Rod Serling

(1924-–1975)

Rod Serling was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator best known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his SF anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone.

He was active in politics, both on and off the screen, and helped form television industry standards. He was known as the "angry young man" of Hollywood, clashing with television executives and sponsors over a wide range of issues including censorship, racism, and war.

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See also http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/serling_rod

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