Carrie FisherCarrie Fisher
21 October 1956, American
Actress
Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore
07 May 1861, Indian
Poet

Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943, American
Actor

Albert CamusAlbert Camus
07 November 1913, Algerian, French
Philosopher & Novelist

Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915, American
Playwright, Essayist

Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer
Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
21 June 1905, French
Philosopher, Novelist

Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965, American
Actor, Screenwriter
Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911, American
American playwright
Peter MorganPeter Morgan
10 April 1963, British
Screenwriter

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
Writer

Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
14 February 1978, American, Zimbabwean
Actress

Nora EphronNora Ephron
19 May 1941, American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Rod SerlingRod Serling
25 December 1924, American
Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator
Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

W. H. AudenW. H. Auden
21 February 1907, British
Poet

Norman MailerNorman Mailer
31 January 1923, American
Novelist, Journalist and Screen Writer
Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh
26 March 1970, Irish, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Filmmaker

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor
David MametDavid Mamet
30 November 1947, American
 

August WilsonAugust Wilson
27 April 1945, American
American playwright

Daphne du MaurierDaphne du Maurier
13 May 1907, British
Novelist & playwright
Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860, British, Scottish
Writer
Neil SimonNeil Simon
04 July 1927, American
Playwright & Screenwriter

Thomas Clayton WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe
03 October 1900, American
Novelist

Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959, British, American
Writer, Playwright
Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright

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Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881, Austrian
Novelist
Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Roxann DawsonRoxann Dawson
11 September 1958, American
Actress

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet
Charlayne WoodardCharlayne Woodard
29 December 1953, American
Actress
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Pakistani
Writer

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Ari BehnAri Behn
30 September 1972, Norwegian
Norwegian Author

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British
Writer

Dick CusackDick Cusack
29 August 1925, American
Actor

Jack DunphyJack Dunphy
22 August 1914, American
Novelist

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

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist
Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Tanikella BharaniTanikella Bharani
14 July 1954, Indian
Actor

Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
09 February 1923, Irish
Irish poet

Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress
Peter HandkePeter Handke
06 December 1942, Austrian
Novelist

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
13 November 1948, Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker
Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
11 December 1911, Egyptian
Novelist

James WongJames Wong
20 April 1959, American
Television producer

Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet

Patrick WhitePatrick White
28 May 1912, Australian
Australian Writer

Elfriede JelinekElfriede Jelinek
20 October 1946, Austrian
Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist

Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies
28 August 1913, Canadian
Author and Journalist

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
27 February 1913, American
Illness

Dario FoDario Fo
24 March 1926, Italian
Playwright
Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939, Indian
Actor

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

Jim SteinmanJim Steinman
01 November 1947, American
Composer
Leslie JordanLeslie Jordan
29 April 1955, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor

Patrisse CullorsPatrisse Cullors
20 June 1983, American
Artist
Marilyn vos SavantMarilyn vos Savant
11 August 1946, American
Columnist

Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress
Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson
17 December 1945, American
Actor

Colman DomingoColman Domingo
28 November 1969, American
Actor
Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15 April 1940, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Lewis BlackLewis Black
30 August 1948, American
Comedian

Anthony MinghellaAnthony Minghella
06 January 1954, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film

Florian ZellerFlorian Zeller
28 June 1979, French
Novelist
Edna O'BrienEdna O'Brien
15 December 1930, Irish
Novelist
Elaine MayElaine May
21 April 1932, American
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Stage actor,

Jonathan LarsonJonathan Larson
04 February 1960, American
Composer, Writer

Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
08 January 1911, American
Entertainer

Rory KinnearRory Kinnear
17 February 1978, British
Actor
John Cameron MitchellJohn Cameron Mitchell
21 April 1963, American
Actor

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

Jez ButterworthJez Butterworth
29 February 1969, British
Playwright

Stephen TobolowskyStephen Tobolowsky
30 May 1951, American
Actor

Amanda PalmerAmanda Palmer
30 April 1976, American
Singer, Street artist, Composer, Pianist,
Saul RubinekSaul Rubinek
02 July 1948, Canadian
Actor

Andrew UptonAndrew Upton
01 February 1966, Australian
Film director, Screenwriter, Librettist
Matthew CowlesMatthew Cowles
28 September 1944, American
Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor

Anand GandhiAnand Gandhi
26 September 1980, Indian
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter
Steven BerkoffSteven Berkoff
03 August 1937, British
Actor
Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
05 December 1963, American
Actress