Tracy Tormé

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Tracy Tormé
Born
Tracy R. Tormé

(1959-04-12)April 12, 1959
Occupation
Years active1982–present
Parents

Tracy R. Tormé (born April 12, 1959) is an American screenwriter and television producer.

Early life[edit]

Tormé was born on April 12, 1959, in Los Angeles, California to Arlene Miles and singer Mel Tormé.[1]

Career[edit]

Tormé is best known for having created the science fiction series Sliders, but worked for Saturday Night Live, Odyssey 5, Star Trek: The Next Generation and Carnivàle as well.[2]

In 1991 with Barry Oringer, Tormé wrote the screenplay for the miniseries Intruders which premiered on CBS on May 17, 1992 and ended on May 19, 1992.[3] Intruders was based on the book of the same name by Budd Hopkins.[4] Also in 1992, Tormé wrote the screenplay for Fire in the Sky based on Travis Walton's book The Walton Experience.[5]

Accolades[edit]

Tormé was nominated for the 1993 Saturn Award for Best Writing for his screenplay on the film Fire in the Sky.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Tormé's siblings are Steve, Melissa, Daisy and James Tormé, all of Los Angeles, and two siblings, Carrie Tormé and Kurt Goldsmith.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California Birth Index, 1905-1995". Ancestry.com. Lehi, Utah: Permira and CMGI. Retrieved May 5, 2009.
  2. ^ Tracy Tormé on IMDb
  3. ^ Prouty (1994). Variety TV Reviews (17th ed.). Abingdon-on-Thames: Routledge. ISBN 978-0824037963.
  4. ^ Hopkins, Budd (1997) [1987]. Intruders. New York City: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0345419330.
  5. ^ Walton, Travis (1997) [1978]. The Walton Experience (3rd ed.). Boston: Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-1569247105.
  6. ^ "Past Winners Database". Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles: Tronc, Inc. Archived from the original on October 17, 2006. Retrieved March 4, 2016.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  7. ^ Holden, Stephen (June 5, 1999). "Mel Torme, Velvet Voice of Pop and Jazz, Dies at 73". The New York Times. New York City: The New York Times Company. Retrieved September 18, 2018.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Linaweaver, Brad; Sliders: The Classic Episodes. 1998. TV Books. New York. ISBN 1-57500-053-9. Pages 274-75.

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