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27 Persons in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame:

A.E. van Vogt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Elton van Vogt
Also Known As:
AE van Vogt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction novelist.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1996.
Books:

Andre Norton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Mary Norton
Also Known As:
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Andre Alice Norton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction/fantasy fiction writer.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997. She legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934.
Books:Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1981.

Anne McCaffrey

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Anne Inez McCaffrey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction and fantasy novels.
Known especially for her series:Books:and many more, some with other co-writers.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2006.

Arthur C. Clarke

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Charles Clarke
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author.
Books:Movies based on books:Known for formulating the Three Laws of Robotics, and for suggesting communication satellites in geosynchronous orbit in a memo in 1945. Received a CBE in 1989 and was knighted in 2000.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997.
International Space Hall of Fame.

David Bowie

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Robert Hayward-Jones
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Iman, until he died.
Older than Iman by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Song:Movie:Album:Song:Broadway play:Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1996.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2005.
London Avenue of Stars.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1998.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 12 February 1997.

Frederik Pohl

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederik George Pohl Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author.
Novels:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998.

Gene Roddenberry

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugene Wesley Roddenberry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Majel Barrett, until he died.
Older than Majel Barrett by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Pilot in World War II.
Creator of the TV series:and its sequels.
Creator of TV series:Television Academy Hall of Fame 2010.
Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007.
Television Hall of Fame 2010.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6683 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 4 September 1985.

George Lucas

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Walton Lucas Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Founder of Lucasfilm. Sound effects and special effects.
California Hall of Fame 2009.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2006.
National Medal of Arts 2013.
Kennedy Center Honors 2015.

Gordon R. Dickson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Rupert Dickson
Nickname(s):
Gordie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction and fantasy fiction writer. Famed for his Dorsai (Childe Cycle) and Dragon Knight novels. Winner of 3 Hugo Awards and 1 Nebula Award.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2000.

H.G. Wells

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert George Wells
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction writer.
Books:all made into films.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997.

Hal Clement

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry Clement Stubbs
Also Known As:
George Richard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

High school chemistry teacher who wrote science fiction books::Also painted SF images.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998.

Harlan Ellison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harlan Jay Ellison
Also Known As:
Cordwainer Bird
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prolific and popular science fiction writer.
Short story:Writer for movie:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2011.

Harry Harrison

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Also Known As:
Harry Max Harrison
Leslie Charteris
Wade Kaempfert
Philip St. John
Felix Boyd
Hank Dempsey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author. Did not know his birth name until age 30, at which point he changed his name to Harry Max Harrison in court.
Book:the basis for movie:Books:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2004.

Hugo Gernsback

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hugo Gernsbacker
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founded station:in New York 1925. First home-use radio set.
Founded first scence fiction magazine:in 1926.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1996.

Isaac Asimov

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Isaak Yudovich Ozimov
Also Known As:
Paul French
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Prolific science and science fiction writer, over 500 works published.
Books:Died of heart and kidney failure, which were due to complications of the HIV infection, contracted from a blood transfusion.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1997.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2015.

J.R.R. Tolkien

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Also Known As:
J. R. R. Tolkien
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Novels:from which the movies:were made.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2013.

James Cameron

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Cameron
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gale Anne Hurd by 1 year.
ex-husband of
Younger than Kathryn Bigelow by 2 years.
ex-husband of
Older than Linda Hamilton by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Creator of TV series:Canada's Walk of Fame 2008.
California Hall of Fame 2010.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2012.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 18 December 2009.

James Tiptree Jr.

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Bradley
Also Known As:
Alice Sheldon
Alice Bradley Sheldon
Raccoona Sheldon
Nickname(s):
Alli
Tip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Bradley, married name Sheldon. Science fiction author. CIA employee.
Book:Killed her husband and commited suicide.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2012.

Jules Verne

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jules Gabriel Verne
Nickname(s):
Father of Science Fiction
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of science fiction novels, also made as movies:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1999.
French Legion of Honor.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
Also Known As:
Mary Shelley
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author of novel:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2004.

Philip K. Dick

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Philip Kindred Dick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Science fiction author.
Wrote book:which is the basis of the movie:Stories for movies:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2005.

Ray Bradbury

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ray Douglas Bradbury
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Books:Book and movie:National Medal of Arts 2004.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1999.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6644 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 1 April 2002.

Richard Matheson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Burton Matheson

Brief Facts:

Writer for movie:TV series:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2010.

Ridley Scott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ridley Scott
Also Known As:
Sir Ridley Scott
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Tony Scott by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Knighted 2003.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 5 November 2015.

Robert A. Heinlein

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Anson Heinlein
Also Known As:
Anson McDonald
Lyle Monroe
John Riverside
Caleb Saunders
Simon York
Birth Date:
Death Date:
1988
Age:
81 or 82

Brief Facts:

Noted Science fiction writer. Invented the water bed.
Books made into movies::which is from book:Books:Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998.

Rod Serling

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodman Edward Serling
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Creator and host of TV series:Movies:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2008.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1993.
Television Hall of Fame 1985.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry; ceremony: 6 October 1988.

Steven Spielberg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Steven Allan Spielberg
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Amy Irving by 6 years.
husband of
Older than Kate Capshaw by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Kennedy Center Honors 2006.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame 2005.
Liberty Medal 2009.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 10 January 2002.
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