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Gene Roddenberry
Gene Roddenberry
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Name Gene Roddenberry
Aliases Eugene Wesley Roddenberry; Great Bird of the Galaxy
Roles Producer
Writer
Place of birth El Paso, Texas
Gender Male
Date of birth August 19th, 1921
Date of death October 24th, 1991
First appearance Star Trek: The Cage


Eugene Wesley Roddenberry was an American television producer, series creator and writer. He is best known for his work in the science fiction genre, specifically the creation of the Star Trek franchise.


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  • Has been affectionately referred to by members of the fan community as well as industry professionals as "The Great Bird of the Galaxy".
  • Was married to actress/producer Majel Barrett from December 29th, 1969 until his death. The two were married two days after the finalization of his divorce from his first wife Eileen Anita Rexroat.
  • Was one of the first five people to have their ashes released in outer space.

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