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Paul Schneider, American Writer. Member Writers Guild American (chairman violence committee 1980-1981), Harvard Alumni Association, Democrats for Action.

Background

Schneider, Paul was born on August 4, 1923 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Solomon Peter and Rose (Levine) Schneider.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1945.

Career

He is probably best remembered for two episodes of the original Star Trek series: "Balance of Terror" and "The Squire of Gothos". The first of these introduced the Romulans - which became one of the main alien races in the Star Trek universe. The second episode introduces a "Q" like lifeform which terrorizes the crew.

He also wrote the episode "The Terratin Incident" for the animated Star Trek series. Schneider wrote for several other films and television series, including Mr. Magoo, Bonanza, Ironside, The Six Million Dollar Man and Buck Rogers in the 25th Century.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer: (television) Star Trek, 1954-1985, Bonanza, 1954-1985, Marcus Welby, Doctor of Medicine 1954-1985, (movies) The Looters, 1957, Ride the Wind, 1966, (plays) Effigy, 1983, Acrimonious, 1962.

Membership

Member Writers Guild American (chairman violence committee 1980-1981), Harvard Alumni Association, Democrats for Action.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, mountain trails, travel, Zen.

Connections

Married Margaret Flood Perrin, April 10, 1951. Children: Peggy Lee, Peter Lincoln, Annual.

father:
Solomon Peter Schneider

mother:
Rose (Levine) Schneider

spouse:
Margaret Flood Perrin

children:
Peggy Lee Schneider

Annual Schneider

Peter Lincoln Schneider