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English author of the popular science fiction series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which originated as a BBC radio comedy. His other works include The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988) and The Meaning of Liff (1983).
He attended The Brentwood School, a prestigious preparatory academy, and went on to study English at St John’s College, Cambridge. Following his graduation, he moved to London to pursue a career in television and radio writing.
He was a self-proclaimed atheist.
How did Douglas Adams die?
Douglas Adams' death was caused by heart attack.
Science fiction writer Douglas Adams died on Friday of a heart attack in Santa Barbara, Calif. The British-born Adams died Friday of an apparent heart attack in Santa Barbara, Calif., a family friend, Elizabeth Gibson, said Saturday. She said Adams collapsed while working out at a gym.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||49 years|
|Birthday||March 11, 1952|
|Death date||May 11, 2001|
|Place of death||Montecito, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen."Douglas Adams
"Cyberspace is - or can be - a good, friendly and egalitarian place to meet."Douglas Adams
"See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise, you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that."Douglas Adams
"This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays."Douglas Adams
"I don't think anybody would argue now that the Internet isn't becoming a major factor in our lives. However, it's very new to us. Newsreaders still feel it is worth a special and rather worrying mention if, for instance, a crime was planned by people 'over the Internet.'"Douglas Adams