Carol Mendelsohn

Active - 1996 - 1996  |   Born - in Chicago, Illinois, United States  |   Genres - Drama, Mystery

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  • Practiced law in Washington, D.C., before deciding to move to Los Angeles and pursue a writing career in the entertainment industry.
  • First audition piece was a sample script for Remington Steele, which landed her a position as a writer for Fame.
  • Early career highlights include writing for Hardcastle & McCormick and Wiseguy, and working as an executive producer on Melrose Place.
  • Was working on the pilot for Frogmen, which was set to star O.J. Simpson until he was arrested and jailed.
  • Has been executive producer and showrunner of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation since its first season, making her one of the few women in the industry to hold such a position.