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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), Dune (2021) and Dune: Part Two. He was married to Theresa Shackleford, 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 Writer
(1984)
Dune Writer
(2021)

Filmography

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  Dune: The Sisterhood (TV Series) (characters - 1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot ... (characters)
  Dune: Part Two (based on the novel by) (pre-production)
 2021 Dune (based on the novel written by)
 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 Short documentary)
Self
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 2014 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series)
Self
- Dune: Edición Especial (2014) ... Self
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (with Brian Herbert): "Man of Two Worlds" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Theresa Shackleford  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[Children of Dune] Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class-whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy. 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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