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Rod Serling

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Birthday
25, 1924
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY
Death Date
Jun 28, 1975 (50)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
25, 1924
Birthplace
Syracuse, NY
Death Date
Jun 28, 1975 (50)

About

Screenwriter and director best known for creating and hosting the original Twilight Zone TV anthology series. He was an outspoken political activist and a visible anti-war protestor throughout his lifetime. 

Before Fame

He put on plays with neighborhood children on the stage his father built in their basement. He began his career as a writer and actor in radio.

Trivia

He created the television series Night Gallery, which aired on NBC from 1969 to 1973.

Family Life

He married Carol Serling on July 31, 1948. They had two daughters, Jodi and Anne. 

Associated With

His signature series was revived as The New Twilight Zone in 1985. For the third season in 1988, J. Michael Straczynski scripted the episode Our Selena Is Dying.

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