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Fred Hoyle (I) (1915–2001)

Fred Hoyle was born on June 24, 1915 in Bingley, 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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Known For

(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: "Frontiers of Astronomy". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Prof. Sir Fred Hoyle | Sir Fred Hoyle
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[9/9/1979, in "The Observer"] Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards. See more »

Trivia:

Coined the term "big bang" to descibe the theory that the universe resulted from an explosion of extremely dense matter. He did not believe this theory and used the term disparagingly. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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