Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton bio

Birth Name: John Michael Crichton

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: October 23, 1942

Date Of Death: November 4, 2008

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Michael Crichton was born on the 23rd of October, 1942. He was famous for being a Novelist. Author whose novel Jurassic Park was adapted into a wildly successful film. His other science and technology-themed thrillers include The Andromeda Strain, Congo, and Timeline.

Michael Crichton was born in Chicago. He was interested in writing from an early age and even had a travel column published in The New York Times when he was fourteen years old. He later received his MD from Harvard Medical School and published his first novel, Odds On, in 1966. His bestselling historical novel, The Great Train Robbery, was published in 1975.

Michael Crichton was a Scorpio and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Michael Crichton was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

John Michael Crichton is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Michael Crichton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Michael Crichton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Michael Crichton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Michael Crichton was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Michael Crichton
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Michael Crichton was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Michael Crichton was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Michael Crichton had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Michael Crichton’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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