Carl Sagan (I) (1934–1996)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,415 this week
Trailer
1:09 | Trailer
Astronomer, educator and author Carl Sagan was perhaps the world's greatest popularizer of science, reaching millions of people through newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts. He is well-known for his work on the PBS series Cosmos (1980), the Emmy Award and Peabody Award-winning show that became the most watched series in ... See full bio »

The Essential Eddie Murphy Watchlist

As we prepare for the return of Prince Akeem in Coming 2 America, we present our guide to comic legend Eddie Murphy's essential films.

Watch the video

The Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows in March

Check out the most anticipated movies and TV to stream in March, including Zack Snyder's Justice League, Godzilla vs. Kong, and more.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Ancient Aliens
The Return (S1, Ep5)
Fri, Mar 05 8:00 AM PST on HIST (072)
20/20
Rear Window (S40, Ep4)
Sun, Mar 07 4:00 PM PST on OWN (091)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 31 Jul 2016
 
a list of 40 people
created 30 Jul 2019
 
a list of 46 people
created 20 Dec 2016
 
a list of 25 people
created 24 Apr 2016
 
a list of 40 people
created 04 Oct 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Carl Sagan's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Contact Writer
(1997)
Cosmos Writer
(1980)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (7 credits)
  Cosmos: Possible Worlds (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 12 episodes, 2020) (written by - 1 episode, 2020) (based on a story by - 1 episode, 2020)
- Seven Wonders of the New World (2020) ... (written by)
- Coming of Age in the Anthropocene (2020) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (2020) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- A Tale of Two Atoms (2020) ... (based on a story by) / (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- Magic Without Lies (2020) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
 2015 Star Stuff: A Story of Carl Sagan (Short) (Inspired by the work and life of)
 2014 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by - 13 episodes)
- Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The World Set Free (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Immortals (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
- The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (inspired by "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" written by)
 2014 FanGirl Academy: 101 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Earth Day 101 (2014)
 1997 Contact (based on the novel by) / (based on the story by)
 1990 The Earth Day Special (TV Special) (segments "Galaxy Intro", "Carl Sagan")
  Cosmos (TV Mini-Series documentary) (creator - 13 episodes, 1980) (written by - 13 episodes, 1980)
- Who Speaks for Earth? (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Encyclopaedia Galactica (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Persistence of Memory (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Edge of Forever (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Lives of the Stars (1980) ... (creator) / (written by)
Show Show Additional Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (35 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (43 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Contact" (filmed as Contact (1997)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Carl Sagan Productions

Alternate Names:

Dr. Carl Sagan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[About religion] "I don't want to believe. I want to know." See more »

Trivia:

Suffered from a rare blood disorder that led to cancer and ultimately his death. See more »

Trademark:

He mostly wore turtlenecks with suit coats.

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed