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Gene Roddenberry (1921–1991)


Gene Roddenberry was born on August 19, 1921 in El Paso, Texas, USA as Eugene Wesley Roddenberry. He was a writer and producer, known for Star Trek: Voyager (1995), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He was married to Majel Barrett and Eileen Anita Rexroat. He died on October 24, 1991 in Santa Monica, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Star Trek 3 (characters) (announced)
 2014 Star Trek: Renegades (TV Movie) (created by) (post-production)
 2004-2013 Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Kitumba (2013) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- The Child (2012) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Enemy: Starfleet! (2011) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Blood and Fire: Part Two (2009) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Blood and Fire: Part One (2008) ... (creator "Star Trek")
 2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (television series "Star Trek")
 2012 Star Trek: GENESIS (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Slave World (2012) ... (creator)
- Alone (2012) ... (creator)
 2009 Star Trek (television series "Star Trek")
 2007-2009 Star Trek: Odyssey (TV Mini-Series short) (7 episodes)
- The Immortal Loom (2009) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- On the Knees of the Gods (2009) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Keepers of the Wind (2008) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Vile Gods (2008) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- The Lotus Eaters (2008) ... (creator "Star Trek")
 2007 Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (Video) (creator)
 2007 Metrénský incident (Video) (creator "Star Trek")
 2006 Borg War (Video) (creator)
 2000-2005 Andromeda (TV Series) (110 episodes)
- The Heart of the Journey: Part 2 (2005) ... (creator)
- The Heart of the Journey: Part 1 (2005) ... (creator)
- Chaos and the Stillness of It (2005) ... (creator)
- One More Day's Light (2005) ... (creator)
- Quantum Tractate Delirium (2005) ... (creator)
 2001-2005 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (98 episodes)
- These Are the Voyages... (2005) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Terra Prime (2005) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Demons (2005) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- In a Mirror, Darkly: Part 2 (2005) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- In a Mirror, Darkly: Part 1 (2005) ... (creator "Star Trek")
 2002 Star Trek: Voyager - The Arcade Game (Video Game) (creator "Star Trek")
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis (television series Star Trek)
  Earth: Final Conflict (TV Series) (109 episodes, 1997 - 2002) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Final Conflict (2002) ... (creator)
- The Journey (2002) ... (creator)
- Street Wise (2002) ... (creator)
- Subversion (2002) ... (creator)
- Bad Genes (2002) ... (creator)
 2001 Star Trek: Armada II (Video Game) (creator "Star Trek")
 1995-2001 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (170 episodes)
- Endgame (2001) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Renaissance Man (2001) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Homestead (2001) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Natural Law (2001) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Friendship One (2001) ... (creator "Star Trek")
 2000 Star Trek: Hidden Frontier (TV Series short) (creator)
 1999 Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion (Video Game) (creator)
 1999 The Star Trek Encyclopedia (Video Game documentary) (creator "Star Trek")
 1999 Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments (TV Short) (creator "Star Trek")
 1993-1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series) (173 episodes)
- What You Leave Behind (1999) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- The Dogs of War (1999) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Extreme Measures (1999) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- Tacking Into the Wind (1999) ... (creator "Star Trek")
- When It Rains... (1999) ... (creator "Star Trek")
 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection (creator)
 1998 Star Trek the Experience: The Klingon Encounter (Short) (creator "Star Trek")
 1996 Star Trek: Borg (Video Game) (creator "Star Trek: The Next Generation", uncredited)
 1996 Star Trek: First Contact (television series Star Trek)
 1995 William Shatner's Star Trek Memories (Video documentary) (creator "Star Trek")
 1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation - Future's Past (Video Game) (characters)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations (television series Star Trek)
  Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (173 episodes, 1987 - 1994) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1987)
- All Good Things... (1994) ... (creator)
- Preemptive Strike (1994) ... (creator)
- Emergence (1994) ... (creator)
- Bloodlines (1994) ... (creator)
- Firstborn (1994) ... (creator)
 1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation (Video Game) (characters)
 1993 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine': Behind the Scenes (Video documentary) (creator "Star Trek")
 1991 Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (television series "Star Trek")
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Video Game) (creator)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (television series Star Trek)
  Star Trek (TV Series) (68 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (story - 6 episodes, 1966 - 1969) (written by - 5 episodes, 1966 - 1986) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1968 - 1969)
- The Cage (1986) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Turnabout Intruder (1969) ... (creator) / (story)
- All Our Yesterdays (1969) ... (creator)
- The Savage Curtain (1969) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Cloud Minders (1969) ... (creator)
