*Jon PovillÜ (born 1946) is a scriptwriter and producer from the US and was Associate Producer in Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Co-Founder of Klingon
In September 2016
he mentionend in a discussion on Reddit
, that he was - together with James Doohan
- one of the two inventors of Klingon
. These two invented in a relatively short session six klingon sentences for the first Star Trek movie. He added, that he forgot about that fact and rediscovered his collaboration while he tidied up his papers.
used these sentences as a foundation for the whole language, for what he is not known as its inventor, but as the developer of the Klingon language.