David Gerrold

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(January 24, 1944 —)

David Gerrold (born in Chicago, Illinois) is a SF novelist and screenwriter known for his script for the popular original Star Trek episode "The Trouble with Tribbles," for creating the Sleestak race on the TV series Land of the Lost, and for his novelette, "The Martian Child," which won both Hugo and Nebula awards, and was adapted into a 2007 motion picture.

He is the author of over 50 books, several hundred articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes.

His juvenile SF novel, Jumping off the Planet, received the 2001 Hal Clement Young Adult Award for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Literature.

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Also involved: - 1968 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 1973 Best Novel Hugo - 1974 Best Novel Hugo - 1995 Best Novelette Hugo - Barry B. Longyear - Coastcon 31 - DucKon 10 - Equicon '74 - Equicon '75 - Equicon '76 - Equicon '85 - Equicon '87 - Fantasiae - Knights - LASFS - LepreCon 1 - Marcon 54 - Nebula Awards - OASIS 21 - Trumpet - Vul-Con (NOLA) - Who Killed Science Fiction?

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