Famous Recluses

This list of the most famous celebrity recluses includes Bill Watterson, Dave Chappelle, Emily Bronte & many more.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett
17
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: July 7, 2006

 2 Bettie Page

Bettie Page
8
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, US
Died: December 11, 2008

 3 Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: May 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glen Cove

 4 Ryōkan

Ryōkan
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Buddhist Monk
Birthdate: November 2, 1758
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Echigo Province, Japan
Died: February 18, 1831