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.

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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 20

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 ElvesStory
2017 Blade Runner 2049Novel
2017 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams(19 episodes)Writer
2016 Minority Report(10 episodes)Novel
2015 The Man in the High Castle(10 episodes)Novel
2012 Total RecallStory
2011 The Adjustment BureauWriter
2010 Radio Free AlbemuthNovel
2009 Screamers: The HuntingOriginal Story
2007 NextNovel
2007 NextStory
2006 A Scanner DarklyNovel
2003 PaycheckAuthor
2002 Minority ReportShort Story
2001 ImpostorStory
1995 ScreamersStory
1990 Total RecallAuthor
1982 Blade RunnerNovel

Acting

2007 The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick as Himself (archive footage)
2007 The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick 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

1982 Blade RunnerThanks

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