• Born date: 1912-04-26
  • Born in: Gretna, Manitoba
  • Death date: 2000-01-26
  • Death in: Los Angeles
A. E. van Vogt

Alfred Elton van Vogt (/vænvoʊt/; April 26, 1912 – January 26, 2000) was a Canadian-born science fiction author regarded as one of the most popular and complex science fiction writers of the mid-twentieth century: the "Golden Age" of the genre.