Obituary: Gerry Anderson

Producer Gerry Anderson (b.1929) died on December 26. Anderson is best known for creating the British television series Thunderbirds and also produced Captain Scarlet, Space: 1999, and several other science fiction series. In addition to working as producer, Anderson wrote for most of the series he worked on. Anderson was diagnosed with mixed dementia in 2010 and saw a marked decline over the last several months.