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Ray Bradbury Dies at 91

American fantasy, science fiction, and horror writer Ray Bradbury was born in Illinois on August 22, 1920. He went on to become one of the most celebrated authors of the 20th century.

Ray Bradbury is most well known for The Martian Chronicles (1950), The Illustrated Man (1951), and the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 (1953). Many of his novels have been recreated into popular comic books, TV shows, and movies.

Upon his death on June 5, 2012 The New York Times called him “the writer most responsible for bringing modern science fiction into the mainstream.” Ray Bradbury is survived by four daughters and several grandchildren.

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Ray Bradbury’s Birthday

Celebrated American writer Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois.  Bradbury mainly wrote within the fantasy, science fiction, horror, and mystery genres, best known for Fahrenheit 451 (1953), The Martian Chronicles (1950), and The Illustrated Man (1951).

Ray Bradbury died at the age of 91 on June 5, 2012. He continues to be one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century, and many of his works have been adapted into comic books, films, and television shows.

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