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New York City

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.nyc.gov/

Population:
8008278 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1625

See also the boroughs: Manhattan, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Queens, NY, and Staten Island, NY. The neighborhood of Harlem, NY is a part of the Borough of Manhattan.

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
New York Ledger
New York Daily Compass
AM New York
The New York Observer
New York Evening Journal
The New York Morning Telegraph
The New York Herald Tribune
The Illustrated News
New York Commercial Advertiser
The New York Post
The New York Tribune
The New York Herald
New York Evening World
New York Evening Mail
The New York Daily News
New York Star
The New York Sun
The New York Sun
The New York Mirror
The New York Morning Journal
The New York Evening Mirror
The New York Evening Post
The New York Evening Sun
The Wall Street Journal
The Forward
The New York Times
The New York World
The Village Voice

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts
1984
Touro College
1970
American Musical and Dramatic Academy
1964
Fashion Institute of Technology
1944
Queens College New York
1937
Yeshiva University
1928
Elisabeth Irwin High School, New York, NY
1921
George Washington High School, New York City, NY
1919
New School for Social Research
1919
Pace University
1906
Juilliard School
1905
Stuyvesant High School, New York City, NY
1904
Stern School of Business
1900
Parsons The New School for Design
1896
Pratt Institute
1886
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
1886
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
1884
Hunter College
1870
Hunter College High School, New York City, NY
1869
City University of New York
1847
Bernard Baruch College
1847
City College of New York
1847
The Actors Studio
 

LIBRARY

LibraryFounded
New York Public Library
1895

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
New York Chamber Symphony
1977
American Symphony Orchestra
1962

BALLET

BalletFounded
New York City Ballet
1948
American Ballet Theatre
1937

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Foursquare
2009
Vevo
2009
NASDAQ OMX Group
2008
Thomson Reuters
2008
Dewey & LeBoeuf
2007
NYSE Euronext
2007
Bank of New York Mellon
2007
Virgin Media
2006
NexCen Brands
2006
Thelen Reid
2006
CBS Radio
2005
The Weinstein Company
2005
CKX
2005
ImpreMedia
2004
NBC Universal
2004
Vimeo
2004
Warner Music Group
2004
Eos Airlines
2003
Hudson Highland Group
2003
Gawker Media
2003
WellChoice
2002
Giuliani Partners
2002
ContiGroup
2001
AOL Time Warner
2001
JP Morgan Chase
2000
Ziff-Davis Media
2000
Verizon
2000
Quadrangle Group
2000
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
1999
eSpeed
1999
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
1999
Park Avenue Equity Partners
1999
Dolphin Equity Partners
1998
Price Waterhouse Coopers
1998
Citigroup
1998
L-3 Communications
1997
Fusion Telecommunications
1997
Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
1997
Hearst Television
1997
Annaly Capital Management
1996
IAC/InterActiveCorp
1996
Loral Space and Communications
1996
Greenhill & Co.
1996
DoubleClick
1996
LivePerson
1995
iVillage
1995
Asbury Automotive Group
1995
Avenue Capital Group
1995
RRE Ventures
1994
Caxton-Iseman Capital
1993
Cerberus Capital Management
1992
E-Trade
1992
J. F. Lehman & Co.
1992
Time Warner
1990
Sirius
1990
Matador Records
1989
Bristol-Myers Squibb
1989
PRIMEDIA
1989
Time Warner Cable
1989
Ernst & Young
1989
BlackRock
1988
D. E. Shaw & Co.
1988
Aeropostale
1987
Sequa
1987
Omnicom Group
1986
Transatlantic Holdings
1986
D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles
1986
Blackstone Group
1985
ImClone
1984
NYNEX
1984
MTV Networks
1984
Bell Atlantic
1984
Whitney Group
1984
Ark Restaurants
1983
J. Crew
1983
BKF Capital Group
1982
Kenneth Cole Productions
1982
Kissinger Associates
1982
Rho Capital Partners
1981
AXA Financial
1980
Miramax
1979
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
1979
Assurant
1979
Forstmann Little & Co.
1978
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
1978
Credit Suisse First Boston
1978
Dean & DeLuca
1977
Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb
1977
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
1976
Drexel Burnham Lambert
1976
Liz Claiborne
1976
Penn, Schoen & Berland
1975
Bernard Chaus, Inc.
1975
Kroll
1972
Kelso & Company
1971
Ambac Financial Group
1971
NASDAQ
1971
Viacom
1971
Private Export Funding Corporation
1970
4 Kids Entertainment
1970
United Brands
1970
Schulte Roth & Zabel
1969
Warburg Pincus
1969
Instinet
1969
Carolina Group
1969
Amerada Hess
1969
Russell Reynolds Associates
1969
Minerals Technologies
1968
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
1968
Polo Ralph Lauren
1968
Monster Worldwide
1967
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
1965
Milberg Weiss
1965
Weight Watchers
1963
AllianceBernstein
1962
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
1962
Jefferies Group
1962
Six Flags
1961
Interpublic Group
1960
Duane Reade
1960
Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
1959
Island Records
1959
International Flavors & Fragrances
1958
Dover Corporation
1955
Ann Taylor Stores
1954
Forest Laboratories
1954
FlightSafety International
1951
Dreyfus Funds
1951
Volt Information Sciences
1950
Skadden, Arps
1948
Educational Broadcasting Corporation
1948
Ogilvy & Mather
1948
Estée Lauder
1946
Cleary Gottlieb
1946
Cantor Fitzgerald
1945
Mutual of America Life
1945
ABC
1943
Coach
1941
Bates Worldwide
1940
Topps
1938
Morgan Stanley
1935
Revlon
1932
Fiduciary Trust Company International
1931
Debevoise & Plimpton
1931
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
1931
Brown Brothers Harriman
1931
Sterling Bancorp
1929
Benton & Bowles
1929
LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae
1929
Alleghany Corporation
1929
Colgate-Palmolive
1928
CBS
1927
Random House
1927
McKinsey & Company
1926
NBC
1926
Hess
1925
Simon & Schuster
1924
LaBranche & Co.
1924
Young & Rubicam
1923
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
1923
Bear Stearns
1923
Scholastic
1923
Allen & Company
1922
Continental Grain Company
1921
Dillon Read & Co.
1920
Cahill Gordon & Reindel
1919
American International Group
1919
Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler
1919
Harcourt Brace and Company
1919
TIAA-CREF
1918
Kaye Scholer
1917
Associated Dry Goods
1916
Condé Nast
1915
Merrill Lynch
1914
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
1913
Salomon Brothers
1910
McGraw-Hill
1909
Moody's
1909
Dewey Ballantine
1909
CIT Group
1908
Triarc
1905
E. F. Hutton
1904
Bankers Trust
1903
Chadbourne & Parke
1902
White & Case
1901
Consolidated Edison
1899
William Morris Agency
1898
Doubleday
1897
J. P. Morgan & Co.
1895
Salant
1893
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
1888
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
1888
Finlay Enterprises
1887
Hearst
1887
Alcoa
1886
Avon
1886
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
1884
Dow Jones
1882
Altria
1881
Sullivan & Cromwell
1879
Foot Locker
1879
Woolworth
1878
Fish & Neave
1878
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
1876
Phillips-Van Heusen
1876
Proskauer Rose
1875
Warnaco Group
1874
Shearman & Sterling
1873
Barnes & Noble
1873
Marsh & McLennan
1871
Rogers & Wells
1871
Goldman Sachs
1869
Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts
1868
Metropolitan Life
1868
Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
1867
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
1866
Kidder Peabody
1865
FAO Schwarz
1862
Guardian Life
1860
Standard & Poor's
1860
Dime Bancorp
1859
Macy's
1858
Leucadia National
1854
Coudert Brothers
1853
US Trust
1853
The New York Times Company
1851
Emigrant Bank
1850
Lehman Brothers
1850
American Express
1850
Pfizer
1849
Davis Polk & Wardwell
1849
Lazard
1848
Thacher Proffitt & Wood
1848
Deloitte and Touche
1845
New York Life
1845
Tiffany & Co.
1837
Kelley Drye & Warren
1836
Chemical Bank
1824
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
1819
Brown Bros. & Co.
1818
Brooks Brothers
1818
New York Stock Exchange
1817
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
1792
Bank of New York
1784
Scientific Games Corporation
 
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
 
Donna Karan International
 
Infinity Broadcasting
 
Steve Norris Partners
 
American Stock Exchange
 
Icahn Enterprises LP
 
Vornado Realty Trust
 
Federal Home Loan Bank of New York
 
Marvel Comics
 
Soros Fund Management
 
Fox Entertainment Group
 
Manufacturers Hanover
 
New York City Economic Development Corporation
 
Burson-Marsteller
 
Evercore Partners
 
Time, Inc.
 
Shearson, Hammill & Co.
 
