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Academy Award winning writer, director, and producer Bobby Moresco started out as an actor in New York City, where he was raised in Hell's Kitchen, three blocks and a world away from Broadway.After studying acting with Wynn Handman and Peggy Fuery, founders of The American Place Theatre and Loft Theatre, respectively, Moresco opened The Actor's Gym in New York and then moved the company to Los Angeles in 1978. With locations in LA and NY, the "Gym" specializes in developing new work for stage, film and television. The work created there has gone on to Broadway and garnered many awards including Emmys, Oscars and Golden Globes. Throughout the '90s, Moresco focused much of his time on creating, writing, and producing for television. Notable projects include Millenium, which earned him a Genesis Award, and EZ Streets, in 1996, which won the "Viewers for Quality Television Award" for best program of the year, as well as being named one of the best television shows of all time as recently as 2008. In 1998, he co-created and executive produced the critically acclaimed series Falcone, and was nominated for two Emmy Awards. In 2007, Moresco returned to television with The Black Donnelly's, co-creating and executive producing the series for NBC starring Jonathan Tucker and Olivia Wilde. Moresco also directed the season one finale. Moresco's latest television work includes The Hundred Code, a series he created for Kanal 5 in Sweden and aired all over the world. Moresco directed the first three episodes. WGN television recently bought a series based on William Friedkin's cult-classic To Live And Die In LA that Moresco is executive producing and writing, and Friedkin directing. On the big screen, Moresco co-wrote and produced the breakout film of 2004, Crash. The drama directed by Paul Haggis and starring an ensemble cast including Don Cheadle, Matt Dillon, Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ryan Phillipe, Thandie Newton and Ludacris, was released by Lions Gate Films on May 6, 2004. In 2005, at the 78th Academy Awards®, Moresco and Haggis were awarded an Oscar for co-writing the film. In addition to winning in the Original Screenplay category, Crash won additional Oscars for Best Picture and Achievement in Editing. Moresco also received the WGA, Bafta and Critic's Choice awards for his work on the screenplay. Moresco's other features include, Million Dollar Baby (2005 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture), which he co-produced and developed with Paul Haggis; and 10th and Wolf, his directorial debut starring James Marsden, and Giovanni Ribisi. Crash, the film, served as the inspiration for the television series, also entitled Crash on the Starz Network. Moresco executive produced the first season, in addition to directing two episodes. The series starred Dennis Hopper, Eric Roberts, Ross McCall, and Jocko Sims, among others. Staying true to his independent spirit, Moresco recently wrote and directed Bent, a neo-noir piece starring Andy Garcia, Karl Urban and Sofia Vergara. The financier and distributor is Ambi Pictures. Moresco also wrote and is directing "Lamborghini, The Legend", for Ambi Pictures, based on the life of Ferruccio Lamborghini, starring Frank Grillo, Gabriel Byrne and Mira Sorvino.  It will be premiering at the Rome Film Festival in Oct 2022. Moresco's stage work includes writing and directing over 30 plays Off and Off-Off Broadway and directing "An Irish Wake" at the Helen Hayes on Broadway. His latest theatrical venture directing Colin Quinn in "Red State Blue State" opened at New York's' legendary Minetta Lane theater in January, 2019. Due to the overwhelming response by audience and critics alike Red State Blue extended its original run. Moresco also directed the television event "Red State Blue State" which was picked up as a comedy special by CNN and Netflix. It made history as CNN's first comedy special ever. Moresco lives between New York and Los Angeles with his wife Barbara.

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