Controversial producer, showrunner, and author of the Star Trek franchise who received a Primetime Emmy nomination in 1994. He created his first tv series THE BEST Blue Marble in 1977. He was mentored by Superstar Trek originator Gene Roddenberry and overran the franchise upon the latter’s loss of life, overseeing four effective series and many movies. He wedded Elizabeth Berman. The few had three kids: Tom, Eddie, and Molly. He created the film Superstar Trek: Initial Contact, which starred Patrick Stewart .