Clark & Weinstock
 
Loews
 
Citicorp
 
Jeffries & Company
 
Bloomberg
 

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cleveland Abbe
Physicist
3-Dec-1838 28-Oct-1916 America's first weatherman
Jon Abrahams
Actor
29-Oct-1977   Scary Movie
Shirley S. Abrahamson
Judge
17-Dec-1933   Wisconsin Chief Justice
Elliott Abrams
Government
24-Jan-1948   Asst. Secy. of State involved in Iran-Contra
Floyd Abrams
Attorney
9-Jul-1936   First Amendment lawyer
J. J. Abrams
Film/TV Producer
27-Jun-1966   Alias and Lost
Jill Abramson
Journalist
19-Mar-1954   New York Times managing editor
Kathy Acker
Author
18-Apr-1947 30-Nov-1997 Blood and Guts in High School
Brooke Adams
Actor
8-Feb-1949   Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Don Adams
Actor
13-Apr-1926 25-Sep-2005 Maxwell Smart on Get Smart
Jay Adler
Actor
26-Sep-1896 23-Sep-1978 The Family Jewels
Luther Adler
Actor
4-May-1903 8-Dec-1984 Broadway actor
Mortimer J. Adler
Philosopher
28-Dec-1902 28-Jun-2001 How to Read a Book
Richard Adler
Songwriter
3-Aug-1921 21-Jun-2012 Damn Yankees
Stella Adler
Actor
10-Feb-1901 21-Dec-1992 Theater actress, Group Theater
Pamela Adlon
Actor
9-Jul-1966   Marcy on Californication
Arthur Agatston
Doctor
1947   The South Beach Diet
Fred E. Ahlert
Composer
19-Sep-1892 20-Oct-1953 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Kamal Ahmed
Comic
07-May-1966   Half of The Jerky Boys
Liam Aiken
Actor
7-Jan-1990   A Series of Unfortunate Events
Karen Akers
Actor
13-Oct-1945   Broadway actress, singer
Todd Akin
Politician
5-Jul-1947   Congressman from Missouri, 2001-13
Alan Alda
Actor
28-Jan-1936   Capt. Hawkeye Pierce on M*A*S*H
Robert Alda
Actor
26-Nov-1914 3-May-1986 Cloak and Dagger
Flex Alexander
Actor
15-Apr-1970   One on One
Khandi Alexander
Actor
4-Sep-1957   NewsRadio, CSI: Miami
Shana Alexander
Journalist
6-Oct-1925 23-Jun-2005 Nutcracker: Money, Madness and Murder
Dayton Allen
Actor
24-Sep-1919 11-Nov-2004 Voice actor
Herbert A. Allen, Sr.
Business
13-Feb-1908 18-Jan-1997 Allen & Company, Inc.
Irwin Allen
Film/TV Producer
12-Jun-1916 2-Nov-1991 The Master of Disaster
Jonelle Allen
Actor
18-Jul-1944   Grace on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
Steve Allen
Talk Show Host
26-Dec-1921 30-Oct-2000 The Tonight Show
Emily Altman
Business
1955   Morgan Stanley
Trini Alvarado
Actor
10-Jan-1967   Little Women
Gil Amelio
Business
1-Mar-1943   CEO of Apple, 1996-97
Eva Amurri
Actor
15-Mar-1985   Actress/daughter of Susan Sarandon
Luana Anders
Actor
12-May-1938 21-Jul-1996 The Pit and the Pendulum
Carl David Anderson
Physicist
3-Sep-1905 11-Jan-1991 Discovered the positron, mu-meson
Robert W. Anderson
Playwright
28-Apr-1917 9-Feb-2009 Tea and Sympathy
Natalie Angier
Journalist
16-Feb-1958   Science reporter
Leonore Annenberg
Socialite
20-Feb-1918 12-Mar-2009 Wife of Walter Annenberg
Susan Anspach
Actor
23-Nov-1942   Five Easy Pieces
Marc Anthony
Singer
16-Sep-1969   Leading salsa star
David Antin
Artist
1-Feb-1932   Improv artist, talk poet
Devon Aoki
Model
10-Aug-1982   Sin City
Fiona Apple
Musician
13-Sep-1977   Tidal
Allan Arbus
Actor
15-Feb-1918 19-Apr-2013 Dr. Sidney on M*A*S*H
Diane Arbus
Photographer
14-Mar-1923 26-Jul-1971 Influential photographer
Army Archerd
Columnist
13-Jan-1922 8-Sep-2009 Variety's gossip columnist
Nate Archibald
Basketball
2-Sep-1948   NBA Hall of Famer
Moises Arias
Actor
12-Apr-1994   Rico on Hannah Montana
Adam Arkin
Actor
19-Aug-1956   Dr. Aaron Shutt on Chicago Hope
Edwin H. Armstrong
Inventor
18-Dec-1890 31-Jan-1954 Inventor of FM radio
Alison Arngrim
Actor
18-Jan-1962   Nellie on Little House on the Prairie
Peter Arno
Cartoonist
8-Jan-1904 22-Feb-1968 The New Yorker
Edward Arnold
Actor
18-Feb-1890 26-Apr-1956 You Can't Take It With You
Gerard Arpey
Business
26-Jul-1958   CEO of American Airlines
Rosanna Arquette
Actor
10-Aug-1959   Desperately Seeking Susan
Kenneth J. Arrow
Economist
23-Aug-1921   Social Choice and Individual Values
Martina Arroyo
Singer
2-Feb-1937   Operatic soprano
Bea Arthur
Actor
13-May-1922 25-Apr-2009 Maude and The Golden Girls
William Asher
Film Director
8-Aug-1921 16-Jul-2012 Beach Blanket Bingo
Armand Assante
Actor
4-Oct-1949   Judge Dredd
William Waldorf Astor
Publisher
31-Mar-1848 18-Oct-1919 The Observer
René Auberjonois
Actor
1-Jun-1940   Changeling on Star Trek: DS9
Eleanor Audley
Actor
19-Nov-1905 25-Nov-1991 Wicked stepmother in Cinderella
Artie Auerbach
Actor
17-May-1903 3-Oct-1957 Mr. Kitzel on The Jack Benny Program
Jake T. Austin
Actor
3-Dec-1994   Wizards of Waverly Place
Aram Avakian
Film Director
23-Apr-1926 17-Jan-1987 End of the Road
Richard Avedon
Photographer
13-May-1923 1-Oct-2004 Photographer of the human predicament
Phyllis Avery
Actor
14-Nov-1922 19-May-2011 Peggy McNulty on Meet Mr. McNulty
Rick Aviles
Comic
14-Oct-1952 17-Mar-1995 Ghost
George Axelrod
Screenwriter
9-Jun-1922 21-Jun-2003 The Seven Year Itch
Julius Axelrod
Chemist
30-May-1912 29-Dec-2004 Research of neurotransmitters
Rochelle Aytes
Actor
17-May-1976   White Chicks
Lauren Bacall
Actor
16-Sep-1924   Key Largo
Angelo Badalamenti
Composer
22-Mar-1937   Scored several David Lynch films
Nicholson Baker
Author
7-Jan-1957   Double Fold
Robert M. Ball
Government
28-Mar-1914 29-Jan-2008 Director of Social Security, 1962-73
Ian Ballantine
Publisher
15-Feb-1916 9-Mar-1995 Paperback magnate
Talia Balsam
Actor
5-Mar-1959   Crawlspace
David Baltimore
Biologist
7-Mar-1938   Co-Discoverer, reverse transcriptase
Toni Cade Bambara
Novelist
25-Mar-1939 9-Dec-1995 Gorilla, My Love
Benjamin R. Barber
Scholar
2-Aug-1939   Jihad vs. McWorld
Joseph Barbera
Cartoonist
24-Mar-1911 18-Dec-2006 Hanna-Barbera cartoons
Edward W. Barnholt
Business
1943   CEO of Agilent Technologies, 1999-2005
William Barr
Government
23-May-1950   US Attorney General, 1991-93
Robert Barrat
Actor
10-Jul-1889 7-Jan-1970 The Kennel Murder Case
Rona Barrett
Columnist
8-Oct-1936   Entertainment gossip columnist
Edgar Barrier
Actor
4-Mar-1907 20-Jun-1964 Macbeth
Alex Barris
TV Personality
16-Sep-1922 15-Jan-2004 Canadian TV star from the '50s and '60s
Dana Barron
Actor
22-Apr-1968   National Lampoon's Vacation
Maryanne Trump Barry
Judge
5-Apr-1937   3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
Richard Barthelmess
Actor
9-May-1895 17-Aug-1963 Tol'able David
Jacqueline K. Barton
Chemist
7-May-1952   Professor of Chemistry at CalTech
Adrian A. Basora
Diplomat
18-Jul-1938   NSC European Director, 1989-91
Saul Bass
Designer
8-May-1920 25-Apr-1996 Master of title design
Angela Bassett
Actor
16-Aug-1958   Got her groove back
Robert F. Bauer
Attorney
22-Feb-1952   White House Counsel
Buzzie Bavasi
Baseball
12-Dec-1914 1-May-2008 MLB General Manager
Frances Bavier
Actor
14-Dec-1902 6-Dec-1989 Aunt Bee on The Andy Griffith Show
William Beaudine
Film Director
15-Jan-1892 18-Mar-1970 Billy the Kid versus Dracula
Julian Beck
Actor
31-May-1925 14-Sep-1985 Rev. Kane in Poltergeist II
Bob Beckel
Pundit
c. 1948   Fox News Analyst
Frederic K. Becker
Attorney
1935   Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer
Harold Becker
Film Director
1950   City Hall and Sea of Love
Bonnie Bedelia
Actor
25-Mar-1948   Die Hard
Noah Beery, Jr.
Actor
10-Aug-1913 1-Nov-1994 Rocky on The Rockford Files
Jason Beghe
Actor
12-Mar-1960   Sean McGrail on To Have and to Hold
Barbara Bel Geddes
Actor
31-Oct-1922 8-Aug-2005 Miss Ellie on Dallas
Shari Belafonte
Actor
22-Sep-1954   Harry's daughter
Daniel Bell
Sociologist
10-May-1919 25-Jan-2011 The End of Ideology
Lake Bell
Actor
24-Mar-1979   Surface
Pamela Bellwood
Actor
26-Jun-1951   Claudia Blaisdel on Dynasty
Perry Belmont
Politician
28-Dec-1851 25-May-1947 Congressman from New York, 1881-88
Bea Benaderet
Actor
4-Apr-1906 13-Oct-1968 Voice of Betty Rubble
Peter Benchley
Novelist
8-May-1940 11-Feb-2006 Jaws
William Bendix
Actor
14-Jan-1906 14-Dec-1964 The Life of Riley
Ruth Benedict
Anthropologist
5-Jun-1887 17-Sep-1948 Anthropologist, Patterns of Culture
Richard Benjamin
Actor
22-May-1938   Westworld
Robert H. Benmosche
Business
29-May-1944   CEO of AIG
Constance Bennett
Actor
22-Oct-1904 24-Jul-1965 The Affairs of Cellini
Tony Bennett
Singer
3-Aug-1926   Left his heart in San Francisco
Warren Bennis
Educator
8-Mar-1925   Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge
Craig Benson
Politician
8-Oct-1954   Governor of New Hampshire, 2003-05
Marisa Berenson
Actor
15-Feb-1947   Barry Lyndon
Peter Berg
Actor
11-Mar-1964   Dr. Billy Kronk on Chicago Hope
Arthur Berger
Composer
15-May-1912 7-Oct-2003 Ideas of Order
Lowell Bergman
Film/TV Producer
24-Jul-1945   Former 60 Minutes producer
Marilyn Bergman
Songwriter
10-Nov-1929   The Way We Were
Shelley Berkley
Politician
20-Jan-1951   Congresswoman, Nevada 1st
David Berkowitz
Criminal
1-Jun-1953   Son of Sam killer
Roger S. Berlind
Film/TV Producer
27-Jun-1930   Broadway producer
Charles Berlitz
Author
20-Nov-1914 18-Dec-2003 Language lessons and specultive non-fiction
Ari Berman
Journalist
c. 1983   Contributing writer, The Nation
Herschel Bernardi
Actor
20-Oct-1923 9-May-1986 Voiced Charlie the Tuna, Jolly Green Giant
Berl Bernhard
Attorney
7-Sep-1929   Co-Founder, Verner Liipfert
Elmer Bernstein
Composer
4-Apr-1922 18-Aug-2004 Scored The Magnificent Seven
Alfred Bester
Novelist
18-Dec-1913 30-Sep-1987 The Stars My Destination
Zina Bethune
Actor
17-Feb-1945 11-Feb-2012 Gail Lucas on The Nurses
Hakim Bey
Author
1945   Temporary Autonomous Zone
Troy Beyer
Actor
7-Nov-1964   Love Don't Cost a Thing
Mario Biaggi
Politician
26-Oct-1917   Congressman from New York, 1969-88
Poultney Bigelow
Author
10-Sep-1855 28-May-1954 The German Struggle for Liberty
Leslie S. Biller
Business
c. 1948   COO of Wells Fargo, 1998-2002
Peter Billingsley
Actor
16-Apr-1972   A Christmas Story
Billy the Kid
Criminal
23-Nov-1859 14-Jul-1881 Frontier outlaw
Val Bisoglio
Actor
7-May-1926   Danny Tovo on Quincy
Whit Bissell
Actor
25-Oct-1909 5-Mar-1996 The Time Tunnel
Samuel Blatchford
Judge
9-Mar-1820 7-Jul-1893 US Supreme Court Justice, 1882-93
William Peter Blatty
Author
7-Jan-1928   The Exorcist
Yasmine Bleeth
Actor
14-Jun-1968   Baywatch
Peter Blegvad
Musician
14-Aug-1951   Slapp Happy, Leviathan
Edward Bleier
Business
16-Oct-1929   President, Warner Broadcast/Cable, 1986-2000
Henry E. Bliss
Curator
29-Jan-1870 9-Aug-1955 Bliss Classification System
Scott Bloch
Government
c. 1958   Office of Special Counsel, 2004-08
Joan Blondell
Actor
30-Aug-1906 25-Dec-1979 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Alfred H. Bloom
Educator
27-Feb-1946   President, Swarthmore College
Harold Bloom
Critic
11-Jul-1930   Literary critic, Yale professor
Baruch S. Blumberg
Scientist
28-Jul-1925 5-Apr-2011 Hepatitis B vaccine
Steven Bochco
Film/TV Producer
16-Dec-1943   Cop Rock
Richard W. Boehm
Diplomat
25-Jun-1926 28-Nov-2011 US Ambassador to Oman, 1989-92
Earl Boen
Actor
7-Nov-1945   In three Terminator movies
Humphrey Bogart
Actor
25-Dec-1899 14-Jan-1957 Casablanca
Paul Bogart
Film Director
13-Nov-1919 15-Apr-2012 Prolific TV and film director
Richard W. Bolling
Politician
17-May-1916 21-Apr-1991 Congressman from Missouri, 1949-83
Murray Bookchin
Philosopher
14-Jan-1921 30-Jul-2006 The Ecology of Freedom
Shirley Booth
Actor
30-Aug-1898 16-Oct-1992 Come Back, Little Sheba
Michael J. Boskin
Economist
23-Sep-1945   Economics Professor at Stanford
Margot Botsford
Judge
16-Mar-1947   Justice, Massachusetts Supreme Court
Michael Boudin
Judge
29-Nov-1939   1st Circuit Court of Appeals
Anthony Bourdain
Chef
25-Jun-1956   Kitchen Confidential
Joseph L. Bower
Business
21-Sep-1938   Professor, Harvard Business School
John Ross Bowie
Actor
30-May-1971   Barry Kripke on The Big Bang Theory
Jane Bowles
Novelist
22-Feb-1917 4-May-1973 Two Serious Ladies
James J. Braddock
Boxing
7-Jun-1905 29-Nov-1974 Cinderella Man
Alice Brady
Actor
2-Nov-1892 28-Oct-1939 In Old Chicago
John G. Brady
Politician
25-May-1848 17-Dec-1918 Territorial Governor of Alaska 1897-1906
Nicholas F. Brady
Government
11-Apr-1930   US Secretary of the Treasury, 1988-93
Gloria Brame
Author
20-Aug-1955   Clinical sexologist
Abigail Breslin
Actor
14-Apr-1996   Little Miss Sunshine
Patricia Breslin
Actor
17-Mar-1931 12-Oct-2011 The People's Choice
Spencer Breslin
Actor
18-May-1992   The Kid
David Brian
Actor
5-Aug-1914 15-Jul-1993 Mr. District Attorney
Fanny Brice
Singer
29-Oct-1891 29-May-1951 The Baby Snooks Show
Matthew Broderick
Actor
21-Mar-1962   Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Adrien Brody
Actor
14-Apr-1973   The Pianist
Geraldine Brooks
Actor
29-Oct-1925 19-Jun-1977 The Reckless Moment
Joel Brooks
Actor
17-Dec-1949   J. D. Lucas on My Sister Sam
Edward Brophy
Actor
27-Feb-1895 27-May-1960 The Last Hurrah
Claude Brown
Author
23-Feb-1937 2-Feb-2002 Manchild in the Promised Land
Harold Brown
Government
19-Sep-1927   US Secretary of Defense, 1977-81
L. Dean Brown
Diplomat
21-Aug-1920 2-May-2001 US Ambassador to Jordan, 1970-73
Peter Brown
Actor
5-Oct-1935   Deputy Johnny McKay in Lawman
Wesley Brown
Novelist
1945   Tragic Magic
Harry Browne
Politician
17-Jun-1933 1-Mar-2006 Libertarian candidate for President
Ron Brownstein
Columnist
6-Apr-1958   The Los Angeles Times
Catherine Wolfe Bruce
Philanthropist
22-Jan-1816 13-Mar-1900 Underwriter of astronomy
Robert Brustein
Educator
21-Apr-1927   Founder, American Reportory Theatre
John E. Bryson
Business
24-Jul-1943   US Secretary of Commerce, 2011-12
Mika Brzezinski
Journalist
2-May-1967   Co-Host, Morning Joe
Christopher Buckley
Novelist
24-Dec-1952   Thank You for Smoking
James L. Buckley
Politician
9-Mar-1923   US Senator from New York, 1971-77
William F. Buckley
Columnist
24-Nov-1925 27-Feb-2008 National Review
Frederick Buechner
Novelist
11-Jul-1926   The Final Beast
Sandy Bull
Guitarist
1941 11-Apr-2001 Fantasias for Guitar and Banjo
Brooke Bundy
Actor
8-Aug-1944   A Nightmare on Elm Street 3
Raymond Burghardt
Diplomat
27-May-1945   US Ambassador to Vietnam, 2002-04
Andrew H. Burke
Politician
15-May-1850 17-Nov-1918 Governor of North Dakota, 1891-93
Catherine Burns
Actor
24-Sep-1945   Last Summer
George Burns
Comic
20-Jan-1896 9-Mar-1996 Oh, God!
Ursula M. Burns
Business
20-Sep-1958   CEO of Xerox
Abe Burrows
Playwright
18-Dec-1910 17-May-1985 Co-Author, Guys and Dolls
Carter Burwell
Composer
19-Nov-1955   Composer for all Coen Bros films
Robert N. Butler
Doctor
21-Jan-1927 4-Jul-2010 Expert on aging
Yancy Butler
Actor
2-Jul-1970   Witchblade
Red Buttons
Actor
5-Feb-1919 13-Jul-2006 They Shoot Horses Don't They?
John Byner
Comic
28-Jun-1938   Voice of The Aardvark cartoon
Edd Byrnes
Actor
30-Jul-1933   Kookie on 77 Sunset Strip
Irving Caesar
Songwriter
4-Jul-1895 17-Dec-1996 Tea for Two
Eddie Cahill
Actor
15-Jan-1978   Det. Don Flack on CSI: NY
Thomas Cahill
Author
29-Mar-1940   How the Irish Saved Civilization
Sammy Cahn
Songwriter
18-Jun-1913 15-Jan-1993 Three Coins in the Fountain
Mary Calderone
Activist
1-Jul-1904 24-Oct-1998 Questions and Answers about Love and Sex
Hortense Calisher
Novelist
20-Dec-1911 15-Jan-2009 In the Absence of Angels
Maria Callas
Singer
2-Dec-1923 16-Sep-1977 Operatic Soprano
Godfrey Cambridge
Actor
26-Feb-1933 29-Nov-1976 Cotton Comes to Harlem
L. Sprague de Camp
Author
27-Nov-1907 6-Nov-2000 Lest Darkness Fall
Frank Campanella
Actor
12-Mar-1919 30-Dec-2006 Character actor
Joseph Campanella
Actor
21-Nov-1933   The Colbys
John Candelaria
Baseball
6-Nov-1953   Candyman, MLB pitcher
Cass Canfield
Publisher
26-Apr-1897 27-Mar-1986 Harper & Brothers
Lou Cannon
Journalist
3-Jun-1933   Reagan biographer
Eddie Cantor
Singer
31-Jan-1892 10-Oct-1964 Banjo Eyes
Nancy Cantor
Educator
c. 1952   Chancellor, Syracuse University
Jennifer Capriati
Tennis
29-Mar-1976   Troubled tennis pro
Irene Cara
Singer
18-Mar-1959   Oh what a feeling
Demetrios James Caraley
Educator
22-Jun-1932   President, Academy of Political Science
Nestor Carbonell
Actor
1-Dec-1967   Luis Rivera on Suddenly Susan
Benjamin Cardozo
Judge
24-May-1870 9-Jul-1938 US Supreme Court Justice, 1932-38
Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
Author
4-Apr-1908 4-Nov-2006 Cheaper by the Dozen
Olive Carey
Actor
31-Jan-1896 13-Mar-1988 Billy the Kid versus Dracula
Ron Carey
Labor Leader
22-Mar-1936 11-Dec-2008 Teamsters President, 1992-99
Lou Carnesecca
Basketball
5-Jan-1925   Longtime coach, St. John's University
John Carradine
Actor
5-Feb-1906 27-Nov-1988 In over 200 B movies
Asia Carrera
Pornstar
6-Aug-1973   Mensa member, pornstar
Jim Carroll
Author
1-Aug-1950 11-Sep-2009 The Basketball Diaries
Nancy Carroll
Actor
19-Nov-1903 6-Aug-1965 The Devil's Holiday
Benny Carter
Jazz Musician
8-Aug-1907 12-Jul-2003 Jazz and big bandleader
Elliott Carter
Composer
11-Dec-1908 5-Nov-2012 The Defence of Corinth
Emily Carter
Author
1960   Glory Goes and Gets Some
Helena Carter
Actor
24-Aug-1923 11-Jan-2000 Invaders from Mars
Jack Carter
Comic
24-Jun-1923   Stand-up comic, actor
Ralph Carter
Actor
30-May-1961   Michael Evans on Good Times
Zachary W. Carter
Attorney
19-Mar-1950   Partner, Dorsey & Whitney
Alexander Cartwright
Baseball
17-Apr-1820 12-Jul-1892 Original rules of baseball
Julian Casablancas
Musician
23-Aug-1978   The Strokes frontman
Kimberly A. Casiano
Business
21-Dec-1957   President of Casiano Communications, 1994-2009
John Cassavetes
Actor
9-Dec-1929 3-Feb-1989 Rosemary's Baby
Nick Cassavetes
Actor
21-May-1959   Assault of the Killer Bimbos
David Cassidy
Singer
12-Apr-1950   The Partridge Family
Jack Cassidy
Actor
5-Mar-1927 12-Dec-1976 The Eiger Sanction
William Castle
Film Director
24-Apr-1914 31-May-1977 House on Haunted Hill
Jimmy Castor
Musician
23-Jun-1947 16-Jan-2012 Troglodyte
Ida L. Castro
Government
1953   Chairman of the EEOC, 1998-2001
Gilbert Cates
Film Director
6-Jun-1934 1-Nov-2011 I Never Sang for My Father
Phoebe Cates
Actor
16-Jul-1963   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Joseph Cawthorn
Actor
29-Mar-1868 21-Jan-1949 White Zombie
Wyatt Cenac
Comic
19-Apr-1976   The Daily Show
Lee Chamberlin
Actor
14-Feb-1938   The Electric Company
Stockard Channing
Actor
13-Feb-1944   The First Lady on The West Wing
Frederic L. Chapin
Diplomat
13-Jul-1929 8-Sep-1989 US Ambassador to Guatemala, 1981-84
John Jay Chapman
Essayist
2-Mar-1862 4-Nov-1933 Essayist, founder of The Nursery
Barrie Chase
Dancer
20-Oct-1933   Danced with Fred Astaire
Ilka Chase
Actor
8-Apr-1900 15-Feb-1978 Now, Voyager
Ruth Chatterton
Actor
24-Dec-1893 24-Nov-1961 Madame X
Paddy Chayefsky
Playwright
29-Jan-1923 1-Aug-1981 Network
Nick Chinlund
Actor
18-Nov-1961   A Brother's Kiss
Marvin J. Chomsky
Film Director
23-May-1929   Holocaust
Carol T. Christ
Educator
21-May-1944   President, Smith College
Robert Christgau
Critic
18-Apr-1942   Village Voice music critic
Michael Cimino
Film Director
3-Feb-1939   The Deer Hunter
Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick
Judge
