Laura Anne McCreary (born April 22, 1972) is a writer for television. Born in Texas, she is the daughter of James Gregory McCreary and Nan Catherine (née Gauthier).[1] As a child, her parents encouraged her to watch television, which she states is where her love for it began.[2]

She attended college at the University of Southern California, focusing on writing.[2] Her first writing job in television was on the Disney animated series Pepper Ann.[2] While working on Pepper Ann and attending school, she worked as a secretary.[2]

McCreary continued working for Disney's animated shows for almost a decade, writing scripts for Kim Possible and American Dragon: Jake Long, and also wrote for the Nickelodeon series Unfabulous.[3] She described writing for children's shows as "really fun".[2]

She transitioned to writing for adults, serving as a story editor and producer on the animated sitcom American Dad!.[2] After leaving AD!, Laura wrote for her first live action series, Don't Trust the B in Apartment 23, created by Nahnatchka Khan, who wrote on Pepper Ann with her years earlier.[2]

She now works on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as a writer and producer.[2]

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