Stephen Nathan

Stephen Nathan

Highest Rated: 86% The First Nudie Musical (1976)

Lowest Rated: 20% You Light Up My Life (1977)

Birthday: Aug 21, 1948

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA

Stephen Nathan is a television writer and producer who has worked on such shows as "Bones" and "Family Law." Nathan's interest in drama and theater led him to pursue a career in acting, and in 1971 he received critical acclaim for his inaugural performance of the Jesus character in the long-running musical "Godspell." After relocating to Los Angeles in the late '70s, Nathan appeared in such TV series as "The Six Million Dollar Man" and "Rhoda," and landed a recurring role on the sitcom "Busting Loose." His TV writing career began on the primetime sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," and Nathan has since worked on the writing staff of such shows as "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Joan of Arcadia," and "Bones." Nathan, who has also worked as a story consultant on the shows "Grace Under Fire" and "City," began his producing career on the 1985 TV movie "The Eagle and the Bear" and soon became executive producer on such series as "Love & War" and "Jesse." He produced all 32 episodes of the critically beloved "Joan of Arcadia," about a girl who is not sure if she's hearing the voice of God or if she's going crazy. From 2005 to 2010 Nathan also served as executive producer of the primetime procedural "Bones," which follows a forensic scientist and an FBI agent and the crimes they investigate.

Highest rated movies

The First Nudie Musical
You Light Up My Life




20% 19% You Light Up My Life Ken Rothenberg (Character) - 1977
86% 53% The First Nudie Musical Harry Schechter (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Scott Free Kevin Southerland (Character) - 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Crunch Steven Arthur (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Chadwick Family Tim Chadwick (Character) - 1974


90% 82% Bones Writer,
Executive Producer
96% 57% Joan of Arcadia Writer 2004-2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Executive Producer,
44% No Score Yet Ink Writer 1996-1997
No Score Yet 83% Everybody Loves Raymond Writer 1997
57% No Score Yet Double Rush Executive Producer 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
No Score Yet 100% Laverne & Shirley Unknown (Guest Star) 1976
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhoda Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Unknown (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adam's Rib Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Paul Lynde Show Willie Landis (Guest Star) 1973
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1973