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List of The Twilight Zone Writers

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?”
  • Alan Brennert (born May 30, 1954 in Englewood, New Jersey) is an American author, television producer, and screenwriter. Brennert has lived in Southern California since 1973 and completed graduate ...more
  • Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as ...more
  • Anthony Lawrence is a screenwriter, television producer and actor.
  • Bernard Cutner Schoenfeld (August 17, 1907, Brooklyn – April 25, 1990) was a film screenwriter. He wrote for over twenty films and television series including Phantom Lady (1944), The Dark Corner ...more
  • Bradley Thompson is an American television writer and producer known for episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1996–1999), The Twilight Zone (2002–2003), Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009), CSI: ...more
  • Charles Beaumont (January 2, 1929 – February 21, 1967) was an American author of speculative fiction, including short stories in the horror and science fiction subgenres. He is remembered as a writer ...more
  • Chip Duncan (born January 3, 1955) is an American filmmaker, author, and photographer, known principally for documentaries on history, current affairs, travel, and natural history. He is also ...more
  • Christy Marx (born c. 1952) is an American screenwriter, author, and game designer, best known for her work on various TV series including Jem, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Conan the Adventurer, ...more
  • David Gerrold (born January 24, 1944) is an American science fiction screenwriter and novelist. He wrote the script for the original Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles", created the ...more
  • David Weddle is an American television writer and producer known for episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1996–1999), The Twilight Zone (2002–2003), Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009), CSI: Crime ...more
  • Delree Todd is a hair stylist.
  • Donald Todd is an award-winning screenwriter and television producer.
  • Dusty Kay is a television producer, screenwriter, and an actor.
  • E. Jack Neuman was a screenwriter and film producer.
  • Earl Henry Hamner Jr. (July 10, 1923 – March 24, 2016) was an American television writer and producer (sometimes credited as Earl Hamner), best known for his work in the 1970s and 1980s on the ...more
  • George Clayton Johnson (July 10, 1929 – December 25, 2015) was an American science fiction writer, best known for co-writing with William F. Nolan the novel Logan's Run, the basis for the MGM 1976 ...more
  • George Raymond Richard Martin (born George Raymond Martin, September 20, 1948), also known as GRRM, is an American novelist and short story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, ...more
  • Gregory Dale "Greg" Bear (born August 20, 1951) is an American writer and illustrator best known for science fiction. His work has covered themes of galactic conflict (Forge of God books), artificial ...more
  • Hans Anthony Beimler (born July 10, 1953) is an American television writer and producer, known for his work on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He has collaborated frequently with producer Richard Manning.
  • Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality. ...more
  • Henry Slesar (June 12, 1927 – April 2, 2002) was an American author, playwright, and copywriter. He is famous for his use of irony and twist endings. After reading Slesar's "M Is for the Many" in ...more
  • I Sing the Body Electric! is a 1969 collection of short stories by Ray Bradbury. The book takes its name from an included short story of the same title, which in turn took the title from a poem by ...more
  • Ira Steven Behr (born October 23, 1953) is an American television producer and screenwriter, most known for his work on Star Trek, especially Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, on which he served as ...more