Harlan Ellison, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Harlan Ellison

American writer

Date of Birth: 27-May-1934

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

Date of Death: 28-Jun-2018

Profession: screenwriter, writer, journalist, film critic, literary critic, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Harlan Ellison

  • Harlan Jay Ellison (May 27, 1934 – June 28, 2018) was an American writer, known for his prolific and influential work in New Wave speculative fiction, and for his outspoken, combative personality.
  • Robert Bloch, the author of Psycho, described Ellison as "the only living organism I know whose natural habitat is hot water".His published works include more than 1,700 short stories, novellas, screenplays, comic book scripts, teleplays, essays, and a wide range of criticism covering literature, film, television, and print media.
  • Some of his best-known work includes the Star Trek episode "The City on the Edge of Forever", his A Boy and His Dog cycle, and his short stories "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" and " 'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman".
  • He was also editor and anthologist for Dangerous Visions (1967) and Again, Dangerous Visions (1972).
  • Ellison won numerous awards, including multiple Hugos, Nebulas, and Edgars.

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