Zimmer-Bradley, Marion

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Zimmer-Bradley, Marion Gender: F
Zimmer, Marion Eleanor
born on 3 June 1930
Place Albany NY, USA, 42n39, 73w45
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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Marion Zimmer-Bradley
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American writer, noted for her popularity in the sci-fi field and most renowned for "The Mists of Avalon," a novel of the women in the Arthurian legends, a world best-seller and TV miniseries.

Marion made her first sale to a fiction competition in Fantastic/Amazing Stores in 1949 and her first pro short story was sold to Vortex Science Fiction in 1952. Over the years she turned more to fantasy than sci-fi as well as producing many novels. She edited a number of magazines including her own, Fantasy magazine.

Marion died on 9/25/1999 after having a heart attack four days prior.

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  • spouse relationship with Breen, Walter H. (born 5 September 1928). Notes: 1964-1990


  • Work : New Career 1949 (Sold first sci-fi story)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1952 (Story published in Vortex Science Fiction)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 21 September 1999 (Heart attack)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Transit Nov/1999 gives date and place; time unknown


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Attack)
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror (Noted, popular)