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Alan Yang        

Screenwriter, Producer, Actor Known for "Parks and Recreation"

Alan Yang is a screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is known for his work on "Parks and Recreation," "Date and Switch*" and "Master of None."

While working on "Parks and Recreation," he met actor and comedian Aziz Ansari. The two co-created the Netflix show "Master of None" which premiered in 2015. The show earned four Emmy nominations and Yang and Ansari won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. They also won a Peabody Award in 2016. Yang has also written for NBC's "The Good Place." In 2018, he co-created the Amazon Video series "Forever" and "Tigertail" a move loosely based on his upbringing was released on Netflix in 2020.


Writer-Director Alan Yang On 'Tigertail,' A Movie Different From His ...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with writer and director Alan Yang about his new film Tigertail — a movie about immigration, family and lost love.

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