Siddhesh Joshi (Editor)

James Duff (writer)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Nationality  American
Name  James Duff
Role  Television writer

James Duff (writer) www2pictureszimbiocomgiJamesDuffCloserCele
Born  September 3, 1955 (age 60) New Orleans, Louisiana (1955-09-03)
Occupation  Playwright, television series creator
Spouse  Phillip P. Keene (2013-present)
Books  Home Front, A Quarrel of Sparrows
Nominations  Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay
TV shows  Major Crimes, The Closer, The DA
Similar People  Anthony Denison, Phillip P Keene, Michael Paul Chan, GW Bailey, Michael M Robin

James duff interview

James Duff (born September 3, 1955) is an American television writer, producer and director. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and has written plays and television screenplays. He is credited as the creator of the TV series The Closer and Major Crimes.


James duff reza rifts s4e6 7 18 17

Personal life

Duff is married to actor Phillip P. Keene, who plays Buzz Watson on The Closer and Major Crimes.

Writing credits

  • The Closer (Head writer/showrunner)
  • The D.A.
  • Enterprise
  • Felicity (episode: "My Best Friend's Wedding")
  • The Agency
  • Wolf Lake
  • Popular
  • The War at Home (directed by Emilio Estevez) (based on Duff's play Homefront)
  • Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (directed by William A. Graham)
  • 919 Fifth Avenue
  • Without a Kiss Goodbye (directed by Noel Nosseck)
  • A Song for You (directed by Ken Martin)
  • Doing Time on Maple Drive
  • Producing credits

  • The Closer (executive producer)
  • The D.A. (executive producer)
  • The War at Home (producer)
  • Texas Graces (co-executive producer),
  • Long Island Fever (co-executive producer)
  • Directing credits

  • The Closer
  • Awards and nominations

    Duff was nominated for an Emmy Award for his screenplay for the television movie Doing Time on Maple Drive. He scored a single Edgar Allan Poe Awards nomination in 2007 with Mike Berchem.


    James Duff (writer) Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Anthony Denison
    Michael M Robin
    Michael Paul Chan