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Robert Bloch

Robert [Albert] Bloch (1917-1995) Robert Bloch @ AlphaRalpha My father, Samuel H. Post, published Robert Bloch in paperback. The last time we spoke, I pointed out that he had a cat hair on his coat, and he complimented my attention to detail and then went into a long, gentle conversation about his daughter and her love of animals. Bob Bloch was a prince among men, and a king among authors. The definitive source is "Once Around the Bloch: An Unauthorized Autobiography", (New York: Tor, 1993). Data: Robert Albert Bloch, born Chicago 5 April 1917, son of Raphael A. Bloch and Stella A. Loeb, married Eleanor Alexander 16 Oct 1964, daughter by previous marriage Sally Ann, MANY publications, editor "The Best of Frederic Brown" 1977, student of public schools in Maywood IL and Milwaukee, freelance writer 1934-42 and 1953-, copywriter at Gustav Marx Advertsing Agency in Milwaukee 1942-53, E.E. Evans Memorial Award 1958, Screenwriter's Award 1960, Inkpot Award for Science Fiction 1964, Award for Service to Field of Science Fantasy (LASFS) 1974, Fritz Leiber Fantasy Award 1978, Hugo 1958, Lifetime Achievement Award 1984, Edgar Allan Poe Scroll 1960, Trieste Film Festival Award 1964, Reims Festival Award 1979, Lifetime Career Award Atlanta Fantasy Fair 1984, Twilight Zone Domension Award 1985, member Writers Guild of America, SFWA, MWA (President 1970-71), Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Robert Bloch @ MGrost * 17 mystery/detective novels * 4 other novels * 11 screenplays * 39 radio plays (Tuned for Terror series 1944-5) * 25+ teleplays for Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Thriller, I Spy, Run For Your Life, Star Trek, Journey to the Unknown, Night Gallery * 3 other books (science fiction fandom; Necronomicon Press, West Warwick Rhode Island; anthology of Frederic Brown stories) In the Periodic Table of the Elements, "Bh" stands for Bohrium. In the Periodic Table of the Mystery Authors, "Bh" stands for Robert Bloch! Honorable Mentions: Return to Mystery/Detective Table of Contents Return to PERIODIC TABLE OF MYSTERY AUTHORS [Grateful acknowledgment to Professor Erich Friedman for his permission for me to use the table structure and color GIFs of the Periodic Table, above, whose Mystery Author roll-over status names and correlation of Element Abbreviations with Mystery Author names are not the fault of Professor Erich Friedman but purely the work of Professor Jonathan Vos Post]