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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)






Eddie Albert

 
American Actor

(Green Acres)






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








Carl Anderson

American Physicist

(Discovered the Positron)












 


George "Sparky" Anderson

American Sports Manager

















Ian Anderson

British Rock Musician      

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











Maxwell Anderson

American Playwright  and Screenwriter   

(Winterset, Anne of the Thousand Days)







Jean Anouilh

French Playwright

(Antigone)














Guillaume
Ap
ollinaire

French Poet

(Caligrammes)
















Richard Arlen

American Actor

(Wings)    











George Arliss

British Actor

(Disraeli)    









Desi Arnaz


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

(I Love Lucy)






 





Antonin Artaud

French Drama Theorist


 











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)
 

 
 






Lew Ayres

American Actor

(All Quiet on the Western Front, Johnny Belinda, Young Dr. Kildare)








Robert Baden-Powell

British Military Leader

(Founded the Boy Scouts)














Ginger Baker

British Musician

("Sunshine of Your Love," Layla")












Howard Baker

American Politician





Stanley Baldwin

British Prime Minister











Samuel Barber

American Composer

(Adagio for Strings)














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)














Thomas Beecham

British Conductor








Noah Beery, Jr.
 
American Actor

(The Rockford Files)







Harry Belafonte


American Singer and Actor

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







 






Alexander Graham Bell

Scottish Inventor










Ralph Bellamy

American Actor

(His Girl Friday, Sunrise at Campobello, 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




Isaiah Berlin

British (Latvian-born) Social and Political Theorist and Philosopher

("The Hedgehog and the Fox")

















Eric Berne

Canadian Psychiatrist

(The Art of Loving)












Lawrence "Yogi" Berra

American Athlete








Ernest Bloch

Swiss Composer

(Schelomo)





Felix Bloch

Swiss Physicist







 







Humphrey Bogart

American Actor

(Maltese Falcon, Casablanca,
African Queen, Caine Mutiny
)














Niels Bohr

 Danish Physicist

 ("Bohr" Atom, Complementarity
 Principle)








Robert Bolt

British Playwright, Screenwriter    

(A Man for All Seasons)








Ward Bond

American Actor      

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
















Victor Borge

Danish Comedian, Pianist












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Pierre Boulle

French Novelist

(Planet of the A
pes)








Willy Brandt

German Chancellor








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)










Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

American Singer, Musician







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)











George Butterworth

British Composer

(A Shropshire Lad)















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

(Topper)













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)














Giorgio de Chirico

Italian (Greek-born) Painter








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
Supreme
)
















Sean Connery

Scotish Actor

(Marnie, Goldfinger, Thunderball
)















Walter Connolly

British Actor

(It Happened One Night)








Paul Conrad

American Political Cartoonist





 

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-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris)

French (Swiss-born) Architect and Designer








Lou Costello

American Comedian







 







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

American Singer and Actor

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





Scatman Crothers

American Singer and Actor












Xavier Cugat

Spanish Bandleader









Robert Cummings

American Actor

(Bob Cummings Show)


Tony Curtis

American Actor

(Some Like it Hot, Defiant Ones, Captain Newman, M.D.)









Peter Cushing

British Actor

(Hound of the Baskervilles)






 







 
Roald Dahl

American Novelist and Screenwriter

(Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

 












Salvidor Dali

Spanish Painter



John Daly

American Athlete






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
(Fantasia)












J. Frank Dobie

American Folklorist















Thomas Dodd

American Politician







Eric Dolphy

American Jazz Musician









Robert Donat

British Actor

(Goodbye Mr. Chips)















Brian Donlevy

American Actor

(Beau Geste)











Kirk Douglas

American Actor

(Spartacus, Seven Days in May)





Melvyn Douglas

American Actor

(I Never Sang for My Father)








Arthur Conan Doyle

British Novelist

(Sherlock Holmes Mysteries)








Marcel D
uchamp

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)












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Albert Einstein

Swiss (German-born) Physicist

(Special and General Theories of Relativity, Photoelectric Effect)
















Edward Elgar

British Composer

(Enigma Variations)


T.S. Eliot

British (American-born) Poet, Playwright

(Murder in the Cathedral, "The Waste Land," "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock")



 



Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

American Actor

(Prisoner of Zenda)

















Charles Farrell

American Actor

(My Little Margie)












Dante Fascell

American Politician









William Faulkner

American Novelist

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







Norman Fell

American Actor

(Oceans 11, Three's Company)











Millicent Fenwick

American Politician








 







Lawrence
Ferlinghetti

American Poet

(A Coney Island of the Mind)







Mel Ferrer

American Actor

(Lili,The Longest Day)






Gerald Finzi

British Composer

(Intimations of Immortality)



















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 Pond)









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)










Tennessee Ernie Ford

American Singer

("Sixteen Tons")















James V. Forrestal

American Statesman






Nellie Fox

American Athlete






 
Anatole France

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

(Andorra)















Clark Gable

American Actor

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










 





John Galsworthy

British Novelist

(Forsyte Saga)






James Galway

Irish Flutist






George Gamow

American (Russian-born) Physicist


 









