Bill Lawrence (born 1969) is a creator, writer, producer, and director of television programs.


After graduating from the College of William & Mary, Lawrence wrote for hit shows including Friends, Boy Meets World, and The Nanny and produced the animated series Clone High. He is also the creator of the sitcoms Spin City and his current venture, the comedy-drama Scrubs, which has finished seven seasons on NBC and is moving to ABC as a 2009 midseason replacement. He is also one of the producers of the rejected television pilot Nobody's Watching. In 2006-07 he was prepping the film Fletch Won (which is a prequel to the previous Fletch films), but after Scrubs star Zach Braff dropped out, Bill Lawrence then soon after dropped out as well.

Along with many Scrubs cast members, Bill Lawrence also has a small role playing himself in It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie in a scene with Miss Piggy.

In a season six episode of Scrubs, Bill appeared as an extra in the coffee shop.

Bill is married to Christa Miller, and they have three children: Charlotte Sarah, born on June 8, 2000; William Stoddard, born on January 3, 2003; and Henry Vanduzer, born on October 8, 2006.


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