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Mike Gray

American political writer

Michael "Mike" Gray (October 26, 1935 – April 30, 2013) was an American writer, screenwriter, activist, cinematographer, movie producer and director. He was known for making many documentaries about drugs and war. He was also the screenwriter for Star Trek: The Next Generation and The China Syndrome for which he was nominated for an Academy Award.

Mike Gray
BornMichael Gray
(1935-10-26)October 26, 1935
Darlington, Indiana, U.S.
DiedApril 30, 2013(2013-04-30) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Alma materPurdue University
OccupationWriter, screenwriter, activist, cinematographer, producer, director
Known forStar Trek: The Next Generation,
The China Syndrome
Home townChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Spouse(s)Carol Gray (m. ?-2013, his death)
ChildrenLucas Gray

Gray was born on October 26, 1935 in Darlington, Indiana. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Gray studied at Purdue University.

He was married to Carol Gray until his death in 2013. They had one son, Lucas Gray who is a storyboard writer for The Simpsons. Gray died from unknown causes in his home in Los Angeles, California, aged 77.[1]

Gray won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Drama and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, and for the BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay.

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