Adam Countee was born in New York City and raised in New Jersey. He studied at New York University before transferring to Georgetown University in Washington DC, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in English and graduated with high honors. While at Georgetown, Adam was am award-winning screenwriter, playwright and actor.
He began his career in film working for the New York-based production companies of Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro before moving to Los Angeles to pursue screenwriting.
While in LA, Adam worked assisting the writers and producers of such hit television shows as American Dreams, House, and Heroes. In 2006, Adam became a founding member of Handsome Donkey, a comedy Troupe that writes, produces, and directs feature films, Television, and new media content.
In the fall of 2006, Handsome Donkey was featured in a New York Times article “Online Auteurs” recognizing their groundbreaking work in new media entertainment. Since then they’ve gone to write a feature film as well as television pilots for both 20th Century Fox and Disney.
Adam currently lives in Los Angeles and works as a writer and actor.