Rod Serling (December 1924 – June 1975) was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer who narrated the television show, The Twilight Zone.

In 1959, this classic series premiered on CBS. Serling was not only the narrator; but, he was also the creator of the show. Originally, Serling wanted Orson Welles to be the narrator, but the show could not meet his salary demands. Serling contributed 73% of the scripts in the first two seasons of the show. The show ran for five years and 156 episodes; it was cancelled in 1964.

Also, did you know that The Twilight Zone also featured three Trekkies in it? Yes, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and George Takei all made it onto the show, The Twilight Zone.

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