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George Clayton Johnson, who co-wrote 'Logan's Run' and penned first 'Star Trek' episode, dies at 86

George Clayton Johnson, who co-wrote 'Logan's Run' and penned first 'Star Trek' episode, dies at 86

Writer George Clayton Johnson, who penned early, seminal episodes of the "Twilight Zone" and "Star Trek" and helped conjure the darkly imaginative dystopia of the 1967 novel "Logan's Run," died Christmas Day in the San Fernando Valley. He was 86. The cause was cancer, his son, Paul B. Johnson, told the Associated Press.

Johnson, a longtime Los Angeles writer, known in his later years for his long, white hair and hippie demeanor, produced some of the most memorable science...

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