Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist
Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger
30 July 1947
Former Governor of California

Barack ObamaBarack Obama
04 August 1961
44th U.S. President

Kamala HarrisKamala Harris
20 October 1964
Vice Preseiden of the United States

Ronald ReaganRonald Reagan
06 February 1911
40th U.S. President

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963
Fimmaker
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956
Actress

Bill ClintonBill Clinton
19 August 1946
42nd President of the United States
Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962
Actor

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author
Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880
Author

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer-songwriter

Noam ChomskyNoam Chomsky
07 December 1928
Linguist

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress
Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890
Novelist, Editor
Abbie HoffmanAbbie Hoffman
30 November 1936
Anti-War Activist

Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor
Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor

David ArquetteDavid Arquette
08 September 1971
Actor

Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist
Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
FilmMaker

Bernie SandersBernie Sanders
08 September 1941
Politician
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948
Screenwriter, Novelist

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Writer

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

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F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896
Novelist
Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 

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

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

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress
Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Holly MadisonHolly Madison
23 December 1979
Author, Model, Reality TV Star

Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908
Journalist & Writer

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Poet

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Novelist, Professor
Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Author

Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist

Dan BonginoDan Bongino
04 December 1974
Commentator
Lou ReedLou Reed
02 March 1942
Musician, Singer

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
Author

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author

Jocko WillinkJocko Willink
08 September 1971
Author

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress
Adam McKayAdam McKay
17 April 1968
Film director

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 

Philip RothPhilip Roth
19 March 1933
Novelist

Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 
Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961
 
Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
07 November 1897
Screenwriter

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944
Political Activist

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970
Freelance Writer, Blogger

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924
Artist, Actress

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Paulina PorizkovaPaulina Porizkova
09 April 1965
Model
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director
Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer & Musician

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist
William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor
Cybill Lynne ShepherdCybill Lynne Shepherd
18 February 1950
Actress

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author

Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennon Doyle Melton
20 March 1976
Author, Activist, Public Speaker

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964
Actress

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
Playwright, Essayist

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

David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author
Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922
Novelist, Poet

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931
Novelist
Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former

Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932
Actress
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955
American writer
Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951
Musician