Obituary of Douglas Adams

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Douglas Adams

Douglas Noël Adams (born March 11, 1952 in Cambridge, United Kingdom) was an author and screenwriter who was best known for his 1979 science fiction novel, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” Douglas died on May 11, 2001 and his death was reportedly because of coronary artery disease. He died really quite young at age 49.

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Douglas Adams Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Adams, Douglas
    • Common Name: Douglas Adams
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Cambridge, England
    • Birth Date: March 11, 1952
    • Age: 49 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Doug, Douggie
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Atheist
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Burgandy (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Douglas's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Douglas Noël Adams
    • Father: Christopher Douglas Adams (1927-1985)
    • Mother: Janet Adams ( née Donovan, 1927-2016)
    • Sister(s):
      • Susan Adams
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Jane Belson (married 1991-2001, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Polly Jane Rocket Adams

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 11 2001 at age 49
  • Place: Montecito, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Coronary artery disease
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on May 16, 2001 in Santa Barbara, California
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes buried at Highgate Cemetery in London, England

Category Tags:

AuthorScreenwriter British Born on March 11th Born in 1952 Died in 2001Died at age 49Died from Coronary artery disease

Douglas's Notable Roles:

  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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