Ray Bradbury Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Famous Books, Net Worth

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Ray Bradbury (Ray Douglas Bradbury)

Last Updated: 05 Jun, 2023 | Views: 537

Age: 91

Profession: Author

Other Profession(s): Writer

Famous For: Author Of The Martian Chronicles And Fahrenheit 451

Higher Education: High School

Ray Bradbury Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
22 Aug, 1920 (91 Years 09 Months 14 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Illinois

Birth District
Waukegan

Birth Sign
Leo

Religion
Christianity

Nationalities
American

Died on
05 Jun, 2012

Cause of Death
Long Illness

Ray Bradbury Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Ray Bradbury, a well-known American writer, was born in Illinois. Raymond Douglas Bradbury was one of the most renowned and well-known American novelists of the 20th and 21st centuries. Although he was praised for being a visionary and fearless author for his science fiction, "The Martian Chronicles," he gained popularity for his dystopian novel "Fahrenheit 451," which is regarded as his finest work. Around 600 short stories, 30 volumes, several plays, poetry, and essays make up his work.

Career:

As a result, Ray focused on writing, contributing to Rob Wagner's cinema magazine "Script" from 1940 to 1947. 

Ray's earliest profits included $15 for "Pendulum," a story he and Henry Hasse co-wrote and had published in the pulp publication "Super Science Stories" in November 1941. Ray's first piece, "The Lake," was sold in 1942 for $13.75.

In 1950, he wrote "The Martian Chronicles," which he saw as fantasy rather than science fiction. It dealt with human colonization of Mars and the ensuing battle with the native Martian population. 

Ray's masterpiece, "Fahrenheit 451," was released in 1953. The Fireman was originally written in roughly 25,000 words, but it was later extended to about 50,000 words. Written on a hired typewriter in a study area of "Powell Library" at "UCLA,"

Achievements and Awards:

Ray was nominated for an "Academy Award" for his animated feature "Icarus Montgolfier Wright."

Ray won an "Emmy Award" in 1994 for his 1993 teleplay "The Halloween Tree," based on his novel from 1972.

Unknown facts:

Ray acted as a creative consultant on the "United States Pavilion" during the 1964 "New York World's Fair."

Ray Bradbury Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 173 cm
In Meters 1.73 m
In Feet & Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 78 kg
In Pounds 171 Ibs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Gray

Ray Bradbury Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Leonard Spaulding Bradbury

Mother's Name
Esther Bradbury

Spouse
Marguerite McClure

Sister(s)
Elizabeth

Daughter(s)
Ramona Bradbury, Susan Bradbury, Bettina F. Bradbury, Alexandra Bradbury

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