Taylor, Jeri 1938–
TAYLOR, Jeri 1938–
Full name, Jeri Cecile Taylor; born June 30, 1938, in Evansville, IN; daughter of William Edward and Ruah Loraze (maiden name, Brackett) Suer; married Dick En-berg (a sportscaster), September 19, 1959 (divorced, 1977); married David Moessinger (a television writer), October 11, 1986; children: (first marriage) Jennifer, Andrew, Alexander (an actor). Education: Attended Stevens College, 1955–56; Indiana University, A.B., 1959; California State University, Northridge, M.A., 1967.
Producer and writer. California State University, lecturer in English, 1967–69. Oxford Theatre, Los Angeles, director, 1972–78.
Writers Guild of America, Directors Guild of America, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
Writers Guild of America Award, 1982; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding drama series (with others), 1994, for Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Television Producer; Series:
(With others) Quincy, M.E. (also known as Quincy), NBC, between 1976 and 1983.
(With Donald A. Baer) Blue Thunder, ABC, 1984.
Coproducer, Magnum P.I., CBS, 1987–88.
Supervising producer, In the Heat of the Night, NBC, 1988–89.
Co–executive producer, Jake and the Fatman, CBS, 1989–90.
Supervising producer, Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1990–92.
Executive producer, Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1992–93.
Creator and executive producer, Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1995–98.
Also worked as story editor for Quincy, M.E. (also known as Quincy), NBC.
Television Work; Episodic:
Executive producer, "All Good Things…" (final episode), Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1992.
Directed episodes of Jake and the Fatman, CBS; and Quincy, M.E. (also known as Quincy), NBC.
Television Work; Other:
Supervising producer, A Place to Call Home (special), CBS, 1987.
Creator and executive producer, Star Trek: Voyager—Caretaker (pilot), UPN, 1995.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Journey's End: The Sage of Star Trek—The Next Generation, 1994.
Inside the New Adventure—Star Trek Voyager, syndicated, 1995.
Herself, Trekkies, Paramount Classics, 1999.
Staff writer, Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG; also based on story by Taylor), syndicated, 1990–94.
Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1995–98.
Quincy, M.E. (also known as Quincy), NBC, c. 1982–83.
"Second Thunder," Blue Thunder, ABC, 1984.
Magnum P.I., CBS, three episodes, 1987–88.
In the Heat of the Night, NBC, between 1988 and 1989.
Author of "The Medical Mystery," an episode of Father Dowling Mysteries (also known as Father Dowling Investigates); "Gambini the Great" and "Wave of the Future," episodes of Little House on the Prairie (also known as Little House: A New Beginning), NBC; also wrote episodes of The Incredible Hulk, CBS; Jake and the Fatman, CBS; and Salvage, ABC.
Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (also based on story by Taylor), ABC, 1981.
But It's Not My Fault! (also based on story by Taylor), ABC, 1983.
Television Scripts; Other:
A Place to Call Home (movie), CBS, 1987.
Star Trek: Voyager—Caretaker (pilot), UPN, 1995.
"Star Trek" Novels:
Unification, Pocket Books, 1991.
Mosaic, Pocket Books, 1996.
Pathways, Pocket Books, 1998.
Also author of Day of Honor.
The novels Mosaic and Pathways have been adapted as audio books. Episodes of the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as Deep Space Nine, DS9, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, beginning 1993, were created by Taylor. Video games based on Taylor's creations include Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, released by Activision in 2000, and Star Trek: Elite Force II, released by Activision in 2003. The short film Star Trek: The Experience—Borg Invasion 4D, released by Paramount in 2004, was also based on Taylor's creations.
Cult Times, July, 1997, pp. 26–29.
Starlog, February, 1995; October, 1996.
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