11.01.2005 Michael Piller Succumbs to Cancer, Age 57 (UPDATE)
UPDATE 11.10.05: Hollywood trade papers Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have printed a number of full-page tributes to Michael Piller in their November 10 issues. CBS/Paramount honored Piller as "A creative visionary who has left an indelible mark on television" (picture on left). Lions Gate Television called him "An extraordinary storyteller and cherished friend, who inspired all of us who knew him." The cast members of Wildfire said he was "One of the good ones. He inspired us and changed our lives. We'll miss him." Other tributes came from USA Network, ABC Family, and the cast and crew of The Dead Zone.
my god is he also past away? wow we are losing a lot of good people for star trek! Me and some good buddies are going to miss him. I shall miss him.
He was Gene's right hand mind...and he's only shared his cancer struggle with people like Armin Shimmerman...and Berman...
He was responisble for producing Voyager...with Brannon Braga
7th March 2003
He will be missed. Rest in Peace
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22nd May 2005
Im sure every st fan will miss him, I do