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This article is about the TV Series producer. You may be looking for the Webisodes character.

Gale Anne Hurd is an executive producer in AMC's The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond as well as a producer for the first Rick Grimes movie.

Biography

Hurd was born in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Lolita (née Espiau) and Frank E. Hurd, an investor. Her father was Jewish and her mother was Roman Catholic. She grew up in Palm Springs, California, and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Economics and Communications, in 1977.

She joined New World Pictures as executive assistant to Roger Corman, the company president. She worked her way up through various administrative positions and eventually became involved in production. She formed her own production company, Pacific Western Productions, in 1982 and went on to produce a number of box-office hits including The Terminator (1984), Aliens (1986), and The Abyss (1989). She later married Brian De Palma. In 1998, she was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award for outstanding women who, through their endurance and the excellence of their work, have helped to expand the role of women within the entertainment industry.

In 2003, she was awarded the Telluride Tech Festival Award of Technology at Telluride, Colorado, along with Sir Arthur C. Clarke.

Hurd was married to James Cameron from 1985 to 1989. She has one daughter from her marriage to director Brian De Palma. She is an avid supporter of Arsenal FC. Gale's daughter, Lolita de Palma, was born 1991.

On October 3, 2012, Gale received a "Hollywood Walk of Fame Star" for her outstanding work on many programs and movies, including The Walking Dead. Many cast members from The Walking Dead attended the ceremony, including Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Sarah Wayne Callies, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, David Morrissey, IronE Singleton, Scott Wilson, Steven Yeun, Michael Rooker, and Laurie Holden.[1]

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Crew (TV Series)
Showrunners Angela Kang (9-11) • Frank Darabont (1) • Glen Mazzara (2-3) • Scott Gimple (4-8)
Directors Aisha Tyler (11) • Alrick Riley (6-7) • Avi Youabian (6) • Billy Gierhart (2-3, 5-6) • Bronwen Hughes (10) • Catriona McKenzie (11) • Clark Johnson (2) • Daisy Mayer (9-10) • Dan Attias (3) • Dan Liu (8-10) • Daniel Sackheim (3-4) • Darnell Martin (7) • David Boyd (2-10) • Ernest Dickerson (1-5) • Frank Darabont (1) • Frederick E.O. Toye (11) • Gregory Nicotero (2-11) • Guy Ferland (1-4) • Gwyneth Horder-Payton (1-2) • Jeffrey January (5-8) • Jennifer Lynch (5-6) • Jeremy Podeswa (4) • Johan Renck (1) • John Dahl (10) • John Polson (8) • Jon Amiel (11) • Julius Ramsay (4-5) • Kari Skogland (6-7) • Kevin Dowling (11) • Larry Teng (8-9) • Larysa Kondracki (5) • Laura Belsey (9-10) • Lesli Linka Glatter (3) • Liesl Tommy (9) • Lily Mariye (11) • Loren Yaconelli (11) • Marcus Stokes (11) • Meera Menon (9) • Michael Cudlitz (9-11) • Michael Satrazemis (4-10) • Michael Slovis (6-8) • Michael Uppendahl (4) • Michelle MacLaren (1-2, 4) • Millicent Shelton (9) • Phil Abraham (2) • Rosemary Rodriguez (7-9) • Seith Mann (3-5) • Sharat Raju (10-11) • Stefan Schwartz (3) • Stephen Williams (6) • Tawnia McKiernan (11) • Tricia Brock (3-4)
Writers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (2-11) • Channing Powell (4-10) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-11) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (2, 7-11) • Eddie Guzelian (8-9) • Eli Jorne (10) • Erik Mountain (10-11) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1-2) • Frank Renzulli (3) • Geraldine Inoa (9-10) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Heather Bellson (5-6, 10) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jim Barnes (10-11) • Julia Ruchman (10-11) • Kevin Deiboldt (10-11) • LaToya Morgan (9, 11) • Magali Lozano (11) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • Nicole Mirante-Matthews (10-11) • Robert Kirkman (1-5) • Ryan C. Coleman (3) • Sang Kyu Kim (3) • Scott Gimple (2-9) • Seth Hoffman (4-6) • Vivian Tse (9-11)
Producers Adam Fierro (1) • Angela Kang (3-11) • Caleb Womble (4-9) • Channing Powell (4-10) • Charles H. Eglee (1) • Corey Reed (5-11) • Curtis Gwinn (4) • David Alpert (1-11) • Denise Huth (1-11) • Eli Jorne (10) • Evan T. Reilly (2-3) • Frank Darabont (1) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-11) • Geraldine Inoa (9-10) • Glen Mazzara (1-3) • Gregory Nicotero (1-11) • Heather Bellson (5-6) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jim Barnes (10-11) • Joe Incaprera (10-11) • Jolly Dale (3-6) • Julia Ruchman (10-11) • Kenneth Requa (3-5) • Kevin Deiboldt (10-11) • Matt Negrete (4-9) • Nichole Beattie (3-4) • Nicole Mirante-Matthews (10-11) • Paul Gadd (2-6) • Robert Kirkman (1-11) • Sang Kyu Kim (3) • Scott Gimple (2-11) • Seth Hoffman (4-6) • Skip Schoolnik (1) • Tom Luse (2-9)
Composers Bear McCreary (1-11) • Sam Ewing (10-11)

