Roberto Orci

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Roberto Orci
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Orci at WonderCon, February 28, 2009
Born (1973-07-20) July 20, 1973 (age 40)
Mexico City, Mexico
Other names Robert Orci, Rob Orci, Bob Orci
Occupation Writer, producer

Roberto Gaston Orci (born July 20, 1973[citation needed]) is a Mexican-American film and television writer and producer.

Life and career[edit]

Orci was born in Mexico City, to a Mexican father and a Cuban mother. His mother Immigrated to the United States with her parents after Fidel Castro came to power.[1] He is the older brother of screenwriter-producer J. R. Orci. He was raised in Canada, Texas, and Los Angeles. He met his longtime friend and collaborator Alex Kurtzman when both were 17-year-old students at Crossroads, a private school in Santa Monica, California. Orci went on to attend The University of Texas at Austin.[2]

Orci's producing credits include Star Trek, The Legend of Zorro, Mission: Impossible III, Transformers, and Cowboys & Aliens. He is the co-creator, along with Alex Kurtzman and J. J. Abrams, of the Fox science-fiction series Fringe, on which he served as consulting producer.[citation needed]

The Hollywood Reporter listed Orci as one of the 50 most powerful Latinos in Hollywood of 2007.[3]


Year Film Credit Notes
2005 The Island co-writer
The Legend of Zorro co-writer
2006 Mission: Impossible III co-writer
2007 Transformers co-writer
2008 Eagle Eye producer
2009 Watchmen co-writer uncredited script polish[4]
Star Trek co-writer and executive producer
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen co-writer
The Proposal executive producer
2011 Cowboys & Aliens co-writer, producer
2012 People Like Us co-writer, producer
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness co-writer, producer
Now You See Me producer
Ender's Game producer
2014 Edge of Tomorrow co-writer[5]
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 co-writer, executive producer[6]
2016 The Amazing Spider-Man 3 co-writer[7]
The Mummy producer[5]
TBA Van Helsing producer[5]
TBA Venom co-writer[8]

Television credits[edit]

Year TV Program Credit Notes
1997-1998 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys writer, co-executive producer
1999-2000 Xena: Warrior Princess writer, co-executive producer, creative consultant
2000 Jack of All Trades writer, executive producer
2001-2006 Alias writer, supervising producer, co-executive producer, executive producer
2004 The Secret Service co-creator, co-writer, executive producer pilot
2008-2013 Fringe co-creator, writer, executive producer, consulting producer
2010–present Transformers: Prime executive producer
2010–present Hawaii Five-0 developer, writer, executive producer
2011 Locke & Key co-creator, co-writer, executive producer pilot
Exit Strategy co-creator, co-writer, executive producer pilot
2013–present Sleepy Hollow co-creator, co-writer, executive producer
2014 Matador co-creator, executive producer Pre-production


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