Summary: science-fiction author considered as a giant of American literature who had helped to popularize science fiction with works such as The Martian Chronicles and also published more than 500 works including the classic novel Fahrenheit 451 about censorship in a future society, and other favorites such as The Illustrated Man and Something Wicked This Way Comes.
Cause of Death: Lengthy illness
Born: August 22, 1920
Died: June 5, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California