[Party of Five]

CHRISTOPHER KEYSER & AMY LIPPMAN Biography
Executive Producers/Creators

Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman are the executive producers and creators of Party of Five, the critically acclaimed one-hour drama from Columbia Pictures Television for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Beginning fall of 1998, the series will be syndicated nationally by Columbia TriStar Television Distribution (CTTD).

Keyser and Lippman earned a Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Series and a Humanitas Prize, an award for excellence in writing, for the critically acclaimed episode entitled "Thanksgiving." Previously, Keyser and Lippman served as co-executive producers for the television series Sisters, where they were writers for three years. They also created the series Significant Others.

Keyser was in his last year of law school at Harvard University when he met Lippman, then an undergraduate. After graduating in 1985, Keyser and Lippman moved to New York to pursue writing careers.

In 1988, Keyser and Lippman teamed up as writing partners and moved to Los Angeles. With Keyser's legal background, the two quickly became recognized as television writers who could handle legal storylines. They have written for several other series including L.A. Law and Equal Justice.

Keyser, who was born and raised on Long Island, NY, resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. Raised in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Lippman is also married and resides in Los Angeles.

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