Gene Roddenberry was born on August 19, 1921, in his parents' rented home in El Paso, Texas, the first child of Eugene Edward Roddenberry and Caroline "Glen" (née Golemon) Roddenberry. The family moved to Los Angeles in 1923 after Gene's father passed the Civil Service test and was given a police commission there.
Gene Roddenberry, Writer: Star Trek. 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 carer in Hollywod. He ...
- Writer, Producer, Additional Crew
- October 24, 1991
- August 19, 1921
Father of actress Dawn Roddenberry and Darleen Anita Roddenberry who died on October 29, 1995 in an automobile accident. Father, with Majel Barrett, of Rod Roddenberry. While meeting with George Takei about a role on Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), Gene accidentally pronounced George's last name "Ta-kei", which is similar to the word ...
- Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
- The Great Bird of the Galaxy
- August 19, 1921 in El Paso, Texas, USA
Gene Roddenberry filmography. Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American screenwriter and producer of several television series, best known for his work in creating the Star Trek franchise. He began a writing career while he was a Sergeant in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and his first ...
Feb 09, 2021 · Gene Roddenberry was also romantically linked to Majel Barrett, the actress who played “Number One” in the original, unaired Star Trek pilot episode, and later played Nurse Christine Chapel ...
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Sep 24, 2019 · Gene Roddenberry died in 1991, the 25th anniversary of Star Trek, and arguably the peak of the franchise's popularity. He was again almost universally acknowledged as a visionary upon his death, a man whose worth transcended that of the average television show writer.
Feb 03, 2021 · Roddenberry’s Son Issued a Statement About His Father & God. Rod Roddenberry, the son of Gene Roddenberry, went on the record in 2017 about the personal religious beliefs of his father. “To ...
- Tucker Archer
Sep 10, 2016 · Gene Roddenberry (far right) with Star Trek castmembers at a NASA event in 1976. (Photo: NASA) The progressive visionary behind ‘Star Trek’ was an insecure misogynistic hack.
Nov 30, 2011 · Gene Roddenberry’s Son Reveals Unhappy ‘Star Trek’ Family Life. Boldly going where no one has gone before, the Science Channel is premiering a new documentary, “Trek Nation,” Wednesday night. It looks at the 45-year “Star Trek” franchise from the point of view of its host and executive producer, Rod Roddenberry, son of Gene ...
- Lee Speigel
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