Eirene Donohue is the youngest of seven children born to a Vietnamese mother and an American Naval officer father. She grew up in RI and after graduating from Brown University spent years traveling and working around the world, teaching English in Japan, temping on Wall Street and sailing in South Africa. She now resides in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.
She is currently developing original movie projects with Freeform and Lifetime, while also developing her spec feature TIME OUT with Lucy Liu, who is attached to direct. Eirene wrote the YA-adaptation DRINK, SLAY, LOVE for executive producer Bella Thorne and Lifetime, and developed the original cable movie ROCK THE KITCHEN at Disney Channel. She previously sold an original pilot pitch ADULTISH to Freeform, and prior to that, she sold her first spec pilot BORINGTON to ABC Studios in a competitive situation. Eirene also wrote LADIES MAN: A MADE MOVIE for MTV, and previously sold the feature comedy pitch GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT to Lionsgate with Laurence Mark Productions.