Douglas Noel Adams was an English writer, humorist, and dramatist. Adams is best known as the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before.
Born: March 11, 1952, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Died: May 11, 2001, Santa Barbara, California, United States
Height: 6' 5" (1.96 m)
Spouse: Jane Belson (m. 1991–2001)
Children: Polly Jane Rocket Adams