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Jill Soloway          

Comedian, Playwright, Writer & Director; Best Known for Amazon's "Transparent"

Jill Soloway is the creator of the groundbreaking Amazon series Transparent, which received two Golden Globes and eight Emmys. Now in its third season, the poignant comedy explores identity, love, sex, God and boundaries through the life of a complicated American family.

Soloway's unique voice came to the attention of Alan Ball, who invited them to join the writing team on the HBO original series Six Feet Under in 2002. They ultimately served as the series’ co-executive producer. In 2010, Soloway became the executive producer/showrunner for the second season of Showtime's critically acclaimed United States of Tara.

In 2015, Jill founded TOPPLE, a media brand that seeks to upend the patriarchy by shifting the gaze and inspiring protagonism for women, queer people and people of color. They co-created and directs the new Amazon series I Love Dick, adapted from Chris Kraus’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name and set to premiere in spring 2017.

Soloway co-founded the online channel WIFEY.TV with Rebecca Odes. Their first feature film, Afternoon Delight, won the 2013 Directing Award at Sundance. They co-founded the community organization East Side Jews. Jill is the author of the memoir Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants and the upcoming essay collection Would You Still Love Me If.


Jill Soloway explains how 'Transparent' is like 'Six Feet Under' | EW ...
Jill Soloway worked as a producer on Six Feet Under, and the Transparent creator says the beloved HBO series has a lot of similarities to her current Amazon ...

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