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Ralph Leighton (born 13 November 1949) is a biographer, film producer, and friend of the late physicist Richard Feynman. He recorded Feynman relating stories of his life. Leighton has released some of the recordings as The Feynman Tapes. These interviews became the basis for the books Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think?, which were later combined into the hardcover anniversary edition Classic Feynman: All the Adventures of a Curious Character. Leighton is an amateur drummer and founder of the group Friends of Tuva. In 1990 he wrote Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey.
Total Books: 28
He helped produce the academy-award nominated documentary film Genghis Blues (2000), and the supplement to The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Feynman's Tips on Physics (2005). He is the son of the late Caltech physicist Robert B. Leighton. He is married to Phoebe Kwan; they have two children, Ian and Nicole.