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Jack Horkheimer (1938–2010)

Jack Horkheimer was born on June 11, 1938 in Randolph, Wisconsin, USA as Foley Arthur Horkheimer. He was a writer and producer, known for Star Gazers (1976), The Force Beyond (1977) and Star of Bethlehem: A Mystery Revealed (1988). He died on August 20, 2010 in Miami, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 72) in Miami, Florida, USA

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Star Gazers Writer
The Force Beyond Director, Space Transit Planetarium, Miami


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  Star Gazers (TV Series documentary) (writer - 20 episodes, 1986 - 2010) (created by - 4 episodes, 2015 - 2019)
- Andromeda's Father! (2019) ... (creator)
- Which Night is the Lunar Eclipse? (2019) ... (creator)
- Meet the Orion Family (2015) ... (creator)
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 2015-2017 Star Gazers (TV Series documentary) (created by - 15 episodes)
- Mars and Venus Meet Again! (2017) ... (created by - as Jack F. Horkheimer)
- The Venus-Saturn Super Scootchie! (2016) ... (created by)
- Saturn, Simply the Best (2015) ... (created by)
- Connecting the Dots the Star Gazers Way! (2015) ... (created by)
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 2020 The Sky Above Us with James Albury (TV Series) (dedicated to - 15 episodes)
- The Blue Pumpkin Moon (2020) ... (dedicated to)
- Martian Opposition (2020) ... (dedicated to)
- The Two Horses (2020) ... (dedicated to)
- The Center of the Galaxy (2020) ... (dedicated to)
- Moons, Mars and Meteors! (2020) ... (dedicated to)
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 1988 Star of Bethlehem: A Mystery Revealed (TV Movie)
Self - Host
 1977 The Force Beyond (Documentary)
Director, Space Transit Planetarium, Miami

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Alternate Names:

Jack F. Horkheimer | Jack Foley Horkheimer

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[Catchphrase with which he opened each episode of Star Gazers (1976)]: Greetings, greetings, fellow star gazers! See more »


Suffered from congenital lung disease that went undiagnosed until he was 18 and left him in tremendous pain. His lungs continued to deteriorate, and in 1964, he moved to Miami, expecting he would soon die. A chance meeting with an astronomer and a visit to a planetarium gave him a new lease on life. He soon went to work for what became the Miami Space Transit Planetarium, serving as its director ... See more »


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