Eugene Wesley (genes) Roddenberry (* 19. August 1921 in El Paso, Texas; † 24. October 1991 in Santa Monica, California) was a film script author, a television and a film producer and a creator of the TV serial spaceship Enterprise (Star Trek). The series Andromeda and mission earth bar-saved by its widow Majel from its deduction to create.
Roddenberry visited briefly of Los Angeles town center the college. In the Second World War he was a pilot at the American Air Force, whereit B-17-Bomber flew. After the war he was until 1949 a pilot with a civilian airline. From 1949 to 1956 it was Sergeant at the police of Los Angeles. Since beginning of the 1950er it worked also as a free film script author and wrote film scripts for numerous US TV serials, and. A. Dragnet, Highway Patrol, Dr. Kildare, Naked town center and Have Gun, wants Travel.
Since beginning of the 1960ern it tried to accommodate its idea of star Trek with the American television stations,it lasted however up to 8. September 1966, until the first episode in the NBC was radiated - network. Star Trek reached into the Erstausstrahlung no particularly high ratingses and was several times short to be set off. The fans of the series,the Trekkies (in the English linguistic area also frequently Trekker) called itself, it ensured however by organized letter actions for the fact that the series continued to run until September 1969.
After genes Roddenberrys death became further of its ideasfilmed, like for example Andromeda and mission earth. In addition genes Roddenberry was one of first humans, who bestatten themselves in the universe left. See space Burial in the English Wikipedia.
In acknowledgment of the life's work of Roddenberry the IAU 1994 a Krater on Mars decided to designate genes after it. It lies on −49,9° broad and 4,5° length more marsianischer Coordinates and has a diameter of 140 km.
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|NAME||Roddenberry, Eugene Wesley|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Roddenberry, genes|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||film script author, television and film producer and creator of the TV serial spaceship Enterprise (star Trek)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||19. August 1921|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||El Paso, Texas, the USA|
|DYING DATE||24. October 1991|
|DYING PLACE||Santa Monica, California, the USA|