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Ray Bradbury (I) (1920–2012)


Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction writer whose works were translated in more than 40 languages and sold millions of copies around the world. Although he created a world of new technical and intellectual ideas, he never obtained a driver's license and had never driven a car. He was born Ray Douglas Bradbury on August 22, 1920, in Waukegan,... See full bio »

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 2013/I Jack in the Box (Short) (story) (completed)
 2018 Fahrenheit 451 (novel)
 2015 The Fox, the Forest (Short) (original story)
 2014 All Summer in a Day (Short) (story)
 2014 The Whole Town's Sleeping (Short)
 2012 Ray Bradbury's Kaleidoscope (Short) (short story)
 2012 The Third Expedition (Short) (short story "The Taxpayer")
 2012 Before the Night Is Gone (Short) (novel)
 2011 The Jar (Short) (inspired by)
 2011 The Small Assassin (Short) (story)
 2010 A Very Careful Man (Short) (short story)
 2010 The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl (Short) (short story)
 2008 Chrysalis (short story)
 2008 The Pedestrian (Short) (story)
 2005 A Piece of Wood (Short) (story)
 2005 A Sound of Thunder (short story)
 2004 El que espera (Short) (story)
 2004 Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
 2003 El umbral (Short) (story)
 2001 The Pedestrian (Short) (short story)
 2000 Con palos y piedras (Short)
 1998 Vino iz oduvanchikov (books)
 1998 The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (play) / (short story) / (teleplay)
 1996 The Smile (Short) (original story)
 1996 It Came from Outer Space II (TV Movie) (story)
 1995 Ray Bradbury's the Martian Chronicles Adventure Game (Video Game) (based on novel by)
 1993 Chelovek v vozdukhe (Short) (story "The Flying Machine")
 1993 The Halloween Tree (TV Movie) (book) / (written by)
  The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series) (screenplay - 59 episodes, 1985 - 1992) (story - 59 episodes, 1985 - 1992) (short story - 1 episode, 1992) (writer - 1 episode, 1992)
 1990 Dominus (stories)
 1989 Zdes mogut voditsya tigry (Short) (original story)
 1988 Trinadtsatyy apostol (novel "The Martian Cronicles")
 1987 Veld (story)
 1987 Walking on Air (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
  The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode, 1986) (based on the short story by - 1 episode, 1985)
 1985 Clarinda y el tiempo en una botella (Short) (story)
 1985 Habia una vez (Short) (story)
 1984 Budet laskovyy dozhd (Short) (story)
 1984 Quest (Short) (story "Frost and Fire")
 1983 Savannen (TV Movie)
 1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) / (screenplay)
 1982 All Summer in a Day (TV Short) (based on the short story by)
 1982 Spaceship Earth (Short) (consultant writer)
  Il fascino dell'insolito (TV Series) (short story "Punishment Without Crime" - 1 episode, 1982) (short story "The Small Assassin" - 1 episode, 1980)
 1982 CBS Library (TV Series) (story "The Invisible Boy" - 1 episode)
 1982 American Playhouse (TV Series) (based on the story by - 1 episode)
 1982 The Electric Grandmother (TV Movie) (story "I Sing The Body Electric") / (teleplay by)
 1980 Ararman Uterord Ory (Short) (short story)
 1980 The Martian Chronicles (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
  Racconti di fantascienza (TV Series) (short story "The Murderer" - 1 episode, 1979) (short story "Changeling" - 1 episode, 1979) (short story "Chrysalis" - 1 episode, 1979)
 1978 Late Night Story (TV Series short) (written by - 1 episode)
 1976 The Murderer (Short) (story)
 1973 Night Caller (Short) (short story)
 1972 The Screaming Woman (TV Movie) (short story)
 1971 Curiosity Shop (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1969 Melodrama infernal (Short) (stories)
 1969 The Picasso Summer (screenplay - as Douglas Spaulding) / (story)
 1969 The Illustrated Man (book)
 1968 Ich auf Bestellung (TV Short) (short story)
 1966 Fahrenheit 451 (novel)
  Historias para no dormir (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1966) (short story - 1 episode, 1966) (short story "The Rocket" - 1 episode, 1966) (story "Marionettes, Inc." - 1 episode, 1966)
 1965 El marciano (Short) (story)
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
  The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1964) (short story - 1 episode, 1964)
 1964 Mañana puede ser verdad (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (story "The Dwarf" - 1 episode)
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
 1962 Mañana puede ser verdad (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
 1962 Icarus Montgolfier Wright (Short) (original story) / (screenplay)
 1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
  Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1956 - 1958) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962) (written by - 1 episode, 1959) (story and teleplay - 1 episode, 1956)
 1961 King of Kings (narration - uncredited)
 1959 Troubleshooters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1959 Rendezvous (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1958 Steve Canyon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1956 The Unexplained (TV Movie) (based on a story by)
 1956 Moby Dick (screenplay)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
  Windows (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1955) (short story - 1 episode, 1955)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1955 On Camera (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (story: Dark Carnival - 1 episode)
 1953 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (story "The Fog Horn")
 1953 It Came from Outer Space (story)
 1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1952 The Rocket (TV Movie) (story)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1951 Out There (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
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Other Works:

Short story: "Chrysalis". NOTE: Filmed as Chrysalis (2008). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 13 Interviews | 31 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Douglas Spaulding

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

If you were to ask me what I think of Hollywood today, it's more of the same, except worse. I grew up in Hollywood, I roller skated around here, and got autographs and photographs when I was 14 years old, so I know the community very well. But things have gotten worse, because we're making more money today out of doing lousy films. A good example is The Mummy, it came out when I was 12 years old,... See more »

Trivia:

As a bedtime story for each of his daughters, he read (in nightly installments) "Hound of the Baskervilles" by Arthur Conan Doyle. See more »

Trademark:

Highly poetic and metaphorical style of writing See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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