Paul Abbott

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Birthday
22, 1960
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
22, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
England

About

Producer and writer of television who created the original UK version of the series Shameless and is credited as the US version as well. He has also created acclaimed dramas such as Touching Evil and State of Play.

Before Fame

He grew up in a dysfunctional family, much like the family he created for Shameless, and landed in a mental hospital following a failed suicide attempt.

Trivia

He has won Two British Academy of Film and Television Awards for his series Cracker and Clocking Off.

Family Life

He grew up with seven brothers and sisters, not including him.

Associated With

Emmy Rossum starred on the US version of the series he created, Shameless.