Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963
Fimmaker
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Shaun KingShaun King
17 September 1979
Writer

Tucker CarlsonTucker Carlson
16 May 1969
Journalist
Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer

Nick CannonNick Cannon
08 October 1980
Actor

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author
Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944
Political Activist

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist
Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880
Author

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962
Actor

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924
Artist, Actress

Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator
Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer-songwriter
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor
H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890
Writer

Joe ScarboroughJoe Scarborough
09 April 1963
Former United States Representative
Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973
Model
Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a

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Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945
Comedian
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947
 

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937
Journalist and Author

Ben CarsonBen Carson
18 September 1951
Politician, Former Neurosurgeon
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Poet
Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
 

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
15 September 1946
Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931
Novelist

David ArquetteDavid Arquette
08 September 1971
Actor
Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14 December 1916
Author

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author

Andy CohenAndy Cohen
02 June 1968
Television Show Host

Chirlane McCrayChirlane McCray
29 November 1954
Writer, Social Activist

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Writer, Professor
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Author

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
Dalton TrumboDalton Trumbo
09 December 1905
Screenwriter, Novelist

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947
Murder Convict

William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor
Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor

Cory BookerCory Booker
27 April 1969
United States Senator
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948
Screenwriter, Novelist

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress

Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist
Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
Author
David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer

Roger StoneRoger Stone
27 August 1952
Political Consultant
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer

Dan BonginoDan Bongino
04 December 1974
Commentator
Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer
Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961
 

James PattersonJames Patterson
22 March 1947
Writer
Jill St. JohnJill St. John
19 August 1940
Actress

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former
Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961
 
Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918
Evangelist

Noah BaumbachNoah Baumbach
03 September 1969
Filmmaker

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955
American writer

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
 
Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist

Deepak ChopraDeepak Chopra
22 October 1946
Motivational Speaker, Writer
Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist
Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer
Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965
Actor, Screenwriter
Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki
08 April 1947
Businessman, Motivational Speaker & Author