Doris Kearns Goodwin

Writer and Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Full Name: Doris Kearns Goodwin
Nationality:

United States of America
American

Profession: Writer and Historian
Why Famous: Goodwin is particularly noted for her critically acclaimed biographies of US presidents, including Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (2005) which was eventually adapted into the 2012 Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln and was cited as one of President Barack Obama's favorite books.

Her other works include No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II (1994) which one the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Born: January 4, 1943 (75 years old)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn