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Mortimer J. Adler
American Educator and Author

(How to Read a Book, Great Books of the Western World)

Spiro T. Agnew
American Politician

Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Israeli Novelist

(The Bridal Canopy, A Guest for the Night)

Brian Aherne
British Actor

(Vigil of the Night)

Jack Albertson
American Actor

(The Subject was Roses, Chico and the Man)

Robert Alda
American Actor

(Guys and Dolls)

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
American Astronaut

Roald Amundsen

Norwegian Explorer

George "Sparky" Anderson

American Sports Manager

Ian Anderson

British Rock Musician      

(Aqualung, "Bungle in the Jungle," "Living in the Past")


French Poet      


Richard Arlen

American Actor


Desi Arnaz

American (Cuban-born) Bandleader, Television Producer and Actor

(I Love Lucy)

Fred Astaire
American Actor and Dancer

(Top Hat, Flying Down to Rio)


Clement Attlee

British Prime Minister

W. H. Auden

American (British-born) Poet 

(Age of Anxiety)


Jean-Pierre Aumont

French Actor  

(Day for Night, Castle Keep)


J.L. Austin

British Philosopher

(Sense and Sensibilia)

Ginger Baker

British Musician

("Sunshine of Your Love," Layla")


Stanley Baldwin

British Prime Minister

John Barrymore

American Actor

(Dinner at Eight, Grand Hotel)


Lionel Barrymore

American Actor

(Captains Courageous, Grand Hotel)


  Karl Barth

    Swiss Theologian

   (Humanity of God)


L. Frank Baum

American Author

(Wonderful World of the Wizard of Oz)

Warner Baxter

American Actor

(Great Gatsby, Old Arizona)


Noah Beery, Jr.
American Actor

(The Rockford Files)

Harry Belafonte

American Singer and Actor

("Banana Boat Song," "Jamaica Farewell," Carmen Jones)

Alexander Graham

Scottish Inventor


Ralph Bellamy

American Actor

(His Girl Friday, Trading Places)

Hilaire Belloc

British (French-Born) Author

Saul Bellow

American (Canadian born) Novelist

(Herzog, Henderson the Rain KIng,
Adventures of Augie March


Robert Benchley

American Humorist


Brook Benton

American Singer

("Rainy Night in Georgia," "Kiddio," "Endlessly," "It's Just a Matter of Time.")

Thomas Hart Benton

American Painter

Eric Berne

Canadian Psychiatrist

(The Art of Loving)

Ernest Bloch

Swiss Composer



Humphrey Bogart

American Actor

(Maltese Falcon, Casablanca,
African Queen, Caine Mutiny

Niels Bohr

 Danish Physicist

 ("Bohr" Atom, Complementarity

Ward Bond

American Actor      

(Gone With the Wind, Rio Bravo,
Wagon Train)

Pierre Boulle

French Novelist

(Planet of the Apes)


Rossano Brazzi

Italian Actor

(South Pacific)

Jacques Brel

Belgian Singer and Songwriter

George Brent

American (Irish-born) Actor

(Jezebel, 42nd Street)

Andre Breton

French Poet

(Surrealist Manifesto)

Charles Bronson

American Actor

(Maginificent Seven, Dirty Dozen, The Mechanic)

Pierce Brosnan

British Actor      

(Mrs. Doubtfire, Remington Steele, James Bond 007)

Nigel Bruce

British Actor

(Hound of the Baskervilles)

Yul Brynner

American (Russian-born) Actor

(The King and I)


Edgar Buchanan

American Actor

(Petticoat Junction)


Rudolf Bultmann

German Theologian

(Theology of the New Testament)

Arthur Burns

American Economist

Edgar Rice Burroughs

American Novelist

(Tarzan novels)

Richard E. Byrd

American Naval Officer and Explorer

Rory Calhoun

American Actor

(The Texan)

James Cagney

American Actor

(The Public Enemy, Yankee Doodle Dandy)

Albert Camus

French (Algerian-born) Novelist and Essayist

(The Stranger, The Plague, Myth of Sisyphus)

Stephen J. Cannell

American Television Producer

(Ironside, The A-Team)

Frank Capra

American (Italian-born) Film Director

(It Happened One Night, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington)

Art Carney

American Actor

(The Honeymooners, Harry and Tonto)