1942   Judge, NY Court of Appeals
Grenville Clark
Attorney
5-Nov-1882 13-Jan-1967 World Peace Through World Law
Spencer Treat Clark
Actor
24-Sep-1987   Unbreakable
Jill Clayburgh
Actor
30-Apr-1944 5-Nov-2010 Starting Over
Harlan Cleveland
Government
19-Jan-1918 30-May-2008 Futurist, diplomat
Adam Clymer
Journalist
27-Apr-1937   The New York Times
Lee J. Cobb
Actor
8-Dec-1911 11-Feb-1976 The Left Hand of God
James Coco
Actor
21-Mar-1928 25-Feb-1987 Only When I Laugh
Henry Sloane Coffin
Religion
5-Jan-1877 25-Nov-1954 Meaning of the Cross
William Sloane Coffin
Activist
1-Jun-1924 12-Apr-2006 Civilly disobedient chaplain
Alexander H. Cohen
Theatre Producer
24-Jul-1920 22-Apr-2000 The Homecoming
Herman Cohen
Diplomat
10-Feb-1932   US Ambassador to Senegal, Gambia 1977-80
Larry Cohen
Film Director
15-Jul-1938   The Stuff
Roy Cohn
Government
20-Feb-1927 2-Aug-1986 Joseph McCarthy's henchman
Lester Cole
Screenwriter
19-Jun-1904 15-Aug-1985 Born Free
Cy Coleman
Composer
14-Jun-1929 18-Nov-2004 Hey, Big Spender
Schuyler Colfax
Politician
23-Mar-1823 13-Jan-1885 US Vice President, 1869-73
Bud Collyer
Game Show Host
18-Jun-1908 8-Sep-1969 To Tell the Truth
June Collyer
Actor
19-Aug-1906 16-Mar-1968 The Stu Erwin Show
Joe Conason
Journalist
c. 1954   New York Observer political columnist
Jeff Conaway
Actor
5-Oct-1950 27-May-2011 Grease
Bill Condon
Film Director
22-Oct-1955   Gods and Monsters
Kevin Connolly
Actor
5-Mar-1974   Eric Murphy on Entourage
Con Conrad
Songwriter
18-Jun-1891 28-Sep-1938 The Continental
Michael Conrad
Actor
16-Oct-1925 22-Nov-1983 Sgt. Esterhaus on Hill Street Blues
Frank Conroy
Author
15-Jan-1936 6-Apr-2005 Stop-Time
J. Michael Cook
Business
16-Sep-1942   CEO of Deloitte & Touche, 1989-99
Robin Cook
Novelist
4-May-1940   Coma
Anderson Cooper
Journalist
3-Jun-1967   Anderson Cooper 360
Leon N. Cooper
Physicist
28-Feb-1930   BCS Theory of Superconductivity
Ralph Cooper
Actor
16-Jan-1908 4-Apr-1992 The Dark Gable
Sofia Coppola
Film Director
14-May-1971   Lost in Translation
Pedro de Cordoba
Actor
28-Sep-1881 16-Sep-1950 The Ghost Breakers
Frederick De Cordova
Film/TV Producer
27-Oct-1910 15-Sep-2001 Producer of The Tonight Show
Gregory Corso
Poet
26-Mar-1930 17-Jan-2001 Beat poet, Gasoline
George B. Cortelyou
Politician
26-Jul-1862 23-Oct-1940 US Treasury Secretary, 1907-09
Ann Coulter
Pundit
8-Dec-1961   Rightwing bombthrower
Bob Cousy
Basketball
9-Aug-1928   Boston Celtics guard
Jerome Cowan
Actor
6-Oct-1897 24-Jan-1972 Miracle on 34th Street
Howard E. Cox, Jr.
Business
1944   Greylock Partners
Richard Cox
Actor
6-May-1948   Cruising
Norma Crane
Actor
10-Nov-1928 28-Sep-1973 Fiddler on the Roof
Nick Cravat
Actor
11-Jan-1912 29-Jan-1994 The Crimson Pirate
Chester A. Crocker
Government
29-Oct-1941   Asst. Secy. State, African Affairs, 1981-89
Herbert Croly
Author
23-Jan-1869 17-May-1930 The Promise of American Life
Milton Cross
Radio Personality
16-Apr-1897 3-Jan-1975 Announcer, voice of the Metropolitan Opera
Lindsay Crouse
Actor
12-May-1948   House of Games
Jon Cryer
Actor
16-Apr-1965   Duckie Dale in Pretty in Pink
James W. Crystal
Business
9-Oct-1937   Frank Crystal & Company
George Cukor
Film Director
7-Jul-1899 23-Jan-1983 My Fair Lady
Kieran Culkin
Actor
30-Sep-1982   Brother of Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
Actor
26-Aug-1980   Home Alone
Rory Culkin
Actor
21-Jul-1989   Kid in Signs
Joseph F. Cullman III
Business
9-Apr-1912 30-Apr-2004 CEO of Philip Morris, 1957-78
Irving Cummings
Film Director
9-Oct-1888 18-Apr-1959 In Old Arizona
Rivers Cuomo
Musician
13-Jun-1970   Weezer frontman
Valerie Curtin
Actor
31-Mar-1945   Judy Bernly on 9 to 5
Tony Curtis
Actor
3-Jun-1925 29-Sep-2010 Some Like It Hot
Lloyd Cutler
Attorney
10-Nov-1917 8-May-2005 White House Counsel for Carter, Clinton
Patti D'Arbanville
Actor
25-May-1951   Rose Boscorelli on Third Watch
Mike D
Rapper
20-Nov-1965   Beastie Boys
Alexandra Daddario
Actor
16-Mar-1986   Bereavement
Dan Dailey
Actor
14-Dec-1913 16-Oct-1978 When My Baby Smiles at Me
Curtis B. Dall
Military
24-Oct-1896 28-Jun-1991 Liberty Lobby
John Dall
Actor
26-May-1918 15-Jan-1971 Rope
Timothy Daly
Actor
1-Mar-1956   Seven Girlfriends
Stuart Damon
Actor
5-Feb-1937   Alan Quartermaine on General Hospital
Leora Dana
Actor
1-Apr-1923 13-Dec-1983 Some Came Running
Claire Danes
Actor
12-Apr-1979   My So-Called Life
Royal Dano
Actor
16-Nov-1922 15-May-1994 The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao
Ray Danton
Actor
19-Sep-1931 11-Feb-1992 The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond
Richard Danzig
Government
8-Sep-1944   US Secretary of the Navy, 1998-2001
Terence Trent D'Arby
Musician
15-Mar-1962   Introducing The Hardline
Henry Darrow
Actor
15-Sep-1933   The High Chaparral
Damon Dash
Business
3-May-1971   Co-Founder, Roc-A-Fella Records
Harry Davenport
Actor
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Hal David
Songwriter
25-May-1921 1-Sep-2012 Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
Mack David
Songwriter
5-Jul-1912 30-Dec-1993 La vie en rose
Rosario Dawson
Actor
9-May-1979   Josie and the Pussycats
Charlie Day
Actor
9-Feb-1976   It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Clarence Day
Author
18-Nov-1874 28-Dec-1935 Life with Father
Sky Dayton
Business
8-Aug-1971   Earthlink, Boingo Wireless
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Kristine Debell
Pornstar
1954   Star of Alice in Wonderland porno
Kool Moe Dee
Rapper
8-Aug-1963   Rap artist
Frank DeKova
Actor
17-Mar-1910 15-Oct-1981 Chief Wild Eagle on F Troop
Samuel R. Delany
Author
1-Apr-1942   Triton
Peter DeLuise
Actor
6-Nov-1966   Officer Penhall on 21 Jump Street
Ted Demme
Film Director
26-Oct-1963 13-Jan-2002 Blow
Martin Denny
Musician
10-Apr-1911 2-Mar-2005 King of the Tiki Hut
Nick Denton
Publisher
24-Aug-1966   Gawker Media
Buddy DeSylva
Songwriter
27-Jan-1895 11-Jul-1950 DeSylva, Brown, and Henderson
Joseph R. DeTrani
Diplomat
?   Director, National Counterproliferation Center
Howard Deutch
Film Director
14-Sep-1950   Pretty in Pink
Persi Diaconis
Mathematician
31-Jan-1945   Science of random numbers
Peter Diamond
Economist
29-Apr-1940   Diamond paradox in economics
Reed Diamond
Actor
20-Jul-1967   Det. Mike Kellerman on Homicide
Don Diamont
Actor
31-Dec-1962   The Young and the Restless
Melonie Diaz
Actor
25-Apr-1984   Be Kind Rewind
Vin Diesel
Actor
18-Jul-1967   Riddick from Pitch Black
Howard Dietz
Songwriter
8-Sep-1896 30-Jul-1983 MGM songwriter, publicity chief
Victoria Dillard
Actor
20-Sep-1969   Janelle Cooper on Spin City
James Dimon
Business
13-Mar-1956   CEO of JP Morgan Chase
Joseph J. DioGuardi
Politician
20-Sep-1940   Congressman from New York, 1985-89
Michael V. DiSalle
Politician
6-Jan-1908 14-Sep-1981 Governor of Ohio, 1959-63
Ivan Dixon
Actor
6-Apr-1931 16-Mar-2008 Sgt. Kinchloe on Hogan's Heroes
Edward Djerejian
Diplomat
6-Mar-1939   US Ambassador to Israel, 1994
James F. Dobbins
Diplomat
31-May-1942   US Ambassador to the EU, 1991-93
E. L. Doctorow
Author
6-Jan-1931   The Book of Daniel
Mary Mapes Dodge
Editor
26-Jan-1831 21-Aug-1905 Editor of St. Nicholas, 1873-1905
Troy Donahue
Actor
27-Jan-1936 2-Sep-2001 A Summer Place
Richard Donner
Film Director
24-Apr-1930   Superman
Robert Donner
Actor
27-Apr-1931 8-Jun-2006 Exidor on Mork and Mindy
Thomas J. Donohue
Business
1938   US Chamber of Commerce
King Donovan
Actor
25-Jan-1918 30-Jun-1987 Character actor husband of Imogene Coca
Shaun Donovan
Government
24-Jan-1966   US Secretary of HUD
Bob Dornan
Politician
3-Apr-1933   Congressman from California, 1977-97
Caroline Dorsa
Business
1959   CFO of Gilead Sciences
Gordon Douglas
Film Director
15-Dec-1907 29-Sep-1993 Them!
Billie Dove
Actor
14-May-1903 31-Dec-1997 The Black Pirate
Robert Downey, Jr.
Actor
4-Apr-1965   The Gingerbread Man
Robert Downey, Sr.
Film Director
24-Jun-1936   Greaser's Palace
Charles Drake
Actor
2-Oct-1917 10-Sep-1994 You Never Can Tell
Ervin Drake
Songwriter
3-Apr-1919   It Was a Very Good Year
Frances Drake
Actor
22-Oct-1912 18-Jan-2000 WWII pinup girl, also actress
Michael Drosnin
Journalist
c. 1944   The Bible Code
Daniel C. Drucker
Engineer
1918 25-Aug-2001 Drucker's stability postulate
James Drury
Actor
18-Apr-1934   The Virginian
Spencer Dryden
Drummer
7-Apr-1938 11-Jan-2005 Jefferson Airplane drummer
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Peter Duchin
Pianist
28-Jul-1937   Rebel Rouser
David Duchovny
Actor
7-Aug-1960   Mulder on The X-Files
Karen Duffy
Actor
23-May-1962   MTV VJ turned Dumb & Dumber actress
Alan Dugan
Poet
12-Feb-1923 3-Sep-2003 Poems
Angier Biddle Duke
Diplomat
30-Nov-1915 29-Apr-1995 US Ambassador to Spain, 1965-68
Doris Duke
Philanthropist
22-Nov-1912 28-Oct-1993 Heiress to Duke fortune
Avery Cardinal Dulles
Religion
24-Aug-1918 12-Dec-2008 Fordham Professor, Roman Catholic Cardinal
Lena Dunham
Actor
13-May-1986   Tiny Furniture
James Dunn
Actor
2-Nov-1901 1-Sep-1967 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Griffin Dunne
Actor
8-Jun-1955   An American Werewolf in London
Jimmy Durante
Comic
10-Feb-1893 20-Jan-1980 Everybody wants ta get inta da act
Junior Durkin
Actor
2-Jul-1914 4-May-1935 Huckleberry Finn
Seymour Durst
Business
c. 1913 19-May-1995 New York real estate mogul
Ann Dvorak
Actor
2-Aug-1912 10-Dec-1979 Cesca in Scarface
Jakob Dylan
Musician
9-Dec-1969   Head Wallflower and Bob Dylan's son
Alexis Dziena
Actor
8-Jul-1984   Kira Underlay on Invasion
Fred Ebb
Musician
8-Apr-1935 11-Sep-2004 Top Broadway lyricist, Cabaret
Dr. Dean Edell
Radio Personality
c. 1941   Syndicated call-in radio doctor
Gerald M. Edelman
Scientist
1-Jul-1929   Chemical structure of antibodies
Irwin Edman
Philosopher
28-Nov-1896 4-Sep-1954 Philosopher’s Holiday
Kurt Eichenwald
Journalist
28-Jun-1961   Conspiracy of Fools
Sally Eilers
Actor
11-Dec-1908 5-Jan-1978 Coroner Creek
Jessica P. Einhorn
Government
c. 1945   Dean, School of Advanced International Studies
Ned Eisenberg
Actor
13-Jan-1957   Roger Kressler on Law & Order: SVU
Larry Elikann
Film Director
4-Jul-1920 4-Feb-2004 One Against the Wind
Gertrude B. Elion
Scientist
23-Jan-1918 21-Feb-1999 Developed medicines for leukemia, herpes, AIDS
Ray Eliot
Football
13-Jun-1905 24-Feb-1980 Illini Head Coach, 1942-59
Theodore L. Eliot, Jr.
Diplomat
24-Jan-1928   US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 1973-78
Stanley Elkin
Novelist
11-May-1930 31-May-1995 The Living End
Chris Elliott
Comic
31-May-1960   The David Letterman Show
Andrea Elson
Actor
6-Mar-1969   Lynn Tanner on ALF
John Hart Ely
Scholar
3-Dec-1938 25-Oct-2003 Democracy and Distrust
John Emery
Actor
20-May-1905 16-Nov-1964 Rocketship X-M
Noah Emmerich
Actor
27-Feb-1965   The Truman Show
Richard Engel
Journalist
16-Sep-1973   NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent
Delia Ephron
Author
12-Jul-1944   Heartburn
Nora Ephron
Author
19-May-1941 26-Jun-2012 When Harry Met Sally
Jacob Epstein
Sculptor
10-Nov-1880 21-Aug-1959 Strand Statues
Theo Epstein
Baseball
29-Dec-1973   General Manager, Chicago Cubs
Charles H. Erhart, Jr.
Business
31-Jul-1925 16-Jan-2009 President of W.R. Grace & Co., 1989-90
Jennifer Esposito
Actor
11-Apr-1973   The Proposal
Robert A. Essner
Business
26-Oct-1947   CEO of Wyeth, 2002-07
Emilio Estevez
Actor
12-May-1962   Otto in Repo Man
Erik Estrada
Actor
16-Mar-1949   Officer Francis Poncharello on CHiPs
Madge Evans
Actor
1-Jul-1909 26-Apr-1981 Hallelujah I'm a Bum
Robert Evans
Film/TV Producer
29-Jun-1930   The Kid Stays In The Picture
Jason Evers
Actor
2-Jan-1922 13-Mar-2005 The Brain That Wouldn't Die
Mark W. Everson
Administrator
10-Sep-1954   IRS Commissioner, 2003-07
Judith Exner
Author
11-Jan-1934 25-Sep-1999 JFK mistress
John Fahey
Business
c. 1953   CEO of National Geographic Society
Sammy Fain
Composer
17-Jun-1902 6-Dec-1989 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Actor
9-Dec-1909 7-May-2000 Sinbad the Sailor
Donald Faison
Actor
22-Jun-1974   Dr. Christopher Turk on Scrubs
Peter Falk
Actor
16-Sep-1927 23-Jun-2011 Detective Columbo
Antonio Fargas
Actor
14-Aug-1946   Huggy Bear on Starsky and Hutch
Oliver La Farge
Author
19-Dec-1901 2-Aug-1963 Laughing Boy
Howard Fast
Novelist
11-Nov-1914 12-Mar-2003 Spartacus
Minnesota Fats
Sports Figure
19-Jan-1913 15-Jan-1996 Billiards opponent of Willie Mosconi
Drew Gilpin Faust
Educator
18-Sep-1947   President of Harvard University
Alice Faye
Actor
5-May-1915 9-May-1998 Fallen Angel
Tovah Feldshuh
Actor
27-Dec-1952   Kissing Jessica Stein
Martin Feldstein
Economist
25-Nov-1939   Reagan economist
John B. Fenn
Chemist
15-Jun-1917 10-Dec-2010 Electrospray ionization
Mark Feuerstein
Actor
8-Jun-1971   Good Morning, Miami
Kim Fields
Actor
12-May-1969   Tootie on The Facts of Life
Jeanna Fine
Pornstar
29-Sep-1964   Sleeping Booty
John Finn
Actor
30-Sep-1952   John Stillman on Cold Case
Robert Finn
Diplomat
19-Dec-1945   US Ambassador to Afghanistan, 2002-03
Hamilton Fish
Politician
3-Aug-1808 7-Sep-1893 US Secretary of State, 1869-77
Franklin M. Fisher
Economist
13-Dec-1934   Economist at MIT
Jay S. Fishman
Business
4-Nov-1952   CEO of Travelers
Patrick J. Fitzgerald
Government
22-Dec-1960   Special Counsel for Plame case
Dennis J. FitzSimons
Business
26-Jun-1950   CEO of Tribune Co., 2003-07
Bob Flanagan
Performance Artist
27-Dec-1952 4-Jan-1996 Supermasochist
Ira Flatow
Radio Personality
9-Mar-1949   Talk of the Nation: Science Friday
Bela Fleck
Musician
10-Jul-1958   Banjo virtuoso
Chuck Fleischmann
Politician
11-Oct-1962   Congressman, Tennessee 3rd
Art Fleming
Game Show Host
1-May-1924 25-Apr-1995 Original Jeopardy! host
Rodman Flender
Film Director
9-Jun-1962   Idle Hands
William J. Flynn
Government
1867 14-Oct-1928 FBI Director, 1919-21
Robert W. Fogel
Economist
1-Jul-1926   Cliometrics
Evelyn Follit
Business
c. 1948   CIO of Radio Shack, 1999-2005
Jane Fonda
Actor
21-Dec-1937   Barbarella
Peter Fonda
Actor
23-Feb-1940   Easy Rider
Whitey Ford
Baseball
21-Oct-1928   Ten World Series wins
Alan Dean Foster
Novelist
18-Nov-1946   Author of many movie novelizations
Jorja Fox
Actor
7-Jul-1968   Sara Sidle on CSI
Samantha Fox
Pornstar
3-Dec-1951   Pornstar cum mediocre singer
Nikolai Fraiture
Bassist
13-Nov-1978   Bassist for The Strokes
Tony Franciosa
Actor
25-Oct-1928 19-Jan-2006 A Face in the Crowd
Lawrence Frank
Basketball
23-Aug-1970   Head Coach, Detroit Pistons
Bethenny Frankel
TV Personality
4-Nov-1970   Reality TV staple, self-help author
David Frankel
Film Director
2-Apr-1959   The Devil Wears Prada
Al Franken
Politician
21-May-1951   US Senator from Minnesota
John Frankenheimer
Film Director
19-Feb-1930 6-Jul-2002 Seven Days in May
Daniel J. Freed
Educator
12-May-1927 17-Jan-2010 Yale Law professor
Peter Frelinghuysen, Jr.
Politician
17-Jan-1916 23-May-2011 Congressman from New Jersey, 1953-75
Rodney Frelinghuysen
Politician
29-Apr-1946   Congressman, New Jersey 11th
Philip Freneau
Poet
2-Jan-1752 18-Dec-1832 Poet of the American Revolution
Paul J. Fribourg
Business
1954   CEO of ContiGroup
Albert Fried, Jr.
Business
19-Mar-1930   Albert Fried & Company
Edward A. Frieman
Physicist
19-Jan-1926 11-Apr-2013 Director of Scripps, 1986-96
Richard S. Fuld, Jr.
Business
26-Apr-1946   CEO of Lehman Brothers, 1993-2008
Grand Verbalizer Funkin-Lesson
Rapper
?   Grand Verbalizer, What Time Is It?
Ellen V. Futter
Educator
21-Sep-1949   President of Barnard College, 1980-93
William M. Gaines
Publisher
1-Mar-1922 3-Jun-1992 Mad Magazine publisher
Carmine Galante
Criminal
21-Feb-1910 12-Jul-1979 Acting Bonanno Boss, 1974-79
Helen Gallagher
Actor
19-Jul-1926   Maeve Ryan on Ryan's Hope
Richard H. Gallagher
Engineer
17-Nov-1927 30-Sep-1997 Finite element method
Paul Gallico
Author
26-Jul-1897 15-Jul-1975 The Snow Goose
Zach Galligan
Actor
14-Feb-1964   Cupid
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Philanthropist
14-Apr-1840 17-Jul-1924 Prominent art patron, collector
John Garfield
Actor
4-Mar-1913 21-May-1952 Gentleman's Agreement
Jeffrey E. Garten
Educator
29-Oct-1946   Dean of Yale Management, 1995-2005
Lorraine Gary
Actor
16-Aug-1937   Jaws
Ben Gazzara
Actor
28-Aug-1930 3-Feb-2012 The Thomas Crown Affair
Lou Gehrig
Baseball
19-Jun-1903 2-Jun-1941 Played 2,130 consecutive games
J. Geils
Guitarist
20-Feb-1946   Centerfold
Timothy F. Geithner
Government
18-Aug-1961   US Secretary of the Treasury
Bruce S. Gelb
Diplomat
24-Feb-1927   US Ambassador to Belgium, 1991-93
Richard Gelb
Business
1924 4-Apr-2004 CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1972-93
Robert S. Gelbard
Diplomat
1944   US Ambassador to Indonesia, 1999-2001
Murray Gell-Mann
Physicist
15-Sep-1929   Quarks and strangeness
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Actor
14-Apr-1977   Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Louis V. Gerstner
Business
1-Mar-1942   CEO of IBM, 1993-2002
Ivan Getting
Inventor
18-Jan-1912 11-Oct-2003 Global Positioning System
Estelle Getty
Actor
25-Jul-1923 22-Jul-2008 The Golden Girls
Paul Giamatti
Actor
6-Jun-1967   John Adams
Wynne Gibson
Actor
3-Jul-1905 15-May-1987 If I Had a Million
George Gilder
Pundit
29-Nov-1939   Technological futurist pundit
Richard Gilder
Business
c. 1932   Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Nancy Giles
Actor
17-Jul-1960   China Beach
Jack Gilford
Actor
25-Jul-1908 2-Jun-1990 Save the Tiger
Carol Gilligan
Psychologist
28-Nov-1936   In a Different Voice
Frank D. Gilroy
Playwright
13-Oct-1925   The Subject Was Roses
Robert Ginty
Actor
14-Nov-1948 21-Sep-2009 The Exterminator
Todd Gitlin
Educator
6-Jan-1943   Journalism professor, social critic
Rudy Giuliani
Politician
28-May-1944   Mayor of New York City, 1994-2001
Robin Givens
Actor
27-Nov-1964   Darlene on Head of the Class
Rob Glaser
Business
16-Jan-1962   CEO of RealNetworks, 1994-2010
Roy J. Glauber
Physicist
1-Sep-1925   Quantum optics
Lola Glaudini
Actor
24-Nov-1971   Criminal Minds
Nathan Glazer
Pundit
25-Feb-1923   Co-Editor, The Public Interest
James Gleason
Actor
23-May-1882 12-Apr-1959 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
James Gleick
Author
1-Aug-1954   Chaos: Making a New Science
Christopher Glenn
Journalist
23-Mar-1938 17-Oct-2006 Longtime CBS radio correspondent
Crispin Glover
Actor
20-Apr-1964   Rubin and Ed
Louise Glück
Author
22-Apr-1943   The Wild Iris
Arthur Godfrey
Actor
31-Aug-1903 16-Mar-1983 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
Tracey Gold
Actor
16-May-1969   Growing Pains
Bernard Goldberg
Journalist
31-May-1945   Bias
Whoopi Goldberg
Actor
13-Nov-1955   Sister Act
Harvey J. Goldschmid
Government
6-May-1940   SEC Commissioner, 2002-05
Peter Golenbock
Sports Journalist
19-Jul-1946   Dynasty: The New York Yankees, 1949–1964
Carlos Gomez
Actor
1-Jan-1962   Carlos Sanchez on The Glades
Ian Gomez
Actor
27-Dec-1964   The Drew Carey Show
Thomas Gomez
Actor
10-Jul-1905 18-Jun-1971 Ride the Pink Horse
