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Summary Article: Serling, (Edward) Rod(man)
From Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

(born Dec. 25, 1924, Syracuse, N.Y., U.S.—died June 28, 1975, Rochester, N.Y.) U.S. television writer and producer. He began his career in radio but soon shifted to television, becoming a freelance screenwriter in 1953. He wrote teleplays for series such as Kraft Television Theater, Studio One, and Playhouse 90, including Requiem for a Heavyweight (1956, Emmy Award). He created, narrated, and was the main writer of the famous supernatural series The Twilight Zone (1959–65) and narrated the similar series Night Gallery (1970–73). He also wrote screenplays, often based on his television scripts, such as Patterns (1956) and The Rack (1956). He was coauthor of The Planet of the Apes (1968).

Birth Place: Syracuse, New York, United States

Death Place: Rochester, New York, United States

Name: Serling, Rod or Rod Serling

Gender: male

Nationality: American

Activity: American writer

Keywords: “Twilight Zone, The”, American, “Patterns”, “Planet of the Apes”, screenwriting, motion picture, “Rank and File, The”, New York, Syracuse, television, Rod Serling, “Rack, The”, “Town Has Turned to Dust, A”, Serling, Rod, “Requiem for a Heavyweight”, “Rod Serling’s Night Gallery”, Rochester

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