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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 Il tunnel sotto il mondo (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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Known For

Gateway
Gateway Writer
Out of the Unknown
(1965-1966)

Filmography

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 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Bitterest Pill (1986) ... (story)
 1969 Il tunnel sotto il mondo (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:

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:

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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:

Famous American science fiction novelist, editor and literary agent. A lifelong friend of Isaac Asimov and Cyril M. Kornbluth, with whom he collaborated on such popular novels as "The Space Merchants" (1953). He was barely into his twenties when he became the first editor of the magazines "Astounding Stories" and "Super Science Stories" and was later respected as editor of "Galaxy Science Fiction... See more »

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