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Frank Herbert (I) (1920–1986)


Frank Herbert was born on October 8, 1920 in Tacoma, Washington, USA as Frank Patrick Herbert. He was a writer, known for Dune (1984), Emperor: Battle for Dune (2002) and Frank Herbert's Cease Fire (2012). He was married to Beverley Ann Stuart and Flora Parkinson. He died on February 11, 1986 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Dune
Dune Writer
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Filmography

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 2012 Frank Herbert's Cease Fire (Short) (writer)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune" - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (books "Dune Messiah" and "Children of Dune")
 2002 Emperor: Battle for Dune (Video Game) (tribes and places from novel "Dune")
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2000) ... (novel - uncredited)
 1998 Dune 2000 (Video Game) (novel "Dune" - uncredited)
 1992 Dune II: The Building of a Dynasty (Video Game) (novel "Dune" - uncredited)
 1992 Dune (Video Game) (novel - uncredited)
 1984 Dune (novel)
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 1984 Destination Dune (TV Movie documentary)
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 2014 Edición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series)
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- Dune: Edición Especial (2014) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (with Bill Ransom): "The Jesus Incident" (first book in the Pandora Sequence) See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

People say "Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely." My point is that power attracts the corruptible. See more »

Trivia:

The adaptations that have been made of his "Dune" novels have several connections to the Star Trek films. Patrick Stewart, who played Gurney Halleck in the David Lynch film, went on to play Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). Brad Dourif, who played Piter De Vries, guest-starred on Star Trek: Voyager (1995). Virginia Madsen, who played Princess Irulan, also ... See more »

Trademark:

Best known as the author of the science fiction novel "Dune"

Star Sign:

Libra

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