Gene Roddenberry

1921 - 1991

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Eugene Wesley Roddenberry Sr. (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer, and creator of Star Trek: The Original Series, its sequel spin-off series Star Trek: The Animated Series, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, where his father was a police officer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Roddenberry has received more than 4,533,654 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Gene Roddenberry is the 11th most popular producer (down from 9th in 2019), the 1,548th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,519th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Gene Roddenberry ranks 11 out of 89Before him are Simon Cowell, Jerry Bruckheimer, Phil Spector, Rick Rubin, Aaron Spelling, and David O. Selznick. After him are René Angélil, Louis B. Mayer, Albert R. Broccoli, Branko Lustig, Samuel Goldwyn, and Joel Silver.

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Among people born in 1921, Gene Roddenberry ranks 87Before him are Herta Bothe, Stein Rokkan, Dirk Bogarde, Raymond Goethals, Iris Apfel, and Mary Douglas. After him are Yuri Nikulin, Chris Marker, Jean-Marie Balestre, Mary Jackson, Farida of Egypt, and George Roy Hill. Among people deceased in 1991, Gene Roddenberry ranks 49Before him are Ivan Kozhedub, Richard Stone, Mohammed Abdel Wahab, George Stigler, Gene Tierney, and Jerzy Kosiński. After him are Salvador Luria, James Irwin, Princess Ileana of Romania, Shapour Bakhtiar, William Heinesen, and Vilém Flusser.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Roddenberry ranks 1,548 out of 15,968Before him are James Oliver Curwood (1878), Joseph Losey (1909), Avery Brundage (1887), Henry Rollins (1961), Ben Carson (1951), and Temple Grandin (1947). After him are Thornton Wilder (1897), Sonny Bono (1935), Michelle Rodriguez (1978), Cybill Shepherd (1950), Lisa Ann (1972), and George Davis Snell (1903).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Gene Roddenberry ranks 8Before him are Harvey Weinstein (1952), Jerry Bruckheimer (1943), Phil Spector (1939), Rick Rubin (1963), Aaron Spelling (1923), and David O. Selznick (1902). After him are Albert R. Broccoli (1909), Joel Silver (1952), Darryl F. Zanuck (1902), Irving Thalberg (1899), Dick Wolf (1946), and Fred Quimby (1886).