Orci at WonderCon, February 28, 2009
|Born|| July 20, 1973 |
Mexico City, Mexico
|Other names||Robert Orci, Rob Orci, Bob Orci|
Roberto Gaston Orci (born July 20, 1973) is a Mexican-American film and television writer and producer.
Life and career
Orci was born in Mexico City, to a Mexican father and a Cuban mother. His mother Immigrated to the United States with her parents after Fidel Castro came to power. He is the older brother of screenwriter-producer J. R. Orci. He was raised in Canada, Texas, and Los Angeles. He met his longtime friend and collaborator Alex Kurtzman when both were 17-year-old students at Crossroads, a private school in Santa Monica, California. Orci went on to attend The University of Texas at Austin.
Orci's producing credits include Star Trek, The Legend of Zorro, Mission: Impossible III, Transformers, and Cowboys & Aliens. He is the co-creator, along with Alex Kurtzman and J. J. Abrams, of the Fox science-fiction series Fringe, on which he served as consulting producer.
The Hollywood Reporter listed Orci as one of the 50 most powerful Latinos in Hollywood of 2007.
|1997-1998||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||writer, co-executive producer|
|1999-2000||Xena: Warrior Princess||writer, co-executive producer, creative consultant|
|2000||Jack of All Trades||writer, executive producer|
|2001-2006||Alias||writer, supervising producer, co-executive producer, executive producer|
|2004||The Secret Service||co-creator, co-writer, executive producer||pilot|
|2008-2013||Fringe||co-creator, writer, executive producer, consulting producer|
|2010–present||Transformers: Prime||executive producer|
|2010–present||Hawaii Five-0||developer, writer, executive producer|
|2011||Locke & Key||co-creator, co-writer, executive producer||pilot|
|Exit Strategy||co-creator, co-writer, executive producer||pilot|
|2013||Sleepy Hollow||co-creator, co-writer, executive producer|
- ^ Star Trek Writer Roberto Orci Reveals Personal Connection To Spock
- ^ Schoeneman, Deborah (July 31, 2009). "A Night Out With Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci". The New York Times. Retrieved January 28, 2013.
- ^ "THR’s Latino Power 50". Latin Gossip.
- ^ Roberto Orci (2008-08-10). "The All New "Hey Roberto" Thread". Don Murphy. Retrieved 2008-10-22.
- ^ a b c "Universal Signs Kurtzman And Orci; Pair Takes On ‘The Mummy’ And ‘Van Helsing’". Deadline Hollywood. May 1, 2012. Retrieved 2012-05-04.
- ^ Fleming, Mike (April 24, 2012). "Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Re-Writing Sequel To ‘Amazing Spider-Man’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- ^ Sony Snags 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Writers for Third Film (Exclusive)
- ^ Patten, Dominic (December 13, 2013). "Sony Sets Spider-Man Spinoffs ‘Venom,’ ‘Sinister Six’ With New “Franchise Brain Trust”". Deadline. Retrieved December 14, 2013.
- Can't Stop the Music – Bronte Woodard and Allan Carr (1980)
- Mommie Dearest – Frank Yablans, Frank Perry, Tracy Hotchner and Robert Getchell (1981)
- Inchon – Robin Moore and Laird Koenig (1982)
- The Lonely Lady – John Kershaw, Shawn Randall and Ellen Shephard (1983)
- Bolero – John Derek (1984)
- Rambo: First Blood Part II – Sylvester Stallone, James Cameron and Kevin Jarre (1985)
- Howard the Duck – Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz (1986)
- Leonard Part 6 – Jonathan Reynolds and Bill Cosby (1987)
- Cocktail – Heywood Gould (1988)
- Harlem Nights – Eddie Murphy (1989)
- The Adventures of Ford Fairlane – Daniel Waters, James Cappe & David Arnott (1990)
- Hudson Hawk – Steven E. de Souza, Daniel Waters, Bruce Willis and Robert Kraft (1991)
- Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot – Blake Snyder, William Osborne and William Davies – (1992)
- Indecent Proposal – Amy Holden Jones (1993)
- The Flintstones –Jim Jennewein, Steven E. de Souza, Tom S. Parker and various others (1994)
- Showgirls – Joe Eszterhas (1995)
- Striptease – Andrew Bergman (1996)
- The Postman – Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland (1997)
- An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn – Joe Eszterhas (1998)
- Wild Wild West – Jim Thomas, John Thomas, S. S. Wilson, Brent Maddock, Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman (1999)
- Battlefield Earth – Corey Mandell and J. David Shapiro (2000)
- Freddy Got Fingered – Tom Green & Derek Harvie (2001)
- Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones – George Lucas and Jonathan Hales (2002)
- Gigli – Martin Brest (2003)
- Catwoman – Theresa Rebeck, John Brancato, Michael Ferris and John Rogers (2004)
- Dirty Love – Jenny McCarthy (2005)
- Basic Instinct 2 – Leora Barish and Henry Bean (2006)
- I Know Who Killed Me – Jeffrey Hammond (2007)
- The Love Guru – Mike Myers & Graham Gordy (2008)
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – Ehren Kruger, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (2009)
- The Last Airbender – M. Night Shyamalan (2010)
- Jack and Jill – Steve Koren and Adam Sandler, story by Ben Zook (2011)
- That's My Boy - David Caspe (2012)