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List of The Twilight Zone Writers

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

List features writers like Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Bradbury and more!

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for The Twilight Zone?”
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    BirthplaceEnglewood, New Jersey

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenStargate Atlantis, L.A. Law, The Mississippi, The Outer Limits, Odyssey 5

    EpisodesDark Matters, One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty, A Small Talent for War, Dark Matters

    Alan Brennert (born May 30, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey) is an American author, television... more on Wikipedia
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    Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock

    Dec. at 81 (1899-1980)

    BirthplaceLeytonstone, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited States of America, United Kingdom, England

    Series WrittenThe Twilight Zone

    EpisodesFour O'Clock

    Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3

    BirthplaceHollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenDoc Elliot, The Long, Hot Summer, Ben Casey, Room 222

    EpisodesThe Clock Struck Twelve, Two Doves And Mr. Heron, Fire in a Sacred Fruit Tree, How To Dial A Murder, The Two for One Raid

    Anthony Lawrence is a screenwriter, television producer and actor.
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    Bernard C. Schoenfeld

    Dec. at 73 (1907-1980)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenAlfred Hitchcock Presents, Combat!, Johnny Staccato, 77 Sunset Strip, Shirley Temple's Storybook

    EpisodesA Better Bargain, Doughboy, The Terrible Clockman, Out There - Darkness, A Night With the Boys

    Bernard Cutner Schoenfeld (August 17, 1907, Brooklyn – April 25, 1990) was a film... more on Wikipedia
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    Bradley Thompson is an American television writer and producer known for episodes of Star... more on Wikipedia
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    Charles Beaumont

    Charles Beaumont

    Dec. at 38 (1929-1967)

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenAlfred Hitchcock Presents, Wanted: Dead or Alive, The Twilight Zone, Thriller, Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond

    EpisodesBrainwave, Living Doll, The Healing Woman, The New Exhibit, Long Distance Call

    Charles Beaumont (January 2, 1929 – February 21, 1967) was an American author of speculative... more on Wikipedia
  • 7

    Chip Duncan

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceShenandoah, Iowa

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Twilight Zone

    EpisodesKentucky Rye

    Chip Duncan (born January 3, 1955) is an American filmmaker, author, and photographer, known... more on Wikipedia
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    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenHypernauts, Conan the Adventurer, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Kong: The Animated Series, Mighty Max

    EpisodesSunfire, The Fantastic Mr. Frump, Blood Brother, Icons, Cat and Mouse

    Christy Marx (born c. 1952) is an American screenwriter, author, and game designer, best known... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    David Gerrold

    BirthplaceUSA, Chicago, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenStar Trek: Phase II, Logan's Run, Star Trek: The Original Series, Sliders, Land of the Lost

    EpisodesThe Sleestak God, I, Mudd, Blood and Fire, Part 1

    David Gerrold (born January 24, 1944) is an American science fiction screenwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    David Weddle is an American television writer and producer known for episodes of Star Trek:... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Delree Todd

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  • 13
    Donald Todd is an award-winning screenwriter and television producer.
  • 14

    Dusty Kay

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenEarly Edition, Roseanne, Once a Hero, James at 15, Good Times

    EpisodesKnocking Heads, Gabe's Story, Things Get Ugly, The Young and the Stoned, Mob Wife

    Dusty Kay is a television producer, screenwriter, and an actor.
  • 15

    E. Jack Neuman

    Dec. at 77 (1921-1998)

    BirthplaceOhio

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenPolice Story, Bonanza, Cain's Hundred, The Untouchables, Dr. Kildare

    EpisodesSlow Boy (1), The Long Goodbye, The Hopefuls, Gravida One, Slow Boy (2)

    E. Jack Neuman was a screenwriter and film producer.
  • 16
    Earl Hamner, Jr.

    BirthplaceSchuyler, Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenBoone, The Invaders, CBS Playhouse, Nanny and the Professor, The Waltons

    EpisodesA Walton Wedding, Stopover in a Quiet Town, The Wayward Bear Part 1, A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion, Jess-Belle

    Earl Henry Hamner Jr. (July 10, 1923 – March 24, 2016) was an American television writer and... more on Wikipedia
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    George Clayton Johnson

    BirthplaceWyoming, United States of America, Cheyenne, United States, with Territories

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenStar Trek: The Original Series, The Twilight Zone, Kung Fu, The Twilight Zone

    EpisodesA Penny for Your Thoughts, Nothing in the Dark, A Game of Pool, A Game of Pool, Kick the Can

    George Clayton Johnson (July 10, 1929 – December 25, 2015) was an American science fiction... more on Wikipedia
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    George R. R. Martin

    BirthplaceBayonne, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, Game of Thrones

    EpisodesThe Bear and the Maiden Fair, The Once and Future King, Blackwater, The Road Less Traveled, The Toys of Caliban

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    Greg Bear

    Greg Bear

    Age: 68

    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Twilight Zone

    EpisodesDead Run

    Gregory Dale "Greg" Bear (born August 20, 1951) is an American writer and illustrator best... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Hans Beimler
    Hans Anthony Beimler (born July 10, 1953) is an American television writer and producer, known... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Harlan Ellison

    Harlan Ellison

    Age: 85

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenThe Starlost, Star Trek: The Original Series, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Babylon 5, Ghost Story

    EpisodesCrazy as a Soup Sandwich, The Face of Helene Bournouw, Gramma, Shatterday, The Pieces of Fate Affair

    Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his... more on Wikipedia

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    Henry Slesar

    Henry Slesar

    Dec. at 75 (1927-2002)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenAlfred Hitchcock Presents, Garrison's Gorillas, The Twilight Zone, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Name of the Game

    EpisodesCop for a Day, The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross, The Horse Player, The Throwback, The Man in the Mirror

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  • 24
    I Sing the Body Electric
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  • 25

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Series WrittenStar Trek: The Next Generation, Once a Hero, Beyond Reality, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

    EpisodesCall to Arms, Fascination, The Executions of Grady Finch, Freak Nation, Ferengi Love Songs

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