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|Date of birth||1971|
|Place of birth||USA|
|Awards||2005 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Dramatic Series|
Edward "Eddy" Kitsis is an American writer who co-wrote the screenplay to TRON: Legacy. He is part of a writing duo with Adam Horowitz and is an executive producer and writer for the hit television show, Lost. He and Horowitz are both alumni of the University of Wisconsin and met in their "Introduction to Film" class. They have been writing together as a duo ever since.
Personal Life & Lost
Kitsis was born to Tybe and Arlen Kitsis of Minneapolis. In May of 2002, it was announced that he was engaged to Jennifer Susman, also a TV/film graduate of University of Texas in 1999. They married on March 29, 2003 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
After graduating with a bachelor's degree in radio, television, and film, Kitsis traveled with Horowitz to Los Angeles. They initially working as assistants and messengers until landing a job writing scripts for the remake of Fantasy Island. It was canceled after 13 episodes, but they went on to write for both Felicity and Popular before joining Lost halfway into the first season.
Carlton Cuse, one of the head writes of Lost, hired them for the television show in the second half of Season 1 and they worked as writers and producers from another hit television show, "Numbers", onwards. They became supervising producers for the second season and continued to contribute episodes. They became co-executive producers from the third season and continue to be executive producers for the fourth and fifth seasons.