Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
Michelle McNamaraMichelle McNamara
14 April 1970
Freelance Writer, Blogger
Tucker CarlsonTucker Carlson
16 May 1969
Journalist

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890
Writer

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963
Fimmaker

Roger StoneRoger Stone
27 August 1952
Political Consultant
Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author
Nick CannonNick Cannon
08 October 1980
Actor

Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880
Author
Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962
Actor

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973
Model

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

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer-songwriter

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress
Mel BrooksMel Brooks
28 June 1926
Director

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor
David ArquetteDavid Arquette
08 September 1971
Actor

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host
Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author

Shaun KingShaun King
17 September 1979
Writer
Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist

Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945
Comedian

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Writer
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937
Journalist and Author

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Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944
Political Activist
Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
FilmMaker

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper

Dan BonginoDan Bongino
04 December 1974
Commentator

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author
Ben CarsonBen Carson
18 September 1951
Politician, Former Neurosurgeon
Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer

Cory BookerCory Booker
27 April 1969
United States Senator

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947
 

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964
Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896
Novelist

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Poet
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Author

Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor
Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Writer, Professor

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author
David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress

William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor

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

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist

Assata ShakurAssata Shakur
16 July 1947
Murder Convict

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918
Evangelist

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
Author
Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961
 

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931
Novelist
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924
Artist, Actress

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director
Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965
Actor, Screenwriter

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 
Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
 

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955
American writer
John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author
Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978
Actress

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
04 July 1943
Journalist

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer
Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist

Steve BingSteve Bing
31 March 1965
Businessman

Ron Cephas JonesRon Cephas Jones
08 January 1957
Actor

Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
16 November 1946
Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author

Shirley JacksonShirley Jackson
14 December 1916
Author
Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926
Poet

Robert GraysmithRobert Graysmith
17 September 1942
Author
Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964
 
Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932
Actress