Karen Gillan (actor, Doctor Who)Karen Gillan (actor, Doctor Who)

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Syd Mead (designer, Blade Runner)Syd Mead (designer, Blade Runner)

Picture Shows: Syd Mead (designer Blade Runner)

Rian Johnson (director, Looper)Rian Johnson (director, Looper)

Picture Shows: Rian Johnson (director Looper)

Peter Weller (actor, RoboCop)Peter Weller (actor, RoboCop)

Picture Shows: Peter Weller (actor RoboCop)

Rick Carter (production designer: Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)Rick Carter (production designer: Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)

Picture Shows: Rick Carter (production designer Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)

Anthony Daniels (actor, Star Wars)Anthony Daniels (actor, Star Wars)

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Brian Aldiss (author, Super Toys Last All Summer Long)Brian Aldiss (author, Super Toys Last All Summer Long)

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Edward Neumeir (director, Robocop)Edward Neumeir (director, Robocop)

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Roland Emmerich (director, Independence Day)Roland Emmerich (director, Independence Day)
David Tennant (actor, Doctor Who)David Tennant (actor, Doctor Who)

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Steven Moffat (writer/showrunner Doctor Who)Steven Moffat (writer/showrunner Doctor Who)

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Michio Kaku (eminent scientists)Michio Kaku (eminent scientists)

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Hampton Fancher (writer, Blade Runner)Hampton Fancher (writer, Blade Runner)

Picture Shows: Hampton Fancher (writer Blade Runner)

The Real History of Science Fiction - EP4 - Time TravelThe Real History of Science Fiction - EP4 - Time Travel

Picture Shows: Charlie Jane Anders (editor io9.com)

David Peoples (writer: 12 Monkeys, Blade Runner)David Peoples (writer: 12 Monkeys, Blade Runner)

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Bob Gale (writer, Back to the Future)Bob Gale (writer, Back to the Future)

Picture Shows: Bob Gale (writer Back to the Future)

Steven Moffat (writer/showrunner, Doctor Who)Steven Moffat (writer/showrunner, Doctor Who)

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Danny Rubin (writer, Groundhog Day)Danny Rubin (writer, Groundhog Day)

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Michio Kaku (eminent scientist)Michio Kaku (eminent scientist)

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Alex Winter (actor, Bill and Ted)Alex Winter (actor, Bill and Ted)

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Ed Solomon (writer, Men in Black, Bill & Ted)Ed Solomon (writer, Men in Black, Bill & Ted)

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Donald P. Bellisario (producer, Quantum Leap)Donald P. Bellisario (producer, Quantum Leap)

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Scott Bakula (actor, Quantum Leap)Scott Bakula (actor, Quantum Leap)

Picture Shows: Scott Bakula (actor Quantum Leap)

Gale Anne Hurd (producer, Terminator)Gale Anne Hurd (producer, Terminator)

Picture Shows: Gale Anne Hurd (producer Terminator)

Rick Carter (production designer: Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)Rick Carter (production designer: Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)

Picture Shows: Rick Carter (production designer Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)

Janet Peoples (writer: 12 Monkeys, Blade Runner)Janet Peoples (writer: 12 Monkeys, Blade Runner)

Picture Shows: Janet Peoples (writer: 12 Monkeys, Blade Runner)

Ed Solomon (writer Men in Black, Bill & Ted)Ed Solomon (writer Men in Black, Bill & Ted)

Picture Shows: Ed Solomon (writer Men in Black, Bill & Ted)

Joe Dante (director)Joe Dante (director)

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John Landis (director)John Landis (director)

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Zoe Saldana (actress, Star Trek and Avatar)Zoe Saldana (actress, Star Trek and Avatar)

Picture Shows: Zoe Saldana (actress Star Trek and Avatar)

Keir Dullea (actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey)Keir Dullea (actor, 2001: A Space Odyssey)

Picture Shows: Keir Dullea (actor 2001: A Space Odyssey)

Douglas Trumbull (director, Silent Running sfx designer 2001: A Space Odyssey)Douglas Trumbull (director, Silent Running sfx designer 2001: A Space Odyssey)

Picture Shows: Douglas Trumbull (director Silent Running sfx designer 2001: A Space Odyssey)

Nicholas Meyer (director, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan)Nicholas Meyer (director, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan)

Picture Shows: Nicholas Meyer (director Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan)

Syd Mead (designer, Blade Runner)Syd Mead (designer, Blade Runner)

Picture Shows: Syd Mead (designer Blade Runner)

Edward James Olmos (actor, Blade Runner and Battlestar Galactica)Edward James Olmos (actor, Blade Runner and Battlestar Galactica)

Picture Shows: Edward James Olmos (actor Blade Runner and Battlestar Galactica)

Kenny Baker (actor, Star Wars)Kenny Baker (actor, Star Wars)

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Nichelle Nichols (actor, Star Trek)Nichelle Nichols (actor, Star Trek)

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William Shatner (actor, Star Trek)William Shatner (actor, Star Trek)

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Nathan Fillion (actor, Firefly)Nathan Fillion (actor, Firefly)

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Alan Ladd Jr (producer, Star Wars)Alan Ladd Jr (producer, Star Wars)

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Kim Stanley Robinson (writer, Mars Trilogy)Kim Stanley Robinson (writer, Mars Trilogy)

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Anthony Daniels (actor, Star Wars)Anthony Daniels (actor, Star Wars)

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Ursula K. Le Guin (writer, Left Hand of Darkness)Ursula K. Le Guin (writer, Left Hand of Darkness)

Picture Shows: Ursula K. Le Guin (writer Left Hand of Darkness)

John Carpenter (director, The Thing, Dark Star)John Carpenter (director, The Thing, Dark Star)

Picture Shows: John Carpenter (director The Thing, Dark Star)

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Picture Shows: Rick Carter (production designer Back to the Future 2 & 3 Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, A.I)

Peter Coyote (actor, E.T.)Peter Coyote (actor, E.T.)

Picture Shows: Peter Coyote (actor E.T.)

Phil Tippett (visual effects, Star Trek, Jurassic Park, Robocop)Phil Tippett (visual effects, Star Trek, Jurassic Park, Robocop)

Picture Shows: Phil Tippett (visual effects Star Trek, Jurassic Park, Robocop)

Charlie Jane Anders (editor, io9.com)Charlie Jane Anders (editor, io9.com)

Picture Shows: Charlie Jane Anders (editor io9.com)

Adam Rogers (editor, Wired)Adam Rogers (editor, Wired)

Picture Shows: Adam Rogers (editor Wired)

Chris Carter (writer/creator, X-Files)Chris Carter (writer/creator, X-Files)

Picture Shows: Chris Carter (writer/creator X-Files)

Richard Dreyfuss (actor, Close Encounters)Richard Dreyfuss (actor, Close Encounters)

Picture Shows: Richard Dreyfuss (actor Close Encounters)

Michio Kaku (eminent scientists)Michio Kaku (eminent scientists)

Picture Shows: Michio Kaku (eminent scientists)

Veronica Cartwright (actor, Alien)Veronica Cartwright (actor, Alien)

Picture Shows: Veronica Cartwright (actor Alien)

Ronald D. Moore (writer/creator, Battlestar Galactica)Ronald D. Moore (writer/creator, Battlestar Galactica)

Picture Shows: Ronald D. Moore (writer/creator Battlestar Galactica)

Rutger Hauer (actor, Blade Runner)Rutger Hauer (actor, Blade Runner)

Picture Shows: Rutger Hauer (actor Blade Runner)

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