Frank Herbert

Biography

Date of Birth 8 October 1920, Tacoma, Washington, USA Date of Death 11 February 1986, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (pancreatic cancer) Birth Name Frank Patrick Herbert SpouseBeverley Ann Stuart (23 June 1946 - 1984) (her death) 2 children Flora Parkinson (1941 - 1945) (divorced) 1 child Trivia Won both the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award for his novel "Dune" 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 Lynch film, went on to play Jean-Luc Picard. Brad Dourif, who played Piter DeVries, guest starred on episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation. In Lynch's version, the Emperor was played by Jose Ferrer, whose son Miguel played a helmsman on the Excelsior in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Doctor Yeuh was played by Dean Stockwell, who has made guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise. Alice Krige, who played Lady Jessica in Children of Dune, played the Borg queen in Star Trek: First Contact. Father of Sci-Fi author Brian Herbert who has co-authored 6 more Dune titles Personal Quotes "The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand." "The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action."

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