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Robert Sheckley (1928–2005)


Biography in: "Contemporary Authors". Vol. 223, pp. 371-388. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, Inc., 2004. See more trivia »

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Freejack Writer
Condorman Writer
The 10th Victim
Das Millionenspiel


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 2017/I The Escape (Short) (original story) (completed)
 2017 Mindswap (announced)
  Something for Nothing (Short) (novel) (filming)
 2013 Dangerously Close (Short) (short story)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Watchbird (2007) ... (short story)
 1996 The Utilizer (screenplay)
 1992 Freejack (novel "Immortality Inc.")
 1989 Monsters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Demons (1989) ... (writer)
 1983 Le prix du danger (story "The Prize of Peril")
 1981 Condorman (novel "The Game of X")
 1979 Racconti di fantascienza (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- La decima vittima (1979) ... (story)
 1975 Világok boltja (TV Movie)
 1970 Das Millionenspiel (TV Movie) (novel "The Prize of Peril")
 1970 Jövöbéli históriák (TV Movie) (story - as Robert Shackley)
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Immortality Inc (1969) ... (novel)
 1966 Los buenos samaritanos (Short) (story)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The People Trap (1966) ... (short story)
 1965 The 10th Victim (story "The Seventh Victim")
 1963 Escape from Hell Island (based on a novel by)
 1963 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Murder Club (1961) ... (writer)
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Monsters (1951) ... (story)
 1949 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series) (writer)

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Novel: "The Game of X" (filmed as Condorman (1981)). See more »

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Robert Shackley

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Personal Quote:

[Mindswap] It's when you go to the police that your problems really start.


Fans point out similarities between his book "Mindswap" and the film "Xchange". See more »

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