Writer in History (Part 26)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 2,621

  • 1965-08-15 Rob Thomas, American writer
  • 1965-09-05 Christopher Nolan, Ireland, handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock)

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1965-09-26 Jill Soloway, American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway
  • 1965-10-23 Augusten Burroughs, American writer
  • 1965-11-30 Lee Klein, American Writer
  • 1965-12-28 Martine Robine, newspaper writer/Miss Junior Miss-France (1984)
  • 1966-06-27 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in New York City
  • 1966-07-16 Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster
  • 1966-10-17 Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer
  • 1966-10-19 Jon Favreau, actor/writer (Swingers)
  • 1966-10-28 Andy Richter, Yorkville IL, writer/sidekick (Conan O'Brien)
  • 1966-11-16 Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
  • 1966-11-20 Jill Thompson, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1966-12-13 Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker
  • 1966-12-27 Wendy Coakley-Thompson, American writer
  • 1967-01-25 Mark Bamford, American writer/director
  • 1967-03-04 Andrew Osmond, English writer
  • 1967-04-07 Artemis Gounaki, composer, writer and music producer
  • 1967-05-26 Phil Doyle, Australian writer
  • 1967-06-12 Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and writer
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R Rich, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-08-13 Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer
  • 1967-08-18 Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer
  • 1967-10-03 Rob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1967-10-10 Jonathan Littell, French-American writer
  • 1967-12-14 Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
  • 1968-01-12 Heather Mills, English model, activist and writer (Out on a Limb), born in Aldershot, Hampshire
  • 1968-01-17 Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Dutch writer
  • 1968-01-29 Edward Burns, American actor, director, writer (Brothers McMullen, Saving Private Ryan), born in Queens, New York
  • 1968-02-16 Warren Ellis, British comic book writer
  • 1968-04-19 Craig McNeil, American writer, lawyer, and military officer
  • 1968-06-06 François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
  • 1968-07-07 Jeff VanderMeer, American writer
  • 1968-07-09 Vardis A Fisher, US writer (Darkness & Deep), dies at 73
  • 1968-07-24 Colleen Doran, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1968-09-06 Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer
  • 1968-09-16 Walt Becker, American director and writer
  • 1969-01-27 Patton Oswalt, American actor and writer
  • 1969-01-28 Mo Rocca, American writer and comedian
  • 1969-02-12 Darren Aronofsky, American director and writer
  • 1969-03-27 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet, writer
  • 1969-05-01 Wes Anderson, American director and writer
  • 1969-05-03 Daryl F. Mallett, American writer/editor
  • 1969-05-10 John Scalzi, American writer
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, writer, director and independent filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-12 James Frey, American writer
  • 1969-09-15 Jim Curtiss, American writer
  • 1970-02-12 Judd Winick, writer and artist
  • 1970-02-27 Michael A. Burstein, American writer
  • 1970-02-28 Daniel Handler, American writer, better known as Lemony Snicket
  • 1970-03-12 Dave Eggers, American writer, editor, and publisher

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1970-05-18 Tina Fey, American actress and comedian (Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock), born in Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania

Actress & Writer Tina Fey
Actress & Writer
Tina Fey
  • 1970-05-25 Michael B Enyaer, writer (Pilot One)
  • 1970-06-17 Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian
  • 1970-07-23 Thea Dorn, German writer
  • 1970-07-31 Ahmad Akbarpour, Iranian writer
  • 1970-08-22 Charlie Connelly, English writer
  • 1971-01-07 Tina Anderson, American comic book writer
  • 1971-02-28 Tristan Louis, American writer
  • 1971-03-04 Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor
  • 1971-03-20 Touré, American writer
  • 1971-04-14 Peter Gibson, American writer
  • 1971-10-27 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer
  • 1971-11-11 Jennifer Celotta, American TV producer and writer
  • 1972-06-21 Alon Hilu, Israeli writer
  • 1972-09-06 China Miéville, English writer
  • 1972-09-29 Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer
  • 1972-12-05 Angela Shelton, American actress & writer
  • 1973-01-25 Geoff Johns, American comic book writer
  • 1973-07-25 Mur Lafferty, American podcaster and writer
  • 1973-09-16 Justin Haythe, American writer
  • 1973-11-08 Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model
  • 1973-11-19 Ryukishi07, Japanese mystery writer

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1973-12-28 Seth Meyers, American actor, comedian, writer and producer (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Saturday Night Live), born in Evanston,, Illinois

Comedian and Writer Seth Meyers
Comedian and Writer
Seth Meyers
  • 1974-03-20 Andrzej Pilipiuk, Polish writer
  • 1974-04-08 Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, Nigerian American writer
  • 1974-10-17 Ariel Levy, American feminist writer
  • 1975-01-28 David Zingler, American writer
  • 1975-02-13 Iván González, Puerto Rican writer and musician
  • 1975-02-24 Maurizio Giuliano, writer and traveller
  • 1975-04-25 Chris Lilley, Australian actor, comedian, and writer
  • 1975-06-13 Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
  • 1975-11-24 Thomas Kohnstamm, American writer
  • 1975-11-28 Eka Kurniawan, Indonesian writer
  • 1975-12-06 Noel Clarke, English actor and writer
  • 1975-12-07 Nikola Wapzarow, writer
  • 1975-12-19 Jon Smith, British writer
  • 1976-02-25 Rashida Jones, American actress, writer, model, and musician
  • 1976-03-02 Glenn Rubenstein, American writer and journalist
  • 1976-03-15 Jose Sanchez Zolliker, Mexican writer
  • 1976-05-10 Rob Malda, American internet writer/editor (Slashdot)
  • 1976-09-09 Chace Ambrose, American actor and writer
  • 1976-12-29 Danny R. McBride, American actor, writer, and producer
  • 1977-03-19 Jorma Taccone, American writer and comedian
  • 1977-04-24 Siarhey Balakhonau, Belarusian writer
  • 1977-07-18 Alfian bin Sa'at, Singaporean writer, poet and playwright

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1977-09-15 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian writer (Half of a Yellow Sun), born in Enugu, Enugu State

  • 1978-05-04 Shaenon K. Garrity, American webcomics writer and artist
  • 1978-05-05 Morgan Pehme, American filmmaker and writer
  • 1978-06-03 Lyfe Jennings, R&B singer and song-writer

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