Science Fiction Author Ray Bradbury Died

(Best Syndication News) - Famous science fiction author, Ray Bradbury, passed away on June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles. He was 91 years old. Several reports said that he succumbed to death after a lengthy illness.

Bradbury’s most noted books include The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, and Something Wicked This Way Comes.

Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. His family relocated to the Los Angeles area when he was 14 years old. He wanted to become an actor when he grew up. After graduating high school, he sold newspapers and worked on becoming a writer. In 1941, he got his first short story, "Pendulum," published in Super Science Stories. His writing career took off from there as he became a full-time writer by the end of 1942 with the magazine.

In 1950, Bradbury’s writing career took off again with the acclaimed book, "The Martian Chronicles." Three years later, he published "Fahrenheit 451,” which was later made into a film in 1966.

Bradbury was a pioneer for the modern day science fiction genre.

By: Nancy Connors
Entertainment Reporter

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