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Ann Druyan


Ann Druyan was born on June 13, 1949 in Queens, New York, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Contact (1997), Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014) and Cosmos (1980). She was previously married to Carl Sagan. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Contact
Contact Writer
(1997)
Cosmos
Cosmos Writer
(1980)
The Earth Day Special
(1990)

Filmography

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  Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes, 2014) (written by - 13 episodes, 2014)
- Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) / (written by)
- The World Set Free (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) / (written by)
- The Immortals (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) / (written by)
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) / (written by)
- The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by) / (written by)
 2002 The Search for Life: Are We Alone? (Documentary short)
 1997 Contact (based on the story by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segments "Galaxy Intro", "Carl Sagan")
 1980 Cosmos (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Who Speaks for Earth? (1980) ... (written by)
- Encyclopaedia Galactica (1980) ... (written by)
- The Persistence of Memory (1980) ... (written by)
- The Edge of Forever (1980) ... (written by)
- The Lives of the Stars (1980) ... (written by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Collaborated with husband Carl Sagan on a number of books, including "Comet" and "Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors" and was a strong behind-the-scenes presence on many other Sagan projects dating back to "Cosmos" (1980).
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Personal Quote:

It always amazes me that you have these $200 million movie budgets, and nobody hires a grad student to check the script to see if the science is right. I mean, nobody's going to work for less than a grad student.

Trivia:

Mother of Sasha Sagan.

Star Sign:

Gemini

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