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Theodore Sturgeon (1918–1985)


Edward Hamilton Waldo was an American science fiction writer who published under the legal name Theodore Sturgeon - he changed his name following his mother's divorce. He was born on Staten Island, New York and sold his first short story in 1938. He is perhaps best known for the novel 'More Than Human' (1953) and his short horror story, 'IT', ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 67) in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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Known For

Star Trek Writer
(1966-1967)
(1986)
(1951-1952)
The Invaders Writer
(1967)

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 2005 The Other Celia (Short) (short story)
  The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 1 episode, 1986) (suggested by the short story "Yesterday Was Monday" by - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) ... (based on the short story by - segment "A Saucer of Loneliness")
- Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) ... (suggested by the short story "Yesterday Was Monday" by - segment "A Matter of Minutes")
  De bien étranges affaires (TV Series) (short story "Le prix de la synergie"/"the wages of synergy" - 1 episode, 1982) (short story "A saucer of loneliness" - 1 episode, 1982)
- L'amour qui tue (1982) ... (short story "Le prix de la synergie"/"the wages of synergy")
- La soucoupe de solitude (1982) ... (short story "A saucer of loneliness")
 1975 Land of the Lost (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Pylon Express (1975) ... (written by)
 1974 Histoires insolites (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Parcelle brillante (1974) ... (short story)
 1974 Killdozer (TV Movie) (novella) / (teleplay)
 1966-1967 Star Trek (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Amok Time (1967) ... (written by)
- Shore Leave (1966) ... (written by)
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- The Betrayed (1967) ... (story by)
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- No Answer (1958) ... (story)
  Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes, 1951) (adapted by - 1 episode, 1952) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1951)
- The Miraculous Serum (1952) ... (adapted by)
- Enemy Unknown (1951) ... (story)
- Verdict from Space (1951) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Out There (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1951) (story - 1 episode, 1951)
- Mewhu's Jet (1951) ... (story) / (teleplay - as Edward Waldo)
- Ordeal in Space (1951) ... (teleplay - as Edward Waldo)
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 2007 Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (Video) (with acknowledgement to the works of)
 2007 Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II (TV Series) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- World Enough and Time (2007) ... (special thanks)
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
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Other Works:

Story: "The Joy Machine" See more »

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Alternate Names:

Edward Waldo
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Trivia:

Is attributed with having formulated both "Sturgeon's Law" ("Nothing is always absolutely so") and "Sturgeon's Revelation" ("Ninety percent of everything is crud."). The first is a line from the story "The Claustrophile" in a 1956 issue of "Galaxy" magazine and the second was a response to a criticism of science fiction as a low-quality genre in his book review column for the March 1958 "Venture". See more »

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Star Sign:

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