Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry

writer, producer, additional crew

Gene Roddenberry was born on Aug 19, 1921 in USA. Gene Roddenberry's big-screen debut came with Pretty Maids All in a Row directed by Roger Vadim in 1971. Gene Roddenberry is known for Star Trek Into Darkness directed by J.J. Abrams, Leonard Nimoy stars as Spock Prime and Chris Pine as Kirk. Gene Roddenberry has got 10 awards and 8 nominations so far. The most recent award Gene Roddenberry achieved is Visual Effects Society Awards. The upcoming new movie Gene Roddenberry plays is Avalon Lost which will be released on Feb 02, 2019.

While in junior high school he became interested in science fiction and years later while reading a copy of 'Astounding Stories' when he was working as an airline pilot he decided to give it up and become a writer. He moved West and joined the Los Angeles police force to gain experience that would help him toward a writing career in Hollywood. He began selling scripts for television shows such as 'Dragnet' and 'Naked City'. He was head writer on 'Have Gun Will Travel' for two years winning the 'Writer's Guild Award' for 'Best Script. He created and produced 'The Lieutenant' followed by 3 years of the 'Star Trek' television series and produced the films 'Pretty Maids All in a Row', the first 'Star Trek' film and was executive consultant on the following two.

  • Birthday

    Aug 19, 1921
  • Place of Birth

    El Paso, Texas, USA

Known For


10 wins & 8 nominations

Visual Effects Society Awards
Winner - Hall of Fame
Guinness World Record Award
Longest running video game franchise
Winner - Guinness World Record
Star Trek (1971)
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