Joey Soloway

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Joey Soloway

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Joey Soloway

Date of Birth

Birthday: September 26
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Joey Soloway is an American television creator, showrunner, director and writer.

Soloway created the pilot Transparent for Amazon.com in 2014.

As part of the making of the show, Soloway enacted a "transfirmative action program," whereby transgender applicants were hired in preference to non-transgender ones. As of August 2014, over 80 transgender people have worked on the show, including two transgender consultants.

The show wrapped its fourth season in 2017, and concluded with a movie finale in 2019.

Joey Soloway is an American television creator, showrunner, director and writer.

Soloway created the pilot Transparent for Amazon.com in 2014.

As part of the making of the show, Soloway enacted a "transfirmative action program," whereby transgender applicants were hired in preference to non-transgender ones. As of August 2014, over 80 transgender people have worked on the show, including two transgender consultants.

The show wrapped its fourth season in 2017, and concluded with a movie finale in 2019.

Soloway received two Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series in 2014 and 2016 for Transparent and the show has received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series.

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Awards & Nominations

9 Nominations | 2 Emmys
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2016
  • Nominee
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Executive Producer
  • Transparent
  • Amazon
  • Amazon Studios
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2016
  • Winner
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Directed by
  • Transparent
  • "Man On The Land"
  • Amazon
  • Amazon Studios
Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Written by
  • Transparent
  • "Pilot"
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Amazon Studios
Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Jill Soloway, Executive Producer
  • This is Me
  • EW.com
  • A Wifey TV Production
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2015
  • Winner
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Directed by
  • Transparent
  • "Best New Girl"
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Amazon Studios
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2015
  • Nominee
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Executive Producer
  • Transparent
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Amazon Studios
Outstanding Drama Series - 2005
  • Nominee
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Supervising Producer
  • Six Feet Under
  • HBO
Outstanding Drama Series - 2003
  • Nominee
  • Joey Soloway (as Jill Soloway), Supervising Producer
  • Six Feet Under
  • HBO
Outstanding Drama Series - 2002

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 Jill Soloway and Isaac Soloway-Strozier at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
Jay Duplass and Jill Soloway at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Gaby Hoffmann, Alexandra Grey, and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Gaby Hoffmann and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
Jill Soloway at the 67th  Emmys Governors Ball.
Jill Soloway at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jill Soloway backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Bradley Whitford presents Jill Soloway an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
Host Dana Delaney presents the award to Jill Soloway, producer of Transparent, at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
Jill Soloway accepts the award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
Jill Soloway with her award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
Actor Jay Duplass and creator Jill Soloway of Transparent arrive at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.Actor Jay Duplann and producer
Jill Soloway arrives at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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 Jill Soloway and Isaac Soloway-Strozier at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
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 Jill Soloway and Isaac Soloway-Strozier at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Jay Duplass and Jill Soloway at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Jay Duplass and Jill Soloway at the 68th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Gaby Hoffmann, Alexandra Grey, and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Gaby Hoffmann, Alexandra Grey, and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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Gaby Hoffmann and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Gaby Hoffmann and Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.
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Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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Jill Soloway at the 67th  Emmys Governors Ball.
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Jill Soloway and guest  at the 67th  Emmys Governors Ball. 

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Jill Soloway at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.
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Jill Soloway at the 67th Emmys Governors Ball.

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Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jill Soloway backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jill Soloway backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Bradley Whitford presents Jill Soloway an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Bradley Whitford presents Jill Soloway an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Jill Soloway accepts her award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.
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Jill Soloway on the red carpet at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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Host Dana Delaney presents the award to Jill Soloway, producer of Transparent, at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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Host Dana Delaney presents the award to Jill Soloway, producer of Transparent, at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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Jill Soloway accepts the award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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Jill Soloway accepts the award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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Jill Soloway with her award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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Jill Soloway with her award for Transparent at the awards presentation at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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Actor Jay Duplass and creator Jill Soloway of Transparent arrive at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.Actor Jay Duplann and producer
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Actor Jay Duplass and creator Jill Soloway of Transparent arrive at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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Jill Soloway arrives at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.
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Jill Soloway arrives at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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