Knowledge Identifier: +Ray_Bradbury
Born in 1920.
Countries: United States (61%), United Kingdom (7%), California (7%)
Linked to: American Academy of Arts and Letters, Los Angeles Times, Paramount Pictures, Soviet Union
In 1939 Bradbury joined Laraine Day's Wilshire Players Guild where for two years he wrote and acted in several plays
Jack Snow (writer) - In 1944, he attempted to get NBC to produce a radio series based on the stories of fellow "Weird Tales" author Ray Bradbury
His first collection of short stories, "Dark Carnival", was published in 1947 by Arkham House, a small press in Sauk City, Wisconsin, owned by writer August Derleth
Playboy - The novel "Fahrenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury, was serialized in the March, April and May 1954 issues of "Playboy"
Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) - "'Something Wicked This Way Comes"' is a 1962 fantasy novel by Ray Bradbury
Bradbury and director Charles Rome Smith co-founded Pandemonium in 1964, staging the New York production of "The World of Ray Bradbury" , adaptations of "The Pedestrian", "The Veldt", and "To the Chicago Abyss
Francois Truffaut - In 1965 he directed the American production of Ray Bradbury's classic sci-fi novel Fahrenheit 451.
Ted Mann - The first production to his credit was 1969's "The Illustrated Man", based on a Ray Bradbury book
Charles W. Fries - Among the projects he produced are "The Amazing Spider-Man" television series, which aired in the USA between 1977-1979, the 1980 television miniseries "The Martian Chronicles", based on the book by Ray Bradbury, the 1981 television docudrama "Bitter Harvest", and the 1989 made-for-TV movies "Small Sacrifices" and "The Neon Empire"
Georges Delerue - In 1982 they reunited for the Disney film version of Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes", but the production was fraught with problems
The 1983 horror film "Something Wicked This Way Comes", starring Jason Robards and Jonathan Pryce, is based on the Bradbury novel of the same name
Jonathan Pryce - In 1983, Pryce played the role of the sinister Mr. Dark in "Something Wicked This Way Comes", based on the Ray Bradbury novel of the same title
The Walt Disney Company - The 1983 release of Mickey's Christmas Carol began a string of successful movies, starting with Never Cry Wolf" and the Ray Bradbury adaptation "Something Wicked This Way Comes
George Orwell - In 1984, "Nineteen Eighty-Four" and Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" were honoured with the Prometheus *award for their contributions to dystopian literature
Green Shadows, White Whale - "'Green Shadows, White Whale"' is a 1992 novel by Ray Bradbury
Sid Caesar - In 1997, he made a guest appearance in "Vegas Vacation" and, the following year, in "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit" in 1998 based on a Ray Bradbury novel
The 1998 film "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit", released by Touchstone Pictures, was written by Ray Bradbury
Loren Eiseley - His friend and science fiction author Ray Bradbury, wrote,"The book will be read and cherished in the year 2001
Cooper Foundation - Despite an intensive grass-roots campaign by local preservationists, support by film actors and the movie industry including Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, Ray Bradbury, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the American Society of Cinematographers, the owner, Nebraska Methodist Health Systems, Inc., went ahead with demolition on August 20, 2001, to make space available for a parking lot for its administration offices
Bayo Ojikutu - Ojikutu's short fiction has appeared widely, including within the pages of the 2005 Akashic Press anthology "Chicago Noir" and in William Morrow's 2012 anthology commemorating the legacy of Ray Bradbury, "Shadow Show"