Frank Herbert (I) (1920–1986)

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Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Dune (2021) and Dune: Part Two (2023). He was married to Theresa Shackleford, Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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  Dune: The Sisterhood (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot ... (characters)
 2023 Dune: Part Two (based on the novel Dune written by) (pre-production)
 2021 JDR Dune: Le Réveil (TV Mini Series) (inspired by)
 2021 Dune (based on the novel Dune written by)
 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)
 1998 Dune 2000 (Video Game) (novel "Dune" - uncredited)
 1992 Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (Video Game) (novel "Dune" - uncredited)
 1992 Dune (Video Game) (novel - uncredited)
 1984 Dune (novel)
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 2021 Dune (Denis Villeneuve wishes to thank)
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 1984 Destination Dune (TV Short documentary)
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series)
- Dune: Edición Especial (2014) ... Self

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Non-fiction book: "Threshold: The Blue Angels Experience" See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »


Theresa Shackleford  (his death) | See more »

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[Dune] A popular man attracts the envy of the powerful. See more »


Father of science fiction author Brian Herbert who has co-authored 13 more "Dune" titles. See more »


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

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