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Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose was born on August 8, 1931 in Colchester, Essex, England. He is a writer, known for A Brief History of Time (1991), Einstein's Universe (1979) and Hawking (2013). He is married to Vanessa Thomas. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time Himself - Professor at Cambridge
Einstein's Universe
Hawking Himself - Mathematical Physicist


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 2009 Celebrating Science (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Before the Big Bang (2009) ... (writer)
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 2015 The Consciousness Chronicles Vol. 4 (Video documentary)
 2015 Nova (TV Series documentary)
- The Great Math Mystery (2015) ... Himself
 2014 Secrets of the Universe Great Scientists in Their Own Words (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 Hawking (Documentary)
Himself - Mathematical Physicist (as Sir Roger Penrose)
 2010 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Oxford University
- What Happened Before the Big Bang? (2010) ... Himself - Oxford University (as Prof Sir Roger Penrose)
 2009 Celebrating Science (TV Series documentary)
- Before the Big Bang (2009) ... Himself
 2008 Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe (TV Series documentary)
Himself, University of Oxford
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Himself, University of Oxford
 2007 Achieving the Unachievable (Documentary)
 2007 Dangerous Knowledge (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Redes (TV Series)
- Episode dated 30 January 2000 (2000) ... Himself
 1999 The Flow of Time (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Physicist (as Professor Roger Penrose)
 1995 Reality on the Rocks (TV Series documentary)
- Beyond Our Ken (1995)
 1992 In Search of the Dead (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1991 A Brief History of Time (Documentary)
Himself - Professor at Cambridge
 1982 Imagined Worlds (TV Series)
 1979 Einstein's Universe (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Prof Sir Roger Penrose | Professor Roger Penrose | Sir Roger Penrose

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