Karl Gajdusek
Affiliated Writer
La Jolla, CA
Biography

Karl Gajdusek is co-creator and Executive Producer of ABC’s Last Resort and writer of the Tom Cruise sci-fi thriller Oblivion.  His co-written Pierce Brosnan thriller November Man is currently in production as is his adaptation of The Last Days of American Crime for Radical Pictures.  Other work includes Working Title’s Viking for director Baltasar Kormakur, Showtime’s Dead Like Me, and uncredited work on The Mechanic and the Liam Neeson film Unknown. He is currently developing the new sci-fi series The Spark for HBO and the political thriller Freedom for ABC.  Karl's plays have been produced across the country and in New York.  They include Greedy, FUBAR, Fair Game, Silverlake, Malibu,and Waco, Texas, Mon Amour. Karl has a B.A. from Yale University and an M.F.A. in playwriting from the University of California at San Diego.