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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:

Article: "It Ain't Toontown", "Playboy" (USA), December 1988, p.162-165+174+222-230. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 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:

Star Wars (Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)) is adolescent nonsense; Close Encounters (Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)) is obscurantist drivel; Star Trek (1966) can turn your brains to purée of bat guano; and the greatest science fiction series of all time is Doctor Who (1963)! And I'll take you all on, one-by-one or in a bunch to back it up! See more »

Trivia:

In his book "Stalking the Nightmare", he recounts an incident that led to his being fired from Walt Disney Productions on his first day of work. At lunch in the studio commissary, he jokingly told fellow writers that they should "do a Disney porn flick", and proceeded to act out parts in the voices of various Disney characters, unaware that animation head Roy Edward Disney and other studio chiefs... See more »

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

Star Sign:

Gemini

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