Gene Roddenberry bio

Birth Name: Eugene Wesley Roddenberry

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: El Paso

Date Of Birth: August19, 1921

Date Of Death: October 24, 1991

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Gene Roddenberry was born on the 19th of August, 1921. He was popular for being a Novelist. Legendary creator of the original Star Trek series, which spawned over ten films. The popular show also led to the creation of several spin-off series, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager.

Gene Roddenberry was born in El Paso. He attended Los Angeles City College, where he studied to be a policeman. He also joined the U.S. Air Force and received the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery in combat. Finally, he worked as a commercial pilot for Pan-Am before beginning his screenwriting career. He was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame because of the huge success of the Star Trek series.

Gene Roddenberry was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gene Roddenberry was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Eugene Wesley Roddenberry is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Gene’s Eugene Wesley Roddenberry attended Franklin High School and Los Angeles City College.


Gene Roddenberry’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gene Roddenberry’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Gene Roddenberry kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Gene Roddenberry was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
NICKNAME:Robert Wesley, The Great Bird of the Galaxy
RELIGION:Secular Humanist
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Gene Roddenberry was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Gene Roddenberry was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Gene Roddenberry had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Gene Roddenberry’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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