Rick Berman

Television Producer
Born Dec 25, 1945

Richard Keith “Rick” Berman is an American television producer. He is most famous for his work as the executive producer of several of the Star Trek series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager; and, several of the Star Trek theatrical productions, and for succeeding Gene Roddenberry as head of the Star Trek franchise, until the cancellation of Star Trek: Enterprise in 2005.… Read More

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1945 Birth Born on December 25, 1945.


1967 21 Years Old Berman was born to a Jewish family and raised in New York City. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin and received a degree in English and film production in 1967. … Read More


1977 31 Years Old 1 More Event
By 1977, he had traveled to over 90 countries making films for these organizations.
1982 36 Years Old Between 1982 and 1984, he was an independent producer, working on projects that included HBO's What on Earth and PBS' The Primal Mind. … Read More


1986 40 Years Old He was promoted in 1986 to vice-president of long-form and special projects at Paramount Network Television.
1987 41 Years Old In 1987, Roddenberry selected Berman and Maurice Hurley to help create Star Trek: The Next Generation. … Read More


2001 55 Years Old In 2001, he co-created Enterprise (retitled Star Trek: Enterprise in 2003) with Brannon Braga. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old In 2005, Berman was involved in developing an eleventh Star Trek movie based on a script written by Erik Jendresen; however, when Gail Berman (no relation) took over as president of Paramount Pictures, Jendresen's script was shelved. … Read More


2006 60 Years Old In mid-2006, Berman stated he would no longer be involved in producing Star Trek. … Read More
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