Nick Santora (born 1970) is a writer and producer born in Queens, New York. Santora graduated from Columbia Law School and practiced law for six years before giving up full-time practice to write and produce television.
He won the Best Screenplay of the Competition in the New York Independent International Film Festival. He has also written and/or produced The Sopranos, The Guardian, Law & Order, Prison Break, Lie To Me and he created and executive produced Beauty and the Geek. Nick also Co-wrote/created/executive produced the television series Breakout Kings. He currently serves as executive producer and developer of Scorpion.
Nick also wrote and produced The Longshots, a Weinstein Co./Dimension film starring Ice Cube, and was a credited writer on the Lionsgate/Marvel film, The Punisher: War Zone.
Santora's first novel, Slip & Fall, was selected by Borders Books Stores to be the debut novel for their newly created publishing division. It was a National Best Seller.
His second novel, Fifteen Digits, was published in 2012 by Little Brown's suspense/thriller imprint, Mulholland Books.
His first original comic books series, Sandstorm, was sold to DC Comics.