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Peter Blake (writer)

For other people of the same name, see Peter Blake (disambiguation).
Peter Blake
Occupation Screenwriter, television producer, lawyer

Peter Blake is an award-winning American television writer and producer. He is an Executive Producer on the Fox TV series House.[1]

Early life and education

Blake was raised in New York City and attended The Collegiate School. He attended Harvard University where he majored in History and Literature and later returned to earn his law degree from Harvard Law School.

Early career

After graduating from Harvard Law in 1995, Blake worked briefly as a lawyer and then as a management consultant[2] before moving to Los Angeles to work in the entertainment industry. After spending several years working as a feature film development executive, Blake started writing for TV.

Blake was nominated for two Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America for his work on The Practice and won in 2004 for his teleplay "Goodbye".


Since 2004, Blake has worked as a staff writer and producer on the Fox TV series House and is now an Executive Producer.

Blake has been nominated for three Primetime Emmys for producing House. In the show's sixth season, he won the PEN/USA award for best teleplay for the episode "The Tyrant"[3] and was nominated for the Writers' Guild Award for best teleplay for the episode "Help Me".


External links

  • Season Finale
  • PEN USA Literary Awards 2010
  • 15 Questions with Peter Blake
  • Wanna Be a Lawyer-Turned Television Writer? Read This
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