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      James Manos Jr.

      James Manos Jr.

      Highest Rated: 90% The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom (1993)

      Lowest Rated: 50% America Adrift (2016)

      Birthday: Not Available

      Birthplace: Not Available

      A writer/producer who regularly puts an unorthodox spin on tried-and-true dramatic formulas, James Manos, Jr., broke onto the scene in 1993 with his production of the silly-titled yet vastly clever "The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas-Cheerleader Murdering Mom," starring Holly Hunter and Beau Bridges. He moved up to an executive producer role for the historical space race drama "Apollo 11" and followed that with the Family Channel's "The Ditchdigger's Daughters," a racially themed look at an African-American father who pushes his daughters toward success in the prejudiced American south. In '99, he picked up the pen to write an Emmy-winning episode for the pop-culture phenomenon "The Sopranos." He also produced 12 episodes of that beloved HBO mob hit during its first season. From there he moved on to the incendiary Michael Chiklis cop drama "The Shield," on which he was a frequent consulting producer and two-time writer. He is the hands-on executive producer of Showtime's unconventional serial-killer thriller "Dexter" and, along with Jeff Lindsay, is one of the show's main contributing writers.

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      50% No Score Yet America Adrift Patron (Character),
      - 2016
      No Score Yet 93% The Ditchdigger's Daughters Executive Producer - 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Apollo 11 Executive Producer - 1996
      90% 49% The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom Producer - 1993


      0% 44% South of Hell Unknown (Guest Star),
      Executive Producer
      71% 81% Dexter Writer 2006
      92% 96% The Sopranos Writer 1999