He served in the Royal Air Force as a radar specialist during World War II.
He attended King's College London.
He was married to Marilyn Torgenson on June 15, 1953 until their divorce in December 1953.
He is considered one of the Big Three of science fiction, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Isaac Asimov.
He currently resides in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Arthur: A well stocked mind is safe from boredom.
[Describing Stanley Kubrick] Arthur: He uses a tame black hole as a filing system!
Arthur: To read computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as to read sex manuals without the software.
Arthur: Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be!
Arthur: Perhaps our role on this planet is not to worship God, but to create Him.
Arthur: Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
Arthur: It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value.
Arthur: My favourite definition of 'Intellectual' is: 'A person whose education surpasses their intelligence.'
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