Rick Gonzalez
Actor
30-Jun-1979   Coach Carter
Paul Goodman
Anarchist
9-Sep-1911 2-Aug-1972 Growing Up Absurd
Leo Gorcey
Actor
3-Jun-1917 2-Jun-1969 Bowery Boy
C. Henry Gordon
Actor
17-Jun-1884 3-Dec-1940 Scarface
Gale Gordon
Actor
20-Feb-1906 30-Jun-1995 The Lucy Show
Keith Gordon
Actor
3-Feb-1961   Christine
Lincoln Gordon
Diplomat
10-Sep-1913 19-Dec-2009 US Ambassador to Brazil, 1961-66
Lesley Gore
Singer
2-May-1946   Well-known crying advocate
David S. Gottesman
Business
26-Apr-1926   First Manhattan Company
Peter Gotti
Criminal
c. 1939   Gambino Boss after John Gotti
Lloyd Gough
Actor
21-Sep-1907 23-Jul-1984 Blacklisted character actor
Jason Gould
Actor
29-Dec-1966   Son of Streisand and Elliott Gould
Kingdon Gould, Jr.
Diplomat
3-Jan-1924   US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1973-76
Stephen Jay Gould
Biologist
10-Sep-1941 20-May-2002 Evolutionary scientist
Topher Grace
Actor
12-Jul-1978   Eric Forman in That 70's Show
Gerrit Graham
Actor
27-Nov-1949   Class Reunion
Jorie Graham
Poet
9-May-1951   The Dream of the Unified Field
Katharine Graham
Publisher
16-Jun-1917 17-Jul-2001 Washington Post publisher, 1966-79
Lee Grant
Actor
31-Oct-1927   Portnoy's Complaint
F. Gary Gray
Film Director
17-Jul-1969   The Italian Job
Rocky Graziano
Boxing
1-Jan-1919 22-May-1990 Middleweight boxing champ
Johnny Green
Composer
10-Oct-1908 15-May-1989 Body and Soul
S. William Green
Politician
16-Oct-1929 14-Oct-2002 Congressman from New York, 1978-93
Hank Greenberg
Baseball
1-Jan-1911 4-Sep-1986 Two-time American League MVP
Maurice R. Greenberg
Business
4-May-1925   CEO of American International Group, 1967-2005
Brian Greene
Author
9-Feb-1963   The Elegant Universe
Jeff Greenfield
Pundit
10-Jun-1943   ABC, CNN talking head
Paul Greengard
Scientist
11-Dec-1925   Signal transduction in the nervous system
David Greenglass
Spy
2-Mar-1922   Gave atomic secrets to Julius Rosenberg
Alan Greenspan
Economist
6-Mar-1926   Federal Reserve Chairman, 1987-2006
Jesse L. Greenstein
Astronomer
15-Oct-1909 21-Oct-2002 Co-Discoverer of quasars
Robert Greenwald
Film/TV Producer
28-Aug-1945   Outfoxed, Xanadu
James Gregory
Actor
23-Dec-1911 16-Sep-2002 Inspector Lugar on Barney Miller
Jennifer Grey
Actor
26-Mar-1960   Dirty Dancing
Melanie Griffith
Actor
9-Aug-1957   Mom from Lolita redux
Frank Grillo
Actor
8-Jun-1963   Nick Monohan on The Gates
Al Groh
Football
13-Jul-1944   Head Coach, University of Virginia
James J. Grosfeld
Business
22-Jun-1937   CEO of Pulte Homes, 1974-90
Sanford J. Grossman
Business
21-Jul-1953   CEO of Quantitative Financial Strategies
Lizzie Grubman
Business
30-Jan-1971   Celebrity publicist and SUV-wielder
Ernest Gruening
Politician
6-Feb-1887 26-Jun-1974 US Senator from Alaska, 1959-69
Joseph A. Grundfest
Attorney
8-Sep-1951   Stanford law professor
Robert R. Grusky
Business
19-Aug-1957   Hope Capital Management
Harry Guardino
Actor
23-Dec-1925 17-Jul-1995 Houseboat
John Guare
Playwright
5-Feb-1938   Six Degrees of Separation
Bob Guccione, Jr.
Relative
c. 1956   Spin magazine's ex-publisher
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Peggy Guggenheim
Socialite
26-Aug-1898 23-Dec-1979 Renowned art collector
Lani Guinier
Educator
19-Apr-1950   The Tyranny of the Majority
Steve Guttenberg
Actor
24-Aug-1958   Police Academy
Fred Gwynne
Actor
10-Jul-1926 2-Jul-1993 Herman on The Munsters
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Actor
16-Nov-1977   Secretary
Marilyn Hacker
Poet
27-Nov-1942   Presentation Piece
Raymond Hackett
Actor
15-Jul-1902 7-Jul-1958 Theater and silent film actor
David Halberstam
Journalist
10-Apr-1934 23-Apr-2007 The Powers That Be
Huntz Hall
Actor
15-Aug-1919 30-Jan-1999 Dead End Kids
Billy Halop
Actor
11-Feb-1920 9-Nov-1976 Dead End Kid
William Stewart Halsted
Doctor
23-Sep-1852 7-Sep-1922 Pioneer of sterile surgical technique
Josh Hamilton
Actor
9-Jun-1969   Alive
Marvin Hamlisch
Composer
2-Jun-1944 6-Aug-2012 The Way We Were
Oscar Hammerstein II
Musician
12-Jul-1895 23-Aug-1960 Rodgers and Hammerstein
Evan Handler
Actor
10-Jan-1961   Taps, Ransom
Sean Hannity
TV Personality
30-Dec-1961   Hannity & Colmes
Bibbe Hansen
Musician
1952   Mother of Beck, former Warhol protégé
E. Y. Harburg
Songwriter
8-Apr-1896 4-Mar-1981 The Wizard of Oz
Ty Hardin
Actor
1-Jan-1930   Bronco
Kadeem Hardison
Actor
24-Jul-1965   A Different World
Henry Harland
Novelist
1-Mar-1861 20-Dec-1905 The Cardinal's Snuff-box
Ned Harrigan
Actor
26-Oct-1844 6-Jun-1911 Harrigan & Hart
Nedda Harrigan
Actor
24-Aug-1899 1-Apr-1989 Devil's Island
W. Averell Harriman
Diplomat
15-Nov-1891 26-Jul-1986 Ambassador to USSR, Governor of NY
Pat Harrington
Actor
13-Aug-1929   Duane Schneider on One Day at a Time
Estelle Harris
Actor
4-Apr-1932   Estelle Costanza on Seinfeld
James B. Harris
Film Director
3-Aug-1928   The Bedford Incident
Marvin Harris
Anthropologist
18-Aug-1927 25-Oct-2001 Anthropological historian
Francis Burton Harrison
Politician
18-Dec-1873 21-Nov-1957 Drug prohibition
Arthur A. Hartman
Diplomat
12-Mar-1926   US Ambassador to the USSR, 1981-87
Hurd Hatfield
Actor
7-Dec-1917 26-Dec-1998 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Herbert A. Hauptman
Mathematician
14-Feb-1917 23-Oct-2011 X-ray diffraction studies
Billy Hayes
Criminal
3-Apr-1947   Hashish smuggler, Midnight Express
Bernadine P. Healy
Doctor
4-Aug-1944 6-Aug-2011 President, American Red Cross, 1999-2001
Anthony Hecht
Poet
16-Jan-1923 20-Oct-2004 The Hard Hours
Ben Hecht
Screenwriter
28-Feb-1894 18-Apr-1964 The Front Page
Robert Heilbroner
Economist
24-Mar-1919 4-Jan-2005 The Worldly Philosophers
Fred Heineman
Politician
28-Dec-1929 20-Mar-2010 Congressman from North Carolina, 1995-97
Carol Heiss
Figure Skating
20-Jan-1940   Figure skater, Gold Medal in 1960 Olympics
Martin Hellman
Inventor
2-Oct-1945   Public key cryptographer
Monte Hellman
Film Director
12-Jul-1932   Two-Lane Blacktop
Warren Hellman
Business
25-Jul-1934   Hellman & Friedman
Mark Helprin
Author
28-Jun-1947   Winter's Tale
Percy Helton
Actor
31-Jan-1894 11-Sep-1971 Character actor
Michael A. Henning
Business
1-May-1940   CEO of E&Y International, 1993-99
Lance Henriksen
Actor
5-May-1940   Aliens, Dead Man
Buck Henry
Comic
9-Dec-1930   Frequent SNL host
David Herman
Actor
20-Feb-1967   MADtv
Jerry Herman
Composer
10-Jul-1931   Hello Dolly!
Bernard Herrmann
Composer
29-Jun-1911 24-Dec-1975 Scored Psycho, Citizen Kane
Hendrik Hertzberg
Publisher
1943   The New Yorker
Don Hewitt
Film/TV Producer
14-Dec-1922 19-Aug-2009 60 Minutes creator
John Hill Hewitt
Songwriter
11-Jul-1801 7-Oct-1890 The Minstrels Return'd from the War
Ira Michael Heyman
Educator
30-May-1930 19-Nov-2011 Chancellor of UC Berkeley, 1980-90
Andrew Heyward
Journalist
1950   President of CBS News, 1996-2005
Oscar Hijuelos
Novelist
24-Aug-1951   The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
Utada Hikaru
Singer
19-Jan-1983   J-Pop crossover singer
Ally Hilfiger
Actor
26-Feb-1985   MTV's Rich Girls
George W. Hill
Astronomer
3-Mar-1838 16-Apr-1914 A New Theorie of Jupiter and Saturn
Francesca Hilton
Relative
10-Mar-1947   Daughter of Conrad Hilton and Zsa Zsa
Nicky Hilton
Socialite
5-Oct-1983   Heiress, handbag designer
Paris Hilton
Socialite
17-Feb-1981   The Simple Life
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Actor
4-Sep-1953   Welcome Back, Kotter
Gregory Hines
Dancer
14-Feb-1946 9-Aug-2003 Tap dancer
Mitzi Hoag
Actor
25-Sep-1932   Liz Platt on We'll Get By
Edward Hoagland
Essayist
21-Dec-1932   The Courage of Turtles
Rose Hobart
Actor
1-May-1906 29-Aug-2000 East of Borneo
Laura Z. Hobson
Novelist
19-Jun-1900 28-Feb-1986 Gentleman's Agreement
Adam Hochschild
Author
5-Oct-1942   King Leopold's Ghost
Paul Hodes
Politician
21-Mar-1951   Congressman from New Hampshire, 2007-11
Eric Hoffer
Author
25-Jul-1902 21-May-1983 The True Believer
Alice Hoffman
Novelist
16-Mar-1952   Property Of
Rick Hoffman
Actor
12-Jun-1970   Jake in Progress
Douglas Hofstadter
Author
15-Feb-1945   Godel, Escher, Bach
Robert Hofstadter
Physicist
5-Feb-1915 17-Nov-1990 Size, shape, and structure of neutrons and protons
James F. Hoge, Jr.
Editor
25-Dec-1935   Editor of Foreign Affairs
Richard C. Holbrooke
Diplomat
24-Apr-1941 13-Dec-2010 US Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan
John H. Holdridge
Diplomat
21-Aug-1924 12-Jul-2001 US Ambassador to Indonesia, 1983-86
John Hollander
Poet
28-Oct-1929   Powers of Thirteen
Judy Holliday
Actor
21-Jun-1921 7-Jun-1965 Born Yesterday
Celeste Holm
Actor
29-Apr-1917 15-Jul-2012 Gentleman's Agreement
Nicole Holofcener
Film Director
22-Mar-1960   Friends with Money
Jack Holt
Actor
31-May-1888 18-Jan-1951 They Were Expendable
Sidney Hook
Philosopher
20-Dec-1902 12-Jul-1989 Pragmatist
Grace Murray Hopper
Computer Programmer
9-Dec-1906 1-Jan-1992 Computer programming pioneer
William Hopper
Actor
26-Jan-1915 6-Mar-1970 Paul Drake on Perry Mason
Outerbridge Horsey
Diplomat
1-Oct-1910 18-Aug-1983 US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1963-66
Irving Howe
Critic
11-Jun-1920 5-May-1993 Editor of Dissent
Julia Ward Howe
Activist
27-May-1819 17-Oct-1910 Battle Hymn of the Republic
Steny Hoyer
Politician
14-Jun-1939   Congressman, Maryland 5th
Season Hubley
Actor
14-Mar-1951   Actress/Ex-Wife of Kurt Russell
Whip Hubley
Actor
28-Aug-1958   Russkies
Paz de la Huerta
Actor
3-Sep-1984   Lucy Danziger on Boardwalk Empire
Charles Evans Hughes, Jr.
Government
30-Nov-1889 21-Jan-1950 US Solicitor General, 1929-30
Russell A. Hulse
Physicist
28-Nov-1950   Co-Discovered first binary pulsar
Ray L. Hunt
Business
6-Apr-1943   Chairman of Hunt Oil
Evan Hunter
Novelist
15-Oct-1926 7-Jul-2005 The Blackboard Jungle
Harold Hunter
Skateboarder
2-Apr-1974 17-Feb-2006 Skateboarder in "Kids"
Tab Hunter
Actor
11-Jul-1931   Damn Yankees
Samuel P. Huntington
Author
18-Apr-1927 24-Dec-2008 The Clash of Civilizations
Mark Hurd
Business
1957   President of Oracle
Michelle Hurd
Actor
21-Dec-1966   Colleen Manus on The Glades
Robert Hurt
Politician
16-Jun-1969   Congressman, Virginia 5th
Barbara Hutton
Socialite
14-Nov-1912 11-May-1979 The Poor Little Rich Girl
E. F. Hutton
Business
7-Sep-1875 11-Jul-1962 Founder of E. F. Hutton brokerage
Leila Hyams
Actor
1-May-1905 4-Dec-1977 Freaks
Peter Hyams
Film Director
26-Jul-1943   Capricorn One
Sarah Hyland
Actor
24-Nov-1990   Haley Dunphy on Modern Family
Dick Hyman
Pianist
8-Mar-1927   Pianist, Organist, Conductor, Composer
Robert Iger
Business
10-Feb-1951   CEO of Disney
Robert Iler
Actor
2-Mar-1985   Anthony 'A.J.' Soprano Jr.
Clifford Irving
Hoaxer
5-Nov-1930   Howard Hughes autobiography hoax
Washington Irving
Author
3-Apr-1783 28-Nov-1859 Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Neal Israel
Film Director
1-Aug-1956   Bachelor Party
Eugene Istomin
Pianist
26-Nov-1925 10-Oct-2003 American piano prodigy
Dennis G. Jacobs
Judge
28-Feb-1944   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Gary N. Jacobs
Business
12-Jul-1945   General Counsel for MGM Mirage
Marc Jacobs
Fashion Designer
9-Apr-1963   Fired in 1993 after releasing a "Grunge" line
Rona Jaffe
Author
12-Jun-1932 30-Dec-2005 Mazes & Monsters
Sam Jaffe
Actor
10-Mar-1891 24-Mar-1984 Gunga Din
Clifton James
Actor
29-May-1921   Sheriff J. W. Pepper
Henry James
Author
15-Apr-1843 28-Feb-1916 Portrait of a Lady
Steve James
Actor
19-Feb-1952 18-Dec-1993 American Ninja
William James
Philosopher
11-Jan-1842 26-Aug-1910 The Principles of Psychology
Conrad Janis
Actor
11-Feb-1928   Fredzo on Mork & Mindy
Leigh Jason
Film Director
26-Jul-1904 19-Feb-1979 The Mad Miss Manton
Rick Jason
Actor
21-May-1923 16-Oct-2000 Lt. Gil Hanley on Combat!
Robert Jastrow
Astronomer
7-Sep-1925 8-Feb-2008 Red Giants and White Dwarfs
Jacob K. Javits
Politician
18-Mar-1904 7-Mar-1986 US Senator from New York, 1957-81
John Jay
Judge
12-Dec-1745 17-May-1829 First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
George Jessel
Actor
3-Apr-1898 24-May-1981 Toastmaster General of the United States
Diamond Jim Brady
Business
12-Aug-1856 13-Apr-1917 Larger-than-life millionaire
Robert D. Joffe
Attorney
26-May-1943 28-Jan-2010 Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Scarlett Johansson
Actor
22-Nov-1984   Ghost World, Lost in Translation
Johnny B.
Comic
8-Aug-1961   Half of The Jerky Boys
Boris Johnson
Journalist
19-Jun-1964   Mayor of London
Charles F. Johnson
Blogger
13-Apr-1953   Little Green Footballs
Lawrence R. Johnston
Business
1949   CEO of Albertson's, 2001-06
Norman Dello Joio
Composer
24-Jan-1913 24-Jul-2008 Meditation on Ecclesiastes
Duane Jones
Actor
2-Feb-1936 22-Jul-1988 Night of the Living Dead
Norah Jones
Singer
30-Mar-1979   Come Away With Me
Erica Jong
Author
26-Mar-1942   Fear of Flying
Richard Jordan
Actor
19-Jul-1938 30-Aug-1993 Logan's Run
Gil Junger
Film Director
7-Nov-1954   10 Things I Hate About You
Peter Jurasik
Actor
25-Apr-1950   Londo Mollari on Babylon 5
Norton Juster
Author
2-Jun-1929   The Phantom Tollbooth
Louis C. K.
Comic
12-Sep-1967   Lucky Louie
Elena Kagan
Judge
28-Apr-1960   US Supreme Court Justice
Brewster Kahle
Business
22-Oct-1960   Founder of the Internet Archive
Robert E. Kahn
Scientist
23-Dec-1938   Co-Inventor, Internet's TCP-IP protocol
Khalil Kain
Actor
22-Nov-1964   Darnell Wilkes on Girlfriends
Elliott Kalan
Comic
1981   Daily Show writer, Flop House podcast
Bernard Kalb
Journalist
4-Feb-1922   CBS and NBC news correspondent
Marvin Kalb
Journalist
9-Jun-1930   CBS and NBC news correspondent
Chester Kallman
Poet
7-Jan-1921 18-Jan-1975 Librettist, translator
Bert Kalmar
Songwriter
10-Feb-1884 17-Sep-1947 Who's Sorry Now?
Max Kampelman
Diplomat
7-Nov-1920 25-Jan-2013 US Ambassador to the CSCE
Helene L. Kaplan
Attorney
19-Jun-1933   Of Counsel, Skadden Arps
Justin Kaplan
Author
5-Sep-1925   Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain
Robert D. Kaplan
Journalist
23-Jun-1952   Balkan Ghosts
Jerome Karle
Chemist
18-Jun-1918   X-Ray diffraction studies
Mel Karmazin
Business
24-Aug-1943   President and COO of Viacom, 2000-04
Jeffrey Katzenberg
Business
21-Dec-1950   Produced Shrek
Robert A. Katzmann
Judge
22-Apr-1953   2nd Circuit Court of Appeals
Stanley Kauffmann
Critic
24-Apr-1916   Film critic for The New Republic
Andy Kaufman
Comic
17-Jan-1949 16-May-1984 Brilliant comic, prankster, professional wrestler
Lloyd Kaufman
Film Director
30-Dec-1945   The Toxic Avenger
Stubby Kaye
Actor
11-Nov-1918 14-Dec-1997 Guys and Dolls
Lainie Kazan
Actor
15-May-1940   My Favorite Year
Thomas H. Kean
Politician
21-Apr-1935   Governor of New Jersey, 1982-90
John M. Keane
Military
1-Feb-1943   US Army Vice Chief of Staff, 1999-2003
Philip Kearny
Military
2-Jun-1815 1-Sep-1862 US Civil War general
Caroline Kennedy
Relative
27-Nov-1957   Daughter of John F. Kennedy
Donald Kennedy
Educator
18-Aug-1931   Editor-in-Chief of Science
Douglas Kennedy
Actor
14-Sep-1915 10-Aug-1973 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal
George Kennedy
Actor
18-Feb-1925   Airport, Naked Gun
Tom Kennedy
Actor
15-Jul-1885 6-Oct-1965 Character actor, 1910s to 1960s
Muhtar Kent
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Coca-Cola
Jerome Kern
Composer
27-Jan-1885 12-Nov-1945 Show Boat
John Kerr
Actor
15-Nov-1931 2-Feb-2013 Tea and Sympathy
Ronald Kessler
Journalist
31-Dec-1943   Inside the CIA
Alan Keyes
Radio Personality
7-Aug-1950   Illinois carpetbagger
Rashid Khalidi
Author
1950   Resurrecting Empire
Tracy Kidder
Author
12-Nov-1945   The Soul of a New Machine
Bobbie Kilberg
Administrator
25-Oct-1944   Northern Virginia Technology Council
Charles P. Kindleberger
Economist
12-Oct-1910 7-Jul-2003 The World in Depression
Pete King
Politician
5-Apr-1944   Congressman, New York 3rd
Thomas Starr King
Religion
17-Dec-1824 4-Mar-1864 Saved California to the Union
Les Kinsolving
Journalist
18-Dec-1927   WorldNetDaily
Bruno Kirby
Actor
28-Apr-1949 14-Aug-2006 When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers
Jack Kirby
Cartoonist
28-Aug-1917 6-Feb-1994 Captain America
Sally Kirkland
Actor
31-Oct-1944   Jeanette in ED TV
Andrew Klavan
Author
1954   True Crime
Paul Klebnikov
Journalist
3-Jun-1963 9-Jul-2004 Forbes journalist, killed in Moscow
Joe Klein
Journalist
7-Sep-1946   Anonymous author of Primary Colors
Andrew J. Kleinfeld
Judge
12-Jun-1945   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Richard Kline
Actor
29-Apr-1944   Larry Dallas on Three's Company
Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher
12-Sep-1892 11-Aug-1984 American publisher
Ed Koch
Politician
12-Dec-1924 1-Feb-2013 Mayor of New York City, 1978-89
Howard W. Koch
Film/TV Producer
11-Apr-1916 16-Feb-2001 The Manchurian Candidate
Richard J. Kogan
Business
6-Jun-1941   CEO of Schering-Plough, 1996-2003
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
Business
10-Jul-1925   KKR, Kohlberg & Company
Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
Judge
1943   Chief Judge, FISA Court
James Komack
Actor
3-Aug-1924 24-Dec-1997 Norman Tinker on The Courtship of Eddie's Father
Kenneth P. Kopelman
Attorney
21-Jan-1952   Partner, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Arthur Kopit
Playwright
10-May-1937   Mama's Hung You in the Closet
Barbara Kopple
Film Director
30-Jul-1946   Harlan County U.S.A.
Lawrence J. Korb
Author
9-Jul-1939   The Joint Chiefs of Staff
C. M. Kornbluth
Novelist
23-Jul-1923 21-Mar-1958 The Space Merchants
Richard Kostelanetz
Artist
14-May-1940   Prodigious avant-garde artist and author
Peter H. Kostmayer
Politician
27-Sep-1946   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1983-93
Yaphet Kotto
Actor
15-Nov-1937   Homicide
Harry M. Jansen Kraemer, Jr.
Business
1955   CEO of Baxter International, 1999-2004
Judith Krantz
Novelist
9-Jan-1928   Scruples
Stephen Krasner
Educator
15-Feb-1942   State Dept Policy Planning Dir., 2005-07
Charles Krauthammer
Columnist
13-Mar-1950   Washington Post columnist
Kent Kresa
Business
24-Mar-1938   CEO of Northrop Grumman, 1990-2003
Alfred Kreymborg
Author
10-Dec-1883 Aug-1966 Founder of The Glebe
Bill Kristol
Columnist
23-Dec-1952   Editor of The Weekly Standard
Irving Kristol
Columnist
22-Jan-1920 18-Sep-2009 Influential neocon
David Krumholtz
Actor
15-May-1978   Charlie Eppes on Numb3rs
William Kunstler
Attorney
7-Jul-1919 4-Sep-1995 Civil rights attorney
Erich Kunzel
Conductor
21-Mar-1935 1-Sep-2009 Conductor, Cincinnati Pops, 1977-2009
David Kuo
Government
26-Jun-1968 5-Apr-2013 Tempting Faith
Tuli Kupferberg
Singer/Songwriter
28-Sep-1923 12-Jul-2010 The Fugs
Robert Kuttner
Editor
17-Apr-1943   The American Prospect
Madeleine L'Engle
Author
29-Nov-1918 6-Sep-2007 A Wrinkle In Time
Big L
Rapper
30-May-1974 15-Feb-1999 Ebonics
John La Farge
Painter
31-Mar-1835 14-Nov-1910 Painter, muralist, stained-glass designer
Fiorello LaGuardia
Politician
11-Dec-1882 20-Sep-1947 New York City Mayor, 1934-45
Bert Lahr
