Michael Crichton was an esteemed American filmmaker, writer and author best known for his films in science fiction, thriller and medical genres. Dealing with the futuristic world or the failures of human interaction with the technology, most of his fiction work have been adapted by the filmmakers as the core subject for their films, including films such as ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Rising Sun’, ‘The Lost World’ and ‘Next’. He started his writing career in the 60s and published some novels such as ‘Odds On’, ‘Scratch One’ and ‘Easy Go’, which played a major role in establishing him as a successful writer.
In his later career, he wrote ‘The Venom Business’, ‘Drug Choice’, ‘The Terminal Man’, ‘The Great Train Robbery’, ‘Sphere’, ‘Next’ and ‘State of Fear’. As for the directing credits, he is known to have directed some notable films such as ‘Coma’, ‘The First Great Train Robbery’, ‘Westworld’, ‘Looker’, ‘Physical Evidence’ and ‘Runaway’.
Although, most of the films he directed didn’t receive as much prominence as his novels, but Michael Crichton remains one of the well-known science fiction writers in Hollywood.