 1984 Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (television series Star Trek)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (television series Star Trek)
 1979 Star Trek: The Motion Picture (television series Star Trek)
 1977 Spectre (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 1973-1974 Star Trek (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) ... (creator)
- How Sharper Than a Serpent's Tooth (1974) ... (creator)
- Albatross (1974) ... (creator)
- The Practical Joker (1974) ... (creator)
- Bem (1974) ... (creator)
 1974 Planet Earth (TV Movie) (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
 1974 The Questor Tapes (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1973 Genesis II (TV Movie) (written by)
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Girl in Boxcar #3 (1971) ... (story)
 1967 Police Story (TV Movie)
  The Lieutenant (TV Series) (26 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (writer - 2 episodes, 1963 - 1964) (written by - 1 episode, 1963)
- To Kill a Man (1964) ... (creator) / (writer)
- War Called Peace (1964) ... (creator)
- Mother Enemy (1964) ... (creator)
- Operation Actress (1964) ... (creator)
- Man with an Edge (1964) ... (creator)
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Run Away Home (1963) ... (story)
 1957-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series) (written by - 24 episodes)
- The Savages (1963) ... (written by)
- Cage at McNaab (1963) ... (written by)
- Trial at Tablerock (1962) ... (written by)
- Marshal of Sweetwater (1962) ... (written by)
- Taylor's Woman (1962) ... (written by)
 1963 The Lawbreakers (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes)
- The Michael Olds Story (1963) ... (adaptation)
 1962 G.E. True (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- V-Victor 5 (1962) ... (teleplay)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Rydecker Case (1962) ... (writer)
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Distant Thunder (1962) ... (written by)
 1962 A.P.O. 923 (TV Movie) (creator)
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- To Wear a Badge (1961) ... (story)
  Shannon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1961) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1961)
- The Pickup (1961) ... (writer)
- The Embezzler's Daughter (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Lesson (1961) ... (teleplay)
 1961 Whiplash (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Sarong (1961) ... (written by)
- The Actress (1961) ... (written by)
- Dutchman's Reef (1961) ... (written by)
- Episode in Bathurst (1961) ... (written by)
 1960 Wrangler (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Incident at the Bar M (1960) ... (writer)
 1960 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Sundance and the Black Widow (1960) ... (written by)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Escape (1960) ... (story)
  The Detectives (TV Series) (1 episode, 1960) (writer - 1 episode, 1960)
- Blue Fire (1960)
- Karate (1960) ... (writer)
  Jefferson Drum (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1958) (writer - 2 episodes, 1958)
- Stagecoach Episode (1958) ... (written by)
- The Post (1958) ... (written by)
- Madame Faro (1958) ... (writer)
- Law and Order (1958) ... (writer)
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Psychiatrist (1958) ... (written by)
  Boots and Saddles (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1958) (writer - 2 episodes, 1957)
- Rescue of the Stranger (1958) ... (written by)
- The Marquis of Donnybrook (1957) ... (writer)
- Prussian Farmers (1957) ... (writer)
- The Gatling Gun (1957) ... (written by)
 1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- The Perfect Alibi (1957) ... (adaptation)
 1956-1957 West Point (TV Series) (writer - 9 episodes)
- Dragoon Patrol (1957) ... (writer)
- Pressure (1957) ... (writer)
- The Drowning of the Gun (1957) ... (writer)
- The Command (1957) ... (writer)
- Jet Fight (1957) ... (writer)
 1957 True Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dream No More (1957)
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- So Short a Season (1957) ... (writer)
  Dr. Christian (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1957) (writer - 1 episode, 1957)
- The Philanthropist (1957) ... (written by)
- Bullet Wound (1957) ... (writer)
 1955-1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Oil Lease (1956) ... (screenplay)
- Prospector (1956) ... (screenplay - as Robert Wesley)
- Mental Patient (1956) ... (screenplay - as Robert Wesley)
- Human Bomb (1955) ... (screenplay - as Robert Wesley)
- Reformed Criminal (1955) ... (screenplay - as Robert Wesley)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Secret Weapon of 117 (1956) ... (written by)
  I Led 3 Lives (TV Series) (1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Radioactive (1956) ... (as Robert Wesley)
- Discredit Police (1956) ... (writer)
 1954 Mr. District Attorney (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Wife Killer (1954) ... (writer)
- Police Brutality (1954) ... (writer)
- Police Academy (1954) ... (writer)
- Patrol Boat (1954) ... (writer)
- Court Escape (1954) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

(1970s) Spoken-Word Album: "Inside Star Trek" featuring convention appearances and interviews by Roddenberry of actors and actual characters from the series Star Trek (1966). Reissued on CD with additional material in the 1990s. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Wesley

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A man either lives life as it happens to him, meets it head-on and licks it, or he turns his back on it and starts to wither away. See more »

Trivia:

In 1943 while a United States Army Air Corps pilot, he flew B-17 bombers during World War II, his plane crashed on takeoff because of a mechanical failure, killing two crew members. See more »

Trademark:

Often used colors to show authority (captains wore yellow, commanders wore blue, etc.) See more »

Nickname:

The Great Bird of the Galaxy

Star Sign:

Leo

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