Friday, 2 April 2021

1365) Virginia Heinlein

Virginia "Ginny" Heinlein (1916 – 2003), born Virginia Doris Gerstenfeld. American chemist, biochemist, engineer, and the third wife and muse of Robert A. Heinlein, a prominent and successful author often considered as one of the "Big Three" of science fiction (along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke).

- "A redheaded organic chemist and biochemist, she served as an inspiration for many of the active and talented red-haired women in Heinlein's stories."
- "Many of them have red hair, like Heinlein's wife Virginia."
- "She is red headed and quite much of an athlete..."


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