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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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  I, Robot 2 (novel) (announced)
 2012 Formula of Death (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) (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")
 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:

Isaac Asimov's Book of Facts, Hodder and Stoughton, 1979. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I type 90 words per minute on the typewriter; I type 100 words per minute on the word processor. But, of course, I don't keep that up indefinitely--every once in a while I do have to think a few seconds. See more »

Trivia:

Received Hugo Awards for his hovels "The Mule", "The Gods Themselves" and "Foundation's Edge" as well as for his novelettes "The Bicentennial Man" and "Gold". His memoirs "I. Asimov: A Memoir" also earned him a Hugo Award. See more »

Nickname:

The Human Typewriter

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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