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Dr. Carl Sagan

  • Highest Rated: 63% Contact (1997)
  • Lowest Rated: 63% Contact (1997)
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  • Though he was an internationally prominent astrophysicist and astronomer at Cornell University, Carl Sagan is perhaps best known for his 13--part PBS documentary series Cosmos (1980), a science show designed to explain the possible origins of the universe and the nature of space to lay audiences. In 1978, Sagan won a Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction for The Dragons of Eden. In 1985, he penned the speculative, sci-fi novel Contact and in the mid '90s co-produced the big-budget film version that starred Jody Foster. Sagan suffered from bone-marrow disease and in 1996 checked into a Seattle hospital to undergo treatment. On December 20, he died of pneumonia, a complication of the treatment.

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63% Contact Producer 1997
No Score Yet NOVA: Yellowstone's Burning Question Actor 1989
No Score Yet NOVA: Echoes of War Actor 1989
No Score Yet In Every Generation Actor 1984

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No Score Yet NOVA
1974
  • 1989

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