WRITER

Theodore Sturgeon

1918 - 1985

Theodore Sturgeon

Theodore Sturgeon (; born Edward Hamilton Waldo, February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985) was an American fiction author of primarily fantasy, science fiction and horror, as well as a critic. He wrote approximately 400 reviews and more than 120 short stories, 11 novels and several Star Trek scripts.Sturgeon's science fiction novel More Than Human (1953) won the 1954 International Fantasy Award (for SF and fantasy) as the year's best novel and the Science Fiction Writers of America ranked "Baby is Three" number five among the "Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time" to 1964. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore Sturgeon has received more than 343,190 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,854th most popular writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 1,852 out of 4,883Before him are Mahsati, Jacob Cats, Jørgen Moe, Rhonda Byrne, Bion of Smyrna, and Johann Nestroy. After him are James M. Cain, Nicolás Guillén, Tomé Pires, Mikhail Zoshchenko, Johann Jakob Bodmer, and Eugene Nida.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1918, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 87Before him are Spiro Agnew, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Helmut Lent, Kevin A. Lynch, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, and Huber Matos. After him are W. Eugene Smith, Elmore James, Raimon Panikkar, Ben Johnson, Antonín Mrkos, and Borys Paton. Among people deceased in 1985, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 58Before him are Denis de Rougemont, David Purley, Nicolas Frantz, Cus D'Amato, Helmuth Plessner, and Wellington Koo. After him are Philly Joe Jones, Michael Redgrave, Louise Brooks, Alfredo Foni, Karl Menger, and Ricky Nelson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 2,177 out of 12,171Before him are Mike Powell (1963), Bob Gunton (1945), Leslie White (1900), James Heckman (1944), Henry H. Arnold (1886), and Barry Manilow (1943). After him are Wes Anderson (1969), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Steve Carell (1962), James M. Cain (1892), William M. Branham (1909), and Eva Longoria (1975).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Theodore Sturgeon ranks 217Before him are Ida Tarbell (null), Erle Stanley Gardner (1889), Taliesin (518), Langston Hughes (1902), John Barth (1930), and Johnston McCulley (1883). After him are James M. Cain (1892), Eugene Nida (1914), Fredric Jameson (1934), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Gene Wolfe (1931), and Ross Macdonald (1915).