Michael Crichton

Writer · Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 78
John Michael Crichton was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films. His literary works are usually within the science fiction, techno-thriller, and medical fiction genres, and heavily feature technology. read more

John Michael Crichton was an American author, screenwriter, film director and producer. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and over a dozen have been adapted into films. His literary works are usually within the science fiction, techno-thriller, and medical fiction genres, and heavily feature technology. His novels often explore technology and failures of human interaction with it, especially resulting in catastrophes with biotechnology. Many of his novels have medical or scientific underpinnings, reflecting his medical training and scientific background. He wrote, among other works, The Andromeda Strain (1969), The Great Train Robbery (1975), Congo (1980), Sphere (1987), Jurassic Park (1990), Rising Sun (1992), Disclosure (1994), The Lost World (1995), Airframe (1996), Timeline (1999), Prey (2002), State of Fear (2004), and Next (2006). Films he wrote and directed included Westworld (1973), Coma (1978), The Great Train Robbery (1979), Looker (1981), and Runaway (1984).

Birth Name

John Michael Crichton

Born

Friday, 23 October 1942

Died

Tuesday, 04 November 2008

Actor Filmography

The 81st Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2009
The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo Self 2007
Beyond Jurassic Park Self - Writer / HImself 2001
The Making of 'Jurassic Park' Self - Author, 'Jurassic Park' 1995
HBO First Look Self 1992
Dateline NBC Self 1992
The Andromeda Strain Bearded Surgeon 1971
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The 81st Annual Academy Awards Self - Memorial Tribute 2009
The Man Who Shot Chinatown: The Life and Work of John A. Alonzo Self 2007
Beyond Jurassic Park Self - Writer / HImself 2001
The Making of 'Jurassic Park' Self - Author, 'Jurassic Park' 1995
HBO First Look Self 1992
Dateline NBC Self 1992
The Andromeda Strain Bearded Surgeon 1971
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself 1962

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

The 13th Warrior 1999
Sphere 1998
Twister 1996
ER 1994
Disclosure 1994
2001 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
2000 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1999 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1998 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1996 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Won
1995 Emmy Outstanding Drama Series Nominated
1995 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series Nominated
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