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Donald Ingalls
Birth: Jul. 29, 1918
Richardson County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2014
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Television and Motion Picture Director, Producer. He will be best remembered for penning stories for numerous popular TV programs among them "Star Trek", "The Big Valley" and "Fantasy Island". He spent the early part of his youth in Nebraska, before moving with his to Los Angeles where he attended high school. During World War II, he served as a bomber pilot with the United States Army Air Corps and upon his return home, he worked as a test pilot. Ingalls went on to work as an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department while simultaneously serving as editor of "The Beat" magazine for the department. During this period, Ingalls met and formed a collaboration with Gene Roddenberry and through his association, he began writing stories for television. He contributed screenplays for two episodes of the series "Star Trek", titled "The Alternative Factor" (1967) and "A Private Little War" (1968). He wrote the film adaptation for the picture "Airport 1975" (1974) and served as producer for the TV series "The Virginian" and "Fantasy Island". (bio by: C.S.) 
Masonic Memorial Park
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 182, Row 3, Lot 9
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Darlene
Record added: Mar 23, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126778146
Donald Ingalls
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