Actor
13-Aug-1895 4-Dec-1967 Lion in The Wizard of Oz
Anthony Lake
Government
2-Apr-1939   Clinton's National Security Advisor
Adam Lamberg
Actor
14-Sep-1984   Gordo on Lizzie McGuire
Zohra Lampert
Actor
13-May-1937   Let's Scare Jessica to Death
Burt Lancaster
Actor
2-Nov-1913 20-Oct-1994 Elmer Gantry
Lew Landers
Film Director
2-Jan-1901 16-Dec-1962 The Raven
Paul Landres
Film Director
21-Aug-1912 26-Dec-2001 B-Movie and television director
Valerie Landsburg
Actor
12-Aug-1958   Doris Schwartz on Fame
Burton Lane
Composer
2-Feb-1912 5-Jan-1997 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Diane Lane
Actor
22-Jan-1965   A Walk on the Moon
Stephen Lang
Actor
11-Jul-1952   Gettysburg
Jaron Lanier
Scientist
3-May-1960   Coined the term "virtual reality"
Leo Laporte
TV Personality
29-Nov-1956   TechTV host
Melvin J. Lasky
Journalist
15-Jan-1920 19-May-2004 Editor of journal Encounter
Louise Lasser
Actor
11-Apr-1939   Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Sanaa Lathan
Actor
19-Sep-1971   Love & Basketball
Aerin Lauder
Business
23-Apr-1970   Senior VP at Estée Lauder
Estée Lauder
Business
1-Jul-1908 24-Apr-2004 Cosmetics magnate
Leonard Lauder
Business
19-Mar-1933   Chairman of Estee Lauder
Ronald S. Lauder
Business
26-Feb-1944   US Ambassador to Austria, 1986-87
Matt Lauer
Talk Show Host
30-Dec-1957   Today Show host
Arthur Laurents
Playwright
14-Jul-1918 5-May-2011 West Side Story
John Howard Lawson
Playwright
25-Sep-1894 11-Aug-1977 One of the Hollywood Ten
Emma Lazarus
Poet
22-Jul-1849 19-Nov-1887 The New Colossus
Kelly LeBrock
Model
24-Mar-1960   Ex-wife of Steven Seagal
Mimi Leder
Film Director
26-Jan-1952   Deep Impact
Charles Lederer
Screenwriter
31-Dec-1911 5-Mar-1976 His Girl Friday
Leon M. Lederman
Physicist
15-Jul-1922   Researcher of neutrinos
Canada Lee
Actor
3-Mar-1907 9-May-1952 Cry, the Beloved Country
Jennifer 8. Lee
Journalist
15-Mar-1976   New York Times reporter
Stan Lee
Cartoonist
28-Dec-1922   Created Spider-Man and The Hulk
Herbert I. Leeds
Film Director
1900 1984 Charlie Chan in City in Darkness
Herbert H. Lehman
Politician
28-Mar-1878 5-Dec-1963 Governor of New York, 1933-42
Tom Lehrer
Comic
9-Apr-1928   Comedic songwriter
Ron Leibman
Actor
11-Oct-1937   Kaz
Carol Leifer
Comic
27-Jul-1956   Comic inspired Seinfeld's Elaine
Jerome H. Lemelson
Inventor
18-Jul-1923 1-Oct-1997 Inventor with a very good lawyer
Leslie Lenkowsky
Government
30-Mar-1946   Philanthropic Studies
Sean Lennon
Musician
9-Oct-1975   Son of Beatle John Lennon
Melissa Leo
Actor
14-Sep-1960   Sgt. Kay Howard on Homicide
Sheldon Leonard
Actor
22-Feb-1907 10-Jan-1997 Nick the Bartender
Tea Leoni
Actor
25-Feb-1966   Nora Wilde on The Naked Truth
Louis Lepke
Criminal
6-Feb-1897 4-Mar-1944 Head of Murder, Inc.
Alan Jay Lerner
Playwright
31-Aug-1918 14-Jun-1986 An American in Paris
Bethel Leslie
Actor
3-Aug-1929 28-Nov-1999 Theater actress
Carl Leubsdorf
Journalist
17-Mar-1938   Dallas Morning News
William E. Leuchtenburg
Historian
28-Sep-1922   FDR scholar
Burton Levin
Diplomat
28-Sep-1930   US Ambassador to Burma, 1987-90
Ira Levin
Novelist
27-Aug-1929 12-Nov-2007 Rosemary's Baby
Speed Levitch
Actor
9-Jul-1970   The Cruise
William Levitt
Business
11-Feb-1907 28-Jan-1994 Creator of Levittown
Jacob J. Lew
Government
29-Aug-1955   Obama's White House Chief of Staff
Anthony Lewis
Journalist
27-Mar-1927 25-Mar-2013 Gideon's Trumpet
Huey Lewis
Musician
5-Jul-1950   Huey Lewis and The News
Joe E. Lewis
Comic
12-Jan-1902 4-Jun-1971 It's post time!
Joseph H. Lewis
Film Director
6-Apr-1907 30-Aug-2000 Gun Crazy
Morgan Lewis
Politician
16-Oct-1754 7-Apr-1844 Governor of New York, 1804-07
Oscar Lewis
Anthropologist
25-Dec-1914 16-Dec-1970 Culture of Poverty
Shari Lewis
Performance Artist
17-Jan-1933 2-Aug-1998 Lamb Chop's Play-Along
Mara Liasson
Journalist
13-Jun-1955   Fox News political analyst
Roy Lichtenstein
Painter
27-Oct-1923 29-Sep-1997 Whaam!
A. J. Liebling
Journalist
18-Oct-1904 28-Dec-1963 The New Yorker
Doug Liman
Film Director
24-Jul-1965   The Bourne Identity
Marta Linden
Actor
24-Oct-1903 13-Dec-1990 A Yank at Eton
John Lindsay
Politician
24-Nov-1921 19-Dec-2000 Mayor of New York City, 1966-73
John Linnell
Musician
12-Jun-1959   They Might Be Giants
Laura Linney
Actor
5-Feb-1964   Meryl in The Truman Show
Ken Lipper
Business
19-Jun-1941   Investment banker author of Wall Street
Walter Lippmann
Journalist
23-Sep-1889 14-Dec-1974 Today and Tomorrow
Seymour M. Lipset
Sociologist
18-Mar-1922 31-Dec-2006 American Exceptionalism
Peggy Lipton
Actor
30-Aug-1946   Julie Barnes in The Mod Squad
Lisa Lisa
Singer
15-Jan-1967   Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
Andrew Litton
Conductor
16-May-1959   Music Director, Bergen Philharmonic
Henry Brockholst Livingston
Judge
25-Nov-1757 18-Mar-1823 US Supreme Court Justice, 1807-23
Robert R. Livingston
Politician
27-Nov-1746 26-Feb-1813 Architected the Louisiana Purchase
Henry Demarest Lloyd
Journalist
1-May-1847 28-Sep-1903 Radical reporter
Anne Lockhart
Actor
6-Sep-1953   Lt. Sheba on Battlestar Galactica
June Lockhart
Actor
25-Jun-1925   Mom on Lassie, Lost in Space
Frank Loesser
Composer
29-Jun-1910 28-Jul-1969 Guys and Dolls
Robert Loggia
Actor
3-Jan-1930   The Jagged Edge
Stacy London
TV Personality
25-May-1969   What Not to Wear
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Socialite
12-Feb-1884 20-Feb-1980 The Other Washington Monument
Alfred Lee Loomis
Physicist
4-Nov-1887 1-Aug-1975 Millionaire scientist
Kathryn Jean Lopez
Columnist
22-Mar-1976   National Review Online editor
Winston Lord
Diplomat
17-Aug-1937   President, Council on Foreign Relations, 1977-85
Audre Lorde
Author
18-Feb-1934 17-Nov-1992 A Burst of Light
Gloria Loring
Singer
10-Dec-1946   Friends and Lovers
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Comic
13-Jan-1961   Elaine on Seinfeld
Anita Louise
Actor
9-Jan-1915 25-Apr-1970 The Little Princess
Tina Louise
Actor
11-Feb-1934   Ginger on Gilligan's Island
Clare Boothe Luce
Politician
10-Apr-1903 9-Oct-1987 Congresswoman, wife of Henry R. Luce
Robert Ludlum
Novelist
25-May-1927 12-Mar-2001 Holcroft Covenant
Sidney Luft
Film/TV Producer
2-Nov-1915 15-Sep-2005 Ex-Husband of Judy Garland
BarBara Luna
Actor
2-Mar-1939   American character actress
Carol Lynley
Actor
13-Feb-1942   Return to Peyton Place
Natasha Lyonne
Actor
4-Apr-1979   Slums of Beverly Hills
Peter Maas
Author
27-Jun-1929 23-Aug-2001 Serpico
Cynthia Macdonald
Poet
2-Feb-1928   Amputations
Dwight Macdonald
Critic
24-Mar-1906 19-Dec-1982 Against the American Grain
Edward MacDowell
Composer
18-Dec-1860 23-Jan-1908 American piano composer
John Mack
Psychiatrist
4-Oct-1929 27-Sep-2004 A Prince of Our Disorder
Percy MacKaye
Playwright
16-Mar-1875 31-Aug-1956 The Canterbury Pilgrims
Jeff MacNelly
Cartoonist
17-Sep-1948 8-Jun-2000 Editorial cartoonist, Shoe
Noel Madison
Actor
30-Apr-1897 6-Jan-1975 American character actor
Peter A. Magowan
Business
5-Apr-1942   President, San Francisco Giants
Jeb Magruder
Government
5-Nov-1934   Nixon's deputy campaign director
Bill Maher
Talk Show Host
20-Jan-1956   Politically Incorrect
Bruce Mahler
Actor
12-Sep-1950   Sgt. Fackler in Police Academy
Robert W. Mahoney
Business
c. 1936   CEO of Diebold, 1985-99
Wendy Makkena
Actor
4-Oct-1958   Charlotte on Oliver Beene
Joshua Malina
Actor
17-Jan-1966   Will Bailey on The West Wing
Leonard Maltin
Critic
18-Dec-1950   Film critic
James Mangold
Film Director
16-Dec-1963   Walk the Line
Shelly Manne
Drummer
11-Jun-1920 26-Sep-1984 West Coast jazz drummer
Dinah Manoff
Actor
25-Jan-1958   Ordinary People
Mike Mansfield
Politician
16-Mar-1903 5-Oct-2001 US Senator from Montana, 1953-77
Tim Mara
Football
29-Jul-1887 16-Feb-1959 Founder, Owner of NY Giants, 1925-59
Wellington Mara
Football
14-Aug-1916 25-Oct-2005 Owns the New York Giants
Vito Marcantonio
Politician
10-Dec-1902 9-Aug-1954 American Labor Party
Andrea Marcovicci
Actor
18-Nov-1948   Love is a Many Splendored Thing
Stanley Marcus
Judge
27-Mar-1946   11th Circuit Court of Appeals
Janet Margolin
Actor
25-Jul-1943 17-Dec-1993 Take the Money and Run
Rose Marie
Actor
15-Aug-1923   Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show
Ed Marinaro
Actor
31-Mar-1950   Hill Street Blues
Michael W. Marine
Diplomat
1947   US Ambassador to Vietnam
Merrill Markoe
Comic
1951   Late Night with David Letterman
John Marley
Actor
17-Oct-1907 22-May-1984 Godfather horsehead recipient
Donald Marron
Business
21-Jul-1934   PaineWebber CEO
Connie Marshall
Actor
28-Apr-1933 22-May-2001 Dragonwyck
Garry Marshall
Film Director
13-Nov-1934   Happy Days
Thurgood Marshall, Jr.
Attorney
12-Aug-1956   Partner, Bingham McCutchen
Demetri Martin
Comic
25-May-1973   Daily Show trend spotter
Quinn Martin
Business
22-May-1922 6-Sep-1987 Quinn Martin Productions
Anne Clark Martindell
Politician
18-Jul-1914 11-Jun-2008 US Ambassador to New Zealand, 1979-81
Lee Marvin
Actor
19-Feb-1924 29-Aug-1987 The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Anthony W. Marx
Educator
28-Feb-1959   President, Amherst College
Chico Marx
Actor
22-Mar-1887 11-Oct-1961 An Italian con-man of a Marx Brother
Groucho Marx
Comic
2-Oct-1890 19-Aug-1977 You Bet Your Life
Gummo Marx
Actor
23-Oct-1892 21-Apr-1977 Left the Marx Brothers troupe early
Harpo Marx
Actor
23-Nov-1888 28-Sep-1964 Silent harp-playing Marx Brother
Zeppo Marx
Actor
25-Feb-1901 30-Nov-1979 Straight man of the Marx Brothers
Robert Maschio
Actor
25-Aug-1966   Dr. Todd Quinlan on Scrubs
Eric Maskin
Economist
12-Dec-1950   Mechanism design theory
James Maslow
Actor
16-Jul-1990   James Diamond on Big Time Rush
Ashley Massaro
Wrestling
26-May-1979   WWE wrestler
Joey Massino
Criminal
10-Jan-1943   Bonanno Family Boss, 1991-2004
Mary Stuart Masterson
Actor
28-Jun-1966   Dogtown
Richard Masur
Actor
20-Nov-1948   Who'll Stop the Rain
George Mathews
Actor
10-Oct-1911 7-Nov-1984 Pat and Mike
Harry Mathews
Author
14-Feb-1930   My Life in CIA
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Government
1946   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Walter Matthau
Actor
1-Oct-1920 1-Jul-2000 Messy half of the Odd Couple
Peter Matthiessen
Novelist
22-May-1927   At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Archie Mayo
Film Director
29-Jan-1891 4-Dec-1968 The Adventures of Marco Polo
Whitman Mayo
Actor
15-Nov-1930 22-May-2001 Grady on Sanford and Son
Paul Mazursky
Film Director
25-Apr-1930   Down and Out in Beverly Hills
Megan McArdle
Blogger
29-Jan-1973   Atlantic Monthly blogger
Jim McBride
Film Director
16-Sep-1941   The Big Easy
Theodore Cardinal McCarrick
Religion
7-Jul-1930   Archbishop of Washington, 2000-06
John T. McCarthy
Diplomat
27-Dec-1939   US Ambassador to Tunisia, 1991-94
Jesse McCartney
Singer
9-Apr-1987   Bradin Westerly on Summerland
Peggy McCay
Actor
3-Nov-1930   Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives
James L. McConaughy
Politician
21-Oct-1887 7-Mar-1948 Governor of Connecticut, 1947-48
Christopher McDonald
Actor
15-Feb-1955   Happy Gilmore
William J. McDonald
Attorney
1928 19-Feb-1990 Chief Lawyer at Union Pacific, 1969-89
Joseph McElroy
Novelist
21-Aug-1930   Lookout Cartridge
Bobby McFerrin
Singer/Songwriter
11-Mar-1950   Don't Worry, Be Happy
John C. McGinley
Actor
3-Aug-1959   Dr. Perry Cox on Scrubs
John McGiver
Actor
5-Nov-1913 9-Sep-1975 Midnight Cowboy
Frank McGuire
Basketball
8-Nov-1914 11-Nov-1994 NCAA Basketball Coach
Gardner McKay
Actor
10-Jun-1932 21-Nov-2001 Adventures in Paradise
Michael McKean
Actor
17-Oct-1947   This Is Spinal Tap, SNL
James W. McLamore
Business
30-May-1926 7-Aug-1996 Co-Founder of Burger King
Vince McMahon, Sr.
Wrestling
6-Jul-1914 24-May-1984 World Wrestling Entertainment founder
Sam McMurray
Actor
15-Apr-1952   The Tracey Ullman Show
Stephen McNally
Actor
29-Jul-1913 4-Jun-1994 Winchester '73
Maggie McNamara
Actor
18-Feb-1928 18-Feb-1978 Three Coins in the Fountain
George Meany
Labor Leader
16-Aug-1894 10-Jan-1980 AFL-CIO President, 1955-79
Scott Mechlowicz
Actor
17-Jan-1981   EuroTrip
Kay Medford
Actor
14-Sep-1914 10-Apr-1980 Bye Bye Birdie
Terry Melcher
Music Producer
8-Feb-1942 19-Nov-2004 Songwriter for Byrds, Beach Boys
Herman Melville
Author
1-Aug-1819 28-Sep-1891 Moby Dick
Bob Menendez
Politician
1-Jan-1954   US Senator from New Jersey
John Mengatti
Actor
21-Sep-1954   Nick Vitaglia on The White Shadow
Livingston T. Merchant
Diplomat
23-Nov-1903 15-May-1976 Twice US Ambassador to Canada
William Meredith
Poet
9-Jan-1919 30-May-2007 Partial Accounts
Susan Mernit
Business
c. 1952   Former VP of Netscape, AOL
Dina Merrill
Actor
9-Dec-1925   EF Hutton heiress and actress
James Merrill
Poet
3-Mar-1926 6-Feb-1995 Nights and Days
Robert C. Merton
Economist
31-Jul-1944   Risk management and options
W. S. Merwin
Poet
30-Sep-1927   The Carrier of Ladders
Nicholas Meyer
Film Director
24-Dec-1945   Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
Helen Stevenson Meyner
Politician
5-Mar-1928 2-Nov-1997 Congresswoman from New Jersey, 1975-78
Kari Michaelsen
Actor
3-Nov-1961   Katie Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
Ken Michelman
Actor
23-May-1955   Abner Goldstein on The White Shadow
Sylvia Miles
Actor
9-Sep-1923   Midnight Cowboy
Alan B. Miller
Business
17-Aug-1937   Founder of Universal Health Services
Arthur Miller
Playwright
17-Oct-1915 10-Feb-2005 Death of a Salesman
Christa Miller
Actor
28-May-1964   The Drew Carey Show
Franklin C. Miller
Government
Oct-1950   National Security Council, 2001-05
Henry Miller
Novelist
26-Dec-1891 7-Jun-1980 Tropic of Cancer
John Miller
Politician
23-May-1938   Congressman from Washington, 1985-93
Judith Miller
Journalist
2-Jan-1948   Credulous NY Times WMD maven
Matthew Miller
Columnist
c. 1962   The Two Percent Solution
Sienna Miller
Actor
28-Dec-1981   Ex-fiancée of Jude Law
Steven Millhauser
Author
3-Aug-1943   Martin Dressler
Irving Mills
Musician
16-Jan-1894 21-Apr-1985 Songwriter, music scout, raconteur
Ira M. Millstein
Attorney
8-Nov-1926   Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Raymond D. Mindlin
Engineer
17-Sep-1906 22-Nov-1987 Mindlin's problem
Sal Mineo
Actor
10-Jan-1939 12-Feb-1976 Dies in Rebel Without A Cause
Rachel Miner
Actor
29-Jul-1980   The Guiding Light
Marvin Minsky
Scientist
9-Aug-1927   Father of Artificial Intelligence
Frederic S. Mishkin
Economist
11-Jan-1951   Federal Reserve Governor
Andrea Mitchell
Journalist
30-Oct-1946   NBC Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Arthur Mitchell
Dancer
27-Mar-1934   Dance Theatre of Harlem
Lil' Mo
Singer
1978   The R&B singer next door
Gerald Mohr
Actor
11-Jun-1914 9-Nov-1968 American character actor
Guy Molinari
Politician
23-Nov-1928   Congressman from New York, 1981-89
Rick Moody
Author
18-Oct-1961   Purple America
Les Moonves
Business
6-Oct-1949   CEO of CBS Television
Clement Clarke Moore
Poet
15-Jul-1779 10-Jul-1863 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
Melba Moore
Singer
29-Oct-1945   Lift Every Voice and Sing
George Moose
Diplomat
23-Jun-1944   US Ambassador to the UN in Europe, 1998-2001
George Morfogen
Actor
30-Mar-1933   Rebadow on Oz
Frank Morgan
Actor
1-Jun-1890 18-Sep-1949 The Wizard of Oz
Henry Morgan
Radio Personality
31-Mar-1915 19-May-1994 Bad Boy of Radio, I've Got a Secret
Ralph Morgan
Actor
6-Jul-1883 11-Jun-1956 The Kennel Murder Case
Henry Morgenthau, Jr.
Government
11-May-1891 6-Feb-1967 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1934-45
Patricia Morison
Actor
19-Mar-1914   Dressed to Kill
Chester Morris
Actor
16-Feb-1901 11-Sep-1970 Boston Blackie
Gouverneur Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1752 6-Nov-1816 American financier, Revolutionary politician
Howard Morris
Actor
4-Sep-1919 21-May-2005 Ernest T. Bass on The Andy Griffith Show
Bruce A. Morrison
Politician
8-Oct-1944   Congressman from Connecticut, 1983-91
Jeff Morrow
Actor
13-Jan-1907 26-Dec-1993 This Island Earth
Howard Morton
Actor
15-May-1925 11-May-1997 Officer Simpson on Gimme a Break!
David Moscow
Actor
14-Nov-1974   Big
Mark Moses
Actor
24-Feb-1958   Paul Young on Desperate Housewives
Howard Moss
Poet
22-Jan-1922 16-Sep-1987 Finding Them Lost
Josh Mostel
Actor
21-Dec-1946   Jesus Christ Superstar
Angelo R. Mozilo
Business
1938   Former CEO of Countrywide
Robert Mueller
Government
7-Aug-1944   FBI Director
Diana Muldaur
Actor
19-Aug-1938   Rosalind Shays on L.A. Law
Richard Mulligan
Actor
13-Nov-1932 26-Sep-2000 Burt Campbell in Soap
Alicia H. Munnell
Economist
12-Jun-1942   Council of Economic Advisers, 1996-97
Jules Munshin
Actor
22-Feb-1915 19-Feb-1970 On the Town
Charlie Murphy
Actor
12-Jul-1959   Chapelle's Show
Arthur Murray
Dancer
4-Apr-1895 3-Mar-1991 Founded Arthur Murray dance studios
Joseph A. Mussomeli
Diplomat
26-May-1952   US Ambassador to Cambodia
Michael Musto
Columnist
3-Dec-1955   Village Voice gossip columnist
Ethan Nadelmann
Activist
13-Mar-1957   Drug Policy Alliance
Adam Nagourney
Journalist
10-Oct-1954   New York Times
J. Carrol Naish
Actor
21-Jan-1896 24-Jan-1973 Sahara
Janet Napolitano
Politician
29-Nov-1957   US Secretary of Homeland Security
Condé Nast
Business
26-Mar-1873 19-Sep-1942 Founder of Condé Nast Publications
Bernard Nathanson
Activist
31-Jul-1926   Pro-life activist, former abortionist
Victor Navasky
Publisher
5-Jul-1932   Publisher of The Nation
Gloria Naylor
Novelist
25-Jan-1950   The Women of Brewster Place
Chuck Negron
Singer
8-Jun-1942   Singer for Three Dog Night
David Nelson
Actor
24-Oct-1936 11-Jan-2011 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
Haywood Nelson
Actor
25-Mar-1960   Dwayne Nelson on What's Happening
Ralph Nelson
Film Director
12-Aug-1916 21-Dec-1987 Father Goose
Howard Nemerov
Poet
1-Mar-1920 5-Jul-1991 US Poet Laureate, 1987-88
Sam Newfield
Film Director
6-Dec-1899 10-Nov-1964 I Accuse My Parents
Arnold Newman
Photographer
3-Mar-1918 6-Jun-2006 Environmental portraitist
Barnett Newman
Painter
29-Jan-1905 4-Jul-1970 Abstract expressionist
Edwin Newman
Journalist
25-Jan-1919 13-Aug-2010 Journalist and commentator for NBC News
Pauline Newman
Judge
20-Jun-1927   US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Richard Ney
Actor
12-Nov-1916 18-Jul-2004 Mrs. Miniver
Jack Nicholson
Actor
22-Apr-1937   Chinatown
Marshall W. Nirenberg
Scientist
10-Apr-1927 15-Jan-2010 RNA's role in protein synthesis
Cynthia Nixon
Actor
9-Apr-1966   Miranda Hobbes on Sex and the City
Justin Nozuka
Singer/Songwriter
29-Sep-1988   You I Wind Land and Sea
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.
Actor
11-Aug-1964   Marcus Taylor on Tour of Duty
Bernard W. Nussbaum
Attorney
23-Mar-1937   White House Counsel for Bill Clinton
Martha Nussbaum
Philosopher
6-May-1947   The Fragility of Goodness
Diana Nyad
Swimmer
22-Aug-1949   Long distance swimmer
Edmond O'Brien
Actor
10-Sep-1915 9-May-1985 The Great Imposter
Edward I. O'Brien
