Producer, Rod Serling, was born Rodman Edward Serling on Dec 25, 1924 in Syracuse, NY. Serling died at the age of 50 on Jun 28, 1975 in Rochester, NY .
Rod Serling was an American screenwriter and television writer/producer most famously known for his high-quality live television dramas of the 1950s (including Patterns and Requiem for a Heavyweight which were both later made into feature films) -- and, of course, for his hugely popular science fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959-1964 and, again, for countless years via syndication. Other notable works include the screenplays for the political thriller Seven Days in May (1964) and Planet of the Apes (1968) which spawned a successful movie franchise and was inducted into the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress in 2001. He also wrote and produced the Night Gallery horror/fantasy television series (1979-1973) and was narrator for the US version of the Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau TV series (28 episodes, 1968-1974).(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).
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