Writer in History (Part 26)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 2,661

  • 1961-11-01 Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist
  • 1961-11-24 Arundhati Roy, Indian activist and writer (The God of Small Things), born in Shillong, Meghalaya
  • 1961-12-18 Thomas Strittmatter, writer
  • 1961-12-29 Robert Louis Tewdwr Moss, journalist/travel writer
  • 1962-01-12 Joe Quesada, American comic book writer
  • 1962-01-23 Elvira Lindo, Spanish writer and journalist
  • 1962-02-21 Chuck Palahniuk, American writer
  • 1962-02-21 David Foster Wallace, American writer
  • 1962-03-02 Morioka Hiroyuki, Japanese writer
  • 1962-03-21 Mark Waid, American comic book writer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1962-05-17 Craig Ferguson, Scottish actor, writer and comedian, born in Glasgow, Scotland

Actor & Comedian Craig Ferguson
Actor & Comedian
Craig Ferguson
  • 1962-05-17 Lise Lyng Falkenberg, Danish writer
  • 1962-07-08 Rob Burnett, North Caldwell NJ, head writer (David Letterman)
  • 1962-07-22 Steve Albini, American writer, recording engineer and musician (Big Black, Rapeman, Shellac)
  • 1962-09-22 Diogo Mainardi, Brazilian writer
  • 1962-11-22 Victor Pelevin, Russian writer
  • 1962-11-30 Daniel Keys Moran, American writer
  • 1963-01-14 Steven Soderbergh, American producer, director, writer (Ocean's Eleven, Traffic), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-02-19 Laurell K. Hamilton, American writer
  • 1963-03-26 Natsuhiko Kyogoku, Japanese writer
  • 1963-05-08 Robin Jarvis, British writer
  • 1963-05-21 Richard Appel, American writer
  • 1963-06-24 Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
  • 1963-08-29 Elizabeth Brown, minister healer/writer
  • 1963-10-13 Colin Channer, Jamaican writer
  • 1963-11-13 Thilo Timothy Newman, writer (Freejack, Alien), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1963-12-24 Caroline Aherne, British comedienne, writer and actress (The Royale Family), born in London (d. 2016)
  • 1964-01-20 Kazushige Nojima, Japanese game scenario writer
  • 1964-02-19 Dmitri Lipskerov, Russian writer
  • 1964-03-07 Bret Easton Ellis, American writer
  • 1964-05-07 Mustapha Zerqti, Moroccan/Neth writer (Ihtidaar hub fi el-mahd)
  • 1964-08-08 Anastasia Ashman, American writer
  • 1964-08-14 Brannon Braga, American scriptwriter
  • 1964-08-24 Dana Gould, American comedian and writer
  • 1965-01-06 Muhammed al-Ahari, American Muslim writer
  • 1965-01-18 Dave Attell, American writer and comedian
  • 1965-03-04 Andrew Collins, English journalist, scriptwriter and broadcaster
  • 1965-05-14 Eoin Colfer, Irish writer
  • 1965-06-12 Filip Topol, Czech musician and writer

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1965-07-31 J. K. Rowling, English writer (Harry Potter novels), born in Yate, Gloucestershire

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
  • 1965-08-04 Dennis Lehane, American crime writer
  • 1965-08-15 Rob Thomas, American writer
  • 1965-09-05 Christopher Nolan, Irish handicapped writer (Under Eye of Clock), born in Mullingar, Ireland (d. 2009)

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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
  • 1968-07-24 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 (The Train of That Night), born in Chah Varz, Lamerd, Iran
  • 1970-08-22 Charlie Connelly, English writer (Attention All Shipping), born in London
  • 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

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Famous Deaths