Noted writing fiction in media in the 90s, several novels for the Star Trek franchise. Also co-wrote four novels associated with the game Doom/A Squeezed Novel by Mr. Skunk', was nominated for the Hugo Award and Nebula Award
In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
b.1/3/1947,American science fiction & Slipstream author. Published her 1st Sci-fi novel in 1992 with 'Cold Allies', about the arrival of extraterrestrials in the midst of a 21st Century WW3 & Brother Termite, Conscience of the Beagle, The Happy Policeman
American fantasy and science fiction author, best known for her Twilight's Kingdoms fantasy trilogy and her contributions to the shared universe series Heroes in Hell, Sword of Knowledge and Merovingen Nights
Author of fantasy and science fiction. His sci-fi novel Radix was nominated for the 1981 Nebula Award for Best Novel and was followed by three other novels, the four books, together, comprising the critically acclaimed 'Radix Tetrad.'
Sci-fi & fantasy writer/Won Hugo, Nebula, Compton Crook, Theodore Sturgeon, & Michael Printz awards. Has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Asimov's Science Fiction, & the environmental journal High Country News.
Fantasy-Science Fiction Author - Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes, The Illustrated Man, I Sing The Body Electric, Dandelion Wine, The Halloween Tree. Born: 08/22/1920
American Female Author - Science Fiction - 'Mirror Dance' (1984), Barrayar' (1991), 'Shards Of Honor' (1986), 'A Civil Campagne' (1999), 'Warrior's Apprentice' (1986), 'The Vor Game' (1990), 'Cetaganda' (1995), 'Komarr' (1998) Plus Many More Books
Northern Ireland-Born American Female Author - Children's Books - Novel - 'Smoky Night' (1994), 'A Day's Work' (1994), 'Train To Somewhere' (1996), 'The Wall' (1990), 'The Memory String' (2000), 'One Green Apple' (2006), 'Night Ree' (1991) Plus More
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders, The Sunshine Boys (1975)
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
5/30/1922-9/29/2003 Pen name Hal Clement/Sci-fi writer, leader science fiction subgenre. Painted astronomically oriented artworks under name George Richard/1998 Clement was inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Welsh screenwriter and television producer ('Queer as Folk', 'Bob & Rose', 'The Second Coming', 'Casanova', the 2005 revival 'Torchwood' of the classic British science fiction series 'Doctor Who', and the trilogy 'Cucumber', 'Tofu', and 'Banana')
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
Science Fiction Author - Make Room! Make Room (the basis for the film Soylent Green), The Stainless Steel Rat series, Deathworld series, Bill The Galactic Hero series, To The Stars series, Stars & Stripes series, The Hammer & The Cross series
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
American critic, publisher, and editor of thousands of science fiction and fantasy novels. Called 'perhaps the single most influential book editor of the past 40 years in the American publishing world. Memorialized as a character in Stephen King's IT
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Sci-fi/Mystery author, also humor, satire, non-fiction & reviews. Plus 24 novels & 40+ short stories, also edited science-fantasy anthologies. Expert on writing of Edgar Rice Burroughs and has an equally strong interest in H. P. Lovecraft
US Marine Sgt./Vietnam/Last out before the fall of Saigon/sent to attache office to guard millions of dollars before cash was burned & compound blown up by the Americans to keep the enemy from raiding it and obtaining classified documents
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Seattle Mariners in the 19th round of the 1991 MLB June Amateur Draft, Also played for Team USA Baseball team in 1991
Science fiction author (gateway) hugo award 78. In 1936, Pohl joined the Young Communist League, an organization in favor of trade unions and against racial prejudice and Hitler and Mussolini. Born: 11/26/1919
This is the Venezuelan-born left-handed pitcher who was born April 7, 1993. He was traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in the Andrew Miller deal, and, as of spring, 2018, is a starting pitcher for Boston
Vietnam/Fall of Saigon/Drove bus through Saigon & pick up eligible to leave. Saw anger growing among those on the streets as people realized the end was near & U.S. was pulling out. A rocket hit near the bus & was shaken by shrapnel
Legendary Author - 'Player Piano', 'Mother Night', 'Cat's Cradle', 'God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine', 'Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade', 'Hocus Pocus', ' Bluebeard', 'Deadeye Dick', 'Galápagos', 'The Sirens of Titan'.
Reporter/cameraman WBAP-TV/Covered attempted shooting Gen. Edwin Walker. November 22, at Love Field, Trade Mart & Parkland, captured only sound recording of announcement of President Kennedy's death. In 1964, he covered the Jack Ruby trial