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Michael Crichton

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Net worth 2018: $175 Million
Industry: Writers
Residence: Chicago
Country: United States
BirthDay: 23 October 1942
Sigh: Scorpio
Died On: November 4, 2008
Education: Harvard Medical School (1969), Harvard University (1964), Roslyn High School, Harvard College

Michael Crichton was bornon 23 October 1942 in Chicago, American. Michael Crichton was a man who donned many hats in his lifetime. Right from being a best-selling author to a producer, director and screenwriter, he excelled in all the fields of work. Interestingly, right from a tender age, he developed an affinity for writing and went on to pursue a career in the same. His first ever written work was published in 1966 as ‘Odds On’. In the initial years, he employed a couple of pseudonyms. What made Crichton’s work different from his counterparts was his ability of mixing authentic technical information with fictional stories. It was due to this that his novels had a feel of realism in them. He excelled in the genres of science fiction, medical fiction and technological thrillers. In 1994, he created history be being the only creative artists ever to remain at the No 1 position in three mediums of entertainment including television, film and book, at once. While the adapted television series ER topped at the television ranking chart, Jurassic Park, a film adaption of his novel became a blockbuster movie. Furthermore, the novel, ‘Disclosure’ was declared a major hit. Overall, he has sold over 200 million copies worldwide. Of his 31 totals books written and published, including fiction and nonfiction and two posthumous publications, 14 of them have been adapted into films. To know in details about his life, career, profile and timeline, read through the following lines.


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The book was later made into a film by the name, ‘The 13th Warrior’


It replicated the success of its predecessor and was made into a film in 1997


In 1996, he released the book, ‘Airframe’ a fictional work based on authentic technical information which gave the novel a feel of realism


Year 1995 witnessed the release of the second instalment of the Jurassic Park series, ‘The Lost World’


In 1994, he came up with his controversial work, ‘Disclosure’ that depicted the story of a male protagonist who is sexually assaulted by a female colleague


In 1990 came his cult novel ‘Jurassic Park’, which presented fiction as fact, a concept which he had employed in his earlier works


While the reception of his latest released books ranked less than average, it was his 1975 venture, ‘The Great Train Robbery’ that went on to become a bestseller


Keeping up with the pace of his work, in 1970, he came up with three more novels, ‘Drug of Choice’, ‘Grave Descend’ and ‘Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues’


Year 1969 witnessed the release of his three books, ‘Zero Cool’, ‘The Andromeda Strain’ and ‘The Venom Business’


In 1965, he took up the post of a visiting lecturer in anthropology at the University of Cambridge


In 1964, he obtained his bachelor summa cum laude degree and received a Henry Russell Shaw Traveling Fellowship for a year


To come closer to his dreams of becoming a top-rated writer, he began studying at the Harvard College in 1960


The book re-described the events that took place during the Great Gold Robbery of 1855

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