Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park has died, aged 66, 2008 after a private battle against cancer.
He penned the books Congo, Twister and the popular Jurassic Park trilogy, all of which were adapted into films.
He also created the long-running US hospital drama ER and his books have sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.
Crichton has won an Emmy, a Peabody, and a Writer's Guild of America Award for ER.
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