Lisa Albert was born in New York City into the kind of family that makes you a writer. She worked briefly in publishing then began her television career in 1986. She started writing half hour comedy and has spent the last several years writing drama. Her TV credits include: Murphy Brown, Living Single, Hannah Montana, Mad Men, Halt and Catch Fire, UnReal and others. She has won three Emmy awards, five Writers Guild awards and a Peabody for her work on Mad Men.