Douglas Adams (1952-2001)

Death: 11th May 2001
Location: Highgate Cemetery (East), London, England
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
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English author who is best known as the author of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Hitchhiker's began on radio, and developed into a "trilogy" of five books (which sold more than fifteen million copies during his lifetime) as well as a television series, a comic book series, a computer game, and a feature film.
He died of a heart attack at the age of 49, during the rest period of his regular workout at a gym in Montecito, California. His ashes were placed in Highgate Cemetery in June 2002.