Moira Walley-Beckett is a multiple award winning screenwriter. She is currently the Series Creator, Showrunner, and Executive Producer of the CBC/Netflix drama Anne (with an E), which recently won Best Drama Series at 2018 Canadian Screen Awards, leading the ceremony with thirteen nominations.
Moira also created Flesh and Bone, a critically acclaimed Limited Series for Starz. The drama received multiple nominations (including a Golden Globe and a WGA nod) and won a Satellite Award, a Gracie Awards, and a Women's Image (Win) Award. Before creating Flesh and Bone, Moira spent six years as a writer and Co-Executive Producer on the critically acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad. For her work on that show, Moira has won a total of three Emmy Awards, three Writers' Guild Awards, three AFI Awards, three Saturn Awards, two PGA Awards, a Golden Globe, a Peabody, and received a Pen Literary Award nomination.
In 2014, Ms. Walley-Beckett received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for her final Breaking Bad episode entitled Ozymandias.
Before her tenure as a writer on Breaking Bad, Ms. Walley-Beckett wrote on the NBC dramas Raines and Eli Stone, and Pan Am for ABC.
Currently, Moira has a feature film, The Grizzlies, in post-production with Kennedy/Marshall and Northwood Productions.
Ms. Walley-Beckett hails from Vancouver, Canada but resides in Los Angeles.
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