Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943, American
Actor
Arthur MillerArthur Miller
17 October 1915, American
 

Tracy LettsTracy Letts
04 July 1965, American
Actor, Screenwriter

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

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

Yukio MishimaYukio Mishima
14 January 1925, Japanese
Playwright

Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist
Vinayak Damodar SavarkarVinayak Damodar Savarkar
28 May 1883, Indian
Independence Activist, Reformer

Gore VidalGore Vidal
03 October 1925, American
 
Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
26 March 1911, American
American playwright

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

Samuel BeckettSamuel Beckett
13 April 1906, Irish
Novelist, Playwright, Theater Director

David MametDavid Mamet
30 November 1947, American
 

Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956, American
Actor
Neil SimonNeil Simon
04 July 1927, American
Playwright & Screenwriter

Joyce Carol OatesJoyce Carol Oates
16 June 1938, American
Writer

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Roxann DawsonRoxann Dawson
11 September 1958, American
Actress

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881, Austrian
Novelist
Saadat Hasan MantoSaadat Hasan Manto
11 May 1912, Pakistani
Writer

Charlayne WoodardCharlayne Woodard
29 December 1953, American
Actress

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright
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

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

Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Actress
Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist

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Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
01 May 1923, American
Novelist
Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
13 November 1948, Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
11 December 1911, Egyptian
Novelist

Jack DunphyJack Dunphy
22 August 1914, American
Novelist
Paul Laurence DunbarPaul Laurence Dunbar
27 June 1872, American
Poet
Brendan BehanBrendan Behan
09 February 1923, Irish
Irish poet

Dario FoDario Fo
24 March 1926, Italian
Playwright

Patrick WhitePatrick White
28 May 1912, Australian
Australian Writer

Elfriede JelinekElfriede Jelinek
20 October 1946, Austrian
Novelist & Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies
28 August 1913, Canadian
Author and Journalist

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
27 February 1913, American
Illness

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

Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959, British, American
Writer, Playwright
James WongJames Wong
20 April 1959, American
Television producer

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

Thomas Clayton WolfeThomas Clayton Wolfe
03 October 1900, American
Novelist
Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Actress

Leslie JordanLeslie Jordan
29 April 1955, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American
Actress

Peter MorganPeter Morgan
10 April 1963, British
screenwriter, playwright, writer

Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
21 May 1966, American
Playwright, Television actor, Actor, Film actor,

Marilyn vos SavantMarilyn vos Savant
11 August 1946, American
Columnist

Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,
Girish KarnadGirish Karnad
19 May 1938, Indian
Linguist, Author, Film director, Actor,

Cormac McCarthyCormac McCarthy
20 July 1933, American
Novelist

Alan BennettAlan Bennett
09 May 1934, British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Diarist, Writer

Rory KinnearRory Kinnear
17 February 1978, British
Actor
Russell ToveyRussell Tovey
14 November 1981, British
Actor, Playwright

Ernie HudsonErnie Hudson
17 December 1945, American
Actor
Howard AshmanHoward Ashman
17 May 1950, American
Composer, Screenwriter, Lyricist, Songwriter, Film

Howard ZinnHoward Zinn
24 August 1922, American
Playwright, Political scientist, Historian of the

Mike O'MalleyMike O'Malley
31 October 1966, American
Actor
Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929, Chilean, French
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

Clive BarkerClive Barker
05 October 1952, British
Film director, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,
Gypsy Rose LeeGypsy Rose Lee
08 January 1911, American
Entertainer

Eric BogosianEric Bogosian
24 April 1953, American
Actor

Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
05 December 1963, American
Actress
Andrew UptonAndrew Upton
01 February 1966, Australian
Film director, Screenwriter, Librettist

Ruby DeeRuby Dee
27 October 1922, American
Actress
Thomas HarrisThomas Harris
11 April 1940, American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright,

Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15 April 1940, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Stephen TobolowskyStephen Tobolowsky
30 May 1951, American
Actor

Pier Paolo PasoliniPier Paolo Pasolini
05 March 1922, Italian
Film director, Writer, Actor, Poet, Screenwriter,
Larry KramerLarry Kramer
25 June 1935, American
Playwright
Gollapudi Maruti RaoGollapudi Maruti Rao
14 April 1939, Indian
Writer, Screenwriter, News presenter, Journalist,

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

Saul RubinekSaul Rubinek
02 July 1948, Canadian
Actor

Lewis BlackLewis Black
30 August 1948, American
Comedian
Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British
Actress

Ron PalilloRon Palillo
02 April 1949, American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

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

Douglas HodgeDouglas Hodge
25 February 1960, British
Actor

Matthew CowlesMatthew Cowles
28 September 1944, American
Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor
Steven BerkoffSteven Berkoff
03 August 1937, British
Actor

Crazy MohanCrazy Mohan
16 October 1952, Indian
screenwriter
Anthony MinghellaAnthony Minghella
06 January 1954, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film

Beverley CrossBeverley Cross
13 April 1931, British
Screenwriter, Librettist
Colman DomingoColman Domingo
28 November 1969, American
Actor
Roberto RosselliniRoberto Rossellini
08 May 1906, Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright,