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Morgan Adley Gendel (born 1952 (age 64–65)) is a screenwriter and television producer.
Gendel is currently Co-Executive Producer of the popular CW sci-fi series, "The 100." He has written for such television shows as "Drop Dead Diva,"Nash Bridges," "Law & Order," Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Wiseguy, 21 Jump Street, and Drop Dead Diva.
Gendel is perhaps best known for having written "The Inner Light", one of the most popular and lauded episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, for which he won the Hugo Award. He was the first television writer to have won the Hugo in 22 years since the original Star Trek television series.
As a producer, Gendel brought The Dresden Files novels to the screen as a TV series on the SciFi Channel. He produced the movie Frankenhood for Lionsgate and directed the web series Pushed for The WB.com.
- Morgan Gendel
- Alien shares a political strain with Andromeda - LA Times Article by Morgan Gendel
- Five Big Issues Raised by The Inner Light, Tor.com
- Interview with The Inner Light Writer Morgan Gendel, Trekcore.com
- Finding The Inner Light at the Star Trek Convention ArtsFuse.org