List of Alcor members

The following people are known to be subscribed to the Alcor cryopreservation program.

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Althea Flynt Althea Flynt (November 6, 1953 – June 27, 1987), née Leasure, was the fourth wife of Larry Flynt and the co-publisher of Flynt's adult pornography magazine, Hustler.
Aubrey De Grey Aubrey De Grey is an English author and theoretician in the field of gerontology, and the Chief Science Officer of the SENS Foundation. He is editor-in-chief of the academic journal Rejuvenation Research, author of "The Mitochondrial Free Radical Theory of Aging" (1999) and co-author of "Ending Aging" (2007).
Charles Mathau Charles Matthau (born 1962) is a film and television director and actor and the son of actor Walter Matthau.
Dick Clair Dick Clair (November 12, 1931 – December 12, 1988) was an American television producer, actor and television and film writer, best known for the television sitcoms It's a Living, The Facts of Life, and Mama's Family.
Don Laughlin Donald J. "Don" Laughlin (born May 4, 1931) is an American gambling entrepreneur, hotelier and rancher for whom the town of Laughlin, Nevada, is named.
Edward O. Thorp Edward Oakley Thorp (born August 14, 1932, Chicago) is an American mathematics professor, author, hedge fund manager, and blackjack player best known as the "father of wearable computer" after inventing the world's first wearable computer in 1961. He was a pioneer in modern applications of probability theory, including the harnessing of very small correlations for reliable financial gain.
Eric Dexler Kim Eric Drexler (born April 25, 1955) is an American engineer best known for popularizing the potential of molecular nanotechnology (MNT), from the 1970s and 1980s. His 1991 doctoral thesis at Massachusetts Institute of Technology was revised and published as the book "Nanosystems: Molecular Machinery Manufacturing and Computation (1992)," which received the Association of American Publishers award for Best Computer Science Book of 1992.
FM-2030 FM-2030 (October 15, 1930, Brussels – July 8, 2000, New York) was an author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist and consultant. FM-2030 was born Fereidoun M. Esfandiary. He became notable as a transhumanist with the book "Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in a Rapidly Changing World," published in 1989. In addition, he wrote a number of works of fiction under his original name F.M. Esfandiary.
John Henry Williams John Henry Williams (August 27, 1968 – March 6, 2004) was the only son of baseball legend Ted Williams. His mother was Ted's third wife, Dolores.
Keith Henson Howard Keith Henson (born 1942) is an American electrical engineer and writer on space engineering, space law (Moon treaty), memetics, cryonics, evolutionary psychology and physical limitations of Transhumanism In 1975, he and his then-wife Carolyn Meinel founded the L5 Society, which promoted space colonization and which was eventually folded into the National Space Society. More recently, Henson's outspoken criticism of the Church of Scientology and subsequent criminal proceedings have gained him headlines.
Kenneth Weiss Kenneth P. Weiss is an American entrepreneur, human factors engineer and inventor. Weiss invented the SecurID Card, now a trademark of RSA Security. Weiss founded Security Dynamics in 1984 and served as CEO until 1986 and chairman of the board and CTO until 1996. The company's security products - the SecurID Card and RSA encryption - have become world standard technologies for computer security, electronic commerce and identity authentication. Security Dynamics was ranked among the top 100 software companies in the world. In 2006 the company was purchased by EMC Corporation. Currently, Weiss is the founder and CEO of Universal Secure Registry™, LLC (USR).
Luke Nosek Luke Nosek is a Polish-born American entrepreneur. Nosek received a B.S. in Computer Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During college in the summer of 1995, he co-founded SponsorNet New Media, Inc. along with fellow UIUC students Max Levchin and Scott Banister. Nosek then worked for Netscape Communications Corporation. In 1998, with Max Levchin, Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, and Ken Howery, Nosek co-founded PayPal and was its vice president of marketing. After PayPal went public and was sold to eBay for $1.5 billion in 2002, Nosek left PayPal to pursue travel and angel investing.
Mario Stinger Mario Stinger is a Canadian author whose career was in industrial counter-espionage. He has been gravitating around the United Nations for many years and currently lives abroad where he is granted diplomatic immunity. He is the author of the Destined for Oblivion series, which tackles the concepts of biological immortality and current concerns surrounding the impact of mankind's daily activities on the Earth and on its biodiversity.
Marvin Minsky Marvin Lee Minsky (born August 9, 1927) is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's AI laboratory, and author of several texts on AI and philosophy.
Max More A philosopher and futurist who writes, speaks, and consults on advanced decision-making about emerging technologies. At the start of 2011, Max More became president and CEO of the Alcor Life Extension Foundation — the largest provider of cryopreservation services in the world — an organization he first joined in 1986.
Natasha Vita-More Natasha Vita-More is a transhumanist, media artist and designer, who is known for designing the theoretical concept "Primo Posthuman." This future human prototype incorporates biotechnology, robotics, information technology, nanotechnology, cognitive and neuroscience for human enhancement and extreme life extension.
Ralph Merkle Ralph Merkle is one of the inventors of public key cryptography, the inventor of cryptographic hashing, and, more recently, a researcher and speaker on molecular nanotechnology and cryonics. Merkle appears in the science fiction novel "The Diamond Age," which features nanotechnology.
Ray Kurzweil Ray Kurzweil is an American author, inventor, futurist, and director of engineering at Google. Aside from futurology, he is involved in fields such as optical character recognition (OCR), text-to-speech synthesis, speech recognition technology, and electronic keyboard instruments. He is the author of several books on health, artificial intelligence (AI), transhumanism, technological singularity, and futurism.
Saul Kent Saul Kent is a prominent life extension activist and co-founder of the Life Extension Foundation, a major dietary supplement vendor, and promoter of anti-aging research. He is also a pioneer in the controversial practice of cryonics, and is a board member of the cryonics organization Alcor Life Extension Foundation
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Ted Williams Ted Williams is an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 22-year Major League Baseball career as the left fielder for the Boston Red Sox (1939–1942 and 1946–1960). Williams was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) winner. He led the league in batting six times and won the Triple Crown twice. A 19-time All-Star, he had a career batting average of .344 with 521 home runs, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.