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A renowned American novelist, short story writer, and essayist, he wrote Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?; The Man in the High Castle; A Scanner Darkly, and other classic works of science fiction. He published over forty novels and more than a hundred short stories over the course of his career.
He briefly studied at the University of California-Berkeley. After publishing his first short story in 1951, he dedicated himself to a literary career.
He won the Nebula Award five times and the Hugo Award three times.
How did Philip K. Dick die?
Philip K. Dick's death was caused by Stroke.
He died in 1982 in Santa Ana, California, at the age of 53, due to complications from a stroke.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||53 years|
|Birthday||December 16, 1928|
|Death date||March 2, 1982|
|Place of death||Santa Ana, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Reality, by itself, becomes a story by Philip K. Dick."Philip K. Dick
"I am a fictionalizing philosopher, not a novelist."Philip K. Dick
"I used to dig in the garden, and there isn't anything fantastic or ultradimensional about crab grass... unless you are a SF writer, in which case, pretty soon you're viewing crabgrass with suspicion. What are its real motives? And who sent it in the first place? The question I always found myself asking was, 'What is it, really?'"Philip K. Dick
"I saw a segment of Douglas Trumbull's special effects for 'Blade Runner' on the KNBC-TV news. I recognized it immediately. It was my own interior world. They caught it perfectly."Philip K. Dick
"The ultimate problem confronting me all my life has been the senseless injury to and neglect of my sister."Philip K. Dick