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Joshua Brand

Joshua BrandMultiple Emmy Award winner Joshua Brand was the co-creator, with John Falsey, of MCA Television’s award-winning series “Northern Exposure.” Brand and Falsey created some of television’s most memorable and highly-acclaimed series including “I’ll Fly Away,” “St. Elsewhere” and “A Year in the Life.”

Brand and Falsey’s creations have garnered over 50 Emmy Award nominations including Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row for “Northern Exposure” and two years in a row for “I’ll Fly Away.”

Brand graduated magna cum laude in 1972 from City College of New York with a BA degree in English Literature. Later, he was given a fellowship to Columbia University where he received an MA degree with honors in English Literature in 1974. His full-length play “Babyface” was presented at the Cast Theater in Los Angeles in 1978 and was chosen as a semi-finalist in the noted Louisville Actors Theater’s Great American Play Contest. In addition, “Grunts,” a full-length play, has been given stage reading at the American Conservatory Theater in New York. “Grunts” was originally produced at the Wonderhouse Theater in New York in 1983.

More recently Brand directed some episodes of the series “Joan of Arcadia.”