Leo G. Carroll

British Actor


Hayden Carruth

American Poet and Critic

(Scrambled Eggs and Whiskey)

Jack Carson

American Actor

(Mildred Pierce, A Star is Born)

Pablo Casals

Spanish Cellist 


Raul Castro

Cuban Leader

Bennett Cerf

American Publisher

Neville Chamberlain

British Prime Minister

Jeff Chandler

American Actor

(Broken Arrow, Merrill's Marauders)

Raymond Chandler

American Novelist

(The Big Sleep)


Graham Chapman
British Comedian

(Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian)

Ray Charles

American Singer

("What'd I Say," "I Can't Stop Loving You," "Hit the Road Jack")

Paddy Chayefsky

American Playwright, Screenwriter, and Director

(Marty, The Tenth Man)

Noam Chomsky

American Linguist

(Syntactic Structures)

Dane Clark

American Actor

(Bold Venture

Lee J. Cobb

American Actor

(Twelve Angry Men, Come Blow Your Horn)

Leonard Cohen

Canadian Singer, Songwriter and Poet

Nat King Cole

American Singer

("Unforgettable," "Send for Me," "A Blossom Fell")

Ronald Colman

British Actor

(Lost Horizon

John Coltrane

American Jazz Musician

(My Favorite Things, A Love

Sean Connery

  British Actor

(Marnie, Goldfinger, Thunderball


William Conrad

American Actor

(Gunsmoke, Cannon, Jake and the Fatman)

Gary Cooper

American Actor

(High Noon, Sergeant York)

Henry Cooper

British Athlete


Le Corbusier

(Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris)

French (Swiss-born) Architect and Designer

Jacques Cousteau

French Explorer and Flimmaker



Malcolm Cowley

American Literary Critic and Poet

(Exile's Return: A Narrative of Ideas)

Stephen Crane

American Novelist

(Red Badge Of Courage)

Donald Crisp

British Actor and Director

(How Green was My Valley)

Walter Cronkite
 American Journalist

Hume Cronyn

American (Canadian-born) Actor

(Sunrise at Campobello, Foxfire, Cocoon) 

Bing Crosby

(Harry Lillis Crosby)

American Singer and Actor

("White Christmas," Going My Way, The Country Girl


Robert Cummings

American Actor

(Bob Cummings Show)

Peter Cushing

British Actor

(Hound of the Baskervilles)



Roald Dahl

American Novelist and Screenwriter

(Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)


Salvidor Dali

Spanish Painter

Bobby Darin

American Singer and Actor

("Splish, Splash," "Mack the Knife," Come September)

Zino Davidoff

Swiss (Ukrainian born) Businessman

Sammy Davis, Jr.

American Actor and Singer

(Golden Boy, Oceans 11, "Love Me or Leave Me," "The Candy Man," "What Kind of Fool and I?")

Charles Dawes

American Statesman

Cecil B. DeMille

American Film Director

(Ten Commandments, Greatest Show on Earth)

Reginald Denny

British Actor

(Anna Karenina)


Jacques Derrida

French (Algerian-born) Philosopher

(Of Grammatology)

Vittorio de Sica

Italian Film Director

(The Bicycle Thief, Divorce Italian Style)

Walt Disney

American Animator and Filmmaker


J. Frank Dobie

American Folklorist

Robert Donat

British Actor

(Goodbye Mr. Chips)

Brian Donlevy

American Actor

(Beau Geste)

Melvyn Douglas

American Actor

(I Never Sang for My Father)

Arthur Conan Doyle

British Novelist

(Sherlock Holmes Mysteries)

Marcel Duchamp

French Painter

("Nude Descending a Staircase")

Howard Duff

American Actor

(All My Sons, Felony Squad)

Roger Martin du Gard

French Novelist

(Les Thibault)

Allen Dulles

American Diplomat

John Foster Dulles

American Statesman

Alfred Dunhill

British Businessman

Lawrence Durrell

British (Indian-born) Novelist

(Alexandria Quartet)

Charles Eames

American Designer

Richard Eberhart

American Poet

("Fury of Aerial Bombardment")

Billy Eckstine

American Singer

("Prisoner of Love," "I Apologize")

King Edward VIII

(Duke of Windsor)

British Monarch

Blake Edwards

American Film Director

(Days of Wine and Roses, The Pink Panther)

