Biography

American short story writer, novelist, and essayist. Dick has been hailed as one of the most original and thought-provoking writers of science fiction. He is regarded as one of the most prolific writers of the form during the mid-twentieth century. Since his death, Dick's work has been the subject of numerous critical studies and cinematic adaptations. Critics praise his short stories as innovative and provocative, contending that Dick's fiction cleverly explores scientific, social, and metaphysical issues of concern to post-World War II America.

American short story writer, novelist, and essayist. Dick has been hailed as one of the most original and thought-provoking writers of science fiction. He is regarded as one of the most prolific writers of the form during the mid-twentieth century. Since his death, Dick's work has been the subject of numerous critical studies and cinematic adaptations. Critics praise his short stories as innovative and provocative, contending that Dick's fiction cleverly explores scientific, social, and metaphysical issues of concern to post-World War II America.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 24

Birthday 1928-12-16

Day of Death 1982-03-02

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Official Site http://www.philipkdick.com/

Also Known As

  • Philip Kindred Dick
  • Richard Phillips

Writing TV ShowsMovies

King of the Elves Story
2018 Void Vision Writer
2017 Blade Runner 2049 Characters
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (10 episodes)Writer
2016 Minority Report (10 episodes)Novel
2015 The Man in the High Castle (30 episodes)Novel
2013 The Crystal Crypt Short Story
2012 Total Recall Story
2011 The Adjustment Bureau Writer
2010 Radio Free Albemuth Novel
2009 Screamers: The Hunting Original Story
2007 Next Novel
2006 A Scanner Darkly Novel
2003 Paycheck Short Story
2002 Minority Report Short Story
2001 Impostor Story
1995 Screamers Story
1990 Total Recall Author
1982 Blade Runner Novel

Acting

One Summer in Austin: The Story of Filming 'A Scanner Darkly' as Himself (Archive footage)
2007 The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick as Himself (archive footage) as Himself
2000 On the Edge of 'Blade Runner' as Himself
1994 Philip K Dick: A Day in the Afterlife as Himself (archive footage)

Crew

2018 ThlĂ­psi Thanks
1982 Blade Runner Thanks

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