David Shore is a Canadian writer, producer, lawyer. He is known all over the world as the creator of the popular TV series "Doctor House".
In different years, David was awarded the Gemini Award, Emmy, Humanitas Prize for his work.
David Shore, his biography is not rich in bright colorsdetails from childhood and youth, was born on 03.07.1959 in London, Ontario, in Canada. The writer has two younger brothers - Robert and Philip. Both of them decided to become rabbis.
After leaving school, David first went to study at the University of Toronto, and then got a job as a lawyer for corporate law in the municipal institution.
The work of the lawyer did not give Shore much pleasure, so when he had the opportunity to move to Los Angeles and start working on television, he happily took advantage of it.
His first script, David Shore wrote forthe series "Law and order" in 1990. Shore also became the producer of this series. "Law and order" immediately fell in love with the audience and television critics. The series was regularly aired for 19 years, from 1990 to 2009. So began a long chreda successful projects of the popular screenwriter.
In 1994, the writer begins work on the script and the production of the television series "Strictly to the South." The plot of the new show tells of a mounted policeman from Canada, who was in the United States.
The legal subject is close to David, he has sufficient experience in this direction, therefore his work is often connected with the police and lawyers. This makes them believable and interesting to the viewer.
In September 1993, television"The police of New York." The television series in the genre of a dramatic detective appeared on ABC television channel from 1993 to 2005 and lasted 12 seasons. He is considered one of the most successful projects of David Shore. The plot is based on the life of police station No. 15, located in New York. Filming was conducted on the television studios of 20th Century Fox and Steven Bochco Productions.
Starring actors: Dennis Franz, Kim Dileaney, David Caruso, Gordon Clapp, Jimmy Smits, Henry Simmons, Rick Schroeder, Bill Brochtrap, Mark Paul Gosselaar.
"Police of New York" - a television series thatwas accompanied by scandals from the very first season. This was the first project on television, in which many scenes with nudity. As a result, the head of the family association of America called this TV show "soft pornography" and called on viewers to boycott the show. Of the 225 branches of the ABC TV channel, fifty-seven were forced to withdraw from the show "New York Police". Nevertheless, on an all-American scale, the show was very popular, and over time the boycott of the series ceased.
Already after the first season, "New York Police" could boast 26 nominations for the Emmy Award and various prizes of audience sympathy.
Over the years, the series has won Emmy, Golden Globe, the Screen Actors Guild Award, the Guild of Producers and Writers of America, and other awards.
In 2003, Shor began work on a newthe series "Doctor House". The idea of his work is to make the series look like a detective story, but about doctors. Fox was interested in the script. The first series was aired in November 2004. The series in a short time became popular all over the world. In total, 8 seasons of "Doctor House" were filmed. The series got into the Guinness Book of Records, as it was watched by 80 million spectators.
The protagonist of the show is Dr. House, a wonderfuldiagnostician, who works in the hospital Princeton-Plainsboro. He has his own team of doctors, helping him put medical diagnoses in the most difficult and confusing cases. Gregory House is a terrible character, because of the injury he once suffered, he limps and constantly feels pain in his leg.
When David Shore worked on the script for the series,then he associated the protagonist with the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. It's no coincidence that House sounds like Holmes, and the name of the best friend of House, James Wilson, is similar to John Watson, Holmes' comrade.
The roles in the series were: Hugh Laurie, Robert Sean Leonard, Lisa Edelstein, Omar Epps, Jennifer Morrison, Jesse Spencer and other actors.
The series was awarded two Emmy awards, two Golden Globes and many other very different awards.
David Shore acted as a screenwriter and producer in such TV series: