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Unexpected Death of Jurassic Park Creator by polkadots33
Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton

The writer of novels, television and films that sparked imaginations, pushed boundaries and made medicine a major part of Thursday nights passed away in Los Angeles yesterday at the age of 66 after a battle with cancer.

During his lifetime he wrote many great stories and brought the medical drama ER into our living rooms. The show began in 1994 with the like of George Clooney and Noah Wyle  and will complete its final season this year. For this show he was nominated for the Emmy award for ‘Outstanding Drama Series’ each year rom 1995- 2000 winning the award in 1996.

In 1993 movie audiences were captivated by his prehistoric story of Jurassic Park and he made people really think about the limitations of science again with a sequel to Jurassic Park; The Lost World in 1997.

Other popular stories from Michael Crichton include Twister (1996, Directed By Jan de Bont) and The Andromeda Strain (2008, Directed By Mikael Salomon), as well as many novels and other films and television works.

AOL Entertainment reported ths story and included the following quote from his family. “While the world knew him as a great storyteller that challenged our preconceived notions about the world around us – and entertained us all while doing so – his wife Sherri, daughter Taylor, family and friends knew Michael Crichton as a devoted husband, loving father and generous friend who inspired each of us to strive to see the wonders of our world through new eyes,” his family said.

For more details of Micheal Crightons many acheivments and facinating stories you can visit his WEBSITE

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