Ralph H. Baer (1922–2014)

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Ralph H. Baer was born on March 8, 1922 in Pirmasens, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany as Rudolf Heinrich Baer. He is known for his work on The King of Arcades (2014), Easy to Learn, Hard to Master: The Fate of Atari (2017) and Modern Marvels (1993). He was married to Dena Whinston. He died on December 6, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire, USA. See full bio »

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Modern Marvels Self - Video Game Inventor
Game on! the Unauthorized History of Video Games Self - Magnavox Odyssey Inventor


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 2014 NOS Uit het Leven (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- NOS Uit het leven van 2014 (2014) ... (in memory of)
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 2017 Easy to Learn, Hard to Master: The Fate of Atari (Documentary)
Self (as Ralph Baer)
 2014 The King of Arcades (Documentary)
 2011 Ralph Baer, the Father of Video Games (Video documentary short)
 2007 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
Self - Video Game Inventor
- '70s Tech (2007) ... Self - Video Game Inventor (as Ralph Baer)
 2007 GameZombie TV (TV Series)
Self - Interviewee
 2006 Game on! the Unauthorized History of Video Games (TV Movie)
Self - Magnavox Odyssey Inventor
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 2020 Console Wars (Documentary)
 2014 Telef√© noticias a las 19 (TV Series)
- Episode dated 8 December 2014 (2014) ... Self

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Ralph H. Baer is a video game pioneer, inventor, and engineer known as "The Father of Video Games" who is noted for his many contributions to games and the video game industry. See more »


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