Greta Garbo

American (Swedish-born) Actress

(Grand Hotel, Anna Christie)












 
Earle Stanley Gardner

American Novelist

(Perry Mason novels)







John Gardner

American Novelist and Critic

(Grendel)






John Garfield

American Actor

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











 



Lou Gehrig

American Athlete

















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)



 






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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

(Breathless)















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

(Pavane)





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)







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Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Cuban (Argentine-born) Revolutionary











Alec Guinness

British Actor

(Bridge on the River Kwai, Star Wars)







Edmund Gwenn

American Actor

(Miracle on 34th Street)











Jack Haley

American Actor

(Wizard of Oz)
















Dag Hammarskjold

Swedish Diplomat and UN
Secretary-General




Knut Hamsun

Norwegian Novelist

(Growth of the Soil, Hunger)







Richard Harris

Irish Actor and Singer

(Camelot, "MacArthur's Park")









Rex Harrison

British Actor

(My Fair Lady, Cleopatra)














Moss Hart

American Playwright

(The Man Who Came to Dinner)





Rutger Hauer

Dutch Actor

(Blade Runner)







Jack Hawkins

British Actor

(Bridge on the River Kwai)















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 

(Playboy)













Ernest
Hemingway

American Novelist

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













Nat Hentoff

American Music and Social Critic






Jean Hersholt

American (Danish-born) Actor

(Greed, Heidi)




Charlton Heston

American  Actor

(Ben-Hur, Planet of the Apes, The Ten Commandments)











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)
















Howlin' Wolf


 (Chester Arthur Burnett)
(
American Musician and Singer






Edwin Hubble

American Astronomer

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







Barnard Hughes

American Actor

(Da, All in the Family, Where's Poppa?)













Jeffrey Hunter

American Actor

(King of Kings)













Chet Huntley

American Journalist






King Hussein

Jordanian Monarch








Edmund Husserl

Austrian Philosopher

(Cartesian Meditations)













Julian Huxley

British Biologist







Lee Iococca

American Businessman





Christopher Isherwood

British Novelist and Playwright

(Berlin Stories)









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)










James Jeans

British Astronomer and Physicist


 






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

(Andersonville)










Boris Karloff

British Actor

(Frankenstein)
















Yusinari Kawabata

Japanese Novelist

(Snow Country, Thousand Cranes)










Danny Kaye

American Comedian, Singer and Actor

(Secret Life of Walter Mitty)







Nikos Kazantzakis

Greek Novelist

(Zorba the Greek)















Howard Keel

American Actor

(Carousel, Oklahoma)






'









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)










Hank Ketcham

American Cartoonist

("Dennis the Menace")





 



Albert 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













Andre
Kostelanetz

American (Russian-born) Conductor

















Paul Kruger

South African Leader





Alan Ladd

American Actor

(Boy on a Dolphin, Shane)








F
iorello LaGuardia

American Politician











Alfred M. Landon

American Politician








 



Fritz Lang

Austrian F
ilm Director

(Metropole)





Harry Lauder

Scottish Singer and Comedian









John LeCarre

British Novelist

(The Spy Who Came in from the Cold)
















 
Leon Lederman

American Physicist












Michel Legrand

French Composer

(Thomas Crown Affair, Umbrellas of Cherbourg)










Jim Lehrer

American Journalist








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
Anthropology
)






C.S. Lewis

Irish Critic 

(Screwtape Letters)  















Daniel Day Lewis

British Actor

(My Left Foot, Lincoln)




 








Jerry Lewis


American Actor and Comedian

(The Nutty Professor)





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

(Dracula)








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")




 


Warren Magnuson

American Politician











Marvin Mandel

American Politician
















Joseph Mankiewicz

American Film Producer and Director

(All About Eve, Philadelphia Story}





Shelly Manne

American Jazz Musician









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










Tony Martin

American Singer

("Walk Hand in Hand")



Groucho Marx


(Julius Marx)

American Comedian and Actor

(Horse Feathers, A Day at the Race
s)






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)


 










W. Somerset
Maugham

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)



















Gardner McKay

American Actor

(Adventures in Paradise)




















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)




Toshiro Mifune

Japanese Actor

(Seven Samurai, Roshomon)








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)















Dimitri Mitropoulos

Greek Conductor and Panist







Piet Mondrian

Dutch Painter




 




Thelonious Monk


American Jazz Musician











Ricardo Montalban

American (Mexican-born) Actor

(Fantasy Island)

















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 Saint)  













Dennis Morgan

American Actor

(Christmas in Connecticut)
















Harry Morgan

American Actor

(Dragnet, M*A*S*H)





Christopher Morley

American Novelist, Poet and Essayist

(Kitty Foyle)








Chester Morris

American Actor

(Meet Boston Blackie)















Karl Mundt

American Politician

















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

(Ben-Hur)

















Pat O'Brien

American Actor

(Knute Rockne, All American)



Sean O'Casey

Irish Playwright

(Juno and the Paycock, The Plough and the Stars)







