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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: The Next Generation (1987), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). 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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Book: "Star Trek the Motion Picture" novelization. NOTE: This was his only novelization. See more »

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

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Robert Wesley


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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[on his first meeting with Leonard Nimoy] If I ever do a science-fiction show, I'm going to put pointed ears on him and use him. See more »


During his years in the LAPD, he was the spokesman of LAPD Chief W.H. Parker. See more »


Many of his antagonists are portayed as good individuals taken over by fanaticism See more »


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