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Sam Esmail
Sam Esmail
Name Sam Esmail
Birth year September 17, 1977
Birthplace Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Occupation Writer, Producer, Director
Affiliation Emmy Rossum (fiancee)

Sam Esmail is the creator, writer, and executive producer for USA Network's psychological drama thriller Mr. Robot, his first television series.

After he graduated from YU's Tisch School of the Arts, Esmail attended the American Film Institute's directing program where he received his Master of Fine Arts. In 2008, he wrote his first feature screenplay, "Sequels, Remakes & Adaptations", which landed on the Black List, a survey taken by more than 600 production companies and film financier executives about their most liked screenplays.

The following year, "Norm the Movie" was his second Black List script. His feature directorial debut, "Comet", was released through the IFC cable network last year.

He also created a film connected to Mr. Robot, Leave the World Behind.


  • Comet (2014)
  • Mockingbird (2014)
  • Mr. Robot (2015)
  • Homecoming (2018)
  • Leave the World Behind (2023)



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