Kenneth Biller

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Kenneth Biller
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Kenneth Biller at the Legend of the Seeker panel at San Diego Comic-Con in 2009
Occupation Television producer, writer, director
Years active 1992 – present

Kenneth Biller is a television producer, writer, director and editor. He has worked on a number of American television shows including Beverly Hills, 90210, Star Trek: Voyager, Legend of the Seeker and Perception. During his time on Voyager, he rose from executive story editor during the first season up to executive producer in the final series, and was responsible for writing the episode which introduced the Borg into the show.

Early life and education[edit]

Biller attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.[1]

Career[edit]

Biller's television career began in 1992 when he joined the crew of Beverly Hills, 90210 as an executive story editor. He also wrote for The X Files in 1993.[1]

In 1995, Biller joined the team at Star Trek: Voyager as an executive story editor. A year later, he became co-producer of the show and made producer a year after that. During the sixth season of the show he became co-executive producer, and was again promoted, this time to executive producer for Voyager's seventh and final season.[1] He received writing credits on several episodes of the show, and directed a number of episodes including "Revulsion" and "One".[1] Biller wrote the episode "Unity" which featured the first appearance of the alien species the Borg in Voyager, who had previously appeared in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and the movie Star Trek: First Contact.[2]

In 2008, he was linked with a series based on the Terry Goodkind fantasy novel series Wizard's First Rule.[3] This became the series Legend of the Seeker, which was created by ABC Studios for broadcast syndication. Biller worked as one of several executive producers, including Sam Raimi.[4] Biller has recently been writing for the TNT crime drama series Perception, including co-writing the pilot episode alongside fellow former Voyager writer Mike Sussman.[5][6] Biller and Sussman collaborated on the creation of the series.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Biller is married with one daughter and lives in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Filmography[edit]

List of production credits
Year Title Notes
1992 Beverly Hills, 90210 Writer (3 episodes), executive story editor (13 episodes)
1993 The X Files Writer "Eve"
1995 Hawkeye Writer "Fly with Me"
1995-2001 Star Trek: Voyager Writer (35 episodes), executive story editor (31 episodes), director (2 episodes), co-producer (36 episodes), producer (27 episodes), co-executive producer (26 episodes), supervising producer (26 episodes), executive producer (25 episodes)
1999 The Last Man on Planet Earth (TV movie) Writer, executive producer
2002 Dark Angel Director (2 episodes)
2002-2004 Smallville Writer (5 episodes), director (4 episodes), co-executive producer (44 episodes)
2004 North Shore Writer (2 episodes), director (2 episodes), co-executive producer (20 episodes)
2005-2006 E-Ring Writer (3 episodes), director "Acceptable Losses", co-executive producer (23 episodes)
2006-2007 Six Degrees Writer "Surstromming or a Slice", executive producer (12 episodes)
2008-2010 Legend of the Seeker Writer (26 episodes), executive producer (44 episodes)
2012-present Perception Writer (10 episodes), director (2 episodes), executive producer (6 episodes)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Biller, Kenneth". Star Trek.com. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Bianculli, David (February 11, 1997). "Borg Again: Now, 'Voyager'". NY Daily News. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Breaking News". The Futon Critic. June 17, 2008. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Ted Raimi to Guest Star in Highly-Anticipated Action-Adventure Series". News Blaze. September 2, 2008. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 28, 2010). "It’s Official: Eric McCormack To Star In TNT Pilot ‘Perception’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sussman, Mike". Star Trek.com. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ Nededog, Jethro (August 17, 2011). "First Look: 'Will & Grace's' Eric McCormack Gets To Work on TNT's 'Perception'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 17, 2013. 

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