H.G. Wells
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Date of birthSeptember 21, 1866
Age (1885)19
Age (1925)59
Age (1931)65
Age (1955)Deceased
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Herbert George "H.G." Wells (September 21, 1866 - August 13, 1946) was an author of science-fiction in the 19th and 20th centuries.

One of his most notable works was The Time Machine, written in 1895, in which a man builds a time machine and travels to the far future of A.D. 902,701.

Wells' movie Things to Come made it's theatrical debut on February 20, 1936. The movie was at the Essex Theater by December 6 of the same year and would be seen during that month by Emmett Brown.

His 1898 novel The War of the Worlds was adapted into movie form as H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds in 1953.


  • In the 1979 film Time After Time, the time traveler in the story is imagined as being H.G. Wells himself. Having traveled to the present time, he meets Amy Robbins, who was played by Mary Steenburgen.


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