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Octavia Butler (1947–2006)

Octavia Butler was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California, USA as Octavia Estelle Butler. She died on February 24, 2006 in Spokane, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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 2004 Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed (Documentary)
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 2000 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 1 June 2000 (2000) ... Herself
 2000 Closer to Truth (TV Series)
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 1999 The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (TV Movie documentary)
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 1993 Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

(novel) "Mind of My Mind". New York: Doubleday, 1977. ISBN 038512600X See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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I'm...comfortably asocial -- a hermit in the middle of Seattle -- a pessimist if I'm not careful, a feminist, a Black [person], a former Baptist, an oil-and-water combination of ambition, laziness, insecurity, certainty, and drive.

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Was the first African American woman to gain popularity and critical acclaim as a major science-fiction writer, championed by and protégée of Harlan Ellison. See more »

Nickname:

Junie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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