Business
19-Sep-1928   Securities Industry Association
Arthur O'Connell
Actor
29-Mar-1908 18-May-1981 Anatomy of a Murder
Jerry O'Connell
Actor
17-Feb-1974   Pete Kaczmarek in The Defenders
Glynnis O'Connor
Actor
19-Nov-1956   Ode to Billy Joe
James A. O'Gorman
Politician
5-May-1860 17-May-1943 US Senator from New York, 1911-17
Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Actor
23-Dec-1921   Lt. Ed Ryker on The Rookies
Dick O'Neill
Actor
29-Aug-1928 17-Nov-1998 Charlie Cagney on Cagney and Lacey
Eugene O'Neill
Playwright
16-Oct-1888 27-Nov-1953 Long Day's Journey Into Night
Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain
Judge
28-Mar-1937   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Simon Oakland
Actor
28-Aug-1915 29-Aug-1983 Tony Vincenzo on Kolchak
John Oates
Musician
7-Apr-1949   Half of Hall and Oates
James E. Oberg
Historian
7-Nov-1944   Space exploration historian
Herbert S. Okun
Diplomat
27-Nov-1930 8-Nov-2011 US Ambassador to the UN, 1985-89
Keith Olbermann
Pundit
27-Jan-1959   Countdown
Susan Oliver
Actor
13-Feb-1932 10-May-1990 Actress-cum-Aviatrix
Christina Onassis
Relative
11-Dec-1950 19-Nov-1988 Daughter of Aristotle Onassis
David Opatoshu
Actor
30-Jan-1918 30-Apr-1996 Raid on Entebbe
Frank Oppenheimer
Physicist
14-Aug-1912 3-Feb-1985 Founder of the Exploratorium
Robert Oppenheimer
Physicist
22-Apr-1904 18-Feb-1967 Physicist, headed the Manhattan Project
Robert Orben
Author
4-Mar-1927   Prolific jokewriter
Victor Oristano
Business
10-Sep-1916   Alda Limited Partners
Tony Orlando
Singer
3-Apr-1944   Tony Orlando and Dawn
Peter Orlovsky
Poet
8-Jul-1933 30-May-2010 Beat poet, lover of Allen Ginsberg
Charles Osgood
Journalist
8-Jan-1933   CBS News Sunday Morning
Ronn Owens
Radio Personality
17-Oct-1945   KGO radio talk show host
Catherine Oxenberg
Actor
22-Sep-1961   Amanda Carrington on Dynasty
Cynthia Ozick
Author
17-Apr-1928   The Puttermesser Papers
Robert P. Paganelli
Diplomat
3-Nov-1931   US Ambassador to Syria, 1981-84
Amanda Palmer
Singer/Songwriter
30-Apr-1976   The Dresden Dolls
Jim Palmer
Baseball
15-Oct-1945   Longtime Baltimore Orioles pitcher
Chazz Palminteri
Actor
15-May-1952   Bullets Over Broadway
Anthony Pantaleoni
Attorney
29-May-1939   Fulbright & Jaworski
Barbara J. Pariente
Judge
24-Dec-1948   Justice, Florida Supreme Court
Marianne Miller Parrs
Business
c. 1945   CFO of International Paper, 2005-07
Lee Patrick
Actor
22-Nov-1901 21-Nov-1982 Henrietta Topper on Topper
Alexandra Paul
Actor
29-Jul-1963   Lt. Holden on Baywatch
Morgan Paull
Actor
15-Dec-1944 17-Jul-2012 Blade Runner
Alice Pearce
Actor
16-Oct-1917 3-Mar-1966 Gladys Kravitz in Bewitched
Lou Pearlman
Business
19-Jun-1954   Boy bands and Ponzi schemes
Josh Peck
Actor
10-Nov-1986   Drake and Josh
M. Scott Peck
Author
22-May-1936 25-Sep-2005 The Road Less Traveled
Jordan Peele
Actor
21-Feb-1979   MADtv
Jan Peerce
Singer
3-Jun-1904 15-Dec-1984 Operatic tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera
Amanda Peet
Actor
11-Jan-1972   Touch Me
Ashley Peldon
Actor
2-Apr-1984   Guiding Light
Claiborne Pell
Politician
22-Nov-1918 1-Jan-2009 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1961-97
Herbert C. Pell
Diplomat
16-Feb-1884 17-Jul-1961 US Ambassador to Portugal, 1937-41
Michael Penn
Musician
1-Aug-1958   Sean Penn's brother
Anthony Perkins
Actor
4-Apr-1932 12-Sep-1992 Psycho
Martin L. Perl
Physicist
24-Jun-1927   Discovered the tau lepton
Richard Perle
Government
16-Sep-1941   Prince of Darkness
Ron Perlman
Actor
13-Apr-1950   Hellboy
Frank Perry
Film Director
21-Aug-1930 29-Aug-1995 Mommie Dearest
Brock Peters
Actor
2-Jul-1927 23-Aug-2005 To Kill a Mockingbird
Clarke Peters
Actor
7-Apr-1952   Lester Freamon on The Wire
Donald Petrie
Film Director
2-Apr-1954   Grumpy Old Men
Joseph Pevney
Film Director
15-Sep-1911 18-May-2008 Man of a Thousand Faces
John J. Phelan, Jr.
Business
7-May-1931 4-Aug-2012 CEO of the NYSE, 1984-91
Lee Philips
Film Director
10-Jan-1927 3-Mar-1999 TV movie director
Samuel F. Phillips
Attorney
18-Feb-1824 18-Nov-1903 US Solicitor General, 1872-85
Warren H. Phillips
Publisher
28-Jun-1926   Chairman of Dow Jones, 1975-91
Molly Picon
Actor
1-Jun-1898 5-Apr-1992 Yiddish theatre actress
Jeffry M. Picower
Business
5-May-1942 25-Oct-2009 Became billionaire via Madoff's Ponzi
William Pigott
Business
27-Jun-1860 19-Jul-1929 Pacific Car & Foundry
Rob Pilatus
Dancer
8-Jun-1965 2-Apr-1998 Troubled half of Milli Vanilli
Nicholas Pileggi
Author
22-Feb-1933   Goodfellas screenwriter
Bronson Pinchot
Actor
20-May-1959   Balki on Perfect Strangers
Robert Pine
Actor
10-Jul-1941   Sgt. Getraer on CHiPS
Rick Pitino
Basketball
18-Sep-1952   Head Coach, University of Louisville
Nicholas Platt
Diplomat
10-Mar-1936   US Ambassador to Pakistan, 1991-92
Suzanne Pleshette
Actor
31-Jan-1937 19-Jan-2008 The Birds
George Plimpton
Author
18-Mar-1927 25-Sep-2003 Paper Lion
Martha Plimpton
Actor
16-Nov-1970   The Goonies
Amanda Plummer
Actor
23-Mar-1957   Pulp Fiction
John Podhoretz
Columnist
18-Apr-1961   Conservative columnist
H. David Politzer
Physicist
31-Aug-1949   Deep structure of matter
Faith Popcorn
Pundit
c. 1948   The Popcorn Report
Richard Posner
Judge
11-Jan-1939   7th Circuit Court of Appeals
Neil Postman
Educator
8-Mar-1931 5-Oct-2003 Amusing Ourselves to Death
Chaim Potok
Novelist
17-Feb-1929 23-Jul-2002 The Chosen
H. C. Potter
Film Director
13-Nov-1904 31-Aug-1977 Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
Sally Pressman
Actor
1-Aug-1981   Roxy LeBlanc on Army Wives
Barry Primus
Actor
16-Feb-1938   Gold Coast
Harold Prince
Theatre Producer
30-Jan-1928   Broadway musical producer, 21 Tony awards
Anthony J. Principi
Government
16-Apr-1944   US Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 2001-05
Joan Pringle
Actor
2-Jun-1945   Sybil Buchanan on The White Shadow
Freddie Prinze
Actor
22-Jun-1954 29-Jan-1977 Chico of Chico and the Man
Bill Quinn
Actor
6-May-1912 29-Apr-1994 Mr. Van Ranseleer on Archie Bunker's Place
Kenneth M. Quinn
Diplomat
26-May-1942   US Ambassador to Cambodia, 1996-99
Bob Rafelson
Film Director
21-Feb-1933   Five Easy Pieces
Emily K. Rafferty
Administrator
c. 1949   President, Metropolitan Museum of Art
George Raft
Actor
26-Sep-1895 24-Nov-1980 Actor with Mafia ties
Ralph Rainger
Composer
7-Oct-1901 23-Oct-1942 Thanks For The Memory
John Randolph
Actor
1-Jun-1915 24-Feb-2004 Prizzi's Honor
Charles Rangel
Politician
11-Jun-1930   Congressman, New York 15th
Marcus Ranum
Computer Programmer
5-Nov-1962   Tenable Network Security
Michael Rapaport
Actor
20-Mar-1970   Zebrahead
Virginia Rappe
Victim
7-Jul-1891 9-Sep-1921 Fatty Arbuckle scandal
Jef Raskin
Computer Programmer
9-Mar-1943 26-Feb-2005 Designed Macintosh human interface
Kim Raver
Actor
15-Mar-1969   Audrey Raines on 24
Gene Anthony Ray
Dancer
24-May-1962 14-Nov-2003 Leroy Johnson on Fame
Gene Raymond
Actor
13-Aug-1908 2-May-1998 Red Dust
Nancy Reagan
First Lady
6-Jul-1921   Wife of US President Reagan
Alan Reed
Actor
20-Aug-1907 14-Jun-1977 Voice of Fred Flintstone
Alfred Reed
Composer
25-Jan-1921 17-Sep-2005 Russian Christmas Music
Joseph Verner Reed
Government
17-Dec-1937   US Ambassador to Morocco, 1981-85
Christopher Reeve
Actor
25-Sep-1952 10-Oct-2004 Superman
Dana Reeve
Activist
17-Mar-1961 6-Mar-2006 Christopher Reeve Foundation
Perrey Reeves
Actor
30-Nov-1970   Entourage
Joe Regalbuto
Actor
24-Aug-1949   Frank Fontana on Murphy Brown
Steve Reich
Composer
3-Oct-1936   Minimalist composer, Different Trains
Ruth Reichl
Critic
16-Jan-1948   Editor-in-Chief, Gourmet magazine
Ogden R. Reid
Politician
24-Jun-1925   Congressman from New York, 1963-75
Steven S. Reinemund
Business
6-Apr-1948   CEO of Pepsi, 2001-06
Stephen Reinhardt
Judge
27-Mar-1931   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Irving Reis
Film Director
7-May-1906 3-Jul-1953 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Paul Reiser
Actor
30-Mar-1957   Mad About You
Ed Rendell
Politician
5-Jan-1944   Governor of Pennsylvania, 2003-11
Nicola Rescigno
Conductor
28-May-1916 4-Aug-2008 Conductor, Dallas Opera, 1957-90
Stanley R. Resor
Government
5-Dec-1917 17-Apr-2012 Secretary of the Army, 1965-71
James Reston, Jr.
Author
8-Mar-1941   The Conviction of Richard Nixon
Anne Revere
Actor
25-Jun-1903 18-Dec-1990 National Velvet
Ving Rhames
Actor
12-May-1959   Marsellus Wallace in Pulp Fiction
William R. Rhodes
Business
15-Aug-1935   Vice Chairman of Citigroup
Alfonso Ribeiro
Actor
21-Sep-1971   Carlton Banks on Fresh Prince
Elmer Rice
Playwright
28-Sep-1892 8-May-1967 Street Scene
Thomas D. Rice
Comic
20-May-1808 19-Sep-1860 Played "Jim Crow"
Adam Rich
Actor
12-Oct-1968   Nicholas Bradford on Eight is Enough
David Lowell Rich
Film Director
31-Aug-1923   The Concorde: Airport '79
Dick Richards
Film Director
1936   Farewell, My Lovely
Deon Richmond
Actor
2-Apr-1978   Kenny on The Cosby Show
Don Rickles
Comic
8-May-1926   King of the Insult
Laura Riding
Poet
16-Jan-1901 2-Sep-1991 A Survey of Modernist Poetry
Peter Riegert
Actor
11-Apr-1947   Barbarians at the Gate
Ron Rifkin
Actor
31-Oct-1939   Arvin Sloane on Alias
Stephen Riggio
Business
1954   CEO of Barnes & Noble
Martin Ritt
Film Director
2-Mar-1914 8-Dec-1990 The Long Hot Summer
Donald L. Ritter
Politician
21-Oct-1940   Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1979-93
David Rivera
Politician
16-Sep-1965   Congressman, Florida 25th
Geraldo Rivera
Journalist
4-Jul-1943   Fox News commentator
Roberto A. Rivera-Soto
Judge
10-Nov-1953   Justice, New Jersey Supreme Court
Joan Rivers
Comic
8-Jun-1933   Can we talk?
Johnny Rivers
Musician
7-Nov-1942   Secret Agent Man
Melissa Rivers
TV Personality
20-Jan-1968   Daughter of Joan Rivers
Sam Robards
Actor
16-Dec-1961   Get a Life
Harold Robbins
Novelist
21-May-1916 14-Oct-1997 The Carpetbaggers
Jerome Robbins
Choreographer
11-Oct-1918 29-Jul-1998 West Side Story
Ralph J. Roberts
Business
13-Mar-1920   Co-Founder of Comcast
Tony Roberts
Actor
22-Oct-1939   Annie Hall
Paul Robeson, Jr.
Activist
2-Nov-1927   Son of Paul Robeson
Andrew Robinson
Actor
14-Feb-1942   Garak on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Jay Robinson
Actor
14-Apr-1930   Caligula in The Robe
Leon Robinson
Actor
8-Mar-1962   Cool Runnings
David Rockefeller
Business
12-Jun-1915   Founder of the Trilateral Commission
Jay Rockefeller
Politician
18-Jun-1937   US Senator from West Virginia
John D. Rockefeller III
Philanthropist
21-Mar-1906 10-Jul-1978 Lincoln Center for Performing Arts
Laurance Rockefeller
Business
26-May-1910 11-Jul-2004 Financier behind Eastern Airlines
Win Rockefeller
Politician
17-Sep-1948 16-Jul-2006 Billionaire, Arkansas Lt. Governor
Winthrop Rockefeller
Business
1-May-1912 22-Feb-1973 Governor of Arkansas, 1967-71
Norman Rockwell
Painter
3-Feb-1894 8-Nov-1978 Saturday Evening Post artist
Nile Rodgers
Musician
19-Sep-1952   Founding member of Chic
Alex Rodriguez
Baseball
27-Jul-1975   NY Yankees 3rd Baseman
Judith W. Rogers
Judge
27-Jul-1939   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
Will Rogers, Jr.
Actor
20-Oct-1911 10-Jul-1993 Son of Will Rogers
Anne Roiphe
Author
25-Dec-1935   Up the Sandbox!
Lina Romay
Actor
16-Jan-1919 17-Dec-2010 Adventure
Anthony Romero
Activist
9-Jul-1965   ACLU Executive Director
Cesar Romero
Actor
15-Feb-1907 1-Jan-1994 The Joker on Batman
George Romero
Film Director
4-Feb-1940   Night of the Living Dead
Saoirse Ronan
Actor
12-Apr-1994   Atonement
James Roosevelt
Politician
23-Dec-1907 13-Aug-1991 Congressman from California, 1955-65
Theodore Roosevelt
Head of State
27-Oct-1858 6-Jan-1919 26th US President, 1901-09
Richard Rorty
Philosopher
4-Oct-1931 8-Jun-2007 Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Jamie Rose
Actor
26-Nov-1959   Vickie Gioberti on Falcon Crest
Ethel Rosenberg
Relative
28-Sep-1915 19-Jun-1953 Executed for being married to Julius Rosenberg
Julius Rosenberg
Spy
12-May-1918 19-Jun-1953 Leaked atomic bomb secrets to USSR
Peter R. Rosenblatt
Attorney
4-Sep-1933   Washington attorney
Albert J. Rosenthal
Educator
5-Mar-1919 17-Mar-2010 Dean of Columbia Law School, 1979-84
Rick Rosenthal
Film Director
15-Jun-1949   Halloween II
Joe E. Ross
Actor
15-Mar-1914 13-Aug-1982 Car 54, Where Are You?
Robert Rossen
Screenwriter
16-Mar-1908 18-Feb-1966 The Hustler
Charles O. Rossotti
Business
17-Jan-1941   IRS Commissioner, 1997-2002
Emmy Rossum
Actor
12-Sep-1986   The Day After Tomorrow
Walt Rostow
Government
7-Oct-1916 13-Feb-2003 National Security Advisor, 1966-69
Joe Roth
Business
13-Jun-1948   Revolution Studios, former Disney CEO
Will Rothhaar
Actor
12-Jan-1987   Mickey Kleinman on Listen Up
Russell Rouse
Screenwriter
20-Nov-1913 2-Oct-1987 Pillow Talk
Roy Rowland
Film Director
31-Dec-1910 29-Jun-1995 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Candida Royalle
Pornstar
15-Oct-1950   Femmes De Sade
Prince Royce
Singer/Songwriter
11-May-1989   Corazón Sin Cara
Selena Royle
Actor
6-Nov-1904 23-Apr-1983 The Fighting Sullivans
James P. Rubin
Government
1960   State Department Spokesman, 1997-2000
Robert E. Rubin
Government
29-Aug-1938   US Treasury Secretary, 1995-99
Sara Rue
Actor
26-Jan-1979   Less Than Perfect
William A. Rugh
Diplomat
10-May-1936   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1984-87
Louis Rukeyser
Talk Show Host
30-Jan-1933 2-May-2006 Host of PBS's Wall $treet Week
Muriel Rukeyser
Poet
15-Dec-1913 12-Feb-1980 The Book of the Dead
William S. Rukeyser
Journalist
1939   Managing Editor of Fortune
Richard Rush
Film Director
15-Apr-1929   The Stunt Man
R. J. Rushdoony
Religion
25-Apr-1916 8-Feb-2001 Institutes of Biblical Law
Joanna Russ
Author
22-Feb-1937 29-Apr-2011 The Female Man
David O. Russell
Film Director
20-Aug-1958   I Heart Huckabees
Gianni Russo
Actor
12-Dec-1943   The Godfather
James Russo
Actor
23-Apr-1953   The Box
Eileen Ryan
Actor
16-Oct-1928   Matriarch of the Penn family
Mary Ryan
Diplomat
1-Oct-1940 25-Apr-2006 US Ambassador to Swaziland, 1988-90
Mark Rydell
Film Director
23-Mar-1934   On Golden Pond
William Safire
Columnist
17-Dec-1929 27-Sep-2009 NYT columnist, language maven
Bill Sage
Actor
17-Jul-1962   Simple Men
Carole Bayer Sager
Singer/Songwriter
8-Mar-1947   That's What Friends Are For
Gene Saks
Theater Director
8-Nov-1921   The Odd Couple
Richard Sale
Screenwriter
17-Dec-1911 4-Mar-1993 A Ticket to Tomahawk
Frederic V. Salerno
Business
c. 1944   CFO of Verizon, 2000-02
J. D. Salinger
Novelist
1-Jan-1919 27-Jan-2010 The Catcher in the Rye
Jonas Salk
Scientist
28-Oct-1914 23-Jun-1995 Discoverer of the first polio vaccine
Sidney Salkow
Film Director
16-Jun-1909 18-Oct-2000 Twice-Told Tales
Robert J. Samuelson
Columnist
23-Dec-1945   Newsweek columnist
Herbert Sandler
Philanthropist
16-Nov-1931   Golden West Financial
Mark Sandrich
Film Director
26-Aug-1900 4-Mar-1945 Top Hat
Steve Sandvoss
Actor
23-Jun-1980   Latter Days
Isabel Sanford
Actor
29-Aug-1917 9-Jul-2004 Louise Jefferson on The Jeffersons
Merlin Santana
Actor
14-Mar-1976 9-Nov-2002 The Steve Harvey Show
Adam Savage
TV Personality
15-Jul-1967   Goateed host of MythBusters
Herschel Savage
Pornstar
25-Nov-1952   Go-to performer for Seymore Butts
Josh Saviano
Actor
31-Mar-1976   Paul Pfeiffer on The Wonder Years
Mario Savio
Activist
8-Dec-1942 6-Nov-1996 Free Speech Movement
Eric Schaeffer
Film Director
22-Jan-1962   If Lucy Fell
Howard B. Schaffer
Diplomat
21-Jul-1929   US Ambassador to Bangladesh, 1984-87
Mary L. Schapiro
Government
19-Jun-1955   Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Dolph Schayes
Basketball
19-May-1928   NBA Hall of Famer, coach
Robert Scheer
Columnist
4-Apr-1936   Former L.A. Times columnist
Orville Schell
Author
20-May-1940   Prominent sinologist
Herbert I. Schiller
Author
5-Nov-1919 29-Jan-2000 Mass Communications and American Empire
Leslie T. Schilling
Business
?   Union Square Investments Company
Frank Schlesinger
Astronomer
11-May-1871 10-Jul-1943 Stellar parallaxes
James R. Schlesinger
Government
15-Feb-1929   Served Nixon, Ford, Carter
Eric Schlosser
Author
17-Aug-1959   Fast Food Nation
Eric Schneiderman
Government
31-Dec-1954   Attorney General of New York
Bruce Schneier
Computer Programmer
15-Jan-1964   Applied Cryptography
Daniel Schorr
Journalist
31-Aug-1916 23-Jul-2010 Veteran journalist, Nixon enemy
Bitty Schram
Actor
17-Jul-1968   A League of Their Own
Budd Schulberg
Novelist
27-Mar-1914 5-Aug-2009 What Makes Sammy Run?
Joel Schumacher
Film Director
29-Aug-1939   The Lost Boys
William Schuman
Composer
4-Aug-1910 15-Feb-1992 Symphony No. 6
Anna J. Schwartz
Economist
11-Nov-1915 21-Jun-2012 A Monetary History of the United States
Ben Schwartz
Actor
15-Sep-1981   Rejected Jokes
Melvin Schwartz
Physicist
2-Nov-1932 28-Aug-2006 Researcher of neutrinos
Julian Schwinger
Physicist
12-Feb-1918 16-Jul-1994 Quantum electrodynamics
Campbell Scott
Actor
19-Jul-1961   The Spanish Prisoner
Pippa Scott
Actor
10-Nov-1935   Cold Turkey
John Sculley
Business
6-Apr-1939   CEO of Apple, 1983-93
John Sebastian
Singer/Songwriter
17-Mar-1944   Theme to Welcome Back, Kotter
Jon Seda
Actor
14-Oct-1970   Det. Paul Falsone on Homicide
Sam Seder
Radio Personality
28-Nov-1966   Majority Report podcast
Kyra Sedgwick
Actor
19-Aug-1965   The Closer
Lewis Seiler
Film Director
30-Sep-1890 8-Jan-1964 Guadalcanal Diary
William A. Seiter
Film Director
10-Jun-1890 26-Jul-1964 Allegheny Uprising
Joel Seligman
Educator
11-Jan-1950   President, University of Rochester
Anya Seton
Author
23-Jan-1906 8-Nov-1990 Dragonwyck
Brian Setzer
Musician
10-Apr-1959   Frontman for The Stray Cats
Anne Seymour
Actor
11-Sep-1909 8-Dec-1988 Character actress
Frank Shakespeare
Diplomat
9-Apr-1925   US Ambassador to the Vatican, 1986-89
Gene Shalit
Critic
25-Mar-1932   Film critic
Florence Shapiro
Politician
2-May-1948   Texas state senator
Judith Shapiro
Educator
24-Jan-1942   President, Barnard College
Robert B. Shapiro
Business
4-Aug-1938   CEO of Monsanto, 1995-2000
Mickey Shaughnessy
Actor
5-Aug-1920 23-Jul-1985 Jailhouse Rock
Melville Shavelson
Film Director
1-Apr-1917 8-Aug-2007 Yours, Mine and Ours
Artie Shaw
Musician
23-May-1910 30-Dec-2004 Clarinetist, big band leader
Wallace Shawn
Actor
12-Nov-1943   Ate dinner with Andre
Carol Shea-Porter
Politician
2-Dec-1954   Congresswoman from New Hampshire, 2007-11
Charlie Sheen
Actor
3-Sep-1965   The prodigal Sheen
Stanley K. Sheinbaum
Activist
12-Jun-1920   Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Ben Shenkman
Actor
26-Sep-1968   Pi
George Sherman
Film Director
14-Jul-1908 15-Mar-1991 Against All Flags
Richard M. Sherman
Songwriter
12-Jun-1928   Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Robert B. Sherman
Songwriter
19-Dec-1925 5-Mar-2012 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Brooke Shields
Model
31-May-1965   Suddenly Susan
Anne Shirley
Actor
17-Apr-1918 4-Jul-1993 Stella Dallas
George Shultz
