Lance Gentile

Biography: Lance Gentile, a native New Yorker, was a pre-med student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he graduated with a BA degree in psychology. He was a medical student at New York Medical College and completed his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he also worked in the emergency room. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he practiced emergency medicine at several community hospitals, including the San Dimas Community Hospital and the Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center. In 1986 he entered the MFA program at the USC Film School. He wrote and directed STAT, an autobiographical film about his life in a hospital emergency room. The film received many awards, including the Cine Colden Eagle and Nissan Focus Awards for best documentary. He graduated in 1990 and went on to direct music videos and documentaries before co-writing the 1993 HBO telefilm "State of Emergency," which earned critical acclaim as well as Humanitas and Cable Ace Award nominations. HeLance Gentile, a native New Yorker, was a pre-med student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he graduated with a BA degree in psychology. He was a medical student at New York Medical College and completed his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he also worked in the emergency room. He later moved to Los Angeles, where he practiced emergency medicine at several community hospitals, including the San Dimas Community Hospital and the Santa Monica Hospital Medical Center. In 1986 he entered the MFA program at the USC Film School. He wrote and directed STAT, an autobiographical film about his life in a hospital emergency room. The film received many awards, including the Cine Colden Eagle and Nissan Focus Awards for best documentary. He graduated in 1990 and went on to direct music videos and documentaries before co-writing the 1993 HBO telefilm "State of Emergency," which earned critical acclaim as well as Humanitas and Cable Ace Award nominations. He joined the television series ER in 1994 as a technical advisor, writer, and executive story editor before being named co-producer for that season. He won an Emmy Award in 1995 and a Writers Guild of America Award in 1996 for writing the powerful and critically acclaimed "Love's Labor Lost" episode. He went on to direct several ER episodes. He also served as a writer and producer for the television series Providence and Third Watch, and wrote an episode for the television series Dr. Vegas. Expand

Lance Gentile's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 80 ER: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 42 The Mob Doctor: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
42 The Mob Doctor: Season 1 Sep 17, 2012 Writer 4.8
48 Three Rivers: Season 1 Oct 4, 2009 Writer 7.7
tbd Dr. Vegas: Season 1 Sep 24, 2004 Writer tbd
tbd Third Watch: Season 3 Oct 15, 2001 Writer tbd
tbd Third Watch: Season 2 Oct 2, 2000 Writer tbd
tbd Third Watch: Season 1 Sep 23, 1999 Writer 9.0
tbd Providence: Season 1 Jan 8, 1999 Writer tbd
tbd ER: Season 4 Sep 25, 1997 Writer / Director 8.8
tbd ER: Season 3 Sep 26, 1996 Writer 9.0
tbd ER: Season 2 Sep 21, 1995 Writer / Director 9.3
80 ER: Season 1 Sep 22, 1994 Writer 8.3