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Isaac Asimov (1920–1992)


Isaac Asimov was born Isaak Judah Ozimov, on January 2, 1920, in Petrovichi shtetl, near Smolensk, Russia. He was the oldest of three children. His father, named Judah Ozimov, and his mother, named Anna Rachel Ozimov (nee Berman), were Orthodox Jews. Ozimov family were millers (the name Ozimov comes from the eponymous sort of wheat in Russian). In... See full bio »

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Known For

Bicentennial Man
(1999)
I, Robot
I, Robot Writer
(2004)
Gandahar
Gandahar Writer
(1988)
Nightfall
Nightfall Writer
(1988)

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  I, Robot 2 (novel) (announced)
 2014 Spell My Name with an S (Short) (original idea)
 2012 Formul-e Marg (TV Movie) (novel)
 2004 I, Robot (suggested by book)
 2000 Nightfall (Video) (story)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (novel "The Positronic Man") / (short story "The Bicentennial Man")
 1995 The Android Affair (TV Movie) (story)
 1992 Isaac Asimov's Visions of the Future (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1990 Teach 109 (TV Short) (story)
 1988 Feeling 109 (Short) (story)
 1988 Robots (Video) (novels "I, Robot" et al")
 1988 Nightfall (story)
  Probe (TV Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1988)
- Untouched by Human Hands (1988) ... (creator)
- Computer Logic (1988) ... (writer)
 1988 Gandahar (adaptation - American version)
 1987 Konets vechnosti (novel "The End of Eternity")
 1978 All the Troubles of the World (Video short) (original story)
 1977 The Ugly Little Boy (TV Movie) (story)
 1976 A halhatatlanság halála (TV Movie) (novel)
 1971 A History of Science Fiction from 1938 (Documentary short)
  Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1965 - 1969) (novel - 1 episode, 1969) (story "Reason" - 1 episode, 1967) (novella - 1 episode, 1965)
- The Naked Sun (1969) ... (novel)
- Liar! (1969) ... (story)
- The Prophet (1967) ... (story "Reason")
- Satisfaction Guaranteed (1966) ... (story)
- Sucker Bait (1965) ... (novella)
 1966 El robot embustero (Short) (story)
 1964 Story Parade (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Caves of Steel (1964) ... (novel)
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Little Lost Robot (1962) ... (story)
 1953 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- I, Tobor (1953) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

(10/19/87) Guest on "The Morning Program" also on the show were Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 13 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest. See more »

Trivia:

He had two children with Gertrude: David and Robyn. See more »

Nickname:

The Human Typewriter

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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