Ann Druyan

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Ann Druyan (/ˈdræn/ DREE-ann;[1] born June 13, 1949) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning American documentary producer and director specializing in the communication of science. She co-wrote the 1980 PBS documentary series Cosmos, hosted by Carl Sagan, whom she married in 1981. She is the creator, producer, and writer of the 2014 sequel, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey and its sequel series, Cosmos: Possible Worlds, as well as the book of the same name. She directed episodes of both series.

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Ann Druyan
Druyan in 2014
Born (1949-06-13) June 13, 1949 (age 73)
New York City, U.S.
Known forAuthor, activist, producer
(m. 1981; died 1996)
Children2, including Sasha

In the late 1970s, she became the Creative Director of NASA's Voyager Interstellar Message Project, which produced the golden discs affixed to both the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 spacecraft.[2] She also published a novel, A Famous Broken Heart, in 1977, and later co-wrote several best selling non-fiction books with Sagan.