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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), Out of the Unknown (1965) and Understanding Sex (1994). He was married to Elizabeth Anne Hull, Carol M. Ulf Stanton, Judith Merril, Dorothy LesTina and Leslie Perri. He died ... See full bio »

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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)
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 1994 Understanding Sex (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Brittle Heaven. Drama. Written by Vincent York and Frederik Pohl. Incidental music by Rudolf Forst. Scenic Design by P. Dodd Ackerman. Directed by Clarence Derwent. Vanderbilt Theatre: 13 Nov 1934- Dec 1934 (closing date unknown/23 performances). Cast: Edith Atwater (as "Helen Hunt"), Dorothy Gish (as "Emily Dickinson"), Grant ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred Pohl
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Personal Quote:

There are well understood terms of engagement between the people who write for publication, on one hand, and the academics and critics who discuss it, on the other. Writers write. Then the academics explain what the writer has written and the critics explain how it could have been written so much better. See more »

Trivia:

He dropped out of high school, and later served in the US Army during WWII as a weatherman in Italy. After the war, he wrote advertising copy for a mail-order publisher. See more »

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Sagittarius

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