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 Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Bobby Fischer

Bobby Fischer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Grandmaster
Birthdate: March 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 17, 2008
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 4 Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amherst
Died: May 15, 1886
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 5 Syd Barrett

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

 6 Bill Watterson

Bill Watterson
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Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: July 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Bettie Page

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

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

 9 J.J. Cale

J.J. Cale
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City
Died: July 26, 2013

 10 Ryōkan

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