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Ray Bradbury

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Also Known As: Died: June 5, 2012
Born: August 22, 1920 Cause of Death: Undetermined
Birth Place: Waukegan, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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1934:
Moved with family from Waukegan, IL to Los Angeles, CA
1938:
Published his first story "Hollerbochen's Dilemma" in the fan magazine <i>Imagination!</i>
1939:
Launched his own fan magazine <i>Futuria Fantasia</i>; published four issues
1945:
Wrote notable short stories "The Watchers" (1945), "Invisible Boy" (1945), and "The Small Assassin" (1947)
1950:
Published breakthrough collection of sci-fi short stories <i>The Martian Chronicles</i>
1953:
Released his seminal novel, the dystopian satire <i>Fahrenheit 451</i>
1956:
Co-wrote feature film adaptation of the Herman Melville classic "Moby Dick," directed by John Huston and starring Gregory Peck; later described experience as "the worst six months of my life"
1957:
Published semi-autobiographical <i>Dandelion Wine</i>
1962:
Wrote the influential fantasy-horror novel <i>Something Wicked This Way Comes</i>
1962:
Penned the 100th episode of "The Twilight Zone" (CBS) titled "I Sing the Body Electric"
1966:
Writer and director Fran├žois Truffaut adapted his novel into the feature film "Fahrenheit 451"
1980:
NBC aired "The Martian Chronicles" miniseries based on his short stories
1981:
Made acting debut with a cameo in "Rich and Famous"
1985:
Wrote and hosted the anthology series "The Ray Bradbury Theater" (HBO, USA Network)
1990:
Published the non-fiction book <i>Zen in the Art of Writing</i>
1996:
Wrote the TV-movie "It Came from Outer Space II" that aired on the Sci Fi Channel
2004:
Received the National Medal of Arts from President George W. Bush
2006:
Published final novel <i>Farewell Summer</i>
2009:
Released the anthologies <i>Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 2</i> and <i>We'll Always Have Paris: Stories</i>

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