Awards & Winners

John D. F. Black

Profession Screenwriter, Television Director, Writer, Television Producer
John D. F. Black is a scriptwriter, TV producer, and TV director. He is best known for his work on the TV series Star Trek in 1966, and its sequel series, Star Trek: The Next Generation during the 1980s. Black was the associate producer for ten episodes of Star Trek made during the program's first season, all of which were broadcast from September 8, 1966, through December 15, 1966. Black also wrote the teleplay for and was the associate producer of one of the outstanding early episodes of Star Trek—The Naked Time. During the 1980s, Black was also given credit for the story for sequel episode, The Naked Now, in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Black also received story-writing credit for one more episode in this series, Justice, under his pseudonym of "Ralph Wills". Black also wrote for many other TV series, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Charlie's Angels, Hawaii Five-O, The Fugitive, Mission: Impossible, and Mannix. In work for motion pictures, Black co-wrote the movie adaptation of Shaft, along with his co-writer, Ernest Tidyman, who had written the original novel of Shaft. Black also was the executive producer of the detective movie Trouble Man, which starred Robert Hooks and whose musical score was written by Marvin Gaye.

Awards by John D. F. Black

Check all the awards nominated and won by John D. F. Black.


Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay
Honored for : Thief

Nominations 1972 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay Thief
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Drama Series ABC Movie of the Week
Thief","Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Original Teleplay


Nominations 1967 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation Star Trek: The Original Series
For episode \"The Naked Time\"