Albert Einstein

Swiss (German-born) Physicist

(Special and General Theories of Relativity, Photoelectric Effect)

Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

American Actor

(Prisoner of Zenda)

Dante Fascell

American Politician

William Faulkner

American Novelist

(The Sound and the Fury, Go Down
Moses, As I Lay Dying, Light in August



Jules Feiffer

American Cartoonist

Norman Fell

American Actor

(Oceans 11, Three's Company)

Millicent Fenwick

American Politician


American Poet

(A Coney Island of the Mind)

Eddie Fisher

American Singer

("Oh My Papa")

Barry Fitzgerald

Irish Actor

(Going My Way, How Green Was My Valley)

Errol Flynn

American (Australian-born) Actor

(Captain Blood, Adventures of Robin Hood)

Henry Fonda

American  Actor

(My Darling Clementine, On Golden


Shelby Foote

American  Author and Historian

(The Civil War: A Narrative)

Gerald Ford

American President

Glenn Ford

American (Canadian-born) Actor

(Blackboard Jungle, Gilda)

John Ford

American Film Director

(Stagecoach, Grapes of Wrath)

James V. Forrestal

American Statesman

Anatole France

(Jacques Anatole Thibault)

French Novelist and Poet

(At the Sign of the Reine Pedauque)

John Frankenheimer

American Film Director

(French Connection, Manchurian Candidate)

Malcolm Fraser

Australian Prime Minister

Sigmund Freud

Austrian Psychoanalyst

(Civilization and Its Discontents, the Ego and the Id, Interpretation of Dreams)

Max Frisch

Swiss Playwright and Novelist


Clark Gable

American Actor

(Mutiny on the Bounty, Gone With the Wind, It Happened One Night)

James Galway

Irish Flutist

Greta Garbo

American (Swedish-born) Actress

(Grand Hotel, Anna Christie)

John Gardner

American Novelist and Critic


John Garfield

American Actor

(The Postman Always Rings Twice, Gentleman's Agreement)

Theodor Geisel

(Dr. Seuss)

American Author and Illustrator

(Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who!)

King George VI

British Monarch


George Gershwin

American Composer

(Rhapsody in Blue, Porgy and Bess))

Ira Gershwin

 American Lyricist

 (Porgy and Bess)

John Gilbert

American Actor

(The Merry Widow, Queen Christina)

John "Dizzy" Gillespie

American Jazz Musician

Ralph J. Gleason

American Music Critic


Jean-Luc Godard

French Film Director


Arthur Godfrey

American Radio and Television Personality

Hermann Goering

German Politician and Military Leader

William Golding

British Novelist

(Lord of the Flies)

Charles Goodell

American Politician

Benny Goodman

American  Musician and Bandleader

("One O'Clock Jump," "Sing, Sing, Sing")

Paul Goodman

American Social Critic

(Growing Up Absurd)

Gale Gordon

American Actor

(Our Miss Brooks, The Lucy Show)

Maxim Gorky

Russian Playwright

(The Lower Depths)

Morton Gould

American Composer and Conductor


Stewart Granger

American (British-born) Actor

(King Solomon's Mines)

Cary Grant

American (British-born) Actor

(Philadelphia Story, To Catch a Thief, North by Northwest) 

Gunter Grass

German Novelist

(The Tin Drum)

Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Cuban (Argentine-born) Revolutionary

Edmund Gwenn

American Actor

(Miracle on 34th Street)

Dag Hammarskjold

Swedish Diplomat and UN

Knut Hamsun

Norwegian Novelist

(Growth of the Soil, Hunger)



Moss Hart

American Playwright

(The Man Who Came to Dinner)

Howard Hawks

American Film Director

(To Have and Have Not, Rio Bravo)

Friedrich Hayek

Austrian Economist

(The Road to Serfdom)

Ben Hecht

American Screenwriter and Journalist

(Underworld, Scarface)

Hugh Hefner

American Publisher 


Ernest Hemingway

American Novelist

(For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Farewell to Arms, The Old Man and the Sea)

Jean Hersholt

American (Danish-born) Actor

(Greed, Heidi)

Earl "Fatha" Hines

American Jazz Pianist and Bandleader

David Hockney

British Painter

William Holden

American Actor

(Stalag 17, Sunset Blvd.)

