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About Frank Herbert
Frank Herbert was a novelist, newspaper journalist, and photographer of American nationality. He became widely recognized after writing his novel titled “Dune” in 1965. Before he was five years old, he had already developed an interest in books, newspapers, and photography.
Herbert owned his first Kodak box camera when he was ten years old. He had his first newspaper work with the Glendale Star in 1939. In 1940, he joined the Oregon Statesman newspaper.
As a photographer, he worked with the United States Naval Construction Battalions for six months during the Second World War. His works include “High-Opp”, “A Game of Authors”, “A Thorn in the Bush”, and “Angels' Fall”.
He was educated at Salem High School and the University of Washington.
He was the child of Frank P. Herbert Sr. and Eileen. In 1941, he tied the knot with Flora Lillian Parkinson but the marriage lasted for only two years. Three years after his divorce, he wedded Beverly Ann Stuart and divorced her in 1984. In 1985, he married Theresa Shackleford, his third wife.
He gave birth to three children namely, Penelope, Bruce Calvin Herbert, and Brian Patrick Herbert.
He was a winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award.
His real name was Franklin Patrick Herbert Jr.
His second wife was a writer and classmate at Washington University.
Herbert’s son, Brian Patrick Herbert, was also a science-fiction novelist.
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F.A.Q. about Frank Herbert
When is his birthday?
Frank Herbert's birthday is on October 8, 1920.
In how many days is his birthday?
Frank's birthday is in 15 days
How old was Frank when he died?
He was 65 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 11, 1986.
How old would he be today?
Frank Herbert would be 102 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Frank from?
He was born in Tacoma, Washington, U.S..