Carter Bays
Carter Bays
Season(s) S1
Date of Birth August 12, 1975
Origin USA
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Carter L. Bays is a writer, co-creator (along with Craig Thomas) and executive producer for How I Met Your Dad.



Bays is a writer and producer, known for How I Met Your Mother (2005), Late Show with David Letterman (1993) and Lord of the Piercing (2002).

Bays and Craig Thomas are members of the music band, The Solids, which wrote the song "Hey Beautiful" - the main theme for How I Met Your Mother.

In 2013, it was announced that Bays and Thomas were working on a How I Met Your Mother spinoff entitled How I Met Your Dad.

How I Met Your Dad writing creditsEdit

The following is a list of episodes of How I Met Your Dad that credit Gerwig as their writer.

Episode Written by
Pilot (1x01) Carter Bays, Greta Gerwig, Emily Spivey, Craig Thomas

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • Carter Bays and Craig Thomas make an uncredited appearance in the How I Met Your Mother episode Milk as the fake paramedics.
  • He was one of the survivors of the shooting at LAX international airport on the 1st of November, 2013.