Gibson began his career as a freelance TV writer working on episodes of Family and other series. He joined the staff of St. Elsewhere as a story editor in 1984 and later became one of the show's producers. During his four years at St. Elsewhere, Gibson received multiple nominations for the Emmy, Humanitas and Writers Guild Awards. Following St. Elsewhere, he worked as part of the team that wrote and produced Tattinger's and Nick and Hillary. With Charles Eglee, Gibson developed pilots for Twentieth Century Fox Television before joining Steven Bochco Productions in 1991. During his tenure at Bochco, Gibson wrote and co-executive produced Civil Wars for two seasons, co-created and executive produced The Byrds of Paradise, wrote and co-executive produced one season of NYPD Blue and was co-creator of Murder One. He was awarded an Emmy for Best Drama Series while serving as a co-executive producer on NYPD Blue. He is now a full-time screenwriter. His film credits include Lethal Weapon 4 and Cradle to the Grave.
Gibson is married to Cynthia Wick. They have three sons, Huck, Charlie and Jack.
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