Eric Guggenheim

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Eric Guggenheim
Born (1973-10-22) October 22, 1973 (age 50)
Occupation(s)Writer, producer, screenwriter
Years active1973–present
Notable workHawaii Five-0
Magnum P.I.
FamilyMarc Guggenheim (brother)
David Guggenheim (brother)

Eric Guggenheim (born October 22, 1973) is an American screenwriter. He graduated from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1995. Two years later he sold a script, Trim, to Fox 2000 at age 23. Following that, he wrote an unproduced drama for Warner Bros. and a one-hour drama pilot for USA Network. In 2004, Guggenheim wrote the feature film Miracle. Guggenheim is currently a writer, executive producer and co-showrunner of the CBS series Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I., he was announced as the showrunner after co-creator Peter Lenkov was fired by CBS.[1] Before that he spent four seasons as a writer on the NBC series Parenthood. His brothers are screenwriters Marc Guggenheim and David Guggenheim.[2] His family is Jewish.


  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (July 7, 2020). "'MacGyver' & 'Magnum P.I.' EP Peter Lenkov Fired By CBS". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (October 7, 2016). "The Guggenheim Brothers Offer a Look Inside a TV Writing Family Dynasty". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 4, 2017.

Kate McCallum, "The Great Idea: The Feature Film and the Making of Miracle". scr(i)pt. Vol. 10, No.1. Pg. 32.

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