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Harlan Ellison


Harlan Ellison was raised in Ohio by Serita Rosenthal Ellison and Louis Laverne Ellison. He has an older sister, Beverly. Mr. Ellison has been married five times. He lives in Sherman Oaks at "Ellison Wonderland". He has had the same address and phone number for twenty-six years. He is a non-smoker, non-drinker and has never used drugs. See full bio »
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 1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1994-1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (conceptual consultant - 110 episodes)
- Sleeping in Light (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- Objects at Rest (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- Objects in Motion (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- The Wheel of Fire (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- The Fall of Centauri Prime (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: The River of Souls (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: In the Beginning (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1993 Babylon 5: The Gathering (TV Movie) (consultant - uncredited)
 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (creative consultant - 14 episodes)
- Gramma/Personal Demons/Cold Reading (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Welcome to Winfield/Quarantine (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... (creative consultant)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series) (story editor - 4 episodes)
- The House That Cried Murder (1972) ... (story editor)
- Lady, Lady, Take My Life (1972) ... (story editor)
- The Heart That Wouldn't Stay Buried (1972) ... (story editor)
- I Do Not Belong to the Human World (1972) ... (story editor)
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Other Works:

Book: "Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Cord Wainer Bird | Cordwainer Bird

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't take a piss without getting paid. People expect everything for nothing. But is Warner Brothers out there with an eye patch and a tin can on the street? They expect the writer to work for nothing and the problem [is] there are so many goddamn writers who have no idea they're supposed to get paid every time they do something. They do it for nothing. Are they any less a media whore than I? I... See more »

Trivia:

While in the U.S. Army, his sergeant called him The Author because Ellison could usually be found behind a typewriter. See more »

Trademark:

Science Fiction themes, usually involving Cyborgs and machines See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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