Jerome Bixby, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jerome Bixby

American short story writer, editor and scriptwriter

Date of Birth: 11-Jan-1923

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Death: 28-Apr-1998

Profession: screenwriter, writer, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Jerome Bixby

  • Drexel Jerome Lewis Bixby (January 11, 1923 – April 28, 1998) was an American short story writer and scriptwriter.
  • He wrote the 1953 story "It's a Good Life" which was the basis for a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone and which was included in Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983).
  • He also wrote four episodes for the Star Trek series: "Mirror, Mirror", "Day of the Dove", "Requiem for Methuselah", and "By Any Other Name".
  • With Otto Klement, he co-wrote the story upon which the science fiction movie Fantastic Voyage (1966), television series, and novel by Isaac Asimov were based.
  • Bixby's final produced or published work so far was the screenplay for the 2007 science fiction film The Man from Earth. He also wrote many westerns and used the pseudonyms Jay Lewis Bixby, D.
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