Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain

25 June 1956

Stan LeeStan Lee

28 December 1922

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski

20 October 1979

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino

27 March 1963

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen

13 June 1986

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort

09 July 1962

Steve MartinSteve Martin

14 August 1945

Woody AllenWoody Allen

01 December 1935

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison

08 December 1943

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke

06 November 1970

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis

22 November 1958

Philip RothPhilip Roth

19 March 1933

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira

14 February 1978

Tom WolfeTom Wolfe

02 March 1931

Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson

18 July 1937

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez

12 May 1962

Ayn RandAyn Rand

02 February 1905

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton

23 October 1942

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft

20 August 1890

Sam ShepardSam Shepard

05 November 1943

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss

02 March 1904

Guy FieriGuy Fieri

22 January 1968

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou

04 April 1928

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono

04 March 1969

Larry DavidLarry David

02 July 1947

George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin

20 September 1948

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger

01 January 1919

Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham

19 June 1964

Harlan EllisonHarlan Ellison

27 May 1934

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito

11 April 1973

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins

29 February 1960

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy

27 November 1957

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath

27 October 1932

Thomas JaneThomas Jane

22 February 1969

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov

02 January 1920

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier

20 February 1927

Ann CoulterAnn Coulter

08 December 1961

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut

11 November 1922

Joan RiversJoan Rivers

08 June 1933

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno

21 December 1926

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon

23 June 1964

Joel McHaleJoel McHale

20 November 1971

Billy GrahamBilly Graham

07 November 1918

Sean HannitySean Hannity

30 December 1961

Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell

03 September 1963

Alan WattsAlan Watts

06 January 1915

Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt

20 February 1924

Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams

18 July 1964

Truman CapoteTruman Capote

30 September 1924

Patti SmithPatti Smith

30 December 1946

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski

16 August 1920

Carly SimonCarly Simon

25 June 1945

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck

27 February 1902

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo

22 July 1964

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick

16 December 1928

Tom ClancyTom Clancy

12 April 1947

Arthur MillerArthur Miller

17 October 1915

James PattersonJames Patterson

22 March 1947

Dan BrownDan Brown

22 June 1964

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury

22 August 1920

James BaldwinJames Baldwin

02 August 1924

Ben CarsonBen Carson

18 September 1951

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac

12 March 1922

Oliver StoneOliver Stone

15 September 1946

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris

29 March 1961

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg

03 June 1926

Nicholas SparksNicholas Sparks

31 December 1965

John GrishamJohn Grisham

08 February 1955

Deepak ChopraDeepak Chopra

22 October 1946

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams

26 March 1911

Jessica SeinfeldJessica Seinfeld

12 September 1971

Terence McKennaTerence McKenna

16 November 1946

Rod SerlingRod Serling

25 December 1924

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs

05 February 1914

Langston HughesLangston Hughes

01 February 1902

Nora EphronNora Ephron

19 May 1941

Harper LeeHarper Lee

28 April 1926

Alton BrownAlton Brown

30 July 1962

Angela Davis Angela Davis

26 January 1944