Jamie Lee CurtisJamie Lee Curtis
22 November 1958, American
Actress, Author
Herman J. MankiewiczHerman J. Mankiewicz
07 November 1897, American
Screenwriter

Ethan HawkeEthan Hawke
06 November 1970, American
Actor

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939, British
Actor & Comedian

Joel McHaleJoel McHale
20 November 1971, Italian, American
Comedian, Actor

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
07 November 1879, Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
Politician
Sam ShepardSam Shepard
05 November 1943, American
Actor

Peter JacksonPeter Jackson
31 October 1961, New Zealander
Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter

Sylvia PlathSylvia Plath
27 October 1932, American
Poet, Novelist, and Writer
Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman
10 November 1960, British
Author

Mackenzie PhillipsMackenzie Phillips
10 November 1959, American
Actress
Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922, American
American writer

Albert CamusAlbert Camus
07 November 1913, Algerian, French
Philosopher

VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer

Doris RobertsDoris Roberts
04 November 1925, American
Actress

Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939, Canadian
Writer, Environmental Activist
Charlie KaufmanCharlie Kaufman
19 November 1958, American
Screenwriter

Muhammad IqbalMuhammad Iqbal
09 November 1877, Pakistani
Poet & Philosopher

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson
13 November 1850, Scottish
Novelist, Poet
Yolanda KingYolanda King
17 November 1955, American
Activist

John KeatsJohn Keats
31 October 1795, British
Romantic poet
Alan MooreAlan Moore
18 November 1953, British
 

Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937, American
Actress

George EliotGeorge Eliot
22 November 1819, British
Author and Novelist
Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
16 November 1946, American
Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author

Ellyse PerryEllyse Perry
03 November 1990, Australian
Sportswoman
Bram StokerBram Stoker
08 November 1847, Irish
Creator of Dracula

Dylan ThomasDylan Thomas
27 October 1914, Welsh
Poet & Writer

Christopher TolkienChristopher Tolkien
21 November 1924, British
English editor
Liza TarbuckLiza Tarbuck
21 November 1964, British
Actress

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Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro
08 November 1954, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Ezra PoundEzra Pound
30 October 1885, American
Poet

Roland EmmerichRoland Emmerich
10 November 1955, German
Film Director, Screenwriter

Vincent SchiavelliVincent Schiavelli
11 November 1948, American
Actor

Ayaan Hirsi AliAyaan Hirsi Ali
13 November 1969, American
Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930, Nigerian
Nigerian novelist
Napoleon HillNapoleon Hill
26 October 1883, American
Writer of personal-success literature

Peter Edward CookPeter Edward Cook
17 November 1937, British
Actor, Comedian, Satirist, Writer

Christina TosiChristina Tosi
09 November 1981, American
Chef

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh
28 October 1903, British
Writer
Attallah ShabazzAttallah Shabazz
16 November 1958, American
Malcolm X's Daughter

Jack WelchJack Welch
19 November 1935, American
Former Chairman & CEO of General Electric

Edward SaidEdward Said
01 November 1935, American
Professor

Aaron CoplandAaron Copland
14 November 1900, American
Composer, teacher, writer

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
14 November 1907, Swedish
Writer
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
24 October 1932, American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective

Shelby FooteShelby Foote
17 November 1916, American
Writer
John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa
06 November 1854, American
Conductor, Composer

Bob KaneBob Kane
24 October 1915, American
Comic Book Writer

Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
11 November 1821, Russian
Russian novelist
Martha GellhornMartha Gellhorn
08 November 1908, American
Journalist & Writer

Margaret  MitchellMargaret Mitchell
08 November 1900, American
Writer of 'Gone with the Wind'
Carson KressleyCarson Kressley
11 November 1969, American
Designer, Television Show Host, Actor

Friedrich SchillerFriedrich Schiller
10 November 1759, German
Poet, Playwright, Historian & Philosopher

Deborah EisenbergDeborah Eisenberg
20 November 1945, American
Writer

Helmuth von Moltke the ElderHelmuth von Moltke the Elder
26 October 1800, German
General, Historian

Jeff MangumJeff Mangum
24 October 1970, American
Singer
Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969, French, Iranian
Graphic Novelist

José SaramagoJosé Saramago
16 November 1922, Portuguese
Writer

Will DurantWill Durant
05 November 1885, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher

Roy William Thomas Jr.Roy William Thomas Jr.
22 November 1940, American
Comic Book Writer
Anna LeonowensAnna Leonowens
05 November 1831, British
Writer, Educator

Anne SextonAnne Sexton
09 November 1928, American
Poet
Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
13 November 1948, Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Andre GideAndre Gide
22 November 1869, French
 
Pat ConroyPat Conroy
26 October 1945, American
Writer

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Novelist
P. J. O'RourkeP. J. O'Rourke
14 November 1947, American
Political Satirist & Author

Isaac Bashevis SingerIsaac Bashevis Singer
21 November 1902, Polish, American
Writer

John BergerJohn Berger
05 November 1926, British
Novelist
Kinky FriedmanKinky Friedman
01 November 1944, American
Country Singer, Songwriter, Novelist

Nadine GordimerNadine Gordimer
20 November 1923, South African
Writer, Political Activist
Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901, French
French Novelist

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
11 November 1928, Mexican
Mexican novelist

Alexander BerkmanAlexander Berkman
21 November 1870, French, Russian
Editor
Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
19 November 1711, Russian
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer
Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
20 November 1884, American
 

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30 October 1871, French
Poet

William Cullen BryantWilliam Cullen Bryant
03 November 1794, American
Romantic Poet

Ella Wheeler WilcoxElla Wheeler Wilcox
05 November 1850, American
Poet and Mystic Rosicrucian
A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson
27 October 1950, British
Writer & Columnist

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
30 October 1930, Canadian
Canadian novelist

Giambattista della PortaGiambattista della Porta
01 November 1535, Italian
Scholar, Polymath

Ľudovít ŠtúrĽudovít Štúr
28 October 1815, Slovak
Author

Allen TateAllen Tate
19 November 1899, American
Poet
Endre AdyEndre Ady
22 November 1877, Hungarian
Poet

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Writer
Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932, British
Poet

Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist
Anna Katherine GreenAnna Katharine Green
11 November 1846, American
Detective Fiction Writer
Carlos Páez VilaróCarlos Páez Vilaró
01 November 1923, Uruguayan
Artist