Ray Bradbury quotes on Everyday Power! Ray Bradbury was born Ray Douglas Bradbury to Leonard Spaulding Bradbury and Ester Moberg Bradbury in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920.
He had a relatively idyllic childhood, and loved reading adventure and fantasy stories. At around age 12 or 13, he made the decision to become a writer because he wanted to “live forever” through his novels.
The first time he was paid for a piece of writing happened when he contributed a joke to George Burns’s Burns & Allen Show.Read more on everydaypower.com