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Fred Hoyle (I) (1915–2001)


Fred Hoyle was born on June 24, 1915 in Bingley, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England as Frederick Hoyle. He was a writer, known for A for Andromeda (1961), A for Andromeda (2006) and A come Andromeda (1972). He was married to Barbara Clark. He died on August 20, 2001 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England. See full bio »

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(1961)
(2006)
(1972)

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 2006 A for Andromeda (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 1972 A come Andromeda (TV Mini-Series) (novel "A for Andromeda" - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.4 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.2 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
- Episode #1.1 (1972) ... (novel "A for Andromeda")
 1962 The Andromeda Breakthrough (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Roman Peace (1962) ... (writer)
- Hurricane (1962) ... (writer)
- Storm Centres (1962) ... (writer)
- Azaran Forecast (1962) ... (writer)
- Gale Warning (1962) ... (writer)
  A for Andromeda (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 1961) (story - 3 episodes, 1961)
- The Last Mystery (1961) ... (story)
- The Face of the Tiger (1961) ... (story)
- The Murderer (1961) ... (story)
- The Monster (1961) ... (writer)
- The Miracle (1961) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Of Men and Galaxies". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Prof. Sir Fred Hoyle | Sir Fred Hoyle
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Personal Quote:

I don't see the logic of rejecting data just because they seem incredible [ . . . ] the establishment defends itself by complicating everything to the point of incomprehensibility. See more »

Trivia:

He was Plumian Professor of astronomy and experimental philosophy at Cambridge University in England, and director of the Cambridge Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, which he founded. He was famous as a science popularizer and a little less famous as a novelist; his novels include ?The Black Cloud" (1957), in which a gas cloud from outer space turns out to be sentient; "Fifth Planet" (1963, ... See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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