David Brin

#129507
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
6, 1950
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1950 (age 67)
Birthplace
California

About

An American astrophysicist and writer, he is best known for his Uplift science fiction series. His award-winning novel, The Postman, was adapted into a 1997 film starring Kevin Costner.

Before Fame

He received a Doctor of Philosophy in space science from the University of California, San Diego and subsequently worked for NASA as a consultant.

Trivia

His 1998 non-fiction work, The Transparent Society, received both the McGannon Communication Award and the American Library Association's Freedom of Speech Award.

Family Life

He and his wife, Cheryl Brigham, had three children together.

Associated With

He and Gordon R. Dickson both received the Nebula Award.