Douglas Noel Adams
1958 - 2001
Douglas Adams was born in Cambridge in March 1952.
He is best known as the creator of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, this started life as a BBC Radio 4 series.
A TV series, record album, a series of best-selling novels and even a computer game followed.
Douglas died unexpectedly in May 2001 of a sudden heart attack. He was 49.
Find out more at the Douglas Adams Website
The gallery of The Heart of Gold spaceship.
Click the above image to meet Eddie the computer