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Algis Budrys (1931–2008)

While born in eastern Europe, he has lived in the US since 1936. He initially worked for his father, who was US representative of the Lithuanian government-in-exile. He began publishing science fiction in 1952 in the magazine "Astounding Science Fiction" (now "Analog"). See full bio »

Died:

(age 77) in Evanston, Illinois, USA

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Filmography

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 1973 Who? (based on the novel by)
 1972 To Kill a Clown (novel "Master of the Hounds")
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 1960 Dinosaurus! (technical advisor)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) Rogue Moon (1960) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I have seen Adolf Hitler, Henry Wallace, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Douglas MacArthur . . . I have shaken Harry Truman's hand. I have seen the Graf Zeppelin . . . I have seen the swastika-chalked brick-halves that came through our windows at night, and I was playing in a sandbox in Manhattan the afternoon the Hindenburg cruised overhead on her way to a thunderstorm and her grave. I have been ... See more »

Trivia:

During the 55th World Science Fiction Convention in 1997, held in San Antonio, Texas, Budrys and his wife Edna joined Tim Powers, Serena Powers, and Fiona Kelleghan in visiting the Alamo. Himself a refugee (a Lithuanian born in Königsberg, Germany, who as an infant moved with his family to the USA), Budrys expressed himself to be emotionally moved by the visit. See more »

Nickname:

A.J.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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