Jeff Davis Biography
Jeff Davis is an American writer and television producer. He is best known for creating the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds and MTV’s Teen Wolf.
Teen Wolf is a television series reboot of the 1985 film of the same name.
Jeff Davis Age
The writer was born on June 13, 1975. He is aged 44 years as of 2019.
Jeff Davis Net Worth and Personal Life
The American writer and television producer has a net worth of $100 million. Davis is openly gay.
Jeff Davis Early Life/Education
He was born in Milford, Connecticut. Jeff graduated from Vassar College with a degree in film and he then went on to receive a master’s degree in screenwriting from the University of Southern California. He worked as a script reader, editorial assistant, writer for computer software manuals and computer support specialist in Los Angeles while struggling to sell his own writing.
Jeff Davis Career
Davis sold a script to CBS Television that eventually became the hit series Criminal Minds in 2003. He served as co-executive producer during the first season of the show. Davis began talks with MTV about a reboot of the Michael J. Fox ’80s comedy Teen Wolf in 2011. He says he jumped at the project due to his love of the horror genre. He notes among his influences writers Stephen King and Thomas Harris.
He has also stated that he is a fan of The X-Files, Cheers, and Moonlighting. As executive producer, head writer and show creator, he is the creative force behind MTV’s Teen Wolf. Prior to the setting of Teen Wolf officially to film in Los Angeles after the second season ended, Davis split his time between Los Angeles and Atlanta, Georgia where he filmed the show.
He sold a series adaption of the Swedish horror film Låt den rätte komma in, for US Television A&E. The script was then order to pilot at TNT. The pilot was shot in Vancouver, but ultimately TNT decided not to proceed with a series.
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