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Ben Bova

Ben Bova was born on November 8, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Benjamin William Bova. He is known for his work on Repo Men (2010), The Starlost (1973) and Future Flight (1987). See full bio »

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Repo Men
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The Starlost
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Future Flight
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 2010 Repo Men (futurist)
 1987 Future Flight (TV Movie) (advisor: space flight)
 1973 Sleeper (science consultant - uncredited)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series) (science consultant - 10 episodes)
- Mr. Smith of Manchester (1973) ... (science consultant)
- Gallery of Fear (1973) ... (science consultant)
- Circuit of Death (1973) ... (science consultant)
- The Alien Oro (1973) ... (science consultant)
- And Only Man Is Vile (1973) ... (science consultant)
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 1974 Land of the Lost (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Search (1974) ... (written by)
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 2004 Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation (Video documentary)

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Book: "The Uses of Space". See more »

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[on his experience as an American writing for The Starlost (1973), a Canadian science-fiction series] What really surprised me is that there was a great deal of national chauvinism on the set. I was a "Yankee". For the first time in life I heard the phrase, "The flea knows how to live with the elephant". Every piece of advice I gave was completely ignored. As the series progressed, it wasn't just... See more »


Editor of "Analog: Science Fiction and Science Fact" in the 1970s and "Omni" in the early 1980s. See more »

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