Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943, American
Actor
Rod SerlingRod Serling
25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915, American
 

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Peter MorganPeter Morgan
10 April 1963, British
Screenwriter

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright
Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965, American
Actor, Screenwriter

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist
Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978, American, Zimbabwean
Actress

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911, American
American playwright
Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
 

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh
26 March 1970, Irish, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Filmmaker

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director
Thomas Clayton WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe
03 October 1900, American
Novelist

David MametDavid Mamet
30 November 1947, American
 

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860, British, Scottish
Writer

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor

Neil SimonNeil Simon
04 July 1927, American
Playwright & Screenwriter
Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959, British, American
Writer, Playwright

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881, Austrian
Novelist

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

Roxann DawsonRoxann Dawson
11 September 1958, American
Actress
Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Dick CusackDick Cusack
29 August 1925, American
Actor

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Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Pakistani
Writer
Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849, British, American
Novelist

Jack DunphyJack Dunphy
22 August 1914, American
Novelist

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet
Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1954, Indian
Actor

Charlayne WoodardCharlayne Woodard
29 December 1953, American
Actress

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist
Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
09 February 1923, Irish
Irish poet

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
11 December 1911, Egyptian
Novelist

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
13 November 1948, Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Peter HandkePeter Handke
06 December 1942, Austrian
Novelist

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972, Norwegian
Norwegian Author
Elfriede JelinekElfriede Jelinek
20 October 1946, Austrian
Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Patrick WhitePatrick White
28 May 1912, Australian
Australian Writer
Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist

Dario FoDario Fo
24 March 1926, Italian
Playwright

Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies
28 August 1913, Canadian
Author and Journalist
Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
27 February 1913, American
Illness

Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939, Indian
Actor
James WongJames Wong
20 April 1959, American
Television producer

Yang JiangYang Jiang
17 July 1911, Chinese
Playwright

A. B. YehoshuaA. B. Yehoshua
19 December 1936, Israeli
Israeli Faulkner

Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932, British
Poet

Leslie JordanLeslie Jordan
29 April 1955, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Marilyn vos SavantMarilyn vos Savant
11 August 1946, American
Columnist

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson
17 December 1945, American
Actor
Colman DomingoColman Domingo
28 November 1969, American
Actor

Ruby DeeRuby Dee
27 October 1922, American
Actress
Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
08 January 1911, American
Entertainer

Philip PullmanPhilip Pullman
19 October 1946, British
Writer, Novelist, University teacher, Playwright,

Elaine MayElaine May
21 April 1932, American
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor,
Bryan FogelBryan Fogel
American
Director

Stephen TobolowskyStephen Tobolowsky
30 May 1951, American
Actor
Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15 April 1940, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Douglas HodgeDouglas Hodge
25 February 1960, British
Actor

Rory KinnearRory Kinnear
17 February 1978, British
Actor
Thomas HarrisThomas Harris
11 April 1940, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright,

Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
05 December 1963, American
Actress
Mike O'MalleyMike O'Malley
31 October 1966, American
Actor

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Amanda PalmerAmanda Palmer
30 April 1976, American
Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist,

Patrisse CullorsPatrisse Cullors
20 June 1983, American
Artist
Saul RubinekSaul Rubinek
02 July 1948, Canadian
Actor
Mike LeighMike Leigh
20 February 1943, British
Film director, Actor, Playwright, Theatre

Andrew UptonAndrew Upton
01 February 1966, Australian
Film director, Screenwriter, Librettist

Lewis BlackLewis Black
30 August 1948, American
Comedian

Steven BerkoffSteven Berkoff
03 August 1937, British
Actor
Richard DormerRichard Dormer
11 November 1969, Northern Irish
Actor

Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
08 May 1906, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,

Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938, Indian
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

Beverley CrossBeverley Cross
13 April 1931, British
Screenwriter, Librettist

Anthony MinghellaAnthony Minghella
06 January 1954, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film
Matthew CowlesMatthew Cowles
28 September 1944, American
Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor

Howard ZinnHoward Zinn
24 August 1922, American
Playwright, Political scientist, Historian of the
Rainer Werner FassbinderRainer Werner Fassbinder
31 May 1945, German
Film maker

Jim SteinmanJim Steinman
01 November 1947, American
Composer
Jonathan LarsonJonathan Larson
04 February 1960, American
Composer, Writer
Eric BogosianEric Bogosian
24 April 1953, American
Actor