Piller, Michael, 1948-2005

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Birth 1948-05-30
Death 2005-11-01
Americans

Biographical notes:

Michael Piller was born 30 May 1948 in Portchester, N.Y., and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1970 with a bachelor's degree in radio, television, and motion pictures. After a career as an Emmy Award-winning television news producer, Piller wrote for and produced Simon & Simon and other television shows. He was best known for his work as executive producer and writer for the series Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager, the latter two of which he helped create. After developing other shows, including The Dead Zone, Piller died in Los Angeles, Calif., on 1 November 2005.

From the guide to the Michael Piller Television Scripts, 1989-1996, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Michael Piller graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor's degree in radio, television, and motion pictures in 1970. He was best known for his work as executive producer and writer for the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," and "Star Trek: Voyager," the latter two of which he helped create.

From the description of Michael Piller television scripts, 1989-1996. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 294852928

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Subjects:

  • Television producers and directors
  • Television programs
  • Television writers

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