Lawrence Konner
Lawrence Konner
Full name
Lawrence Konner
Date of birth
Place of birth
Motion picture writer and producer
Years active
1976 to present
Co-Executive Producer
First episode
Last episode
8 episodes (see below)

Lawrence Konner is an American motion picture writer and producer. He was a co-executive producer for the first season of Magic City in 2012. His television career began in 1976 and he has worked on a wide variety of projects. He also wrote for the HBO dramas The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire.



Konner began his career as a television writer. He worked on the shows Little House on the Prairie, Family and Remington Steele. He formed a movie-writing partnership with Mark Rosenthal. They first worked together on the motion picture The Legend of Billie Jean, which garnered a cult following on video. This was followed by the films The Jewel of the Nile, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, as well as the updated versions of The Beverly Hillbillies, Mighty Joe Young and Planet of the Apes. Other screenplays include Mona Lisa Smile, Flicka, and Mercury Rising.

In 2001 Konner joined the crew of HBO drama series The Sopranos as a writer for the third season. He wrote the episode "Second Opinion" co-wrote the season finale "Army of One" with the creator David Chase. Konner was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramatic Writing for "Second Opinion". Konner returned as a writer for the fourth season of The Sopranos and wrote the teleplay for the episode "Mergers and Acquisitions" from a story by Chase, Terence Winter, Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess. Winter went on to create Boardwalk Empire.

Konner worked as a co-executive producer and writer for the first season of Boardwalk Empire in 2010. He co-wrote the fourth episode "Anastasia" with supervising producer Margaret Nagle. He wrote the fifth episode "Nights in Ballygran" and the tenth episode "The Emerald City". He left the crew after the first season. The first season writing staff won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best New Series in 2010.

He joined the crew of Magic City as a Co-Executive Producer and writer for the first season in 2012. He co-wrote the season's sixth episode "The Harder They Fall" with the show's creator Mitch Glazer.


Co-Executive ProducerEdit

Season 1 credits
"The Year of the Fin" "Feeding Frenzy" "Castles Made of Sand" "Atonement"
"Suicide Blonde" "The Harder They Fall" "Who's The Horse And Who's The Rider?" "Time and Tide"


Season 1 credits
"The Year of the Fin" "Feeding Frenzy" "Castles Made of Sand" "Atonement"
"Suicide Blonde" "The Harder They Fall" "Who's The Horse And Who's The Rider?" "Time and Tide"

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