Stanley Holloway

British Actor

(My Fair Lady)

Tim Holt

American Actor

(Treasure of Sierra Madre)

Lou Holtz

American Athletic Coach

Arthur Honegger

Swiss Composer

(Pacific 231)

John Lee Hooker

American Musician

Herbert Hoover

 American President

Anthony Hopkins

British Actor

(Silence of the Lambs, The Dresser)

Leslie Howard

British Actor

(Pygmalion, Gone With the Wind)

Moe Howard

American Comedian

(The Three Stooges)

Trevor Howard

British Actor

(The Third Man)

Edwin Hubble

American Astronomer

(Discovered Galaxies beyond Milky
Way, Hubble's Law)

King Hussein

Jordanian Monarch

Edmund Husserl

Austrian Philosopher

(Cartesian Meditations)

Lee Iococca

American Businessman

Jose Iturbi

Spanish Conductor and Pianist

Burl Ives

American Singer and Actor

(Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, "Funny Way of Laughing")

Dean Jagger

American Actor

(Mr. Novak)

Robinson Jeffers

American Poet

(Thurso's Landing & Other Poems, Tamar & Other Poems)

MIchael Jordan

American Athlete

Carl Gustav Jung

Swiss Psychiatrist

(Man and His Symbols)

Curt Jurgens

German Actor

(The Longest Day)

MacKinlay Kantor

American Novelist and Journalist


Boris Karloff

British Actor


Yusinari Kawabata

Japanese Novelist

(Snow Country, Thousand Cranes)

Nikos Kazantzakis

Greek Novelist

(Zorba the Greek)


Gene Kelly

American Actor and Dancer

(Singing in the Rain, An American in Paris)

John F. Kennedy

American President

Jerome Kern

American Composer

(Showboat, Ol' Man River)

Jack Kerouac

American Novelist

(On the Road, Dharma Bums)

bert King

American Singer and Musician


B.B. King

American Singer and Musician

("Why I Sing the Blues, "The Thrill is Gone")

Rudyard Kipling

British Novelist and Poet

(Jungle Book, Kim, "Gunga Dinh")

Otto Klemperer

German Conductor

Alfred Knopf

American Publisher

Helmut Kohl

German Chancellor

Alan Ladd

American Actor

(Boy on a Dolphin, Shane)

Fiorello LaGuardia

American Politician

Alfred M. Landon

American Politician

Fritz Lang

Austrian Film Direct


Harry Lauder

Scottish Singer and Comedian

John LeCarre

British Novelist

(The Spy Who Came in from the Cold)

Leon Lederman

American Physicist

Curtis E. LeMay

American Military Leader

Jack Lemmon

American Actor

(The Apartment, The Odd Couple, Days of Wine and Roses, Some Like It Hot)

Mervyn Leroy

American Film Director

(No Time for Sergeants, Mister Roberts)

Claude Levi-Strauss

Belgian Anthropologist

(The Savage Mind, Structural

C.S. Lewis

Irish Critic 

(Screwtape Letters)  

Daniel Day Lewis

British Actor

(My Left Foot, Lincoln)


Jerry Lee Lewis

American Singer

("Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On,"
"Great Balls of Fire")

Konrad Lorenz

Austrian Zoologist

(King Solomon's Ring)

Peter Lorre

American (Hungarian-born) Actor

(Casablanca, Maltese Falcon, Arsenic and Old Lace)

Malcolm Lowry

British Novelist

(Under the Volcano)

Bela Lugosi

American (Hungarian-born) Actor


Douglas MacArthur

American Military Leader

(Allied Commander of Pacific Theatre, WWII)

John MacDonald

American Novelist

(The Executioners)

Ramsay MacDonald

British Prime Minister

Harold MacMillan

British Prime Minister


Fred MacMurray

American Actor

(Double Indemnity, Caine Mutiny, My Three Sons)  

Gordon MacRae

American Actor, Singer

(Oklahoma!, Carousel)

Louis Malle

French Film Director

(My Dinner with Andre)

Henry Mancini

American Composer

("Moon River," "Pink Panther Theme")


Marvin Mandel

American Politician

Joseph Mankiewicz

American Film Producer and Director

(All About Eve, Philadelphia Story)

Karl Mannheim

Hungarian Sociologist

Mike Mansfield

American Politician

Frederic March

American Actor

(The Best Years of Our Lives, Seven Days in May)


Jacques Maritain

French Theologian and Philosopher

(Degrees of Knowledge)

Herbert Marshall

British Actor

(Trouble in Paradise, Murder!)

