Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke
1917 - 2008
Arthur C. Clarke  English Writer

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Arthur C. Clarke was previously married to Marilyn Torgenson (1953 - 1964).


English Writer Arthur C. Clarke was born Arthur Charles Clarke on 16th December, 1917 in Minehead, Somerset, England, UK and passed away on 18th Mar 2008 Colombo, Sri Lanka (home) aged 90. He is most remembered for 2001: A Space Odyssey. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Arthur C. Clarke is a member of the following lists: Alumni of King's College London, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire and Knights Bachelor.


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First Name Arthur
Middle Name Charles
Last Name Clarke
Full Name at Birth Arthur Charles Clarke
Alternative Name Arthur Charles Clarke, Arthur C. Clarke, Sir Arthur Charles Clarke CBE FRAS, Charles Willis, E. G. O'Brien, Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World, Sir Arthur C. Clarke, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th December, 1917
Birthplace Minehead, Somerset, England, UK
Died 18th March, 2008
Place of Death Colombo, Sri Lanka (home)
Cause of Death Respiratory Problems
Buried Colombo central cemetery, Sri Lanka, South Asia
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature Enjoyed a friendly rivalry with fellow science fiction writer Isaac Asimov...
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Gay
Religion Secular Humanist
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
High School Huish's Grammar School, Taunton, England (1936)
University Physics & Mathematics, King's College London (1948), Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka (1979-2002), International Space University (1989-2004)
Occupation Text Science-Fiction Writer, Science Writer, Futurist, Inventor, Television Series Host
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame 2001: A Space Odyssey
Music Genre (Text) Hard science fiction, Popular science
Official Websites,,
Father Charles Wright Clarke ((d. May-1931))
Mother Mary Nora Willis
Brother Frederick William ((b. 1921)), Michael
Sister Mary

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke CBE FRAS (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was an English science-fiction writer, science writer, futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host.

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Without Warning1994Arthur C. ClarkeTV Movie
2010: The Year We Make Contact1984Man on Park Bench (uncredited)Movie
Village in the Jungle1982Leonard WoolfMovie




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