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Philip K. Dick (1928–1982)


Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in December 1928, along with a twin sister, Jane. Jane died less than eight weeks later, allegedly from an allergy to mother's milk. Dick's parents split up during his childhood, and he moved with his mother to Berkeley, California, where he lived for most of the rest of his life. Dick became a published ... See full bio »

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  Second Variety (Short) (based on a novel by) (post-production)
  Untitled Blade Runner Project (based on the novel by) (pre-production)
 2015-2016 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (based on the book by - 11 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... (based on the book by)
- A Way Out (2015) ... (based on the book by)
- Kindness (2015) ... (based on the book by)
- End of the World (2015) ... (based on the book by)
- Three Monkeys (2015) ... (based on the book by)
 2015 Minority Report (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 10 episodes)
- Everybody Runs (2015) ... (based on the short story by)
- Memento Mori (2015) ... (based on the short story by)
- The American Dream (2015) ... (based on the short story by)
- Honor Among Thieves (2015) ... (based on the short story by)
- Fiddler's Neck (2015) ... (based on the short story by)
 2013 The Pipers (Short)
 2013 The Crystal Crypt (Short) (short story)
 2012 Blade Runner 60: Director's Cut (Short) (story)
 2011 Beyond the Door (Short) (short story)
 2011 The Adjustment Bureau (short story "Adjustment Team")
 2010 Radio Free Albemuth (novel "Radio Free Albemuth")
 2009 Screamers: The Hunting (Video) (inspired by the short story "Second Variety" by)
 2007 Next (novel story "The Golden Man" - as Phillip K. Dick)
 2006 A Scanner Darkly (novel "A Scanner Darkly")
 2003 Paycheck (short story)
 2003 Natural City (novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" - uncredited)
 2002 Minority Report (short story)
 2001 Impostor (short story "The Impostor")
 1997 Blade Runner (Video Game) (novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?")
 1995 Screamers (short story "Second Variety")
 1993 Drug-Taking and the Arts (Documentary) (novel "A Scanner Darkly")
 1992 Barjo (novel)
 1990 Total Recall (short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale" - as Phillip K. Dick, inspiration)
 1987 Morning Patrol (excerpt)
 1982 Blade Runner (novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?")
 1981 Il fascino dell'insolito (TV Series) (short story "Impostor" - 1 episode)
- Impostore (1981) ... (short story "Impostor")
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Impostor (1962) ... (short story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Martian Time-Slip" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 3 Interviews | 19 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Phillip K. Dick | Jack Dowland | Richard Phillips

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. See more »

Trivia:

Though many of his works were adapted by Hollywood, Dick had long passed away when the royalties for his works started coming in. He had poorly managed his business affairs and as a result, didn't see many royalties from his novels and short stories. This left him living most of his life in relative poverty and squalor. He received a large payment for the rights to "Do Androids Dream of Sheep?", ... See more »

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