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Jaffe Cohen

Jaffe Cohen is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and stand-up comic whose screenplay, Best Actress, co-written with Michael Zam, was the basis for Feud: Bette and Joan, starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon. He was nominated for two Emmy awards for co-creating the show and co-writing the pilot, along with a Writer’s Guild nomination for Best Writing in a Limited Series. The show was also nominated for Golden Globe, Critic’s Choice and Satellite Awards. With his writing partner Michael Zam, Jaffe is developing The Code for the BBC; Kate about the secret life of Katherine Hepburn; Brenda with Oscar-winning director, Paolo Sorrentino, and a musical biopic about Mama Cass for Chrissy Metz (currently starring in This Is Us.) Jaffe also has the distinction of being one of the first openly gay standup comedians on national television from his groundbreaking appearance on “Comic Strip Live” in 1990.