At 72 years old, Isaac Asimov has this physical status:
Prolific Russian-American author of science fiction books, including The Foundation series, The Robot series, The Bicentennial Man and I, Robot. He is regarded as part of the Golden Age of Science Fiction.
As a youth, he was enthused with science fiction books, but his father dismissed them as garbage. He obtained his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Columbia University's extension program, studying zoology and chemistry. His education helped him to obtain a Boston University medical faculty position.
He was awarded the 1957 Thomas Alva Edison Foundation Award for his book, Building Blocks of the Universe.
He was born in Russia to a Jewish family; when he was a young boy, he and his parents immigrated to the United States. He married Gertrude Blugerman in 1942 and married Janet Jeppson just weeks after his 1973 divorce from Blugerman.
Will Smith appeared in the film version of Asimov's science fiction book I, Robot.