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Alan Dean Foster (born November 18, 1946) is an American author of fantasy and science fiction, with many series to his credit as well as a large number of single novels. He is especially prolific in his novelizations of film scripts.He earned a bachelor's degree in political science and a MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles and currently resides in Prescott, Arizona, with his wife. Wikipedia

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 18, 1946
Birth place: New York City, New York, USA
Profession:Writer
Nationality:American
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Cousin of Lesley Gore and Michael Gore.
2Nephew of Batman (1966) producer Howie Horwitz.
3Currently resides in Prescott, Arizona, in a house built of brick that was salvaged from a turn-of-the-century miners' brothel.
4Received his Master's degree in Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles.
5Received his Bachelor's degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
6Foster was one of the first authors to write a book about the Star Wars characters having nothing to do with George Lucas' original trilogy storyline. Its titled "Splinter of the Mind's Eye" and was written after the first Star Wars film, centering on adventures featuring Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa.
7Foster's love of exotic places has taken him to Europe, Asia, through the Pacific Ocean, and the back roads of Tanzania and Kenya. He has lived in Tahiti and French Polynesia. He has rappeled into New Mexico's fabled Lechugilla Cave, pan-fried piranha in Peru, whitewater-rafted the length of the Zambezi's Batoka Gorge, and driven solo the length and breadth of Namibia.
8Foster's fiction includes science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery and westerns. He has written non-fiction articles on film, science and scuba diving, as well as having produced the novelizations of many films, including Star Wars, the first three Alien films, and Alien Nation.


Quotes

#Quote
1[dedicating his novelization of Terminator Salvation (2009)] For Brian Thomsen, who would have approved. But who left much too soon. In appreciation and friendship.


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1980HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationStar Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)· Robert Wise (director)
· Harold Livingston (screenplay)
· Gene Roddenberry (story)


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Welcome to Paradox1998TV Series story - 1 episode
Star Trek: The Motion Picture1979story

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Between the Lines2016Video documentary shortHimself
Star Trek: The Journey to the Silver Screen2016DocumentaryHimself
Alien Encounters2013-2014TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Author / Himself - Science Fiction Author
Spacing Out!2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Amazing! Exploring the Far Reaches of Forbidden Planet2006Video documentary shortHimself, science fiction novelist
Robby the Robot: Engineering a Sci-Fi Icon2006Video documentary shortHimself - Science Fiction Novelist

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