Marion Dayre

Marion Dayre

Lecturer Faculty
Emphasis: Television Series Development
Office Hours:
Mon: 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Zoom

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Marion Dayre is a writer/producer. Her credits include Head Writer/Executive Producer on Marvel’s ECHO; Writer/Producer of Apple’s SHANTARAM; Writer/Executive Story Editor of AMC’S BETTER CALL SAUL and Hulu’s THE ACT; Showrunner/Executive Producer of Amazon’s upcoming WYTCHES, and Associate Producer of Killer Film’s feature DEALIN’ WITH IDIOTS. Her 5 seasons of work on BCS earned her 4 WGA Nominations, 4 Emmy nominations, a Peabody Award, a Saturn Award, and two individual WGA nominations for her episodes. Her autobiographical comedy pilot BURY ME, about growing up in a funeral home in South Central (Nebraska), was selected as one of ten projects for Sundance’s Inaugural Episodic Writers’ Lab. Marion got her MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA and teaches drama series development at San Francisco State University. She got her start as an intern at Laura Ziskin Productions before assisting Executive Producers on Showtime’s UNITED STATES OF TARA, HBO’s CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, and ABC’s THE GOLDBERGS.

She’s glad she didn’t have to use her biochemistry degree to become a mortician like her parents hoped.

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