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Born November 19, 1969, writer-producer Hank Steinberg made his mark on television juggling two larger-than-life biographical subjects, baseball legend Mickey Mantle and beloved politician Robert F. Kennedy, in the respective (but closely released) films "61" and "RFK." Steinberg pursued a move to serialized television some years later, meeting with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer's TV company to discuss the possibility of creating a procedural drama. Any doubts the feature writer had about adjusting to the format were allayed when an executive suggested centering the show on missing-persons investigations, a concept Steinberg knew he could approach with his usual brand of psychological examination. With the help of a mentor-like co-creator in Ed Redlich ("Felicity"), Steinberg unleashed "Without a Trace," a rousing drama about the special FBI unit assigned to find people who have mysteriously disappeared. In the midst of the show's seven-season run, the scribe also launched the short-lived bank-robbery-aftermath series "The Nine" and served as a consulting producer on "Kings," an alternate-universe crime drama based on the biblical story of King David. Steinberg was a prominent voice for the Writers...

Born November 19, 1969, writer-producer Hank Steinberg made his mark on television juggling two larger-than-life biographical subjects, baseball legend Mickey Mantle and beloved politician Robert F. Kennedy, in the respective (but closely released) films "61" and "RFK." Steinberg pursued a move to serialized television some years later, meeting with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer's TV company to discuss the possibility of creating a procedural drama. Any doubts the feature writer had about adjusting to the format were allayed when an executive suggested centering the show on missing-persons investigations, a concept Steinberg knew he could approach with his usual brand of psychological examination. With the help of a mentor-like co-creator in Ed Redlich ("Felicity"), Steinberg unleashed "Without a Trace," a rousing drama about the special FBI unit assigned to find people who have mysteriously disappeared. In the midst of the show's seven-season run, the scribe also launched the short-lived bank-robbery-aftermath series "The Nine" and served as a consulting producer on "Kings," an alternate-universe crime drama based on the biblical story of King David. Steinberg was a prominent voice for the Writers Guild of America during their 2007-2008 strike.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Cooperstown (1993)
2.
 Heart Of Justice (1993)
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 Getting Up and Going Home (1992) Dr Daniels
5.
 Patty Hearst (1988) Court Clerk
7.
 Last Breeze of Summer, The (1994) 2nd Highway Patrolman
8.
 Rock the Vote (1992)
9.
 JFK Conspiracy (1992)
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