Rod Serling's home is on Bennett Street in Binghamton, New York. The author, playwright, screenwriter lived here from 1926 until he joined the military in WWII. He was born in Syracuse, New York on December 25, 1924 to Esther and Samuel Serling. He spent his youth in Binghamton, graduating from Binghamton central High School in 1943 and enlisting immediately thereafter in the US Army. His post war career would include work in televison and film, creating The Twilight Zone and Night Gallery. His films scripts include Patterns, Requiem For A Heavyweight, Seven Days In May and Planet Of The Apes.