Philip K Dick
Philip K., a Chicago native, was born in 1928. Dick went on to become one of the most famous science fiction writers of all time. Dick won a Hugo Award in 1963 and a John W. Campbell Award in 1964 for his 44 published novels and 120 short pieces. In 1975, he received the Campbell Memorial Prize, and he was nominated for the Nebula Award five times. Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly are among the eleven of his books that have been adapted into films. In 1982, he passed away.