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Philip Jose Farmer

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Birthday
26, 1918
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 25, 2009 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1918
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Feb 25, 2009 (91)

About

An American author of science fiction and fantasy novels, he is best known for World of Tiers and the popular Riverworld series. He wrote under numerous pseudonymns, including Kilgore Trout and Cordwainer Bird.

Before Fame

He received a bachelor's degree in English from Bradley University.

Trivia

He won the Hugo Award a total of three times.

Family Life

He was born in Indiana, and he grew up in Peoria, Illinois. With his wife, Bette, he had two children.

Associated With

Some critics have compared him to Ray Bradbury.