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Arthur C. Clarke (1917–2008)


Arthur C. Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, England in December 16, 1917. In 1936 he moved to London, where he joined the British Interplanetary Society. There he started to experiment with astronautic material in the BIS, write the BIS Bulletin and science fiction. During World War II, as a RAF officer, he was in charge ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 90) in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins. See more awards »

Known For

2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968)
2010
2010 Writer
(1984)
Rama
Rama Writer
(1997)

Filmography

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 2015 Childhood's End (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 3 episodes)
- The Children (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Deceivers (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Overlords (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
 2003 Rendezvous with Rama (Video short) (novel)
 1997 Rama (Video Game) (based on books by)
 1995 The Colours of Infinity (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Trapped in Space (TV Movie) (short story "Breaking Strain")
 1993 Arthur C. Clarke: Before 2001 (Video documentary short)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... (based on the short story by - segment "The Star")
 1984 2010 (novel)
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (screenplay) / (story "The Sentinel" - uncredited)
 1968 Jännitysnäytelmä (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meteor 02 (1968) ... (writer)
 1964 Adventure (TV Series documentary) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Treasure of the Great Reef (1964) ... (narrative script)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Time in the World (1952) ... (writer)
 1949 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series) (writer)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Lost Worlds of '2001' ". See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 40 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Sir Arthur C. Clarke | E.G. Obrien | Charles Willis
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Personal Quote:

I have one ambition - to have a dolphin for a friend. I nearly said 'to own one', but it is a question of who owns who. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1989 Queen's Honours List for his services to literature and astronomy. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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