreation April 9, 2009 Co-Creator
Upload 2019 Creator

Episode Writer

Series Episode Airdate
Seinfeld 3x22 - The Parking Space April 22, 1992
The Simpsons
(credited as Greg "It's Aliiive!" Daniels)
5x05 - Treehouse of Horror IV October 28, 1993
The Simpsons 5x13 - Homer and Apu February 10, 1994
The Simpsons 5x22 - Secrets of a Successful Marriage May 19, 1994
The Simpsons
(credited as Count Greg Danula)
6x06 - Treehouse of Horror V October 30, 1994
The Simpsons 6x09 - Homer Badman November 27, 1994
The Simpsons 6x19 - Lisa's Wedding March 19, 1995
The Simpsons 7x04 - Bart Sells His Soul October 8, 1995
The Simpsons 6x19 - 22 Short Films About Springfield April 14, 1996 (story)
King of the Hill 1x01 - Pilot January 12, 1997
King of the Hill 1x06 - Hank's Unmentionable Problem February 23, 1997
The Office (USA) 1x01 - Pilot March 24, 2005 (teleplay)
The Office (USA) 1x05 - Basketball April 19, 2005
The Office (USA) 2x05 - Halloween October 18, 2005
The Office (USA) 2x11 - Booze Cruise January 5, 2006
The Office (USA) 3x01 - Gay Witch Hunt September 21, 2006
The Office (USA) 3x23 - Beach Games May 5, 2007

Staff Writer

Series Year(s) Credit Season(s)
Not Necessarily the News 1983 –1987 Staff Writer 1 2 3 4
Saturday Night Live 1987 –1991 Staff Writer 13 14 15 16

Director

Episodes Directed

Series Episode Airdate
The Office (USA) 1x05 - Basketball April 19, 2005
The Office (USA) 2x01 - The Dundies September 20, 2005
The Office (USA) 2x07 - The Client November 8, 2005
The Office (USA) 2x16 - Valentine's Day February 9, 2006
The Office (USA) 2x20 - Drug Testing April 27, 2006
The Office (USA) 3x03 - The Coup October 5, 2006
The Office (USA) 3x12 - Traveling Salesmen January 11, 2007

Awards and Accolades

Emmy Awards

(12 Nominations, 4 Wins)

  • Won: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program (1989)
Saturday Night Live
  • Nominated: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Music and Lyrics (1994)
The Simpsons: Homer and Apu, "Who Needs The Kwik-E-Mart?"
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1995)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1996)
The Simpsons
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1997)
King of the Hill: Square Peg
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1998)
King of the Hill: Texas City Twister
  • Won: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (1999)
King of the Hill: And They Call It Bobby Love
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2001)
King of the Hill: Chasing Bobby
  • Nominated: Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less) (2002)
King of the Hill: Bobby Goes Nuts
  • Won: Outstanding Comedy Series (2006)
The Office (USA)
  • Nominated: Outstanding Comedy Series (2007)
The Office (USA)
  • Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (2007)
The Office (USA): Gay Witch Hunt

Writers Guild of America

(3 Nominations, 1 Win)

  • Nominated: WGA Award (TV), Comedy Series (2006)
The Office (USA)
  • Nominated: WGA Award (TV), New Series (2006)
The Office (USA)
  • Won: WGA Award (TV), Comedy Series (2007)
The Office (USA)

Other Awards

PGA Golden Laurel Awards

(1 Nomination, 1 Win)

  • Won: Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic, Comedy (2007)
The Office (USA)

Trivia