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R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983)

R. Buckminster Fuller was born on July 12, 1895 in Milton, Massachusetts, USA as Richard Buckminster Fuller. He is known for his work on Dolphin (1979), The World of Buckminster Fuller (1974) and Breathing Together: Revolution of the Electric Family (1971). He was married to Anne Fuller. He died on July 1, 1983 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1971 Earth II (TV Movie) (designer: Dymaxion map)
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 1971 Earth II (TV Movie) (technical advisor: Earth)
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 1964-1996 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
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- Molecules with Sunglasses (Update) (1996) ... Himself
- The World of Buckminster Fuller (1964) ... Himself
 1996 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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 1981 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
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- Walt Disney: One Man's Dream (1981) ... Himself
 1979 Dolphin (Documentary)
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 1976 Cousteau: Oasis in Space (TV Series documentary)
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- Visions of Tomorrow (1976) ... Himself
- Population Time Bomb (1976) ... Himself
 1974 The World of Buckminster Fuller (Documentary)
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 1971 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
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 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.215 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 Teleological Telecast from Spaceship Earth (Short)
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 1968 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.1 (1968) ... Himself
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 2011 Thrive (Documentary)
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 2011 All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 2010 2012: Time for Change (Documentary)
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 2007 Great Expectations (TV Movie documentary)
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1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 2 Articles | See more »


Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(When asked why many of his buildings were designed to be portable): "Trees have roots, people have feet." See more »

Trivia:

Invented a number of engineering and architectural innovations, the most famous and popular of which was the geodesic dome. See more »

Trademark:

Wore thick glasses Talked with his hands when ever he gave a speech

Nickname:

Bucky Fuller

Star Sign:

Cancer

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