Patric Verrone (born Patric Miller Verrone on September 29, 1959 in Glendale, Queens, New York) is an American television writer. He served as a writer and producer for several animated television shows, most notably Futurama.
Verrone graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1981 where he was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon. He graduated from Boston College Law School in 1984 after serving as editor of the Boston College Law Review. He practiced law in Florida and California before becoming a television writer.
Patric Verrone began his career as a variety show writer including a late 1980s job as monologue writer for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Shortly after his work on The Tonight Show, Patric went to write on the popular animated program Rugrats in 1991. From there, Verrone would work for the entirety of The Critic's run on television, before then moving on to write for Muppets Tonight (with which he won an Emmy) and Pinky and the Brain. Eventually, Patric, would become a major contributor for Futurama. Following his work on the Futurama series, Verrone has written an episode of The Simpsons (Milhouse of Sand and Fog (2005)), developed the Cartoon Network series Class of 3000 (including writing the pilot episode Home (2006)), and wrote and produced four Futurama direct-to-DVD movies starting with Bender's Big Score (2007).