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Dennis Russell Bailey is a writer, also credited as Dennis Putman Bailey. During his time with the Star Trek franchise, he co-wrote the Star Trek: The Next Generation third season episode "Tin Man" (with David Bischoff), based on their short story "Tin Woodman", and was one of five co-writers of the teleplay for the fourth season episode "First Contact" (alongside Bischoff, Joe Menosky, Ronald D. Moore, and Michael Piller).
After the show wrapped, he was co-writer of the story and writer of the teleplay for the fan film Starship Exeter episode "The Tressaurian Intersection". Since then, his career has largely been as a writer for the fan film Starship Farragut.