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Marcus Fijnje (born June 15, 1960 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), Alan Gerald Bomer (born October 22, 1963 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada), Muhammad Barzegar (born January 6, 1973 in Mashhad, Iran), Daniel Prendergast (born February 9, 1968 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Irwin Steve Penrose (born May 11, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Mick Neil (born April 23, 1972 in Auckland, New Zealand), and Alexander Peter Mawr (born June 11, 1975 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada) are 7 television & film writers who use the collective pseudonym Xavier Eggers.

Fijnje and Bomer met in 1988 at the Toronto branch of Yuk Yuk's and created the Xavier Eggers identity for when they formed a writing duo in 1990, expanding to a team of 7 writers as the years went on. They are members of WGC, WGA East, IATSE, SOCAN, CLAC, ACCT, and ATAS. The team divides their time between Canada (mainly in Ontario and Quebec) and New York City for their writing jobs.

Writers

Marcus Fijnje

Marcus Fijnje was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada but spent the majority of his childhood in Russell, Ontario. His father was a railway engineer for Canadian National. Later, he attended O'Sullivan College in Montreal.

He lives in the Bow Valley of Alberta with his wife. His son Patrick Lang is also a television writer.


Muhammad Barzegar

Muhammad Barzegar was born in Iran but after the Iranian Revolution he and his family were granted asylum in Toronto.

He lives in Toronto with his wife, his two adopted children Ming-Ming and Sally, and his dogs and cat.



Alan Bomer

Alan Bomer was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and currently resides in Toronto. He was an editor at Kids Can Press from 2000-2005 in addition to his television writing work.

Bomer is gay and has been married to Louis Hampson-Bomer since 2013.




Daniel Prendergast

Daniel Prendergast was born in Toronto and has been writing stories since he was in middle school.

He appeared at several conventions in 2019 as the face of Xavier Eggers for the Toad Patrol revival.



Irwin Penrose

Irwin Penrose was born and raised in Toronto. He has toured internationally two times as the face of Xavier Eggers for Redwall: Tales of the Brave. He lives in Mississauga with his pet Siberian Husky, Rickey, and his wife.

He also did a few voice acting roles in anime dubs for 4Kids Entertainment, Media Blasters and DuArt Film and Video under his own name.

Mick Neil

Mick Neil was born in New Zealand but immigrated to Fernie, British Columbia, Canada at the age of 4. Neil lives in Ottawa with his wife.

Neil also wrote for Disney's Doug and PB&J Otter under his own name and also wrote the feature-length film PB&J Otter and the Legend of Snaildarter.




Alexander Peter Mawr

Alexander Peter Mawr joined the group in 2002. He is the main face of Xavier Eggers for Silverwing Legends.

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