Billy Martin

American Athlete and Sports Manager


Groucho Marx

(Julius Marx)

American Comedian and Actor

(Horse Feathers, A Day at the Races)


James Mason

British Actor

(Lolita, A Star is Born, The Verdict)

Raymond Massey

American (Canadian-born) Actor

(Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Dr. Kildare)

Edgar Lee Masters

American Poet

(Spoon River Anthology)

Henri Matisse

French Painter


Walter Matthau

American Actor

(The Odd Couple, A New Leaf, A Face in the Crowd)

W. Somerset

British Novelist

(Of Human Bondage, The Moon and Sixpence)

Joel McCrae

American Actor

(The Virginian, Sullivan's Travels)

Andie McDowell

American Actress

(Ground Hog Day)

Patrick McGoohan

British Actor

(Secret Agent)

Steve McQueen

American Actor

Bullitt, Papillon, Wanted-Dead or Alive)

Gerald McRaney

American Actor

(Simon and Simon, Major Dad)

H.L. Mencken

American Journalist and Essayist

(The American Language)

Burgess Meredith

 American Actor

 (Rocky, Advise and Consent)

Gary Merrill

 American Actor

 (All About Eve)

Arthur Miller

American Playwright

(The Crucible, Death of a Salesman)

C. Wright Mills

American Sociologist

(Power Elite, Sociological Imagination, White Collar)

John Mills

British Actor

(Great Expectations)

A.A. Milne

British Author

("Winnie the Pooh")

Charlie Mingus

American Jazz Musician

John Mitchell

American Attorney General

(Principal Watergate Figure)

Piet Mondrian

Dutch Painter

Robert Montgomery

American Actor

(Here Comes Mr. Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. Smith)

G.E. Moore

British Philosopher

(Principia Ethica)

Roger Moore

British Actor

(Live and Let Die, The Spy Who Loved Me)  

Christopher Morley

American Novelist, Poet and Essayist

(Kitty Foyle)

Chester Morris

American Actor

(Meet Boston Blackie)

Paul Muni

American (Hungarian-born) Actor

(Life of Emil Zola, Story of Louis Pasteur)

Pablo Neruda

Chilean Poet

("Alturas de Machu Picchu")

Bob Newhart

American Comedian

(Bob Newhart Show)

Reinhold Niebuhr

American Theologian

(The Nature and Destiny of Man)

Sam Niell

American (New Zealand born) Actor

(Jurassic Park, Hunt for Red October)

Leonard Nimoy

American Actor

(Star Trek)

Lloyd Nolan

American Actdor

(Time to Kill, Julia)

Ramon Novarro

American (Mexican-born) Actor


Pat O'Brien

American Actor

(Knute Rockne, All American)

Sean O'Casey

Irish Playwright

(Juno and the Paycock, The Plough
and the Stars

Dennis O'Keefe

American Actor

(Dennis O'Keefe Show)

J. Robert Oppenheimer

American Physicist

(Headed Atomic Bomb Research at Los Alamos)

Carl Orff

German Composer

(Carmina Burana)



John Osborne

British Playwright

(Look Back in Anger

Jesse Owens

American Athlete

Jack Palance

American Actor

(Requiem for a Heavyweight, Greatest Show on Earth)


Greek Prime Minister

Gordon Parks

American Film Director, Writer and Photographer


George Patton

American Military Leader

Wolfgang Pauli

Swiss (Austrian-born) Physicist

"Pauli Exclusion Principle")

Luciano Pavarotti

Italian Singer

John Payne

American Actor

(Restless Gun)

Gregory Peck

American Actor

(Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, To
Kill a Mockingbird


Juan Peron

Argentine Leader

John "Fred" Perry

British Athlete

Sandro Pertini
Italian President


Oscar Peterson

American Jazz Musician


Jean Piaget

Swiss Psychologist



Pablo Picasso

sh Painter


Walter Pidgeon

American (Canadian-born) Actor

(Mrs. Miniver)


Walter Piston

American Composer

(Symphony No. 3)

John Poindexter

American Naval Officer and National
Security Advisor


Don Porter

American Actor

(Ann Sothern Show, Gidget)


