Alex Kurtzman was born an raised in Los Angeles, California. He has co-written along with life long friend Roberto Orci works such as Star Trek, Transformers, Fringe, The Island and Mission Impossible: III.
Some of Kurtzmans along with Orci works include the following:
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (Writer and exec. Producer)
Xena: Warrior Princess (Writer and exec. Producer)