Wilder was born in August, 1974 in New York City, New York. In 1996 the USC Film School awarded him the Jack Nickelson Award for excellence in screen writing. He wrote 6 feature scripts for the major studios, including the one for the film The Orphan King before turning to television writing.
He also wrote two TV pilots for Paramount Television Studios and CBS prior to joining Criminal Minds before the series debut in 2004. Andrew has been an expert guest panelist and guest speaker with an active duty FBI profiler at The Cyril Wecht School for Forensic Science at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Boston College School of Forensic Nursing, and the Entertainment Industries Council in Washington D.C.
Andrew Wilder has written the following episodes: