No photo available. Represent Arthur C. Clarke? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 586 this week

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 »


(age 90) in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Movies for Food Lovers

It's the time of year to break bread and raise a drink with loved ones. Sample some films sure to whet your movie appetites.

Sample some films about food

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 464 people
created 08 May 2011
a list of 7 people
created 30 May 2012
a list of 71 people
created 22 Sep 2013
a list of 191 people
created 11 Nov 2014
a list of 100 people
created 11 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Arthur C. Clarke's work have you seen?

User Polls

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

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (13 credits)
  Childhood's End (TV Mini-Series) (novel by - 5 episodes, 2015) (novel - 1 episode, 2015)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (novel by)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (novel by)
- The Children (2015) ... (novel by)
- The Deceivers (2015) ... (novel by)
 2003 Rendezvous with Rama (Video short) (novel)
 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)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Author: "The Space Trilogy: "Islands in the Sky"; "Earthlight" and "The Sands of Mars" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 40 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Arthur C. Clarke | E.G. Obrien | Charles Willis

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

A well stocked mind is safe from boredom. See more »


In 1997, his novel "A Fall of Moondust" was loosely adapted into a screenplay by Chris Soth. It was never filmed. See more »

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hard to believe that he has so little film adaptations RivenWinner
Died in Sri Lanka, India? WTF! afaithiv
R.I.P. mlebac
Will we ever see 2061 and 3001 on film? And what about the RAMA books? mckee_d
Is he ok? nowhearthis
recommended books? ddtimbb-1
Discuss Arthur C. Clarke on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page