Robert A. Heinlein (1907–1988)


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At the age of 17, Heinlein graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri. He spent one year at the University of Missouri before he entered the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, from which he graduated as the 20th best among the 243 cadets. He spent five years in the Pacific Ocean until he had to retire because of ... See full bio »

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(age 80) in Carmel, California, USA

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 2022 Life-Line (Short) (based on the short story by) (post-production)
  Starship Troopers (TV Series)
 2021 The Door Into Summer (based on the novel by)
 2014/I Predestination (based on the short story "All You Zombies" by)
 2012 Starship Troopers: Invasion (based on the novel by)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode)
- Jerry Was a Man (2007) ... (based on the short story by)
 2000 Starship Troopers: Terran Ascendancy (Video Game) (novel)
  Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series) (novel "Starship Troopers" - 41 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (based on a novel by - 3 episodes)
- Spirits of the Departed (2000) ... (novel "Starship Troopers" - as Robert Heinlein)
- Funeral for a Friend (2000) ... (novel "Starship Troopers" - as Robert Heinlein)
- Requiem (2000) ... (novel "Starship Troopers" - as Robert Heinlein)
- The Court-Martial of Lt. Razak (Clip Show #4) (2000) ... (novel "Starship Troopers" - as Robert Heinlein)
- Trackers (2000) ... (novel "Starship Troopers" - as Robert Heinlein)
 1998 Starship Troopers: Deleted Scenes (Video short) (book)
 1997 Starship Troopers (book)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (novel)
 1994 Red Planet (TV Mini Series short) (based upon a novel by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... (based upon a novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (based upon a novel by)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (based upon a novel by)
 1988 Starship Troopers (TV Mini Series) (novel)
 1958 The Brain Eaters (novel "The Puppet Masters" - uncredited)
  X Minus One (Podcast Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1955) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- Requiem (1955) ... (story)
- The Green Hills of Earth (1955) ... (writer)
- Universe (1955) ... (story)
 1953 Project Moon Base (screenplay - as Robert Heinlein) / (story - as Robert Heinlein)
 1951 Out There (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- The Green Hills of Earth (1951) ... (story)
- Misfit (1951) ... (story)
- Ordeal in Space (1951) ... (story)
 1950-1951 Dimension X (Podcast Series) (story - 7 episodes)
- Requiem (1951) ... (story)
- Universe (1951) ... (story)
- The Green Hills of Earth (1950) ... (story)
- Universe (1950) ... (story)
- The Roads Must Roll (1950) ... (story)
 1950 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series) (novel "Space Cadet")
 1950 Destination Moon (from a novel by) / (written for the screen by)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Double Star" (first published in the UK by Michael Joseph Ltd.). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Author 'All You Zombies' | Robert Heinlein

Spouse:

Virginia Doris Gerstenfeld  (his death) | See more »
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Specialization is for insects. See more »

Trivia:

When writing short stories he was so prolific that he would sometimes have two or even three stories in the same magazine issue. To disguise this, at most one was published under his own name. His most frequent pseudonym was Anson McDonald (his middle name with his then wife Leslyn's maiden name). He was also published as Lyle Monroe, John Riverside, Caleb Saunders, and Simon York. See more »

Nickname:

The Grand Master

Star Sign:

Cancer

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