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Richard Matheson

Writer

Born - 20 February 1926, Allendale, New Jersey, USA
Died - 23 June 2013

Bearded, balding master of science-fiction, many of whose stories have been adapted for the screen, often by himself. His film work includes The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), The Fall of the House of Usher (1960), The Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Night of the Eagle (1962), The Raven (1963), The Comedy of Terrors (1963), The Last Man on Earth (1964), Fanatic (1965), The Devil Rides Out (1968), De Sade (1969), Duel (1971), Dracula (1973), Somewhere in Time (1980) and Loose Cannons (1990). Several versions of his sci-fi classic I Am Legend have also been made.