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Frank Herbert (I) (1920–1986)

Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Emperor: Battle for Dune (2002) and Frank Herbert's Cease Fire (2012). He was married to Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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 2012 Frank Herbert's Cease Fire (Short) (writer)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
 2002 Emperor: Battle for Dune (Video Game) (tribes and places from novel "Dune")
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1984 Dune (novel)
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 1984 Destination Dune (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series)
- Dune: Edición Especial (2014) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Novel (with Bill Ransom): "The Jesus Incident" (first book in the Pandora Sequence) See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand. See more »


Won both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award for his science fiction novel "Dune". See more »


Best known as the author of the science fiction novel "Dune"

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