Gene Roddenberry


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Gene Roddenberry
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
Birthday
BirthplaceEl Paso, Texas, U.S.
Died
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
Television writer, producer and futurist
EducationFranklin High School

Roddenberry, Gene

(Eugene Wesley Roddenberry), 1921–91, American television writer and producer, b. El Paso, Tex. After being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal for flying 89 missions and sorties in World War II, Roddenberry worked as a pilot and police officer. He joined the television industry as a scriptwriter, eventually becoming head writer for the series Have Gun, Will Travel. In 1966 he created Star Trek, which became a cultural icon. The show spawned several feature films and further television series.
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Included in "The Cage" script book is a very special foreword by Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry, the only son of creator Gene Roddenberry, providing his thoughts on this historic episode.
To celebrate the partnership, Wikia will host Eugene "Rod" Roddenberry, the son of legendary "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and president of Roddenberry Entertainment, as its guest of honor at today's VIP Party at The Paris Club, to kick-off the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2).
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726 total episodes for television spanning six television series -- Original series, created by Gene Roddenberry, aired on NBC from 1966-1969 -- 10 movies, grossing in total over $1 billion at the worldwide box office -- Hundreds of novels -- $3.
Among them, actress Majel Roddenberry, widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, motion picture director, producer and writer James Cameron of Terminator, The Abyss and Aliens fame, filmmaker Steven Spielberg (Taken, Minority Report, Jurassic Park, ET: The Extra Terrestrial), and renowned Star Wars creator George Lucas.
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