Sean O'Faolain

Irish Short Story Writer

("Midsummer Night Madness")













Dennis O'Keefe

American Actor

(Dennis O'Keefe Show)












Laurence Olivier

British Actor

(Hamlet)






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)




 
Andreas
Papandreou

Greek Prime Minister
















Gordon Parks

American Film Director, Writer and Photographer

(Shaft)
















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

(Structuralism)



 







Pablo Picasso

Spani
sh Painter

("Guernica")
















Walter Pidgeon

American (Canadian-born) Actor

(Mrs. Miniver)
















Camille Pissarro

French Painter






Walter Piston

American Composer

(Symphony No. 3)








John Poindexter

American Naval Officer and National Security Advisor

















Don Porter

American Actor

(Ann Sothern Show, Gidget)











Dick Powell

American Actor

(The Bad and the Beautiful, 42nd Street)






William Powell

American Actor

(The Thin Man, Mister Roberts)








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)








Louis Prima

American Musician, Singer

("That Old Black Magic," "Wonderland by Night")















V.S. Pritchett

British Novelist and Critic

(A Cab at the Door, Midnight Oil)















Sergei Prokofiev

Russian Composer

(Peter and the Wolf, Classical Symphony, Romeo and Juliet)





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)








Mujibur Rahman

Bangladeshi Statesman





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










Gene Raymond

American Actor

(Red Dust, Flying Down to Rio)





Ronald Reagan

American President and Actor






Robert Redford

American Actor and Director

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














Michael Redgrave

British Actor

(The Lady Vanishes, Mourning Becomes Electra)






 






 
Charles Nelson Reilly

American Actor

(How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)



 




Auguste Renoir


French Painter








James Reston

American Journalist














Kenneth Rexroth

American Poet

(In Defense of the Earth)















Burt Reynolds

American Actor

(Smokey and the Bandit)






Michael Richards

American Actor and Comedian

(Seinfeld)





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")













Hal Roach

American Film Producer

("Our Gang" comedies)




Edward G. Robinson

American Actor

(Little Caesar, Double Indemnity)







Norman Rockwell

American Painter











Will Rogers

American Humorist and Actor














Gilbert Roland

American (Mexican-born) Actor

(Cisco Kid Films)










Sigmund Romberg

American Composer

(The Student Prince)






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


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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)













George Sanders

British Actor

(All About Eve)













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)


 




Van Gordon Sauter

American Television Executive














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)








Arthur
Schlesinger, Jr.

American Historian

(A Thousand Days)


















James Schlesinger

American Statesman





















Helmut Schmidt

German Chancellor





Howard Schnellenberger

American Athletic Coach









Daniel Schorr

American Journalist















Budd Schulberg

American Novelist and Screenwriter

(On the Waterfront, What Makes Sammy Run?)







  ]





Erwin Schrodinger

Austrian Physicist

(Schrodinger Wave Equation)





 



Arnold Schwarzenegger

American (Austrian-born) Actor and Politician

(Terminator)








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)







David O. Selznick

American Film Producer

(Gone With the Wind, Dinner at Eight, Rebecca)








Leopold Sedar Senghor

Senegalese Leader














Robert Service

Canadian (British-born) Poet

(Songs of a Sourdough)















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)












Jean Shepherd

American Humorist






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)










 

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)
















George Stevens

American Film Director

(A Place in the Sun, Giant, Shane)















Alan Stilltoe

Briish Novelist

(Loneliness of the Longdistance Runner)









Larry Storch

American Actor

(F-Troop)






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)
















Tito

(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 &
Consent
)














Regis Toomey

American Actor

(The Big Sleep, Guys and Dolls)



 





Peter Tosh

Jamaican Singer and Musician

(Mama Africa)










Lee Tracy

American Actor

(The Best Man, Dinner at Eight)










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)








Stuart Udall

American Politician
















Giuseppi Ungaretti

Italian Poet

(l'Allegria)
















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)












 




Vincent Van Gogh

Dutch Painter






Harry Vardon

British Athlete




Ralph Vaughan Williams

British Composer

(Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
)













Stevie Ray Vaughan


American
Musician
















Robert Vaughn

American Actor

(Man from U.
N.C.L.E.)







Conrad Veidt

German Actor

(Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Casablanca
)











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






Robert Walker

American Actor

(Strangers on a Train)





Irving Wallace

American Novelist

(The Prize, The Chapman Report)








 







William Walton

British Composer

(Balshazzar's Feast)


















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)













Richard Wilbur

American Poet

(Things of this World)














Cornell Wilde

American  (Hungarian-born) Actor

(The Greatest Show on Earth, The Naked Prey)










Kaiser Wilhelm II

German Emperor








Warren William

American Actor

(Perry Mason, Cleopatra)
















Joe Williams

American Singer
















Harold Wilson

British Prime Minister



 







William Windom

American Actor

(My World and Welcome to It)






P.G. Wodehouse

British Novelist

(Jeeves Novels)





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Thomas Wolfe

American Novelist

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












Bobby Womack

American Singer

("Lookin' for a Love")







N.C. Wyeth

American Painter and Illustrator



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)