American Actor

(The Bad and the Beautiful, 42nd Street)

William Powell

American Actor

(The Thin Man)

Tyrone Power

American Actor

(Witness for the Prosecution)

Elvis Presley

American Singer and Actor

("Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender,
"Jailhouse Rock")

Vincent Price

American Actor

(House of Wax)

J.B. Priestly

British Journalist and Novelist

(The Good Companions)

V.S. Pritchett

British Novelist and Critic

(A Cab at the Door, Midnight Oil)

Anthony Quayle

British Actor

(Guns of Navarrone, Anne of the Thousand Days)

W.V. Quine

American Philosopher and Logician

(Word and Object, From a Logical Point of View)

Anthony Quinn

American (Mexican-born) Actor

(Zorba the Greek, La Strada, Requiem for a Heavyweight)

George Raft

American Actor

(Scarface, Some Like it Hot)

Prince Rainier III

Monegasque Monarch


Claude Rains

British Actor

(Casablanca, Lawrence of Arabia)


Otto Rank

Austrian Psychoanalyst

John Crowe Ransom
American Poet and Critic

(Selected Poems)

Basil Rathbone

British Actor

(Hound of the Baskervilles)

Man Ray

(Emmanuel Radnitzky)

American Artist

Ronald Reagan

American President and Actor

Robert Redford

 American Actor and Director

 (The Sting, Butch Cassidy & the
Sundance Kid, Quiz Show

Charles Nelson Reilly

American Actor

(How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)


James Reston

American Journalist


Kenneth Rexroth

American Poet

(In Defense of the Earth)

Burt Reynolds

American Actor

(Smokey and the Bandit)

Ralph Richardson

British Actor

(Waltz of the Toreadors, Richard III)


Tex Ritter

American Country Singer

("Wastin' My Tears on You," "I Dreamed of a Hillbilly Heaven")

Edward G. Robinson

American Actor

(Little Caesar, Double Indemnity)

Norman Rockwell

American Painter

Gilbert Roland

American (Mexican-born) Actor

(Cisco Kid Films)

Mickey Rooney

American Actor

(National Velvet, Love Finds Andy Hardy)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt
American President

David Rose

American (British-born) Composer

("The Stripper")


Dan Rowan

American Comedian

(Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In)

Charlie Ruggles

American Actor

(Parent Trap)

Donald Rumsfeld

American Politician

Bertrand Russell

British Philosopher and Mathematician

(Why I Am Not a Christian, Principia Mathematica - co-author)

Babe Ruth

(George Herman Ruth)

American Athlete





Gilbert Ryle

British Philosopher

(Concept of Mind)

Eero Saarinen

Finnish Architect and Designer

Albert Sabin

American (Polish-born) Medical Resarcher and Physician

Developed oral polio vaccine 

Anwar Sadat 

Egyptian President

Carl Sandburg

American Poet and Biographer

(Chicago Poems)

Jean-Paul Sartre

French Philosopher, Novelist and Playwright

(Being and Nothingness, No Exit,
Age of Reason, Nausea

Siegfried Sassoon

British Poet

(Memoirs of George Sherston)


Antonin Scalia

American Jurist

Vincent Schiavelli

American Actor

(One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest)

Lalo Schifrin

American (Argentine-born) Composer and Musician

(Mission Impossible Theme)

Schlesinger, Jr.

American Historian

(A Thousand Days)

James Schlesinger

American Statesman

Helmut Schmidt

German Chancellor

Howard Schnellenberger

American Athletic Coach

Daniel Schorr

American Journalist

Erwin Schrodinger

Austrian Physicist

(Schrodinger Wave Equation)


Arnold Schwarzenegger

American (Austrian-born) Actor and Politician


Paul Scofield

British Actor

(A Man for All Seasons)

Hugh Scott, Jr.

American Politician

Randolph Scott

American Actor

(Last of the Mohicans, Ride the High Country)

Giorgos Seferis

Greek Poet and Diplomat

Andres Segovia

Spanish Classical Guitarist

Tom Selleck

American Actor

(Magnum P.I.)

