Writers in History (Part 29)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 2,942

  • 1965-11-30 Lee Klein, American Writer
  • 1965-12-28 Martine Robine, French journalist and Miss France 1984, born in Comines, Nord, France

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

1966-06-27 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
  • 1966-07-16 Johnny Vaughan, English writer and broadcaster (Capital Breakfast), born in Barnet, London
  • 1966-07-25 Maureen Herman, American bassist (Babes in Toyland) and writer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-10-17 Mark Gatiss, English actor and writer
  • 1966-10-19 Jon Favreau, actor/writer (Swingers)
  • 1966-10-28 Andy Richter, American actor, comedian and writer (Conan O'Brien's sidekick), born in Yorkville, Illinois
  • 1966-11-16 Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
  • 1966-11-20 Jill Thompson, American comic book writer and artist (Scary Godmother)
  • 1966-12-13 Don Roff, American writer and filmmaker, born in Walla Walla, Washington
  • 1966-12-27 Wendy Coakley-Thompson, American writer
  • 1967-01-25 Mark Bamford, American film director & screenwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1967-03-04 Andrew Osmond, English writer
  • 1967-03-11 John Barrowman, Scottish-American actor, singer, presenter and writer (Captain Jack Harkness-Doctor Who), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 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 screenwriter, born in Madrid
  • 1967-07-07 Jason R. Rich, American writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-08-13 Amélie Nothomb, Belgian writer (Fear and Trembling), born in Kobe, Japan
  • 1967-08-18 Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1967-10-03 Rob Liefeld, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1967-10-10 Jonathan Littell, French-American writer (The Kindly Ones), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967-12-14 Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer, born in Elbląg, Poland

Person of interestHeather Mills

1968-01-12 Heather Mills, English model, activist and writer (Out on a Limb), born in Aldershot, Hampshire

Activist and Media Personality Heather Mills
Activist and Media Personality
Heather Mills
  • 1968-01-17 Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Dutch writer, born in Rijswijk, Netherlands
  • 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 (Red), born in Essex, England
  • 1968-06-06 François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
  • 1968-07-07 Jeff VanderMeer, American writer, born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-07-24 Colleen Doran, American comic book writer and artist
  • 1968-09-06 Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish writer (Quite Ugly One Morning), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1968-09-16 Walt Becker, American writer and film director (Van Wilder), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-10-29 Stanley Donwood [Dan Rickwood], British writer and album art designer (Radiohead; Thom Yorke). born in Essex, England
  • 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, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-03-27 Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet and writer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969-05-01 Wes Anderson, American director and writer
  • 1969-05-03 Daryl F. Mallett, American writer and editor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-05-10 John Scalzi, American writer
  • 1969-09-03 Noah Baumbach, American, director, writer and filmmaker (The Squid and the Whale), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1969-09-12 James Frey, American writer (Bright Shiny Morning), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1969-09-15 Jim Curtiss, American writer
  • 1969-11-06 Colson Whitehead, American writer (The Intuitionist, The Underground Railroad), born in NYC, New York
  • 1970-02-12 Judd Winick, American writer and artist, born in Long Island, New York
  • 1970-02-27 Michael A. Burstein, American writer, born in New York City
  • 1970-02-28 Daniel Handler, American writer, better known as Lemony Snicket
  • 1970-03-12 Dave Eggers, American writer, editor, and publisher

Person of interestTina Fey

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 Benyaer, Canadian-American actor (Deadpool) and writer (Pilot One), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-06-17 Will Forte, American writer, actor and comedian (The Last Man on Earth), born in Alameda County, California
  • 1970-07-23 Thea Dorn, German writer of crime fiction, born in Offenbach am Main, Hesse, Germany
  • 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
  • 1970-11-24 Marlon James, Jamaican writer (A Brief History of Seven Killings), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 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
  • 1971-04-08 Craig Mazin, American scriptwriter and film director (Chernobyl), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-04-14 Peter Gibson, American writer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • 1971-10-27 Jade Arcade, American comics artist and writer, born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1971-11-11 Jennifer Celotta, American TV producer and writer (The Office), born in Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 1972-06-21 Alon Hilu, Israeli writer
  • 1972-08-24 Ava DuVernay, American director, writer and producer (13th, Selma, Queen Sugar), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1972-09-06 China Miéville, English fantasy fiction writer (Perdido Street Station), born in Norwich, England
  • 1972-09-10 Anurag Kashyap, Indian film director, writer, producer and actor (Gangs of Wasseypur, Satya, Black Friday), born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • 1972-09-29 Robert Webb, British actor, comedian, and writer (Jeremy "Jez" Usborne- "Peep Show"), born in Boston, Lincolnshire
  • 1972-12-05 Angela Shelton, American actress and screenwriter (Tumbleweeds), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • 1973-01-03 Dan Harmon, American voice actor, producer and writer (Rick and Morty, Community), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1973-01-25 Geoff Johns, American comic book writer, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-07-25 Mur Lafferty, American podcaster & writer, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1973-08-13 Kamila Shamsie, Pakistani British writer (Home Fire), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1973-09-16 Justin Haythe, American novelist (The Honeymoon), born in London
  • 1973-11-08 Vanesa Littlecrow, Puerto Rican cartoonist, dancer, writer and model, born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • 1973-11-19 Ryukishi07, Japanese mystery writer

Person of interestSeth Meyers

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, Nigerian American writer (Binti books), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1974-10-17 Ariel Levy, American feminist writer
  • 1974-12-22 Heather Donahue, American writer & actress, born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-01-28 David Zingler, American writer
  • 1975-02-24 Maurizio Giuliano, writer and traveller
  • 1975-06-13 Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
  • 1975-11-10 Chris Lilley, Australian actor and comedian (We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975-11-24 Thomas Kohnstamm, American writer
  • 1975-11-28 Eka Kurniawan, Indonesian writer
  • 1975-12-06 Noel Clarke, English actor and writer, born in London
  • 1975-12-07 Nikola Wapzarow, Bulgarian poet and writer, born in Bansko, Bulgaria
  • 1975-12-19 Jon Smith, British writer
  • 1975-12-22 Chris Adler, American writer, born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • 1976-02-25 Rashida Jones, American actress (Parks and Recreation), writer, model, and musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 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)
  • 1976-08-15 Robert Macfarlane, English nature writer, born in Halam, England
  • 1976-09-09 Chace Ambrose, American actor and writer, born in Macon, Georgia
  • 1976-12-29 Danny R. McBride, American actor, writer, and producer, born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 1977-03-19 Jorma Taccone, American writer and comedian

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