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Michael Piller (1948–2005)

Michael went to school in New York before taking a creative writing course. The professor for this course told everyone, "There are enough bad writers out there. There needn't be anymore". Michael recalls that the professor would rip up his writing and he would be so broken-hearted. This professor eventually chased him into journalism, where ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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  Wildfire (TV Series) (49 episodes, 2005 - 2008) (story - 2 episodes, 2005) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2005)
- The Ties That Bind: Part 2 (2008) ... (creator)
- The Ties That Bind: Part I (2008) ... (creator)
- Being Mrs. Junior (2008) ... (creator)
- The Comeback (2008) ... (creator)
- Vows (2008) ... (creator)
  Stephen King's Dead Zone (TV Series) (71 episodes, 2002 - 2007) (story - 8 episodes, 2002 - 2003) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 2002 - 2003)
- Denouement (2007) ... (creator)
- Ambush (2007) ... (creator)
- Exile (2007) ... (creator)
- Drift (2007) ... (creator)
- Transgressions (2007) ... (creator)
 2002 Star Trek: Voyager - The Arcade Game (Video Game) (creator)
 2002 The Dead Zone (Video) (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
  Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (161 episodes, 1995 - 2001) (teleplay - 7 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (written by - 2 episodes, 1996) (story - 1 episode, 1995)
- Endgame (2001) ... (creator)
- Renaissance Man (2001) ... (creator)
- Homestead (2001) ... (creator)
- Natural Law (2001) ... (creator)
- Friendship One (2001) ... (creator)
  Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (159 episodes, 1993 - 1999) (teleplay - 9 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (story - 6 episodes, 1993 - 1994) (written by - 1 episode, 1993)
- What You Leave Behind (1999) ... (creator)
- The Dogs of War (1999) ... (creator)
- Extreme Measures (1999) ... (creator)
- Tacking Into the Wind (1999) ... (creator)
- When It Rains... (1999) ... (creator)
 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection (screenplay) / (story)
  Legend (TV Series) (10 episodes, 1995) (written by - 2 episodes, 1995)
- Skeletons in the Closet (1995) ... (creator)
- Clueless in San Francisco (1995) ... (creator)
- Fall of a Legend (1995) ... (creator)
- Revenge of the Herd (1995) ... (creator)
- Bone of Contention (1995) ... (creator)
 1993 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine': Behind the Scenes (Video documentary) (creator)
  Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (teleplay - 8 episodes, 1989 - 1992) (story - 5 episodes, 1989 - 1992) (written by - 3 episodes, 1989 - 1990)
- Rascals (1992) ... (story)
- Time's Arrow: Part 1 (1992) ... (teleplay)
- The Perfect Mate (1992) ... (teleplay)
- The Masterpiece Society (1992) ... (teleplay)
- Unification II (1991) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The All American (1989) ... (writer)
- Death Do Us Part (1989) ... (writer)
- The Way Home (1989) ... (writer)
  Miami Vice (TV Series) (excerpts - 1 episode, 1988) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- A Bullet for Crockett (1988) ... (excerpts - uncredited)
- Child's Play (1987) ... (teleplay)
 1988 Probe (TV Series) (writer)
 1987 Sidekicks (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Next Best Thing to Winning (1987) ... (written by)
  Simon & Simon (TV Series) (written by - 9 episodes, 1982 - 1986) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (story - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree (1986) ... (written by)
- Act Five (1986) ... (written by)
- A Significant Obsession (1986) ... (teleplay)
- Reunion at Alcatraz (1985) ... (written by)
- Love and/or Marriage (1985) ... (written by)
 1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Enos's Last Chance (1983) ... (story)
 1983 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Grandest Jewel Thief of Them All (1983) ... (written by)
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