Arthur C Clarke with his wife Marilyn.
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Arthur C Clarke with his wife Marilyn, United States, 1953. Newlyweds Arthur and Marilyn (nee Mayfield) about to leave the United States for England in June 1953. The aeroplane on which they will depart can be seen in the background. Arthur Charles Clarke (b 1917) became a leading science fiction writer, following a period of work in scientific research.