Martin Bruestle

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Martin Bruestle
Born in Bemidji, Minnesota
Notable Shows Northern Exposure
The Sopranos
Notable Episodes Northern Exposure: 1x01 - Pilot
Northern Exposure: 6x23 - Tranquility Base
Cupid: 1x01 - Pilot
The Sopranos: 1x01 - The Sopranos
The Sopranos: 6x21 - Made in America
Awards 2 Emmys
2 PGA TV Awards

Martin Bruestle is an American producer best known for his work on Northern Exposure and The Sopranos.

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Biography

Martin Bruestle was born in Bemidji, Minnesota, and in high school, he was president of the Minnesota Association of Student Councils in the 1980-81 school year. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1987 and received an internship on the series Thirtysomething. From there, he moved to Northern Exposure, where he met executive producer David Chase, who brought him on first as co-producer, then as producer on the hit HBO series The Sopranos.

Roles

Starring Roles

Guest Starring Roles

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Music of "The Sopranos" Interviewee 2007

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Director

Staff Director

Episode Director

Series Episode Airdate
The Sopranos 2x02 - Do Not Resuscitate January 23, 2000

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Directed

Producer

Television Series

Series Year(s) Producer Credit Season(s)
Northern Exposure 1990 –1992 Associate Producer 1 2 3
Northern Exposure 1992 –1995 4 5 6
Cupid 1998 Associate Producer 1
The Sopranos 1999 Co-Producer 1
The Sopranos 2000 –2007 Producer 2 3 4 5 6

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies Produced

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Emmys

(8 Nominations/2 Wins)

  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (1992-93)
Northern Exposure
  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (1993-94)
Northern Exposure
  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (1999-2000)
The Sopranos
  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (2000-01)
The Sopranos
  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (2002-03)
The Sopranos
  • Won: Outstanding Drama Series (2003-04)
The Sopranos
  • Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series (2005-06)
The Sopranos
  • Won: Outstanding Drama Series (2006-07)
The Sopranos

PGA TV Awards

(3 Nominations/2 Wins)

  • Won: Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic - Drama (2004)
The Sopranos
  • Nominated: Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic - Drama (2006)
The Sopranos
  • Won: Television Producer of the Year Award in Episodic - Drama (2007)
The Sopranos

Trivia