Obituary of Arthur C. Clarke

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Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur Charles Clarke (born December 16, 1917 in Minehead, United Kingdom) was a writer and inventor who was best known for co-writing the screenplay for the 1968 film, “2001: A Space Odyssey.” Arthur died on March 19, 2008 and his death was because of respiratory failure caused by post-polio syndrome. He died at the respectable age of 90.

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Arthur C. Clarke Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Clarke, Arthur
    • Common Name: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Minehead, England
    • Birth Date: December 16, 1917
    • Age: 90 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Charles Wilson, Art
    • Occupations:
    • Net Worth: $29 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Yoplait Yogurt
    • Favorite Color: Brown (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Arthur's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Arthur Charles Clarke
    • Father: Charles Wright Clarke
    • Mother: Mary Nora Clarke
    • Brother(s):
      • Fred Clarke (1921-2013)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Marylin Mayfield (married 1953-divorced 1964)

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 19 2008 at age 90
  • Place: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Cause of Death: Respiratory failure (caused by post-polio syndrome)
  • Interment: Buried in Colombo on March 22, 2008

Category Tags:

ScreenwriterInventor British Born on December 16th Born in 1917 Died in 2008Died at age 90Died from Respiratory failure

Arthur's Notable Roles:

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

Quotable Quotes:

"John W. Campbell would always admire the enormous courage and Generosity of Arthur Clarke, who Released so ManyBooks into the World and Gave us Visual Opinions of Future Worlds which we could All visit. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-05-30 00:43:05
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