Taylor, Roderick

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TAYLOR, Roderick

(Augustus Taylor)

PERSONAL

Education: Graduated from Stanford University.

Addresses:

Agent—Original Artists, 9465 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 840, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career:

Writer, producer, and director. Recorded four albums under the name Rod Falconer in the late 1970s; also worked as a songwriter; taught creative writing at Stanford University.

Awards, Honors:

Silver Spur Award, best Western script, Western Writer Association, 1985, for Wild Horses; CableACE Award nomination (with others), comedy series, 1995, for Dead at 21.

CREDITS

Film Work:

Director, Vengeance Land, New World Pictures, 1986.

Director, Instant Karma, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1990.

Television Work; Series:

Executive producer and creator, Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

Executive producer, Ohara, CBS, 1987.

Executive producer, Super Force, syndicated, 1991–92.

Executive producer, Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

Television Work; Movies:

Executive producer and music supervisor, The Annihilator, NBC, 1986.

Executive producer, Inferno, UPN, 1998.

Executive producer and producer, Ice (also known as Eis—wenn die Welt erfreirt), ABC, 1998.

Executive producer, Hell Swarm, UPN, 2000.

Executive producer, At Any Cost, VH1, 2000.

Television Executive Producer; Pilots:

Crosstown Traffic, CBS, 1995.

Revolver, 2004.

Television Director; Episodic:

"Rock and Roll Suicide," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

Also directed Super Force, syndicated.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Shane, At Any Cost, VH1, 2000.

WRITINGS

Screenplays:

The Star Chamber, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1983.

American Outlaws, Warner Bros., 2001.

Television Miniseries:

Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (also known as The Gambler III: The Legend Continues), CBS, 1987.

Television Movies:

Wild Horses, CBS, 1985.

The Annihilator, NBC, 1986.

Florida Straits, HBO, 1986.

(As Augustus Taylor) Special Report: Journey to Mars, CBS, 1996.

Inferno, UPN, 1998.

Ice (also known as Eis—wenn die Welt erfreirt), ABC, 1998.

The Sky's On Fire (also known as Countdown: The Sky's on Fire), ABC, 1998.

Hell Swarm, UPN, 2000.

At Any Cost, VH1, 2000.

Television Pilots:

Time Bomb, NBC, 1984.

Crosstown Traffic, CBS, 1995.

Revolver, 2004.

Television Episodes:

"Rules of Attraction," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Rock and Roll Suicide," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Village of the Motorpigs," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor and Coleman Luck) "Mansion of the Beast," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Brain Salad," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Shock the Monkey," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Hotel California," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "In through the Out Door: Parts 1&2," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Periculum," Witchblade, TNT, 2001.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Hierophant," Witchblade, TNT, 2002.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Palindrome," Witchblade, TNT, 2002.

Also wrote episodes of Ohara, CBS, and Super Force, syndicated.

Television Episode Stories:

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "The Zone Troopers Build Men," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Mansion of the Beast," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Princess Metra," Otherworld, CBS, 1985.

(With Bruce A. Taylor) "Cry Baby Cry," Dead at 21, MTV, 1994.