This list of the most famous celebrity recluses includes Bill Watterson, Dave Chappelle, Emily Bronte & many more.
David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Dave ChappelleDave Chappelle
24 August 1973, American
 

Emily DickinsonEmily Dickinson
10 December 1830, American
Poet

Howard HughesHoward Hughes
24 December 1905, American
Entrepreneur, Investor

Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962, American
 

Lauryn HillLauryn Hill
26 May 1975, American
 
Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
20 June 1942, American
Musician, Singer

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946, British
Singer-songwriter

Bobby FischerBobby Fischer
09 March 1943, Icelander, American
Chess Grandmaster

Greta GarboGreta Garbo
18 September 1905, Swedish, American
Film actress
J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
01 January 1919, American
Writer

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10 July 1871, French
French novelist
Bettie PageBettie Page
22 April 1923, American
 

Bill WattersonBill Watterson
05 July 1958, American
Cartoonist

Thomas PynchonThomas Pynchon
08 May 1937, American
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
J.J. CaleJ.J. Cale
05 December 1938, American