TV Writer Dead at 85 — His 200 Credits Included ‘Bonanza,’ ‘Outer Limits’ and Many Other Popular Series

May 14, 2012  •  Post A Comment

A veteran television writer who earned more than 200 credits on shows such as "Bonanza" and "The Outer Limits" has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Stephen Lord was 85.

Lord wrote for classic Westerns such as "The Virginian,” crime dramas including "T.J. Hooker" and science fiction shows including "They Came From Outer Space." He also worked on films, including 1979’s "The Fall of the House of Usher."

Lord died May 5 in Sherman Oaks, Calif. His 35-year writing career also included work on the TV shows “Fantasy Island,” “CHiPs,” “Daniel Boone,” “Death Valley Days” and “McCloud.”

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