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Gene Roddenberry Net Worth
Net Worth:
$500 Million
Date of Birth
August 19, 1921
Place of Birth
El Paso
Profession
Television Producer, Writer, Actor, Futurist, Pilot, Screenwriter, Police officer, Film Producer

Gene Roddenberry Net Worth: Gene Roddenberry was an American television screenwriter, producer and futurist who had a net worth of $500 million. Gene Roddenberry was born August 19, 1921 in El Paso Texas. He created the original Star Trek television series and the Star Trek science fiction franchise. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II and worked as a commercial pilot after the war. He later followed in his father's footsteps and joined the LAPD (Los Angeles Police Department) to provide for his family, during which time he also began to focus on writing scripts for television. His experience at the LAPD proved helpful in writing realistic scripts (under the pseudonym Robert Wesley at the time) for the television series Highway Patrol and the TV and radio versions of Have Gun—Will Travel. He next created the Star Trek series, which lasted for 79 episodes. Sticking with the science fiction theme, he worked as a writer and producer for the TV movies Genesis II, Planet Earth and The Questor Tapes. On September 4, 1986, Roddenberry became the first writer/producer to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1990, he was honored with the Jack Benny Memorial Award of lifetime achievement by the March of Dimes. Eugene Wesley Roddenberry died from a cardiopulmonary arrest on October 24, 1991.

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Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry

Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry was an American television screenwriter, producer, and futurist. He is best known for creating the original Star Trek television series and thus the Star Trek science fiction franchise. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angel...
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Date of Birth
  • August 19, 1921
Nicknames
  • Robert Wesley
  • Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry
  • Great Bird of the Galaxy
  • Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
  • Roddenberry, Gene
  • The Great Bird of the Galaxy
Height
  • 6 ft (1.85 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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