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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 »

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(age 77) in Evanston, Illinois, USA

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Who?
Who? Writer
(1974)
To Kill a Clown
(1972)
Dinosaurus!
Dinosaurus! Miscellaneous Crew
(1960)

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 1974 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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Other Works:

(novel) Falling Torch (1959, revised 1991) See more »

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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:

His classic science fiction novel Rogue Moon (1960), a conceptual-breakthrough novel about an alien labyrinth on the Moon, was nominated for the 1961 Hugo Award, but lost to A Canticle for Liebowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.. See more »

Nickname:

A.J.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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