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
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948
Screenwriter, Novelist

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931
Novelist

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist

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

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer
Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author
Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker
Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890
Writer
Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist

Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
 
Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945
Comedian

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955
Singer-Songwriter, author

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor
Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator
Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Writer, Cartoonist

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947
 

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Author
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937
Journalist and Author

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

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
 

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a
Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961
 
Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924
Artist, Actress
Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author
Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

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

Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951
Musician
John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
 

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Writer, Professor
William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress
Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer
Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988
Baseball Pitcher
David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918
Evangelist
Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki
08 April 1947
Businessman, Motivational Speaker & Author

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host
Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925
Actress

Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director

Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926
Novelist

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet
Lynne CheneyLynne Cheney
14 August 1941
Author, Former Show Host
Ben CarsonBen Carson
18 September 1951
Politician, Former Neurosurgeon

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939
Actor

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956
Actress
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932
Actress

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922
Novelist, Poet

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author

Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
01 January 1969
Actor
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978
Actress

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969
Blogger
Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961
 
Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965
Actor, Screenwriter

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
15 September 1946
Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956
Actor

Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964
Actress

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926
Poet

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former
Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911
American playwright

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964
Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
22 August 1920
Writer

Shel SilversteinShel Silverstein
25 September 1930
Poet
Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936
Actress

R. L. StineR. L. Stine
08 October 1943
 
Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964