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Larry Niven

Larry Niven was born on April 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Laurence van Cott Niven. He is a writer and producer, known for Inconstant Moon, Land of the Lost (1974) and Ringworld. He has been married to Marilyn Joyce Wisowaty since September 6, 1969. See full bio »

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Known For

Land of the Lost
Ringworld Writer
Star Trek
Star Trek Writer


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  Ringworld (TV Movie) (novel) (announced)
 2011 Green Lantern: The Animated Series (TV Series) (character: Ganthet - 1 episode)
- Beware My Power: Part One (2011) ... (character: Ganthet - uncredited)
 2003 Duck Dodgers (TV Series) (character: Ganthet - 1 episode)
- The Green Loontern (2003) ... (character: Ganthet - uncredited)
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Inconstant Moon (1996) ... (short story)
 1994 Return to Ringworld (Video Game) (based on the Known Space novels by)
 1992 Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch (Video Game) (Ringworld and Known Space created by)
 1974 Land of the Lost (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Circle (1974) ... (written by)
- Hurricane (1974) ... (written by)
- Downstream (1974) ... (written by)
  Star Trek (TV Series) (adapted from his story "The Soft Weapon" - 1 episode, 1973) (written by - 1 episode, 1973)
- The Slaver Weapon (1973) ... (adapted from his story "The Soft Weapon") / (written by)
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  Ringworld (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2011 The Nature of Existence Companion Series (Video documentary)
 2010 The Nature of Existence (Documentary)
 2003 SexTV (TV Series documentary)
 2001 2001 and Beyond (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Future Fantastic (TV Series documentary)
- The Incredible Shrinking Planet (1996) ... Himself
 1981 Arena (TV Series documentary)
- The Comic Strip Hero (1981) ... Himself
 1980 Target... Earth? (Documentary)

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Other Works:

Novel: "The Integral Trees," 1983. See more »

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Personal Quote:

Mother Nature doesn't care if you're having fun. See more »


In 1976, won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette, for "The Borderland of Sol."

(See Wikipedia and for documentation). See more »

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