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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:

Short story collection: "Children of the Streets" See more »

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

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Alternate Names:

Cord Wainer Bird | Cordwainer Bird


5' 2½" (1.59 m)

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There are two things I found when I did The Merv Griffin Show (1962), the two things I said that got them really crazy, was that I didn't believe in God, and that I really believe there are some people who are better than others. See more »


Ellison was named Grand Master at the 2006 Nebula Awards ceremony in Tempe, Arizona. The Nebulas are given by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, which Ellison helped found in 1965 and which he has publicly derided as parochial, unprofessional, ignorant and irrelevant. [See Quotes, below]. See more »


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