Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963
Fimmaker

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971
Comedian, Actor

Diane LaddDiane Ladd
29 November 1932
Actress

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist

Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress
Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947
 

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author
Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880
Author

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist
Gloria VanderbiltGloria Vanderbilt
20 February 1924
Artist, Actress

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

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

Emilio EstevezEmilio Estevez
12 May 1962
Actor

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer-songwriter

Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973
Model

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Author

Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator
Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945
Comedian

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

Noah BaumbachNoah Baumbach
03 September 1969
Filmmaker
Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
 

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
13 June 1986
Actress, Fashion Designer
Ben CarsonBen Carson
18 September 1951
Politician, Former Neurosurgeon

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a

Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric
Hunter S. ThompsonHunter S. Thompson
18 July 1937
Journalist and Author

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Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 
Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Author

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist
Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor
Andy CohenAndy Cohen
02 June 1968
Television Show Host

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 

Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host

Jennifer EspositoJennifer Esposito
11 April 1973
Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Writer, Professor

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918
Evangelist
Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former
Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
Author

David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer
Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress

Deepak ChopraDeepak Chopra
22 October 1946
Motivational Speaker, Writer

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
 
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961
 

Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Philip RothPhilip Roth
19 March 1933
Novelist

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948
Screenwriter, Novelist

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961
 
Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet

Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist

Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

Joss WhedonJoss Whedon
23 June 1964
Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress

Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 

Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978
Actress

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer
Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki
08 April 1947
Businessman, Motivational Speaker & Author

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author

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

Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964
 
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress
Wendy WilliamsWendy Williams
18 July 1964
TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944
Political Activist

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922
Novelist, Poet
Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965
Actor, Screenwriter

Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955
Singer-Songwriter, author

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911
American playwright

Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951
Musician
Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926
Novelist

Toni MorrisonToni Morrison
18 February 1931
Novelist
John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955
American writer

Alton BrownAlton Brown
30 July 1962
TV Personality, Celebrity Chef, Author
Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964
Actress
Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926
Poet