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Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer, the son of John Arthur Sawyer and Virginia Kivley Peterson Sawyer, both of whom worked in the fields of economics and statistics, was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He has an older brother, Peter Douglas Sawyer, and a younger brother, Alan Bruce Sawyer. Rob Sawyer sold his first novel, Golden Fleece, in 1990, and after a few ... See full bio »
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  Flashforward (TV Series) (novel - 17 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (based on the novel by - 5 episodes, 2009) (written by - 1 episode, 2010)
- Future Shock (2010) ... (novel)
- Countdown (2010) ... (novel)
- The Negotiation (2010) ... (novel)
- Course Correction (2010) ... (novel) / (written by)
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2010) ... (novel)
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 2009-2010 Flashforward (TV Series) (consultant - 22 episodes)
- Future Shock (2010) ... (consultant)
- Countdown (2010) ... (consultant)
- The Negotiation (2010) ... (consultant)
- Course Correction (2010) ... (consultant)
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2010) ... (consultant)
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 2015 Star Trek Continues (TV Series)
Science Officer
- The White Iris (2015) ... Science Officer
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 2006 Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles (special thanks)
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 2013 The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TV Series)
 2008-2013 Supernatural Investigator (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Host / Himself -Host
- Alien Agenda (2013) ... Himself - Host
- Reincarnation (2013) ... Himself -Host
- Modern Day Mircacles (2013) ... Himself - Host
 2012 Backyard Blockbusters (Documentary)
 2012 2001: The Science of Futures Past (Documentary)
 2011 A Message from Space (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Destination: Mars (Video documentary short)
 2007 Space Top 10 Countdown (TV Series)
- Three or More (2007) ... Himself
- Unsung SF Movies (2007) ... Himself
 2005 Filmography (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Author
- Keanu Reeves (2005) ... Himself - Author
 2005 The Planet of the Doctor (Documentary)
 2002 Rocket Science (TV Series documentary)
 2001 2001 and Beyond (TV Movie documentary)

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In 1968, when I was eight years old, my father took me to see the then-new movie 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). It was my introduction to the work of Arthur C. Clarke, then and now my favorite science-fiction writer, and I ultimately saw 2001 a total of 25 times on the big screen. See more »


Working on the second book of his "WWW Trilogy," the titles of which are Wake, Watch, and Wonder, at his home in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.



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