STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 241,763 this week

Ben Bova (1932–2020)


Benjamin William Bova (November 8, 1932 - November 29, 2020) was an American writer. He was the author of more than 120 works of science fact and fiction, he was six-time winner of the Hugo Award, an editor of Analog Magazine, an editorial director of Omni; he was also president of both the National Space Society and the Science Fiction Writers of... See full bio »

The Best TV and Movies to Watch in May

Check out our editors' picks for the best movies and shows coming this month.

See the full list

Upcoming Horror Films We Can't Wait to See

Our editors have rounded up their most anticipated horror movies of the year.

See the list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 233 people
created 06 Jan 2020
 
a list of 16 people
created 03 May 2015
 
a list of 280 people
created 16 Mar 2020
 
a list of 1140 people
created 04 Jan 2020
 
a list of 381 people
created 29 Mar 2020
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ben Bova's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Repo Men Additional Crew
(2010)
(1974)
The Starlost Additional Crew
(1973)
Future Flight Additional Crew
(1987)

Filmography

Jump to: Additional Crew | Writer | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Additional Crew (4 credits)
 2010 Repo Men (futurist)
 1987 Future Flight (TV Special) (advisor: space flight)
 1973 Sleeper (science consultant - uncredited)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series) (science consultant - 10 episodes)
- Mr. Smith of Manchester (1973) ... (science consultant)
- Gallery of Fear (1973) ... (science consultant)
- Circuit of Death (1973) ... (science consultant)
- The Alien Oro (1973) ... (science consultant)
- And Only Man Is Vile (1973) ... (science consultant)
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (1 credit)
 1974 Land of the Lost (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Search (1974) ... (written by)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (2 credits)
 2004 Finding the Future: A Science Fiction Conversation (Video documentary)
Self
 1991 The Chronic Rift (TV Series)
- Science Fact in Science Fiction (1991) ... (voice)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Milky Way Galaxy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his experience as an American writing for The Starlost (1973), a Canadian science-fiction series] What really surprised me is that there was a great deal of national chauvinism on the set. I was a "Yankee". For the first time in life I heard the phrase, "The flea knows how to live with the elephant". Every piece of advice I gave was completely ignored. As the series progressed, it wasn't just... See more »

Trivia:

Bova is a member of the National Space Institute and was its director in 1981. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed