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Harry Harrison (I) (1925–2012)


Harry Harrison was born on March 12, 1925 in Stamford, Connecticut, USA as Henry Maxwell Dempsey. He was a writer, known for Soylent Green (1973), Soylent Green and Bill the Galactic Hero (2014). He was married to Joan Merkler. He died on August 15, 2012 in Brighton, East Sussex, England. See full bio »

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Soylent Green Writer
(1973)
(1979)

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 2014 Bill the Galactic Hero (novel)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (story "Dream of Doom" - 1 episode)
- Dream of Doom (1997) ... (story "Dream of Doom" - uncredited)
 1973 Soylent Green (novel "Make Room! Make Room!")
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 1982 The History of the SF Film (TV Movie documentary)
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 1979 Time Out of Mind (TV Series documentary)
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Other Works:

Novel (as John Holm, with Tom Shippey): "King and Emperor" See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hank Dempsey
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[on filming of Soylent Green (1973), based on his novel] I went down to the set and took a lot of copies of the book with me and gave one to everyone I could think of--the actors, the cameraman, the technicians--all of whom seemed to appreciate meeting me. I mean, they don't care about screenwriters, but authors of real books are something different. They don't get to see many real books in ... See more »

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He was drafted into the United States Army before he studied art in New York City. See more »

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