Find out more about the greatest 20th Century American Writers, including William Gibson, Quentin Tarantino, Sylvia Browne, Christopher Lloyd and Stephen King
George R. R. MartinGeorge R. R. Martin
20 September 1948
Screenwriter, Novelist
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

John KrasinskiJohn Krasinski
20 October 1979
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958
Actress, Author

Quentin TarantinoQuentin Tarantino
27 March 1963
Fimmaker

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

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

Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway
21 July 1899
Journalist

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author
Stan LeeStan Lee
28 December 1922
Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron

Anthony BourdainAnthony Bourdain
25 June 1956
Chef, Author, T.V. Personality
Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
02 March 1904
Writer, Cartoonist

Helen KellerHelen Keller
27 June 1880
Author

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

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

Francis Ford CoppolaFrancis Ford Coppola
07 April 1939
 

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
20 August 1890
Writer
Portia de RossiPortia de Rossi
31 January 1973
Model

Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell
03 September 1963
Writer, Journalist
Tom ClancyTom Clancy
12 April 1947
Novelist

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970
Actor, Director, Screenwriter

Steve MartinSteve Martin
14 August 1945
Comedian

Amy SedarisAmy Sedaris
29 March 1961
 
Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier
20 February 1927
 
Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947
 

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

Ayn RandAyn Rand
02 February 1905
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Developer of a
Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928
Author

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

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins
29 February 1960
 

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

Patti SmithPatti Smith
30 December 1946
Singer
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer

Guy FieriGuy Fieri
22 January 1968
Restaurateur, Cookbook Author
Alan WattsAlan Watts
06 January 1915
Philosopher, Writer & Speaker

Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943
Actor

Candace Cameron BureCandace Cameron Bure
06 April 1976
Actress
Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918
Evangelist

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922
American writer
Caroline KennedyCaroline Kennedy
27 November 1957
Author

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

Carly SimonCarly Simon
25 June 1945
 

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965
Actor, Screenwriter
Chuck LorreChuck Lorre
18 October 1952
Writer, Television Producer, Director

Isaac AsimovIsaac Asimov
02 January 1920
Writer, Professor

William BaldwinWilliam Baldwin
23 February 1963
Actor

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915
 
John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902
Author
Truman CapoteTruman Capote
30 September 1924
Author

Mick MarsMick Mars
04 May 1951
Musician

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

Joan RiversJoan Rivers
08 June 1933
Actress
Ann CoulterAnn Coulter
08 December 1961
 

Charles BukowskiCharles Bukowski
16 August 1920
Poet

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925
Actress
Robert FrostRobert Frost
26 March 1874
Poet

Thomas JaneThomas Jane
22 February 1969
 
Sean HannitySean Hannity
30 December 1961
Talk Show Host

Rosanne CashRosanne Cash
24 May 1955
Singer-Songwriter, author

David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
21 February 1962
Writer

Lynne CheneyLynne Cheney
14 August 1941
Author, Former Show Host
Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939
Actor
Philip K. DickPhilip K. Dick
16 December 1928
Novelist

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956
Actress

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
23 October 1942
Author, Screenwriter, Film Director

Ben CarsonBen Carson
18 September 1951
Politician, Former Neurosurgeon
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924
Novelist

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919
Writer

Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
01 January 1969
Actor

Ree DrummondRee Drummond
06 January 1969
Blogger

Jack KerouacJack Kerouac
12 March 1922
Novelist, Poet
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959
Actress
Andy CohenAndy Cohen
02 June 1968
Television Show Host

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
03 June 1926
Poet

John GrishamJohn Grisham
08 February 1955
American writer
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956
Actor

Rush LimbaughRush Limbaugh
12 January 1951
Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former
Debi MazarDebi Mazar
13 August 1964
Actress

Harper LeeHarper Lee
28 April 1926
Novelist

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

Jill IrelandJill Ireland
24 April 1936
Actress
Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911
American playwright

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967
Philosopher, Author
Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Dan BrownDan Brown
22 June 1964
 
Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988
Baseball Pitcher

Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki
08 April 1947
Businessman, Motivational Speaker & Author
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978
Actress