Several times and each time there was a certain amount of pleasure attached to it. But I've never craved fame.
I've been in television twice in Los Angeles, both regarding my space related artwork.
I've had several one-person showings of my artwork, including Griffith Observatory (6-month display, filling east-wing display cases; plus 7-year display in main rotunda). I've also had a one-person showing at the Bonaventure Hotel, downtown L.A.
And I've had screen credit for some of my paintings (Saul Bass / George Mather production, of Ray Bradbury short, Quest, Pyramid Media, Santa Monica, CA, 1984).
I also co-authored a novel with John Dalmas which received positive reviews (Touch the Stars: Emergence, Tor Books, 1983).
Plus, I've been interviewed via Skype for a radio program in California while I lived here in the Philippines. The subject was regarding my www.MissionAtlantis.com website and 2 non-fiction books I'm in the process of writing.
Fame can help in certain types of careers, but I prefer anonymity and to help others without fanfare. Only by eliminating ego (not feeding it) can I ever hope to follow Christ fully.