Peter Sellers

British Actor

(Dr. Strangelove, The Pink Panther)

Roger Sessions

American Composer

(First Symphony)

Ted Shackleford

American Actor

(Knott's Landing)

  Karl Shapiro

American Poet

(V-Letter & Other Poems)

Irwin Shaw

American Novelist

(The Young Lions)

William Shirer

American Journalist and Historian

(Rise and Fall of the Third Reich)

Mikhail Sholokhov

Soviet Novelist

(And Quiet Flows the Don)

James B. Sikking

American Actor

(Hill Street Blues)


Georges Simenon

Belgian Novelist

(Maigret novels)

William Simon

American Politician

Frank Sinatra

American Singer and Actor

("Young at Heart," "Strangers in the Night," From Here to Eternity, Oceans 11)


Walter Slezak

Austrian Actor

(Sinbad the Sailor)

Terry Southern

American Short Story and Screenwriter

(Candy, Dr. Strangelove)

Aaron Spelling

American Television Producer

(Dynasty, Charlie's Angels)



Sam Spiegel

American (Austrian-born) Film Producer

(On the Waterfront, Lawrence of Arabia)

Robert Stack

American Actor

(The Untouchables)

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader

Sylvester Stallone

American Actor

(Rocky, Rambo)

John Steinbeck

American Novelist

(Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men)

Igor Stravinsky

Russian Composer

(Rite of Spring, Petrouchka, Firebird)

Barry Sullivan

American Actor

(The Bad and the Beautiful)

John Millington Synge

Irish Playwright

(Riders to the Sea, Playboy of the Western World)

Rufino Tamayo 

Mexican Painter


Jacques Tati

French Film Director

(Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Robert Taylor

American Actor

(Quo Vadis, The Detectives)

Rod Taylor

Australian Actor

(The Time Machine, Separate Tables)

Fred Thompson

American Politician and Actor

Hunter S. Thompson

American Journalist

(Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

James Thurber

American Writer

(Secret Life of Walter Mitty)


(Josip Broz)

Yugoslav Leader

Mike Todd

American Film Producer

(Around the World in 80 Days)

J.R.R. Tolkien

British Novelist

(Lord of the Rings)

Franchot Tone

American Actor

(Mutiny on the Bounty, Advise &

Regis Toomey

American Actor

(The Big Sleep, Guys and Dolls)


Spencer Tracy

American Actor

 (Captains Courageous, Judgment at Nuremburg, Pat and Mike)

Juan Trippe

American Businessman

Mark Twain

(Samuel Langhorne Clemens)

American Novelist

(Huckleberry Finn, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

Giuseppi Ungaretti

Italian Poet


Rudolph Valentino 

American (Italian-born) Actor

(The Sheik)

James Van Allen

American Physicist

(Discovered Van Allen Radiation Belts)

Lee Van Cleef

American Actor

(The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

Mark Van Doren

American Poet and Critic

Collected Poems 1922–1938)

Stevie Ray Vaughan


Robert Vaughn

American Actor

(Man from U.

King Vidor

American Film Director

(War and Peace, Stella Dallas)

Erich Von Daniken

Swiss Author

Chariots of the Gods)


Lech Walesa

Polish President and Labor Leader

Irving Wallace

American Novelist

(The Prize, The Chapman Report)

Alan Watts
American (British-born) Philosopher

(The Way of Zen, Joyous Cosmology)


Evelyn Waugh

British Novelist

(Brideshead Revisited, The Loved One)

Kurt Weill

German Composer

(Threepenny Opera)

Orson Welles

American Actor and Film Director

(Citizen Kane, Magnificent Ambersons)


William Wellman

American Film Director

(Wings, The High and the Mighty)

James Whitmore

American Actor

(Battleground, Asphalt Jungle)

Richard Widmark

American Actor

(Kiss of Death)

Warren William

American Actor

(Perry Mason, Cleopatra)


Harold Wilson

British Prime Minister


P.G. Wodehouse

British Novelist

(Jeeves Novels)


Thomas Wolfe

American Novelist

(Look Homeward, Angel; You Can't Go Home Again)

Keenan Wynn

American Actor

(Annie Get Your Gun, The Great Race, Dr. Strangelove)

William Butler Yeats

Irish Poet

("Sailing to Byzantium," "Leda
and the Swan")

Cy Young

American Athlete


Robert Young

American Actor

(Father Knows Best, Marcus Welby, M.D.)

Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.

American Actor

(77 Sunset Stri
p, The FBI)

Stefan Zweig

Austrian Novelist

(Letter from an Unknown Woman)