Government
13-Dec-1920   US Secretary of State, 1982-89
Shyheim
Rapper
14-Nov-1977   The Rugged Child
Gregory Sierra
Actor
25-Jan-1941   Det. Sgt. Chano on Barney Miller
Ron Silver
Actor
2-Jul-1946 15-Mar-2009 Wiseguy
Joey Silvera
Pornstar
20-Dec-1951   Anal Hounds and Bitches
Fred Silverman
Film/TV Producer
13-Sep-1937   TV producer and executive
Phil Silvers
Actor
11-May-1911 1-Nov-1985 You're in the Army Now
Martin Silverstein
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Uruguay, 2001-05
Chet Simmons
Business
11-Jul-1928 25-Mar-2010 President of ESPN, 1979-82
Rob Simmons
Politician
11-Feb-1943   Congressman from Connecticut, 2001-07
Carly Simon
Singer/Songwriter
25-Jun-1945   You're So Vain
Bryan Singer
Film Director
17-Sep-1965   X-Men
Doris Singleton
Actor
28-Sep-1919 26-Jun-2012 Caroline Appleby on I Love Lucy
Christian Slater
Actor
18-Aug-1969   Kuffs, True Romance
Everett Sloane
Actor
1-Oct-1909 6-Aug-1965 Patterns
Lawrence M. Small
Government
14-Sep-1941   Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, 2000-07
Robert Smigel
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Triumph the Insult Comic Dog
Alfred E. Smith
Government
30-Dec-1873 4-Oct-1944 Twice Governor of New York
Allison Smith
Actor
9-Dec-1969   Kate & Allie
Brooke Smith
Actor
22-May-1967   Grey's Anatomy
Hamilton O. Smith
Scientist
23-Aug-1931   Restriction enzymes (DNA cleavage)
Kent Smith
Actor
19-Mar-1907 23-Apr-1985 Cat People
Robert S. Smith
Judge
31-Aug-1944   Judge, NY Court of Appeals
Lee Smolin
Physicist
1955   The Trouble with Physics
Jurnee Smollett
Actor
1-Oct-1986   Lisa Tyler on The Defenders
Dick Smothers
Comic
20-Nov-1939   A Smothers Brother
Tommy Smothers
Comic
2-Feb-1937   A Smothers Brother
Patty Smyth
Musician
26-Jun-1957   She is the warrior
Phoebe Snow
Jazz Musician
17-Jul-1952 26-Apr-2011 Jazz vocalist
Morton Sobell
Criminal
11-Apr-1917   Rosenbergs Co-Defendant
Leelee Sobieski
Actor
10-Jun-1983   Eyes Wide Shut
Stephen Solarz
Politician
12-Sep-1940 29-Nov-2010 Congressman from New York, 1975-93
Alfred Sommer
Doctor
1942   SPH Dean at Johns Hopkins, 1990-2005
Fred Sommers
Philosopher
1-Jan-1923   The Logic of Natural Language
Stephen Sondheim
Composer
22-Mar-1930   West Side Story
Barry Sonnenfeld
Film Director
1-Apr-1953   Men in Black
Hugo F. Sonnenschein
Economist
1941   President, University of Chicago, 1993-2000
Susan Sontag
Author
16-Jan-1933 28-Dec-2004 Novelist, critic, intellectual
Louise Sorel
Actor
6-Aug-1940   Days of Our Lives
Michael G. Sotirhos
Business
12-Nov-1928   US Ambassador to Greece, 1989-93
Kath Soucie
Actor
20-Feb-1967   Rugrats
Melissa De Sousa
Actor
25-Sep-1967   Gabriella on Reed Between the Lines
John Spencer
Actor
20-Dec-1946 16-Dec-2005 Leo McGarry on The West Wing
Jonathan Sperber
Historian
26-Dec-1952   The European Revolutions, 1848-1851
Carl Spielvogel
Business
27-Dec-1928   Advertising executive, Bates Worldwide
Joel Elias Spingarn
Critic
17-May-1875 26-Jul-1939 Literary critic, NAACP leader
Norman Spinrad
Author
15-Sep-1940   SF author, Little Heroes
Frank Stallone
Actor
30-Jul-1950   Staying Alive
Sylvester Stallone
Actor
6-Jul-1946   Rocky, Rambo
Jean Stapleton
Actor
19-Jan-1923   Edith on All In The Family
Don Stark
Actor
20-Aug-1954   Bob Pinciotti on That 70's Show
Koo Stark
Actor
26-Apr-1956   Ex-Girlfriend of Prince Andrew
Paul Starr
Educator
12-May-1949   The Social Transformation of American Medicine
Danielle Steel
Novelist
14-Aug-1947   Romance novelist
Robert D. Steele
Spy
16-Jul-1952   Open Source Systems
Joseph Stein
Playwright
30-May-1912 24-Oct-2010 Fiddler on the Roof librettist
William H. Stein
Chemist
25-Jun-1911 2-Feb-1980 Amino-acid analyzer
Laurence A. Steinhardt
Diplomat
6-Oct-1892 28-Mar-1950 US Ambassador to USSR, 1939-41
Richard Stengel
Journalist
c. 1955   Managing Editor, Time magazine
David J. Stern
Basketball
22-Sep-1942   Commissioner of the NBA
Joseph W. Stern
Composer
11-Jan-1870 31-Mar-1934 My Mother Was a Lady
Leonard Stern
Business
28-Mar-1938   Billionaire, Hartz pet supply
Richard G. Stern
Novelist
25-Feb-1928 24-Jan-2013 Other Men's Daughters
Walter P. Stern
Activist
26-Sep-1928   Chairman, Hudson Institute
Sy Sternberg
Business
24-Jun-1943   CEO of New York Life
Alexis Stewart
Radio Personality
27-Sep-1965   Whatever with Alexis & Jennifer
Paul Stewart
Actor
13-Mar-1908 17-Feb-1986 Citizen Kane
Julia Stiles
Actor
28-Mar-1981   10 Things I Hate About You
Amy Stiller
Actor
9-Aug-1961   Yet Another Stiller
Ben Stiller
Actor
30-Nov-1965   There's Something About Mary
Henry L. Stimson
Government
21-Sep-1867 20-Oct-1950 US Secretary of War 1911-13, 1940-45
Fran M. Stoller
Attorney
20-Sep-1958   Partner, Loeb & Loeb
Harold J. Stone
Actor
3-Mar-1911 18-Nov-2005 The Harder They Fall
Oliver Stone
Film Director
15-Sep-1946   JFK
Richard B. Stone
Politician
22-Sep-1928   US Senator from Florida, 1975-80
Larry Storch
Actor
8-Jan-1923   Corporal Agarn on F Troop
Adam Storke
Actor
18-Aug-1962   Mystic Pizza
Susan Strasberg
Actor
22-May-1938 21-Jan-1999 Picnic
Marcia Strassman
Actor
28-Apr-1948   Welcome Back, Kotter
Robert Strauss
Actor
8-Nov-1913 20-Feb-1975 Animal in Stalag 17
Charles Strouse
Composer
7-Jun-1928   Bye Bye Birdie
Mel Stuart
Film Director
2-Sep-1928 9-Aug-2012 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Jock Sturges
Photographer
1947   Art photographer charged with obscenity
Barry Sullivan
Actor
29-Aug-1912 6-Jun-1994 The Bad and the Beautiful
Ed Sullivan
TV Personality
28-Sep-1902 13-Oct-1974 The Ed Sullivan Show
Nicole Sullivan
Actor
21-Apr-1970   Vancome Lady on MADtv
Susan Sullivan
Actor
18-Nov-1942   Falcon Crest
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Publisher
12-Sep-1891 11-Dec-1968 New York Times Publisher, 1935-61
Punch Sulzberger
Publisher
5-Feb-1926 29-Sep-2012 New York Times Publisher, 1963-91
David Susskind
Talk Show Host
19-Dec-1920 22-Feb-1987 The David Susskind Show
Steve Swallow
Jazz Musician
4-Oct-1940   Prolific jazz bassist
Dolph Sweet
Actor
18-Jul-1920 8-May-1985 Chief Carl Kanisky on Gimme a Break!
Fife Symington
Politician
12-Aug-1945   Governor of Arizona, 1991-97
Nita Talbot
Actor
8-Aug-1930   Rose on Starting from Scratch
Jake Tapper
Journalist
12-Mar-1969   CNN Chief Washington Correspondent
John Tayler
Politician
4-Jul-1742 19-Apr-1829 Governor of New York, 1817
Renée Taylor
Actor
19-Mar-1933   Sylvia Fine on The Nanny
Sam Taylor
Film Director
13-Aug-1895 6-Mar-1958 Safety Last!
Conway Tearle
Actor
17-May-1878 1-Oct-1938 Stella Maris
Godfrey Tearle
Actor
12-Oct-1884 8-Jun-1953 The 39 Steps
John M. Templeton, Jr.
Relative
19-Feb-1940   Conservative philanthropist
Studs Terkel
Author
16-May-1912 31-Oct-2008 Working
Eric Thal
Actor
10-Aug-1965   The Puppet Masters
Olivia Thirlby
Actor
6-Oct-1986   Juno
Eddie Kaye Thomas
Actor
31-Oct-1980   American Pie
Richard Thomas
Actor
13-Jun-1951   John Boy on The Waltons
Malachi Throne
Actor
1-Dec-1928 13-Mar-2013 Noah Bain on It Takes a Thief
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Artist
18-Feb-1848 17-Jan-1933 Stained glassmaker, jewelry designer
Tiny Tim
Musician
12-Apr-1932 30-Nov-1996 Tip Toe Thru the Tulips
Kenneth R. Timmerman
Journalist
4-Nov-1953   Foundation for Democracy in Iran
James Toback
Film Director
23-Nov-1944   The Pick-up Artist
George Tobias
Actor
14-Jul-1901 27-Feb-1980 Abner Kravitz on Bewitched
Genevieve Tobin
Actor
29-Nov-1899 21-Jul-1995 One Hour with You
Bill Todman
Film/TV Producer
31-Jul-1916 29-Jul-1976 Goodson-Todman Productions
Alvin Toffler
Author
4-Oct-1928   Future Shock
Jeffrey Toobin
Attorney
21-May-1960   CNN Senior Legal Analyst
Gina Torres
Actor
25-Apr-1969   Zoe Washburne on Firefly
Liz Torres
Actor
27-Sep-1947   Miss Patty on Gilmore Girls
John Torrey
Botanist
15-Aug-1796 10-Mar-1873 Flora of North America
Nina Totenberg
Journalist
14-Jan-1944   NPR reporter
Alex Toth
Cartoonist
25-Jun-1928 27-May-2006 Creator of Space Ghost
Michelle Trachtenberg
Actor
11-Oct-1985   Dawn Summers on Buffy
Bernard Trainor
Military
2-Sep-1928   Military analyst, ex-3 star Marine general
Marvin S. Traub
Business
14-Apr-1925 11-Jul-2012 CEO of Bloomingdale's, 1978-92
Fred Travalena
Comic
6-Oct-1942 28-Jun-2009 The Man of a Thousand Faces
Nancy Travis
Actor
21-Sep-1961   Three Men and a Baby
Claire Trevor
Actor
8-Mar-1910 8-Apr-2000 Key Largo
Diana Trilling
Critic
21-Jul-1905 23-Oct-1996 Literary critic, The Nation
Lionel Trilling
Critic
4-Jul-1905 5-Nov-1975 The Liberal Imagination
Paul A. Trivelli
Diplomat
1953   US Ambassador to Nicaragua
Tatiana Troyanos
Singer
12-Sep-1938 21-Aug-1993 Operatic Mezzo-Soprano
Garry Trudeau
Cartoonist
21-Jul-1948   Doonesbury
Rachel True
Actor
15-Nov-1966   Mona Thorne on Half & Half
Ivanka Trump
Relative
30-Oct-1981   Daughter of Donald Trump
Roger Y. Tsien
Scientist
1-Feb-1952   Green Fluorescent Protein
Michael Tucci
Actor
15-Apr-1946   Norman Briggs on Diagnosis Murder
Barbara Tuchman
Historian
30-Jan-1912 6-Feb-1989 A Distant Mirror
Jessica Tuck
Actor
19-Feb-1963   Gillian Gray on Judging Amy
Gene Tunney
Boxing
25-May-1897 7-Nov-1978 Heavyweight Boxing Champion, 1926-28
John V. Tunney
Politician
26-Jun-1934   US Senator from California, 1971-77
Ann Turkel
Actor
16-Jul-1946   Golden Rendezvous
Glynn Turman
Actor
31-Jan-1946   Col. Taylor on A Different World
Bob Turner
Politician
2-May-1941   Congressman, New York 9th
Jim Turnesa
Golf
9-Dec-1912 27-Aug-1971 Winner, 1952 PGA Championship
Jon Turteltaub
Film Director
8-Aug-1963   National Treasure
Aida Turturro
Actor
25-Sep-1962   Janice Soprano
Frank Tuttle
Film Director
6-Aug-1892 6-Jan-1963 This Gun for Hire
Boss Tweed
Politician
3-Apr-1823 12-Apr-1878 Boss of Tammany Hall
Liv Tyler
Actor
1-Jul-1977   Daughter of Aerosmith frontman
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astronomer
5-Oct-1958   Astrophysicist
Leslie Uggams
Actor
25-May-1943   Roots
Ian Underwood
Musician
22-May-1939   Multi-instrumentalist for The Mothers of Invention
Louis Untermeyer
Poet
1-Oct-1885 18-Dec-1977 Anthologist of poetry
Andrew Vachss
Author
19-Oct-1942   Burke, attorney for children
Nick Valensi
Guitarist
16-Jan-1981   Guitarist for The Strokes
Gary Valentine
Actor
22-Nov-1961   The King of Queens
Joan Van Ark
Actor
16-Jun-1943   Valene Ewing on Dallas
Charles Van Doren
TV Personality
12-Feb-1926   Won the rigged game show Twenty-One
Joyce Van Patten
Actor
9-Mar-1934   I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Katrina vanden Heuvel
Editor
7-Oct-1959   Editor of The Nation
Jennifer Vanderbes
Author
1974   Easter Island
Amy Vanderbilt
Columnist
22-Jul-1908 27-Dec-1974 Amy Vanderbilt's Complete Book of Etiquette
Gloria Vanderbilt
Fashion Designer
20-Feb-1924   Designer jeans
William H. Vanderbilt
Politician
24-Nov-1901 14-Apr-1981 Governor of Rhode Island, 1939-41
Luther Vandross
Singer
20-Apr-1951 1-Jul-2005 R&B Singer, Never Too Much
A. Devitt Vanech
Attorney
26-Mar-1906 10-Sep-1967 Deputy US Attorney General, 1951-52
Paul Vario
Criminal
9-Jul-1914 22-Nov-1988 Lucchese Crime Family
Robert Vaughn
Actor
22-Nov-1932   Napoleon Solo on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Harold Vermilyea
Actor
10-Oct-1889 8-Jan-1958 Sorry, Wrong Number
Lisa Vidal
Actor
13-Jun-1965   Insp. Ramirez on The Division
Abe Vigoda
Actor
24-Feb-1921   Fish on Barney Miller (not dead yet)
Bruce Vilanch
Author
23-Nov-1948   The fat guy who writes everyone's jokes
John Vinocur
Journalist
?   International Herald Tribune correspondent
Nana Visitor
Actor
26-Jul-1957   Maj. Kira Nerys on Star Trek: DS9
Joseph Vitale
Actor
6-Sep-1901 5-Jun-1994 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Daisy von Scherler Mayer
Film Director
14-Sep-1966   The Guru
Gijs de Vries
Politician
22-Feb-1956   EU Terrorism czar
Robert F. Wagner, Jr.
Politician
20-Apr-1910 12-Feb-1991 Mayor of New York City, 1954-65
Collin Walcott
Jazz Musician
24-Feb-1945 8-Nov-1984 Jazz sitar player
Robert Walden
Actor
25-Sep-1943   Joe Rossi on Lou Grant
John M. Walker, Jr.
Judge
26-Dec-1940   2nd Circuit Appeals Court, 1992-2006
Robert Walker, Jr.
Actor
15-Apr-1940   Ensign Pulver
Immanuel Wallerstein
Sociologist
28-Sep-1930   The Modern World System
Peter J. Wallison
Government
6-Jun-1941   White House Counsel, 1986-87
Malcolm Wallop
Politician
27-Feb-1933 14-Sep-2011 US Senator from Wyoming, 1977-95
Donnie Walsh
Basketball
1-Mar-1941   President of the New York Knicks
Raoul Walsh
Film Director
11-Mar-1887 31-Dec-1980 The Naked and the Dead
Vernon Walters
Government
3-Jan-1917 10-Feb-2002 US Ambassador to the UN, 1985-89
Zoë Wanamaker
Actor
13-May-1949   Susan Harper on My Family
Vera Wang
Fashion Designer
27-Jun-1949   Designer of wedding dresses
Julie Warner
Actor
9-Feb-1965   The Puppet Masters
Lesley Ann Warren
Actor
16-Aug-1946   The Limey
Rusty Warren
Singer/Songwriter
17-Mar-1931   Songs for Sinners
Margaret Floy Washburn
Psychologist
25-Jul-1871 29-Oct-1939 First female American psychologist
Damon Wayans
Comic
4-Sep-1960   My Wife and Kids
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Comic
8-Jun-1958   A Wayans Brother
Kim Wayans
Actor
16-Oct-1961   A Wayans sister
Marlon Wayans
Comic
23-Jul-1972   A Wayans Brother
Shawn Wayans
Comic
19-Jan-1971   A Wayans Brother
Michael Weatherly
Actor
8-Jul-1968   Navy NCIS
Paul Francis Webster
Songwriter
20-Dec-1907 22-Mar-1984 Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing
Cynthia Weil
Songwriter
18-Oct-1937   Half of songwriting duo Mann and Weil
Steven Weinberg
Physicist
3-May-1933   Electroweak Theory
Anthony Weiner
Politician
4-Sep-1964   Congressman from New York, 1999-2011
Scott Weinger
Actor
5-Oct-1975   Steve Hale on Full House
Allen Weinstein
Historian
1-Sep-1937   US National Archivist
Paul Weitz
Film Director
19-Nov-1965   American Pie
Tuesday Weld
Actor
27-Aug-1943   Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Sumner Welles
Diplomat
14-Oct-1892 24-Sep-1961 US Under Secretary of State, 1937-43
Tom Welling
Actor
26-Apr-1977   Superboy on Smallville
Anthony Welters
Business
c. 1955   AmeriChoice
Jann Wenner
Business
7-Jan-1946   Publisher of Rolling Stone magazine
Chuck Wepner
Boxing
26-Feb-1939   Supposed inspiration for Rocky
Leslie West
Musician
22-Oct-1945   Mountain bandleader and guitarist
Nathanael West
Author
17-Oct-1903 22-Dec-1940 The Day of the Locust
Randy West
Pornstar
12-Oct-1947   Up N Cummers, Confession of Emmanuelle
Nydia Westman
Actor
19-Feb-1902 23-May-1970 Mrs. Featherstone on Going My Way
Edith Wharton
Novelist
24-Jan-1862 11-Aug-1937 The Age of Innocence
Joss Whedon
Film/TV Producer
23-Jun-1964   Creator of Buffy, Angel, and Firefly
Maggie Wheeler
Actor
7-Aug-1961   Janice Litman on Friends
Carole Ita White
Actor
24-Aug-1949   Big Rosie on Laverne and Shirley
Christine Todd Whitman
Government
26-Sep-1946   GWB's first head of EPA
Marina v.N. Whitman
Economist
6-Mar-1935   Council of Economic Advisers, 1972-73
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
Business
9-Jan-1875 18-Apr-1942 Whitney Museum of American Art
Jeffrey Wigand
Scientist
17-Dec-1942   Tobacco industry whistleblower
Richard Wilbur
Poet
1-Mar-1921   Second U.S. Poet Laureate
Frank Wilczek
Physicist
15-May-1951   Deep structure of matter
Cornel Wilde
Actor
13-Oct-1915 16-Oct-1989 A Song to Remember
Olivia Wilde
Actor
10-Mar-1984   Skin
J. Harvie Wilkinson III
Judge
29-Sep-1944   4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Billy Dee Williams
Actor
6-Apr-1937   Lando Calrissian, Colt-45 malt liquor pitchman
Grant Williams
Actor
18-Aug-1930 28-Jul-1985 The Incredible Shrinking Man
Guy Williams
Actor
14-Jan-1924 7-May-1989 Prof. John Robinson on Lost in Space
Malcolm Wilson
Politician
26-Feb-1914 13-Mar-2000 Governor of New York, 1973-75
Teddy Wilson
Actor
10-Dec-1943 21-Jul-1991 Earl Chambers on That's My Mama
John G. Winant
Politician
23-Feb-1889 3-Nov-1947 New Hampshire governor, committed suicide
April Winchell
Actor
4-Jan-1960   Voice of Clarabelle Cow
Paul Winchell
Actor
21-Dec-1922 24-Jun-2005 Ventriloquist and inventor
Walter Winchell
Radio Personality
7-Apr-1897 20-Feb-1972 Gossip commentator
William Windom
Actor
28-Sep-1923 16-Aug-2012 Glen Morley on The Farmer's Daughter
Gary Winick
Film Director
31-Mar-1961 27-Feb-2011 13 Going on 30
Henry Winkler
Actor
30-Oct-1945   Fonz on Happy Days
Irwin Winkler
Film/TV Producer
25-May-1931   Rocky
Gary Winnick
Business
13-Oct-1947   Founder of Global Crossing
Marissa Jaret Winokur
Actor
2-Feb-1973   Hairspray
Dean Winters
Actor
20-Jul-1964   Ryan O'Reily on Oz
Billy Wirth
Actor
23-Jun-1962   The Lost Boys
David Wise
Author
10-May-1930   The Invisible Government
Frank G. Wisner
Diplomat
1938   US Ambassador to India, 1994-97
James Wlcek
Actor
22-Feb-1964   Sons of Thunder
Harris Wofford
Politician
9-Apr-1926   US Senator from Pennsylvania, 1991-95
John Wojtowicz
Criminal
9-Mar-1945 2-Jan-2006 Bank robber inspired Dog Day Afternoon
Dick Wolf
Film/TV Producer
20-Dec-1946   Producer of Law and Order
Gene Wolfe
Novelist
7-May-1931   The Book of the New Sun
Paul Wolfowitz
Government
22-Dec-1943   President of the World Bank, 2005-07
David L. Wolper
Film/TV Producer
11-Jan-1928 10-Aug-2010 Roots
Bokeem Woodbine
Actor
13-Apr-1973   The Big Hit
Douglas Woolf
Novelist
23-Mar-1922 18-Jan-1992 Fade Out
Monty Woolley
Actor
17-Aug-1888 6-May-1963 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Cornell Woolrich
Novelist
4-Dec-1903 25-Sep-1968 The Bride Wore Black
Herman Wouk
Novelist
27-May-1915   The Caine Mutiny
Jenny Wright
Actor
23-Mar-1962   Out of Bounds
Michael Wright
Actor
30-Apr-1956   Elias Taylor on V
Teresa Wright
Actor
27-Oct-1918 6-Mar-2005 Shadow of a Doubt
Charles Wuorinen
Composer
9-Jun-1938   Time's Encomium
Keenan Wynn
Actor
27-Jul-1916 14-Oct-1986 Col. Bat Guano in Dr. Strangelove
May Wynn
Actor
8-Jan-1928   The Caine Mutiny
Boaz Yakin
Screenwriter
20-Jun-1966   Remember the Titans
Peter Yarrow
Singer
31-May-1938   The Peter in Peter, Paul, and Mary
Vincent Youmans
Composer
27-Sep-1898 5-Apr-1946 No, No Nanette
Robert M. Young
Film Director
22-Nov-1924   Dominick and Eugene
Tony Young
Actor
28-Jun-1937 26-Feb-2002 Taggart
William Zabka
Actor
20-Oct-1965   Opponent of The Karate Kid
Nina Zagat
Critic
12-Aug-1942   Zagat Survey
Tim Zagat
Critic
13-Jun-1940   Zagat Survey
Moon Unit Zappa
Actor
28-Sep-1967   Daughter of Frank Zappa
Kevin Zeese
Activist
1955   Common Sense for Drug Policy
Herbert S. Zim
Author
12-Jul-1909 5-Dec-1994 Golden Guides
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
Actor
30-Nov-1918   The F.B.I.
Stephanie Zimbalist
Actor
8-Oct-1956   Remington Steele
Hans Zinsser
Scientist
17-Nov-1878 4-Sep-1940 Typhus vaccine
Joseph Zito
Film Director
14-May-1946   Missing In Action
John Zorn
Composer
2-Sep-1953   Prolific avant-garde composer
Louis Zukofsky
Poet
23-Jan-1904 12-May-1978 Co-Founded Objectivist poetry movement

