ZipK (1051658) writes "The co-creator (together with his wife, Sylvia) of Thunderbirds, Fireball XL-5, Stingray, Supercar, Space: 1999 and other unique science-fiction shows has passed away at the age of 83. FAB." Link to Original Source
Thus spake the master programmer:
"After three days without programming, life becomes meaningless."
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"