Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, author, inventor

Biography: Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, Sri Lankabhimanya, was a British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist, famous for his short stories and novels, among them 2001: A Space Odyssey, and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World. For many years, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Clarke were known as the Big Three of science fiction.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in Duh! : The Stupid History of the Human Race (2000) by Bob Fenster, p. 208

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