William Tenn

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Birthday
9, 1920
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Feb 7, 2010 (89)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1920
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Feb 7, 2010 (89)

About

An American science fiction author, he is known for Of Men and Monsters, A Lamp for Medusa, and other novels. Many of his works contain elements of satire.

Before Fame

He served in the United States Army during World War II. Later, he taught for over two decades at Penn State University.

Trivia

His real name was Philip Klass; he published under the pseudonym of William Tenn.

Family Life

He was born in London, England, and he grew up in New York City. He married Fruma Klass in 1957.

Associated With

He and Karen Joy Fowler were both known for their science fiction stories.