Creator, director, and writer for the AMC drama Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston.
He wrote the screenplay for Home Fries while at NYU, which was later turned into a film starring Drew Barrymore.
He wrote Hancock starring Will Smith.
He attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. He directed an episode of The X-Files.
He was born to a grade school teacher and an insurance claims adjuster. He has been in a longterm relationship with Holly Rice since 1991.