'Empire's' Danny Strong on Writing Outside His Comfort Zone

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Actor, writer and producer Danny Strong is the co-creator of the juggernaut hit Empire, which continued to grow in viewership numbers all the way through to its recent first season finale. Strong tells us about a versatile career that has seen him go from appearing on Buffy the Vampire Slayer to writing the award-winning HBO films Recount and Game Change, to creating a TV melodrama that's broken ratings records.

Photo: Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon and Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon on Empire, courtesy of Fox



Kaitlin Parker