Crew (Fear)
Showrunners Andrew Chambliss (4-8) • Dave Erickson (1-3) • Ian Goldberg (4-8)
Directors Adam Davidson (1-2) • Aisha Tyler (6) • Alex Garcia Lopez (3) • Alrick Riley (3) • Alycia Debnam-Carey (7) • Andrew Bernstein (2-3) • Bille Woodruff (7) • Christoph Schrewe (2) • Colman Domingo (4-6) • Courtney Hunt (3) • Craig Zisk (2) • Daisy Mayer (4-5) • Dan Liu (4-5) • Daniel Sackheim (2) • Daniel Stamm (3) • David Barrett (4-5) • Deborah Chow (2-3) • Ed Ornelas (7) • Gary S. Rake (7) • Gerardo Naranjo (2) • Heather Cappiello (6-7) • Janice Cooke (6) • Jeremy Webb (3) • Jessica Lowrey (5) • John Polson (4) • Josef Wladyka (3) • Kari Skogland (1) • Kate Dennis (2) • K.C. Colwell (5-6) • Lennie James (6-7) • Lou Diamond Phillips (4) • Magnus Martens (4) • Marta Cunningham (5) • Meera Menon (3) • Michael McDonough (2) • Michael Satrazemis (4-7) • Michael Uppendahl (2) • Paco Cabezas (3) • Ron Underwood (5-7) • Sarah Boyd (4) • Sharat Raju (4-7) • Stefan Schwartz (1-3) • Sydney Freeland (5) • Tara Nicole Weyr (4-5, 7) • Tawnia McKiernan (6) • Uta Briesewitz (2)
Writers Alan Page (2-3) • Alex Delyle (4-7) • Andrew Chambliss (4-8) • Anna Fishko (4) • Ashley Cardiff (5-7) • Brett C. Leonard (2) • Brian Buckner (2) • Calaya Michelle Stallworth (7) • Carla Ching (2) • Channing Powell (6) • Dave Erickson (1-3) • David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick (5-7) • David Wiener (1-2) • Ian Goldberg (4-8) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Jacob Pinion (6-7) • Jami O'Brien (3) • Justin Boyd (7) • Kalinda Vasquez (4) • Kate Barnow (2) • Kate Erickson (2) • Lauren Signorino (2-3) • Mallory Westfall (5-6) • Marco Ramirez (1) • Mark Richard (3) • Meaghan Oppenheimer (1) • Melissa Scrivner-Love (4) • Michael Alaimo (5) • Mike Zunic (3) • Nazrin Choudhury (6-7) • Nick Bernardone (5-7) • Richard Naing (4-5) • Robert Kirkman (1) • Ryan Scott (3) • Samir Mehta (5) • Scott Gimple (4) • Shintaro Shimosawa (4) • Suzanne Heathcote (3) • Wes Brown (3)
Producers Alan Page (2-3) • Andrew Bernstein (2-3) • Andrew Chambliss (4-8) • Brett C. Leonard (2) • Brian Buckner (2) • Colman Domingo (7) • Dave Erickson (1-3) • David Alpert (1-8) • David Wiener (1-2) • Gale Anne Hurd (1-8) • Gregory Nicotero (1-8) • Ian Goldberg (4-8) • Jack LoGiudice (1) • Kate Barnow (2) • Marco Ramirez (1) • Michael Satrazemis (4-7) • Robert Kirkman (1-8) • Scott Gimple (4-8) • Shintaro Shimosawa (4)
Composers Danny Bensi (4-8) • Paul Haslinger (1-3) • Saunder Jurriaans (4-8)

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