Michael Crichton

American author, screenwriter, film producer

1942   -   2008

country of citizenship: United States of America
educated at: Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
occupation: screenwriter, film producer, film director, novelist, physician writer, science fiction writer
award received: Edgar Award, Academy Award for Technical Achievement
www.michaelcrichton.com




John Michael Crichton (; October 23, 1942 – November 4, 2008) was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer best known for his work in the science fiction, thriller, and medical fiction genres. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films. His literary works are usually within the action genre and heavily feature technology. His novels epitomize the techno-thriller genre of literature, often exploring technology and failures of human interaction with it, especially resulting in catastrophes with biotechnology. Many of his novels have medical or scientific underpinnings, reflecting his medical training and scientific background. He wrote, among other works, The Andromeda Strain (1969); Congo (1980); Sphere (1987); Jurassic Park (1990); Rising Sun (1992); Disclosure (1994); The Lost World (1995); Airframe (1996); Timeline (1999); Prey (2002); State of Fear (2004); and Next (2006). Films he wrote and directed included Westworld (1973), Coma (1978), The Great Train Robbery (1979), Looker (1981), and Runaway (1984).
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Travels

book by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1988

Airframe

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1996

The Lost World

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1995

Timeline

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1999

Prey

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

2002

Jurassic Park

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1990

Eaters of the Dead

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1976

Next

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

2006

Congo

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton

1980

Micro

novel by Michael Crichton

author: Michael Crichton, Richard Preston

2011

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