Joel Surnow Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joel Surnow is an American writer, producer, and director who is best known for co-creating the action series La Femme Nikita and 24. In addition to that, he has also been a part of several other projects like Bay City Blues, Miami Vice, The Equalizer, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures, The Commish, Nowhere Man, The ½ Hour News Hour, The Kennedys, Red Eye w/Tom Shillue, and The Madness of Jane.

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Girlfriend / Spouse

Joel Surnow has dated –

  1. Wendy Surnow – He was previously married to Wendy and the duo parents 2 daughters – Molly Surnow and Rosie Surnow.
  2. Colleen Surnow (1989-Present) – Joel married Colleen Surnow on October 10, 1989, and they have 3 daughters.

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Distinctive Features

  • Deep-set eyes
  • Cheeky smile

Joel Surnow Facts

  1. He was raised in Michigan and Los Angeles.
  2. In the 70s, he worked as a boiler room carpet salesman along with his father.
  3. Alongside Robert Cochran, Joel Surnow co-created the action drama television series, 24, which stars and has won a number of awards including the 2002 Satellite Award for “Best Drama Series”, 2004 Golden Globe Award for “Best Drama Series”, and 2006 Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Drama Series”.
  4. He shared a friendly bond with actor William Castle.
  5. Joel Surnow developed the action-drama television series, La Femme Nikita, which is based on the French action thriller film Nikita by Luc Besson. The show stars , , Matthew Ferguson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, and Alberta Watson.
  6. As a director, he made his film debut with the 2014 comedy film, Small Time, whose lead cast comprised of Christopher Meloni, , Dean Norris, , , and Ashley Jensen.

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Facts of Joel Surnow

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJoel Surnow
  • nicknamesJoel
  • birthplaceDetroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
  • Date of Birth December 18, 1955
  • Age 66 years 1 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundJewish
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$9 million
  • professionWriter, Producer, Director
  • weight74 kg or 163 lbs
  • height6 ft or 183 cm
  • hair colorSalt and Pepper
  • eye colorLight Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • collegeUniversity of California
  • fatherMax Surnow
  • brothersSeymour Surnow, Arnold Surnow

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