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Carl Sagan (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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 2014 Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (TV 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)
 1997 Contact (novel) / (story)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segments "Galaxy Intro", "Carl Sagan")
 1980 Cosmos (TV 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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Pulitzer prize winning author. Author of more than 20 books. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 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:

To make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. [Cosmos, PBS TV, 23 November 1980] See more »

Trivia:

Despite being known for, and frequently quoted with, his famous phrase "billions and billions...", Carl Sagan never actually said it during the entire single-season run of Cosmos (1980). The actual phrase is "billions UPON billions," and the complete quote which includes this often-misquoted phrase is "A galaxy is composed of gas and dust and stars - billions upon billions of stars." See more »

Trademark:

He mostly wore turtlenecks with suit coats.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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