Harlan Ellison (1934–2018)


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Author Harlan Ellison was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Serita (Rosenthal) and Louis Laverne Ellison. He had an older sister, Beverly. Harlan was married five times. He lived in Sherman Oaks at "Ellison Wonderland". He had the same address and phone number for decades, was a non-smoker and non-drinker, and had never used drugs. See full bio »

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The Twilight Zone Miscellaneous Crew
(1985-1989)
Star Trek Writer
(1967)
The Starlost Writer
(1973-1974)
(1975)

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 1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1994-1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (conceptual consultant - 110 episodes)
- Sleeping in Light (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- Objects at Rest (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- Objects in Motion (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- The Wheel of Fire (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
- The Fall of Centauri Prime (1998) ... (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: The River of Souls (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1998 Babylon 5: In the Beginning (TV Movie) (conceptual consultant)
 1993 The Gathering (TV Movie) (consultant - uncredited)
 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (creative consultant - 24 episodes)
- A Day in Beaumont/The Last Defender of Camelot (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Shadow Play/Grace Note (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Take My Life... Please!/Devil's Alphabet/The Library (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Need to Know/Red Snow (1986) ... (creative consultant)
- Profile in Silver/Button, Button (1986) ... (creative consultant)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series) (story editor - 4 episodes)
- The House That Cried Murder (1972) ... (story editor)
- Lady, Lady, Take My Life (1972) ... (story editor)
- The Heart That Wouldn't Stay Buried (1972) ... (story editor)
- I Do Not Belong to the Human World (1972) ... (story editor)
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Other Works:

Short story collection: "I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream" (filmed as I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (1995)). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 7 Interviews | 11 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Ellison Webderland

Alternate Names:

Cord Wainer Bird | Cordwainer Bird

Height:

5' 2½" (1.59 m)
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Personal Quote:

For a brief time I was here; and for a brief time I mattered. See more »

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As of 2018, he did not own a personal computer. See more »

Trademark:

Speculative fiction themes, usually involving cyborgs and machines See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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