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Octavia Butler (1947–2006)


Octavia Butler was born on June 22, 1947 in Pasadena, California, USA as Octavia Estelle Butler. She was a writer, known for Dawn, Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed (2004) and Closer to Truth (2000). She died on February 24, 2006 in Spokane, Washington, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dawn Writer
Closer to Truth Herself
(2000)
Masters of Fantasy Herself - Author
(1998)

Filmography

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 2004 Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed (Documentary)
Herself
 2000 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 1 June 2000 (2000) ... Herself
 2000 Closer to Truth (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 1999 The 20th Century: Yesterday's Tomorrows (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
 1998 Masters of Fantasy (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Author
- Harlan Ellison (1998) ... Herself - Author (as Octavia E. Butler)
 1993 Brave New Worlds: The Science Fiction Phenomenon (TV Movie documentary)
Herself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(novel) "Clay's Ark". New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984. ISBN 0312143214 See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Octavia E. Butler

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm...comfortably asocial -- a hermit in the middle of Seattle -- a pessimist if I'm not careful, a feminist, a Black [person], a former Baptist, an oil-and-water combination of ambition, laziness, insecurity, certainty, and drive.

Trivia:

She was paralytically shy her entire life. See more »

Nickname:

Junie

Star Sign:

Cancer

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