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Harlan Jay Ellison, American author, screenwriter. With Army of the United States, 1957-1959. Member Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild American (Most Outstandign Scripts awards 1965, 67, 73, 86, screen board, member West council 1971-1972, 85-87), Science Fiction Writers American (co-founder, Nebula awards 1965, 69, 77, vice president 1965-1966).


Ellison, Harlan Jay was born on May 27, 1934 in Cleveland. Son of Louis Laverne and Serita (Rosenthal) Ellison.


Ohio State University. Rogue magazine, Chicago 1959-1960, Regency Books, Chicago 1960-1961.


A founder, Cleveland Science-Fiction Society, 1950;public magazine, Science-Fantasy Bulletin (later retitled Dimensions)editor, Rogue Magazine, Chicago, 1959-1960;editor, Regency Books, Chicago, 1960-1961;lecturer colleges universitiesbook critic, Los Angeles Times, 1969-1982. Editorial commentator Canadian Broadcasting Company, 1972-1978. President Kilimanjaro Corporation, since 1979.

Instructor Clarion Writers Workshop, Michigan State University,1969-1977, 1984. Television spokesman Chevrolet GEO Imports, 1988-1989. On-screen television actor for numerous shows including Babylon 5 and Psi-Factor.