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Known For

The Juliet Writer
Top Secret Writer
(1954)
(1962)

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  The Juliet (author) (announced)
 2019 Young Justice (TV Series) (based on comics by - 1 episode)
- Evolution (2019) ... (based on comics by - uncredited)
 2004 Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series) (novel "The Stars My Destination": story source - uncredited)
  Alcoa Premiere (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1962) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1962)
- Mr. Lucifer (1962) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1959-1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Turn the Key Deftly (1960) ... (writer)
- Murder and the Android (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Naked City (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Scorpion Sting (1959) ... (story)
 1956 Conflict (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- Man from 1997 (1956) ... (original story)
 1954 Top Secret (TV Series) (story and teleplay - 1 episode)
- This Man Is Death (1954) ... (story and teleplay)
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 1960 Dinosaurus! (technical advisor - uncredited)
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 2017 The Lego Batman Movie (special thanks)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"Alfred Bester's The Stars my Destination: the Graphic Story Adaptation", by Byron Preiss and Howard Chaykin (Epic Comics) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Rolly Bester  (her death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

[1972, interview with Charles Platt in "New Worlds Quarterly"] I'm a great believer in people, and their untapped potential. It's obvious we can't all be a Gully Foyle, but most of us energize at such a low level, so far short of our real capabilities, we could all be more, do more. Today, in America, I think everyone needs a good kick in the ass, to get them doing things. See more »

Trivia:

His short fiction sometimes features stories of nostalgia, and most of those are among his most highly-rated among fans and editors. He shares this theme of longing for the past with Ray Bradbury and Jack Finney. Bradbury and Finney had stories adapted for 'The Twilight Zone" (1959), as their stories were more easily adapted, whereas Bester did not, perhaps because he was prone to write stories ... See more »

Trademark:

Stories of nostalgia See more »

Nickname:

Alfie

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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