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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 4,994,388 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Gene Roddenberry is the 14th most popular producer (down from 11th in 2019), the 1,744th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,547th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Producer.

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Among producers, Gene Roddenberry ranks 14 out of 89Before him are Jerry Bruckheimer, David O. Selznick, Simon Cowell, Louis B. Mayer, Albert R. Broccoli, and Joel Silver. After him are Aaron Spelling, William Fox, Samuel Goldwyn, Irving Thalberg, Toshio Suzuki, and Branko Lustig.

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Among people born in 1921, Gene Roddenberry ranks 90Before him are Chris Marker, Amin al-Hafiz, Thomas Schelling, John Money, Geoffrey Wilkinson, and James Clavell. After him are Murray Bookchin, Françoise Gilot, Oskar Gröning, Mary Douglas, Raymond Goethals, and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld. Among people deceased in 1991, Gene Roddenberry ranks 55Before him are Ralph Bellamy, George Stigler, W. Arthur Lewis, Lee Remick, Eric Carr, and Henri de Lubac. After him are Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Alfonso García Robles, Aladár Gerevich, Sergey Akhromeyev, Demetrios I of Constantinople, and Boris Pugo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Roddenberry ranks 1,744 out of 18,182Before him are James Patterson (1947), Alan Alda (1936), Lee Majors (1939), Edward Tatum (1909), Tony Burton (1937), and Leland H. Hartwell (1939). After him are Eric Schmidt (1955), Murray Bookchin (1921), Jeffrey DeMunn (1947), Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Mahalia Jackson (1911), and Glenn Frey (1948).

Among PRODUCERS In United States

Among producers born in United States, Gene Roddenberry ranks 9Before him are Phil Spector (1939), Rick Rubin (1963), Jerry Bruckheimer (1943), David O. Selznick (1902), Albert R. Broccoli (1909), and Joel Silver (1952). After him are Aaron Spelling (1923), Irving Thalberg (1899), Darryl F. Zanuck (1902), Dick Wolf (1946), Fred Quimby (1886), and Don Simpson (1943).