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David Gerrold

David Gerrold was born on January 24, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Jerrold Friedman. He is a writer and actor, known for Martian Child (2007), Land of the Lost (1974) and The Biskitts (1983). See full bio »
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 2015 Star Trek: Axanar (creative consultant) (pre-production)
  Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2009) (story - 1 episode, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Blood and Fire: Part Two (2009) ... (writer)
- Blood and Fire: Part One (2008) ... (story) / (written by)
- The Protracted Man ... (screenplay)
 2007 Martian Child (novel "The Martian Child")
 1999 Sliders (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- New Gods for Old (1999) ... (written by)
 1996 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles" - 1 episode)
- Trials and Tribble-ations (1996) ... (Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles")
 1994 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Believers (1994) ... (written by)
 1990 Superboy (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Test of Time (1990) ... (written by)
 1987 The Real Ghost Busters (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Hole in the Wall Gang (1987) ... (writer)
- Adventures in Slime and Space (1987) ... (writer)
  The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) ... (teleplay - segment "A Saucer of Loneliness")
- A Day in Beaumont/The Last Defender of Camelot (1986) ... (written by - segment "A Day in Beaumont")
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1985) (co-teleplay - 1 episode, 1985)
- Levitation (1985) ... (teleplay)
- If the Shoes Fit... (1985) ... (co-teleplay - as N. Ward)
 1983 The Biskitts (TV Series) (story - 13 episodes)
- The Swamp Monster/May the Best Biskitt Win (1983) ... (story - segment "The Swamp Monster")
- The Moonpond/Fly Me to the Goon (1983) ... (story)
  Land of the Lost (TV Series) (story editor - 17 episodes, 1974) (written by - 5 episodes, 1974)
- Circle (1974) ... (story editor) / (written by)
- Hurricane (1974) ... (story editor) / (written by)
- Elsewhen (1974) ... (story editor)
- Stone Soup (1974) ... (story editor)
- Follow That Dinosaur (1974) ... (story editor)
 1973-1974 Star Trek: The Animated Series (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Bem (1974) ... (written by)
- More Tribbles, More Troubles (1973) ... (written by)
  Star Trek (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (written by - 1 episode, 1967) (rewrite - 1 episode, 1967)
- The Cloud Minders (1969) ... (story)
- The Trouble with Tribbles (1967) ... (written by)
- I, Mudd (1967) ... (rewrite - uncredited)
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In 1972 and 73, Gerrold published nine books: two non-fiction books about Star Trek (1966), an anthology, a short story collection, and five novels. The novels were Yesterday's Children (the first Star Wolf novel), When Harlie Was One (1972 Hugo and Nebula award nominee), The Man Who Folded Himself (1973 Hugo and Nebula award ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

N. Ward
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Personal Quote:

They denied they were doing a tribble sequel over and over and over, and I kept hearing the rumours, over and over and over.

Finally they announced it, and I picked up the phone and called Rick Berman. I said, "Rick I just got a phone call from [someone], and they want an interview and I told them I'd get back to them. It would be really embarrassing for you guys if I said Paramount hasn't told me... See more »

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In 1992, Gerrold adopted an 8-year-old boy named Sean. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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