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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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Blade Runner Writer
(1982)
(2002)
Total Recall Writer
(1990)
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 2021 Blade Runner: Black Lotus (TV Series) (characters) (announced)
 2015-2019 The Man in the High Castle (TV Series) (based on the book by - 40 episodes)
- For Want of a Nail (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Hitler Has Only Got One Ball (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- No Masters But Ourselves (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- All Serious Daring (2019) ... (based on the book by)
- Mauvaise Foi (2019) ... (based on the book by)
 2019 Curious Matter Anthology (TV Series) (original story)
 2019 Pavel Kolev & Icaka: There's No Lie (Video short) (inspired by)
 2019 Blade Runner(s) (Short) (characters)
 2018 The Room 13 (TV Short) (inspired by)
 2018 The Great C (Short) (based on the short story by)
 2018 BIOS (Short) (inspired by)
  Electric Dreams (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 6 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (based on the short story 'Foster You're Dead!' by - 1 episode, 2018) (based on the short story 'Hanging Stranger' by - 1 episode, 2018) (based on the short story 'Sales Pitch' by - 1 episode, 2017) (based on the short story 'The Impossible Planet' by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Safe and Sound (2018) ... (based on the short story 'Foster You're Dead!' by)
- Kill All Others (2018) ... (based on the short story 'Hanging Stranger' by)
- Autofac (2018) ... (based on the short story by)
- The Father Thing (2018) ... (based on the short story by)
- Human Is (2017) ... (based on the short story by)
 2017 Blade Runner 2049 (based on characters from the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by)
 2016 Piper in the Woods (Short) (original story)
 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)
 2014 Andys (Short) (novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?")
 2014 Second Variety (Short) (based on a novel by)
 2013 The Crystal Crypt (Short) (short story)
 2013 The Pipers (Short)
 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: "Clans of the Alphane Moon". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Phillip K. Dick | Jack Dowland | Richard Phillips

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

They're not idealists like Joe and me; they're cynics with utter faith. It's a sort of brain defect, like a lobotomy-that See more »

Trivia:

In 2005, scientists created an android with a head resembling Philip K. Dick that was programmed to respond to queries with responses appropriate to the author. The android also could "recognize" friends and family. When "introduced" to Dick's daughter Isolde ("Isa") Dick Hackett, the android launched into a tirade denouncing her mother, Nancy Hackett. Isa found the experience to be unpleasant. ... See more »

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His prolific and highly productive rate of literary output See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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