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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.
He briefly studied at the University of California-Berkeley. After publishing his first short story in 1951, he dedicated himself to a literary career.
He won the Nebula Award five times and the Hugo Award three times.
How did Philip K. Dick die?
Philip K. Dick's death was caused by stroke.
He died in 1982 in Santa Ana, California, at the age of 53, due to complications from a stroke.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||53 years|
|Birthday||December 16, 1928|
|Death date||March 2, 1982|
|Place of death||Santa Ana, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I want to write about people I love, and put them into a fictional world spun out of my own mind, not the world we actually have, because the world we actually have does not meet my standards."Philip K. Dick
"The trouble with being educated is that it takes a long time; it uses up the better part of your life and when you are finished what you know is that you would have benefited more by going into banking."Philip K. Dick
"I dreamed: I am the fish whose flesh is eaten, and because I am fat, it is good."Philip K. Dick
"The Martians are always coming."Philip K. Dick
"I saw a segment of Douglas Trumbull's special effects for 'Blade Runner' on the KNBC-TV news. I recognized it immediately. It was my own interior world. They caught it perfectly."Philip K. Dick