TV Writers List of The Outer Limits Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for The Outer Limits, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for The Outer Limits. Staff writers as well as guest writers for The Outer Limits are included when available, along with more information about each The Outer Limits writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of The Outer Limits, then this writing staff from The Outer Limits should be studied closely.

List is made up of many different writers, including Stephen King and George R. R. Martin.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for The Outer Limits?”

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A L Katz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
A L Katz A L Katz is a screenwriter, television and film producer.

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A. E. van Vogt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 88 (1912-2000) Alfred Elton van Vogt was a Canadian-born science fiction author regarded as one of the most popular, influential and complex science fiction writers of the mid-twentieth century: the ...more

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Alan Brennert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 64 Alan Brennert is a American author, television producer and screenwriter. Brennert has lived in Southern California since 1973 and completed graduate work in screenwriting at the University of ...more

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Alan Katz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Alan Katz

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Ali Marie Matheson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Ali Marie Matheson is a screenwriter and television producer.

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Allan Balter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 56 (1925-1981) Allan Balter is a television producer and screenwriter.

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Allan Eastman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 70 Haldon Darryl Allan Eastman is a Canadian television director and executive producer. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Eastman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba in ...more

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Ann Lewis Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Ann Lewis Hamilton is an American television producer and writer. She worked in both capacities on Thirtysomething. She was nominated for two Emmy Awards in 1991 for her work on the show; one ...more

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Anthony Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 90 Anthony Lawrence is a screenwriter, television producer and actor.

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Bill Froehlich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers

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Bill S. Ballinger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 68 (1912-1980) Bill S. Ballinger was a prolific American author and screenwriter. He was educated at the University of Wisconsin and was an associate professor of writing at the California State University ...more

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Brad Markowitz is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Brad Markowitz Brad Markowitz is a TV producer and screenwriter.

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Brad Wright is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 57 Brad Wright is a Canadian television producer, screenwriter and actor. He is best known as the creator or co-creator of the television series Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate ...more

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Carleton Eastlake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Carleton Eastlake is a television producer and screenwriter.

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Chris Brancato is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 56 Chris Brancato is a Hollywood writer and producer of several films and television programs. Brancato grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey and graduated from Teaneck High School. He subsequently ...more

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Chris Dickie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Chris Dickie

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Chris Ruppenthal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Chris Ruppenthal is a screenwriter and television producer.

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Clifford D. Simak is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 84 (1904-1988) Clifford Donald Simak was an American science fiction writer. He was honored by fans with three Hugo Awards and by colleagues with one Nebula Award. The Science Fiction Writers of America made ...more

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Daniel B. Ullman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 61 (1918-1979) Daniel B. Ullman was a screenwriter.

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Dan Wright is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Dan Wright age 41 Jonathan Daniel Wright is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of four seasons in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox. Wright grew up in Batesville, Arkansas ...more

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Danny McBride is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 42 Daniel Richard "Danny" McBride is an American actor, producer, screenwriter and stand-up comedian.

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David Alexander is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
David Alexander David Alexander is a screenwriter.

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David Braff is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
David Braff is a screenwriter, film and television producer.

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David Duncan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 86 (1913-1999) David Duncan was an American screenwriter and novelist. He began writing professionally at the age of 33 after about ten years in government. His screenwriting career began in 1953 with the ...more

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David Kemper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 71 David Kemper is an American rock drummer. He was a long-time member of both the Jerry Garcia Band and Bob Dylan's band. He was with the Jerry Garcia Band for the last eleven years of Garcia's ...more

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David Schow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 63 David J. Schow is an American author of horror novels, short stories, and screenplays. His credits include films such as The Crow and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. Most of Schow's ...more

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David Shore is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 59 David Shore is a Canadian writer, and former lawyer, best known for his work writing and producing in television. Shore became known for his work on Family Law, NYPD Blue and Due South, also ...more

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Dean Riesner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 84 (1918-2002) Dean Riesner was a prolific American film and television writer. Riesner's father, Charles Reisner, was a German American silent film director, and Dean began acting in films at the age of five. ...more

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Donald S. Sanford is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 93 (1918-2011) Donald S. Sanford was an American television, radio and film screenwriter. Sanford was known for his work on numerous television series, as well as his role as the author of the screenplay for ...more

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Duncan Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Duncan Kennedy age 76 Duncan Kennedy is the Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence at Harvard Law School and a founder of critical legal studies as movement and school of thought.

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Eando Binder is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Eando Binder Died at 61 (1904-1965) Eando Binder is a pen-name used by two mid-20th-century science fiction authors, Earl Andrew Binder and his brother Otto Binder. The name is derived from their first initials. Under the Eando ...more

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Ed Adamson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers

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Ellis St. Joseph is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 82 (1911-1993) Ellis St. Joseph is a writer.

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Eric Estrin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers

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Eric Morris is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 84 Eric Morris is an American acting teacher and actor who founded his own theory of acting based on the works of Lee Strasberg and Martin Landau. Morris lives with his wife in Los Angeles and ...more

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Erik Saltzgaber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Erik Saltzgaber Erik Saltzgaber is a screenwriter.

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Francis Cockrell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 81 (1834-1915) Francis Marion Cockrell was a Confederate military commander and American politician from the state of Missouri. He served as a United States Senator from Missouri for five terms. He was a ...more

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George R. R. Martin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 70 George Raymond Richard Martin, often referred to as GRRM, is an American novelist and short story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television ...more

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Grady Hall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Grady Hall Grady Hall is a special effects artist.

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Grant Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Grant Rosenberg is a writer and producer who has worked on such television series as Bitten, Lost Girl, XIII-The Series, Fear Itself, Eureka, Masters of Science Fiction, Masters Of Horror, The ...more

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Harlan Ellison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 84 Harlan Jay Ellison is an American writer. His principal genre is speculative fiction. His published works include over 1,700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, comic book scripts, teleplays, ...more

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Hart Hanson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 61 Hart Hanson is an American-born television writer and producer. His family moved to Canada when he was a child. He received a B.A. from the University of Toronto and a MFA from the University of ...more

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Ib Melchior is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
age 101 Ib Jørgen Melchior was a novelist, short-story writer, film producer, film director, and screenwriter of low-budget American science fiction movies, most of them released by American ...more

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James Crocker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers

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Jeff King is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Jeff F. King is a Canadian screenwriter, television producer and film director. King served as co-executive and then executive producer for the Canadian television series Due South and was the ...more

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Jeffrey Hirschfield is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Jeffrey Hirschfield is co-developer of the international cult science fiction series Lexx. He wrote for three of its four seasons and voiced the character of the robot head 790. Hirschfield is ...more

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Jerome B. Thomas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Jerome B. Thomas

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Jerome Ross is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 101 (1911-2012) Jerome Ross was an award winning screenwriter.

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Jerry Sohl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers
Died at 89 (1913-2002) Gerald Allan Sohl Sr. was an American scriptwriter for The Twilight Zone, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Outer Limits, Star Trek: The Original Series, and other shows. He also wrote novels, ...more

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Joel Metzger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of The Outer Limits Writers