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Frederik Pohl (1919–2013)

Frederik Pohl was born on November 26, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Frederik George Pohl Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Tunnel Under the World (1969), Gateway and Out of the Unknown (1965). He was married to Elizabeth Anne Hull, Carol M. Ulf Stanton, Judith Merril, Dorothy LesTina and Leslie Perri. He died on September 2, ... See full bio »

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Gateway Writer
Out of the Unknown


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 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bitterest Pill (1986) ... (story)
 1969 Tunnel Under the World (story "The Tunnel Under the World")
 1965-1966 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Tunnel Under the World (1966) ... (story)
- The Midas Plague (1965) ... (story)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Many Happy Returns (1952) ... (writer)
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 2014 The Wrong Priest (Short) (executive producer)
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 2009 Pulp Fiction: The Golden Age of Storytelling (Video documentary)
Himself - Author (as Fred Pohl)
 1994 Understanding Sex (TV Movie documentary)

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Other Works:

Author (as Frederick Pohl): "Age of the Pussyfoot" See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred Pohl

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If you read science fiction, nothing ever takes you by surprise. [in a 1987 interview with the Washington Post] See more »


He is considered a pioneer of the "anti-utopian" branch of science fiction, in which an outwardly well-organized society collapses from internal rivalries and greed. See more »

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