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Carl Sagan (I) (1934–1996)


Astronomer, educator and author, Sagan was perhaps the world's greatest popularizer of science, reaching millions of people through newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts. He is well-known for his work on the PBS series Cosmos, the Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning show that became the most watched series in public-television history. It was... See full bio »

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Known For

Contact
Contact Writer
(1997)
Cosmos
Cosmos Writer
(1980)
The Earth Day Special
(1990)

Filmography

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 2015 Star Stuff (Short) (Inspired by the work and life of)
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes)
- Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The World Set Free (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Immortals (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
 2014 FanGirl Academy: 101 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Earth Day 101 (2014)
 1997 Contact (based on the novel by) / (based on the story by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segments "Galaxy Intro", "Carl Sagan")
 1980 Cosmos (TV Mini-Series documentary) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Who Speaks for Earth? (1980) ... (written by)
- Encyclopedia Galactica (1980) ... (written by)
- The Persistence of Memory (1980) ... (written by)
- The Edge of Forever (1980) ... (written by)
- The Lives of the Stars (1980) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

Pulitzer prize winning author. Author of more than 20 books. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Carl Sagan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence See more »

Trivia:

He was the visual inspiration for Earl Meagan, a character from the V comics, based on the popular V (1984) TV series. See more »

Trademark:

He mostly wore turtlenecks with suit coats.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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