Better Call Saul writer Joe Weisberg is the only one who has been nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
It’s a very rare honor, as no other writer has ever been nominated.
He was nominated in 2016 for a second-place prize for the role of Walt Jr. in HBO’s hit drama series Mad Men.
He also won a Drama Writers Guild of America (DWA) Writers Guild Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2016.
He’s been nominated in the past three years for a DWA Writers Guild nomination for Outgoing Lead Actor.
In 2017, he was nominated for the DWA’s Writers Guild Television Award.
His first TV nomination was for Outlander, and his last was for the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.
The series has garnered six Emmy nominations and seven Golden Globe nominations.
The writer/director/producer of Better Call, Joe Weizberg, is nominated for his role as Walt Jr in HBO drama series Better CallSAUL.
Joe Wezberg is a writer/producers with AMC, Netflix, and other channels.
He is the creator of The Killing Season, the critically acclaimed comedy series based on the true story of the murders of three American soldiers in Afghanistan in 2002.
Joe has been the editor in chief of the American Film Institute’s Film Critics Awards, and the recipient of the 2013 National Society of Film Critics award for Best Directing for his work on HBO’s Breaking Bad.
He has written and directed six feature films, including The Killing, The Killing Machine, and The Killing.
Joe is a former member of the cast of The Sopranos, a former co-executive producer of the HBO series The Soprano, and a former executive producer of Showtime’s American Crime Story: The People v.
He won a DBA Award for best writing for his co-writing credits on the FX series Sons of Anarchy.
Joe’s other television credits include the critically-acclaimed comedy series The Librarians, which he co-wrote, and AMC’s The Walking Dead.
He earned two Emmy nominations for his directing credits on AMC’s critically acclaimed drama series The People V. O’J. Cartman.