- Category : 1925-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (2,34,35,46)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 3
English writer and anthologies editor, best known for science fiction novels and short stories. Greatly influenced by science fiction pioneer H. G. Wells, Aldiss was a vice-president of the international H. G. Wells Society. He was also (with the late Harry Harrison) co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction Group. Aldiss was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America in 2000 and inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2004. He received two Hugo Awards, one Nebula Award, and one John W. Campbell Memorial Award. His influential works include the short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long", the basis for the Stanley Kubrick-developed Steven Spielberg film A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
Aldiss married twice and had four children. He died in Oxford in the early hours of 19 August 2017, the day after his 92nd birthday.