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Alexander Woo

Alexander Woo is an American writer and producer for television.



Alexander Woo is best known for writing several episodes of the HBO drama series True Blood. In an interview, Woo describes the "True Blood" writing room: "Every writer's room is different. True Blood has a relatively small writing team, so the chemistry between the writers is crucial to the style and tone of the show. It's kind of like being on a jury, where you are sequestered together for long hours and many days and you figure things out together. Our team is a wonderful group of people, and even though the hours are long we all work really well and the hours just fly by."[1]

He has also written episodes of Sleeper Cell, LAX, and Wonderfalls.


Woo studied creative writing at Princeton University. He subsequently attended the Yale School of Drama where he earned an MFA in playwriting.[2]

Awards and nominations

  • 2009 Writers Guild of America Award for Best New Series – True Blood
  • 2010 PGA Award for Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic – True Blood
  • 2010 Image Award for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series - True Blood


External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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