Arthur C. Clarke (1917–2008)


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Arthur C. Clarke was born in the seaside town of Minehead, Somerset, England in December 16, 1917. In 1936 he moved to London, where he joined the British Interplanetary Society. There he started to experiment with astronautic material in the BIS, write the BIS Bulletin and science fiction. During World War II, as a RAF officer, he was in charge ... See full bio »

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(age 90) in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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 2021 3001: Odyseja kosmiczna (Audioplay) (Video) (based on a novel by)
 2021 2061: Odyseja kosmiczna (Audioplay) (Video) (author)
 2020 La Estrella (Video short) (original story)
 2019 Breaking Strain (Video short) (story by)
 2017 2010: Odyseja kosmiczna (Audioplay) (Video) (author)
 2016 2001: Odyseja kosmiczna (Audioplay) (Video) (author)
 2015 Childhood's End (TV Mini Series) (based on the novel by - 3 episodes)
- The Children (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Deceivers (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Overlords (2015) ... (based on the novel by)
 2003 Rendezvous with Rama (Video short) (novel)
 1997 Rama (Video Game) (based on books by)
 1995 The Colours of Infinity (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Trapped in Space (TV Movie) (short story "Breaking Strain")
 1993 Arthur C. Clarke: Before 2001 (Video documentary short)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Night of the Meek/But Can She Type?/The Star (1985) ... (based on the short story by - segment "The Star")
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey (screenplay by) / (short story "The Sentinel" - uncredited)
 1968 Jännitysnäytelmä (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meteor 02 (1968) ... (writer)
 1964 Adventure (TV Series documentary) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Treasure of the Great Reef (1964) ... (narrative script)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- All the Time in the World (1952) ... (writer)
 1949 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series) (writer)
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Other Works:

Novel: "2010". NOTE: Filmed as 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 46 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Sir Arthur C. Clarke | E.G. Obrien | Charles Willis

Spouse:

Marilyn Torgenson  (divorced)
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Personal Quote:

"When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong" - Clarke's First Law. See more »

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Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. See more »

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