(December 18, 1913 – September 30, 1987)
Beginning in 1939, he followed the path of many writers publishing short fiction initially and then moving towards novels beginning in the 50s when he published has two best-known works, The Demolished Man and The Stars My Destination. He received five other Hugo nominations. He was GoH at the 1987 Worldcon, Conspiracy '87, though he was unable to attend due to poor health.
He also wrote for comic books and in radio and television.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1953 -- Best Novel Hugo
- 1978 -- Empiricon 1
- 1980 -- Norwescon III
- 1987 -- SFWA Grand Master Award
- 1996 -- Readercon 8 (Memorial Guest)
- 2001 -- Science Fiction Hall of Fame (posthumously)
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