American writer (1920-1986)
Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was an American science-fiction author best known for the 1965 novel Dune and its five sequels.
|Born||Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr.|
October 8, 1920
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
|Died||February 11, 1986 (aged 65)|
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Washington (no degree)|
|Literary movement||New Wave|
Herbert died of a pulmonary embolism while recovering from pancreatic cancer surgery on February 11, 1986.
- ↑ Herbert, Frank (September 1990). Google Books – Dune. ISBN 9780881036367. Retrieved January 21, 2018.
Frank Herbert was born Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr. in Tacoma, Washington on October 8, 1920.
- Official website for Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson
- Frank Herbert SF Hall of Fame induction (Kevin Anderson report with his speech)