Knowledge Identifier: +Michael_Crichton
Born in 1942.
Countries: United States (52%), (13%), United Kingdom (12%)
Linked to: The New York Times, The New Republic, Harvard College, Harvard Medical School
Crichton had always planned on becoming a writer and began his studies at Harvard College in 1960
Martin Woodhouse - The publication in 1966 of his first novel, Tree Frog, preceded that of Michael Crichton's breakthrough novel, The Andromeda Strain by several years
Jeremy Stone - The Stanford-based professor and hero of Michael Crichton's 1969 novel and movie The Andromeda Strain is named "Dr. Jeremy Stone
David Wayne - Wayne was noted for his portrayal of Dr. Charles Dutton in the 1971 film version of Michael Crichton's "The Andromeda Strain"
Majel Barrett - She appeared in Michael Crichton's 1973 sci-fi western, "Westworld" as a prostitute
ER (TV series) - In 1974, author Michael Crichton wrote a screenplay based on his own experiences as a resident physician in a busy hospital emergency room
In 1976, Crichton published "Eaters of the Dead", a novel about a tenth-century Muslim who travels with a group of Vikings to their settlement
In 1988, Crichton was a visiting writer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
In 1992, Crichton published the novel "Rising Sun", an international best-selling crime thriller about a murder in the Los Angeles headquarters of Nakamoto, a fictional Japanese corporation
Steven Spielberg - In 1993, Spielberg returned to the adventure genre with the film version of Michael Crichton's novel Jurassic Park, about a theme park with genetically engineered dinosaurs.
Next - His next novel, "Disclosure", published in 1994, addresses the theme of sexual harassment previously explored in his 1972 "Binary"
The Lost World (Crichton novel) - "'The Lost World"' is a techno thriller novel written by Michael Crichton and published in 1995 by Knopf
In 1999, Crichton founded Timeline Computer Entertainment with David Smith
The novel quickly spawned Timeline Computer Entertainment, a computer game developer that created the "Timeline" PC game published by Eidos Interactive in 2000
Keith Szarabajka - Szarabajka has contributed his voice to several audio books, notably "Fierce Invalids Home from Hot Climates" by Tom Robbins, for which he won the 2001 Audie *award for Best Fiction, unabridged, "Fear Nothing" and "Seize the Night" by Dean Koontz, several roles in a Grammy nominated audio dramatization of "The Maltese Falcon", "Rising Sun" by Michael Crichton, Nelson_Algren's "Walk on the Wild Side", and the much lauded "The Mark of Zorro" opposite Val Kilmer
On March 14, 2007, Intelligence Squared held a debate in New York City entitled "Global Warming is Not a Crisis", moderated by Brian Lehrer
According to Crichton's brother Douglas (Michael_Douglas), Crichton was diagnosed with lymphoma in early 2008
Eric McCormack - In 2008, McCormack co-starred in A&E's television mini-series "The Andromeda Strain", a remake of the 1971 movie based on the novel by Michael Crichton
Eriq La Salle - In 2009, he returned to "ER" for three episodes during its 15th and final season, including his uncredited appearance as himself in the opening of "Heal Thyself" to tell the audience of the death of the show's creator Michael Crichton
On July 28, 2016, Michael Crichton's website and HarperCollins published a press release saying that a new Michael Crichton novel will be published in May 2017 called "Dragon Teeth