(1913 – 1999)
David Duncan was an American pro writer and screenwriter. He began writing professionally at the age of 33 after about ten years in government. His screenwriting career began in 1953 with the release of his first film and Paramount's first 3-D film, Sangaree.
Duncan is remembered today primarily for his work in SF films such as The Time Machine (1960) and Fantastic Voyage (1966). He also worked for television series such as National Velvet (1960), The Outer("The Human Factor", 1963), and Daniel Boone (1964-70).
His SF novels include Dark Dominion (1954), Beyond Eden (1955), and Occam's Razor (1957). He also wrote novels outside the genre.