Full Name: George Raymond Richard Martin
Why Famous: Author of the epic fantasy series "A Song of Ice and Fire".
- 1996-08-01 George R.R. Martin publishes the epic fantasy novel "A Game of Thrones", the first in his series "A Song of Ice and Fire"
- 2011-04-17 "Game of Thrones", based on the fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin premieres on HBO