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C.L. Moore (1911–1987)


Moore used her initials professionally because at the time of her entry as a science fiction author (1933), the field had little room for women authors. The "Lawrence O'Donnell" pseudonym was the one Moore used most often when writing alone and not using her "real" name. Lewis Padgett and C.H. Liddell were used in collaboration with her husband, ... See more trivia »

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 2007 The Last Mimzy (short story "Mimsy Were the Borogoves" - as Lewis Padgett)
 1992 Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (novella "Vintage Season")
  77 Sunset Strip (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Diplomatic Caper (1962) ... (writer)
- The Antwerp Caper (1960) ... (teleplay - as Catherine Kuttner)
 1961 Maverick (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Family Pride (1961) ... (as Catherine Kuttner)
 1959 Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- What You Need (1959) ... (based on the short story by - as Lewis Padgett)
  Sugarfoot (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1958 - 1959) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1958 - 1959)
- Trial of the Canary Kid (1959) ... (teleplay - as Catherine Kuttner)
- The Mountain (1959) ... (as Catherine Kuttner)
- The Ghost (1958) ... (as Catherine Kuttner)
- The Wizard (1958)
- Price on His Head (1958) ... (teleplay)
 1958 Tales of Frankenstein (TV Short) (teleplay - as Catherine Kuttner)
 1953 The Twonky (story - as Lewis Padgett)
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Dark Angel (1951) ... (story - as Lewis Padgett)

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Alternate Names:

Catherine Kuttner | C.H. Liddell | Lewis Padgett

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Met her future husband, Henry Kuttner, in 1936 via a fan letter he wrote (thinking she was a male colleague). See more »

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