Summary: British whimsical novelist and author of the best-selling cult sci-fi humor series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(1979) that introduced readers to a universe of preening two-headed
aliens, manic-depressive robots, and space travelers who never parted
with their bath towels.
Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack
Born: March 11, 1952
Died: May 11, 2001
Location: Santa Barbara, California