Jeffrey Bell is a showrunner, writer, director and executive producer. He began his television ccareer writing for The X-Files. He then joined, Angel, the Series, as a writer/director/producer. He was promoted to executive producer and showrunner for the series final two seasons. Bell then spent four years under an overall deal at BBC developing, writing, directing and producing.
He was executive producer and/or showrunner on several network series including, Alias and Day Break for ABC, and the murder mystery, Harper’s Island, for CBS. He was co-creator and showrunner of the ABC produced series, The Protector, for Lifetime and a consulting producer on the Starz series, Spartacus. He is currently an executive producer and showrunner for ABC and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Bell was born in Indiana, studied design and photography at the University of Cincinnati and then moved to Los Angeles where he received an MFA in Film Production from UCLA. He has continued his ties to UCLA by teaching screenwriting in the MFA Producers Program.