Terry Nation

Terry Nation

writer, script and continuity department, producer

Terry Nation was born on Aug 08, 1930 in UK. Terry Nation's big-screen debut came with What a Whopper directed by Gilbert Gunn in 1961. Terry Nation is known for Lego Dimensions directed by James McLoughlin, Will Arnett stars as Batman (The Lego Movie) and Sean Astin as Samwise 'Sam' Gamgee. The most recent award Terry Nation achieved is Writers' Guild of Great Britain. The upcoming new movie Terry Nation plays is And Soon the Darkness which will be released on Mar 27, 2017.

Before becoming a film scriptwriter, Terry Nation was a prolific writer of UK television scripts in both the action and science fiction genres. His scripts are noted for their depth, i.e. they usually have many sub-plots as well as the main plot. As a writer on the BBC's Docteur Who (1963) series, he created the Daleks, the mechanical monsters who plan universal domination. On Earth they would constantly be planning to 'exterminate' all humans. Nation also created Survivors (1975) and Blake's 7 (1978) for the BBC.

  • Birthday

    Aug 08, 1930
  • Place of Birth

    Cardiff, Wales, UK

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Writers' Guild of Great Britain
Best Childrens' Drama Script
Winner - Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award