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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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  Untitled Blade Runner Project (based on the novel by) (announced)
 2015 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (novel "The Man in The High Castle" - 1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot (2015) ... (novel "The Man in The High Castle")
 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")
 1994 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?")
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Imposter (1962) ... (short story)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Ubik" See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 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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Personal Quote:

If you want to get well, you're going to have to stop trying to help people. See more »

Trivia:

Philip K Dick got the idea for "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" when he found an Auschwitz Nazi Officer's Diary in the Stacks of his University's Library. It read "The screaming of children keeps me awake", so Philip K Dick decided the man had become an Android. See more »

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Sagittarius

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