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English author of the popular science fiction series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, which originated as a BBC radio comedy. His other works include The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988) and The Meaning of Liff (1983).
He attended The Brentwood School, a prestigious preparatory academy, and went on to study English at St John’s College, Cambridge. Following his graduation, he moved to London to pursue a career in television and radio writing.
He was a self-proclaimed atheist.
How did Douglas Adams die?
Douglas Adams' death was caused by Heart Attack.
Science fiction writer Douglas Adams died on Friday of a heart attack in Santa Barbara, Calif. The British-born Adams died Friday of an apparent heart attack in Santa Barbara, Calif., a family friend, Elizabeth Gibson, said Saturday. She said Adams collapsed while working out at a gym.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||49 years|
|Birthday||March 11, 1952|
|Death date||May 11, 2001|
|Place of death||Montecito, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"You live and learn. At any rate, you live."Douglas Adams
"Look at a book. A book is the right size to be a book. They're solar-powered. If you drop them, they keep on being a book. You can find your place in microseconds. Books are really good at being books, and no matter what happens, books will survive."Douglas Adams
"If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands."Douglas Adams
"There's nothing worse than sitting down to write a novel and saying, 'Well, okay, I'm going to do something of high artistic worth.'"Douglas Adams
"If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves."Douglas Adams