Philip K. Dick

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Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
DEATH DATE
Mar 2, 1982 (53)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
16, 1928
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
DEATH DATE
Mar 2, 1982 (53)

About

A renowned American novelist, short story writer, and essayist, he wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?; The Man in the High Castle; A Scanner Darkly, and other classic works of science fiction. He published over forty novels and more than a hundred short stories over the course of his career.

Before Fame

He briefly studied at the University of California-Berkeley. After publishing his first short story in 1951, he dedicated himself to a literary career.

Trivia

He won the Nebula Award five times and the Hugo Award three times.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was married five times, and he had a total of three children.

Associated With

His novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, was made into the popular Harrison Ford film, Blade Runner.

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