|Born||Dustin Elliott Thomason|
February 17, 1976
|Notable works||The Evidence|
Lie to Me
Dustin Thomason (born 1976) is an American writer and producer. Thomason co-created and was showrunner for Hulu's Castle Rock and ABC drama The Evidence and has written for and executive produced numerous television series, including Fox's Lie to Me and WGN America's Manhattan. Thomason won the 2019 WGA award for Long Form Original Television for his work on Castle Rock. He is currently the co-creator and Executive Producer of Bad Robot/HBO Max's Overlook, set in the universe of Stephen King's The Shining.
Thomason began his career as a novelist. He is the co-author of the 2004 novel The Rule of Four, and the author of 12.21. The Rule of Four hit the top of the New York Times Best Seller list, where it remained for six months, sold more than four million copies, and was the best selling debut novel of the decade. 12.21 (concerning the 2012 phenomenon) was also a New York Times and International bestseller. In addition to television, Thomason's production company, Old Curiosity Shop, has published and produced three young adult novels ("Antisocial", "Soul City", "xL").
Thomason attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia, then went on to study anthropology at Harvard University and received his M.D. and his MBA from Columbia University. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
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