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SAM ROLFE

1924 - 1993

Writing as: Sam Rolfe


According to Wikipedia: "Samuel Harris Rolfe was an American screenwriter best known for creating (with Herb Meadow) the 1950-60s highly rated CBS television series Have Gun – Will Travel, as well as his work on the 1960s NBC television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. and The Eleventh Hour.

Rolfe was born in New York City. He scored an Oscar nomination with his first screenplay, the Anthony Mann Western The Naked Spur in 1953.

He continued to work as a producer and screenwriter right up until his death. His most notable contribution in later life was to the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Vengeance Factor" and the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Vortex".

He died of a heart attack in 1993, aged 69, after collapsing while playing tennis. He was survived by his wife Hilda and two children."



Series Books
 
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. [creator]
 
The Delphi Bureau [creator]