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bella Abzug
Politician
24-Jul-1920 31-Mar-1998 Feminist and former Congresswoman
Edward G. Acheson
Inventor
9-Mar-1856 6-Jul-1931 Discovered silicon carbide
Franklin Pierce Adams
Columnist
15-Nov-1881 23-Mar-1960 New York columnist, The Conning Tower
Charles Addams
Cartoonist
7-Jan-1912 29-Sep-1988 The Addams Family
Felix Adler
Educator
13-Aug-1851 24-Apr-1933 Ethical Culture
James Agee
Poet
27-Nov-1909 16-May-1955 A Death in the Family
Fred E. Ahlert
Composer
19-Sep-1892 20-Oct-1953 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
Alvin Ailey
Dancer
5-Jan-1931 1-Dec-1989 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Nelson W. Aldrich
Politician
6-Nov-1841 16-Apr-1915 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1881-1911
Winthrop W. Aldrich
Business
2-Nov-1885 25-Feb-1974 Chairman of Chase Manhattan Bank, 1934-53
Sholem Aleichem
Author
2-Mar-1859 13-May-1916 Fiddler on the Roof
Cris Alexander
Photographer
14-Jan-1920 7-Mar-2012 Portrait photographer, Broadway actor
Fred Allen
Comic
31-May-1894 17-Mar-1956 Town Hall Tonight
Frederick Lewis Allen
Journalist
5-Jul-1890 13-Feb-1954 Editor of Harpers, 1941-53
Red Allen
Jazz Musician
7-Jan-1908 17-Apr-1967 Jazz trumpeter
G. G. Allin
Musician
29-Aug-1956 28-Jun-1993 Hated
Néstor Almendros
Cinematographer
30-Oct-1930 4-Mar-1992 Mauvaise Conduite
Paul Althouse
Singer
2-Dec-1889 6-Feb-1954 Operatic tenor
Adrienne Ames
Actor
3-Aug-1907 31-May-1947 You're Telling Me!
Robert B. Anderson
Government
4-Jun-1910 14-Aug-1989 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1957-61
George Antheil
Composer
8-Jul-1900 12-Feb-1959 Le Ballet mécanique
Katharine Anthony
Author
27-Nov-1877 20-Nov-1965 Biographer, The Lambs
Rocky Aoki
Business
9-Oct-1938 10-Jul-2008 Benihana founder
William Apess
Author
31-Jan-1798 Apr-1839 A Son of the Forest
Fatty Arbuckle
Actor
24-Mar-1887 29-Jun-1933 Keystone Cop
Diane Arbus
Photographer
14-Mar-1923 26-Jul-1971 Influential photographer
Elizabeth Arden
Business
31-Dec-1878 18-Oct-1966 Founder, Elizabeth Arden Co.
Reinaldo Arenas
Novelist
16-Jul-1943 7-Dec-1990 El Mundo Alucinante
Hannah Arendt
Philosopher
14-Oct-1906 4-Dec-1975 Origins of Totalitarianism
Roone Arledge
Sports Figure
8-Jul-1931 5-Dec-2002 Created Wide World of Sports
Edwin H. Armstrong
Inventor
18-Dec-1890 31-Jan-1954 Inventor of FM radio
Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
4-Aug-1901 6-Jul-1971 Jazz trumpeter
Chester A. Arthur
Head of State
5-Oct-1829 18-Nov-1886 21st US President, 1881-85
Ellen Arthur
First Lady
30-Aug-1837 12-Jan-1880 Wife of US President Chester A. Arthur
Arthur Ashe
Tennis
10-Jul-1943 6-Feb-1993 First black man to win Wimbledon
Nickolas Ashford
Songwriter
4-May-1942 22-Aug-2011 Half of Ashford and Simpson
John Ashley
Actor
25-Dec-1934 3-Oct-1997 Beach Blanket Bingo
Howard Ashman
Songwriter
17-May-1950 14-Mar-1991 Beauty and the Beast
Isaac Asimov
Author
2-Jan-1920 6-Apr-1992 Foundation
John Jacob Astor
Business
17-Jul-1763 29-Mar-1848 Wealthiest man in America
Robert Atkins
Doctor
17-Oct-1930 17-Apr-2003 Atkins Diet doctor
Albert Ayler
Jazz Musician
13-Jul-1936 5-Nov-1970 Far-out sax blower
Robert Bacon
Government
5-Jul-1860 29-May-1919 US Ambassador to France, 1909-12
William Bagley
Educator
15-Mar-1874 1-Jul-1946 Opponent of Dewey's progressive education
George Balanchine
Dancer
22-Jan-1904 30-Apr-1983 Choreographer co-founded NYC Ballet
Anne Bancroft
Actor
17-Sep-1931 6-Jun-2005 Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate
Lester Bangs
Critic
14-Dec-1948 30-Apr-1982 Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
Tallulah Bankhead
Actor
31-Jan-1902 12-Dec-1968 Lifeboat
Samuel Barber
Composer
9-Mar-1910 23-Jan-1981 Adagio for Strings
Lex Barker
Actor
8-May-1919 11-May-1973 The tenth to play Tarzan
Djuna Barnes
Novelist
12-Jun-1892 18-Jun-1982 Modernist poet, Nightwood
John Barry
Composer
3-Nov-1933 30-Jan-2011 Film composer, James Bond, Out of Africa
Philip Barry
Playwright
18-Jun-1896 3-Dec-1949 The Philadelphia Story
Paul Bartel
Actor
6-Aug-1938 13-May-2000 Eating Raoul
Reginald Bartholomew
Diplomat
17-Feb-1936 26-Aug-2012 US Ambassador to Italy, 1993-97
Bela Bartok
Composer
25-Mar-1881 26-Sep-1945 Hungarian composer
Bernard M. Baruch
Business
19-Aug-1870 20-Jun-1965 Coined the term Cold War
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Painter
22-Dec-1960 12-Aug-1988 NYC graffiti artist
Barbara Baxley
Actor
1-Jan-1923 7-Jun-1990 Period of Adjustment
Anne Baxter
Actor
7-May-1923 12-Dec-1985 The Razor's Edge
Abraham D. Beame
Politician
20-Mar-1906 10-Feb-2001 Mayor of New York City, 1974-77
James Beard
Chef
5-May-1903 23-Jan-1985 First prominent TV chef
Romare Bearden
Painter
2-Sep-1911 12-Mar-1988 Collagist
Julian Beck
Actor
31-May-1925 14-Sep-1985 Rev. Kane in Poltergeist II
Geoffrey Beene
Fashion Designer
30-Aug-1927 28-Sep-2004 Award-winning fashion designer
David Belasco
Playwright
25-Jul-1853 14-May-1931 Madame Butterfly
George Bellows
Painter
12-Aug-1882 8-Jan-1925 American realist painter
Henry Whitney Bellows
Religion
11-Jun-1814 30-Jan-1882 Unitarian leader, civil reformer
Robert Benchley
Author
15-Sep-1889 21-Nov-1945 Humorist and screenwriter
Vincent Bendix
Inventor
12-Aug-1881 27-Mar-1945 Founder of Bendix Corporation
Ruth Benedict
Anthropologist
5-Jun-1887 17-Sep-1948 Anthropologist, Patterns of Culture
Stephen Vincent Benét
Author
22-Jul-1898 13-Mar-1943 John Brown's Body
James Gordon Bennett
Publisher
1-Sep-1795 1-Jun-1872 Founder, The New York Herald
Richard Rodney Bennett
Composer
29-Mar-1936 24-Dec-2012 The Mines of Sulphur
Gertrude Berg
Radio Personality
3-Oct-1899 14-Sep-1966 The Goldbergs
Bunny Berigan
Jazz Musician
2-Nov-1908 2-Jun-1942 Jazz trumpeter great
Irving Berlin
Composer
11-May-1888 22-Sep-1989 White Christmas, God Bless America
Maximilian Berlitz
Business
14-Apr-1852 6-Apr-1921 Berlitz Language Schools
Leonard Bernstein
Conductor
25-Aug-1918 14-Oct-1990 Conductor, New York Philharmonic
Albert Bierstadt
Painter
8-Jan-1830 18-Feb-1902 Western landscape painter
John Bigelow
Author
25-Nov-1817 19-Dec-1911 Ambassador to France, memoirist
John S. Billings
Administrator
12-Apr-1838 11-Mar-1913 New York Public Library
Eli Black
Business
9-Apr-1921 3-Feb-1975 Swan dive onto Park Avenue
Sidney Blackmer
Actor
13-Jul-1895 5-Oct-1973 Played Theodore Roosevelt 12 times
Vivian Blaine
Actor
21-Nov-1921 9-Dec-1995 Guys and Dolls
Art Blakey
Drummer
11-Oct-1919 16-Oct-1990 Principal bebop instigator and drummer
Nellie Bly
Journalist
5-May-1864 27-Jan-1922 Ten Days in a Mad-House
Franz Boas
Anthropologist
9-Jul-1858 22-Dec-1942 Father of American Anthropology
Artur Bodanzky
Conductor
16-Dec-1877 23-Nov-1939 Opera Conductor at the NY Met, 1915-39
Louise Bogan
Poet
11-Aug-1897 4-Feb-1970 The New Yorker poetry critic
Mary Boland
Actor
28-Jan-1880 23-Jun-1965 Ruggles of Red Gap
Sudie Bond
Actor
13-Jul-1928 10-Nov-1984 Silkwood
Edwin Booth
Actor
13-Nov-1833 7-Jun-1893 Renowned 19th century American actor
Dion Boucicault
Playwright
26-Dec-1820 18-Sep-1890 The Corsican Brothers
Claude G. Bowers
Diplomat
20-Nov-1878 21-Jan-1958 The Tragic Era
Lester Bowie
Jazz Musician
11-Oct-1941 9-Nov-1999 Influential jazz trumpeter
Peter Boyle
Actor
18-Oct-1935 12-Dec-2006 Young Frankenstein
William Bradford
Publisher
20-May-1663 23-May-1752 Colonial American printer
Ed Bradley
Journalist
22-Jun-1941 9-Nov-2006 60 Minutes
Omar Bradley
Military
12-Feb-1893 8-Apr-1981 US Army Chief of Staff
Alice Brady
Actor
2-Nov-1892 28-Oct-1939 In Old Chicago
Mathew Brady
Photographer
15-Jan-1823 15-Jan-1896 Civil War photographer
David Braham
Composer
1838 11-Apr-1905 The Mulligan Guards
James Henry Breasted
Archaeologist
27-Aug-1865 2-Dec-1935 A History of Egypt
Marcel Breuer
Designer
21-May-1902 1-Jul-1981 Bauhaus furniture designer
Benjamin H. Bristow
Government
20-Jun-1832 22-Jun-1896 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1874-76
Barbara Britton
Actor
26-Sep-1919 17-Jan-1980 Mr. and Mrs. North
Harold Brodkey
Novelist
25-Oct-1930 26-Jan-1996 Stories in an Almost Classical Mode
John Brougham
Actor
9-May-1814 7-Jun-1880 Irish-American dramatist and actor
Claude Brown
Author
23-Feb-1937 2-Feb-2002 Manchild in the Promised Land
Molly Brown
Activist
18-Jul-1867 26-Oct-1932 Unsinkable
Herbert Brownell, Jr.
Government
20-Feb-1904 1-May-1996 US Attorney General, 1953-57
Catherine Wolfe Bruce
Philanthropist
22-Jan-1816 13-Mar-1900 Underwriter of astronomy
William Cullen Bryant
Poet
3-Nov-1794 12-Jun-1878 Editor, The New York Evening Post
Yul Brynner
Actor
11-Jul-1920 10-Oct-1985 The King and I
Joseph Buloff
Actor
20-Jan-1899 27-Feb-1985 Yiddish stage actor
Ralph Bunche
Diplomat
4-Aug-1904 9-Dec-1971 UN Mediator in Palestine 1948
Gordon Bunshaft
Architect
9-May-1909 6-Aug-1990 Skyscraper architect
Johnny Burke
Songwriter
3-Oct-1908 25-Feb-1964 Swinging on a Star
Abe Burrows
Playwright
18-Dec-1910 17-May-1985 Co-Author, Guys and Dolls
William Evans Burton
Actor
1804 9-Feb-1860 Popular comic actor
Frederick Busch
Novelist
1-Aug-1941 23-Feb-2006 Don't Tell Anyone
Prescott Bush
Politician
15-May-1895 8-Oct-1972 US Senator from Connecticut, 1952-63
Robin Bush
Relative
20-Dec-1949 11-Oct-1953 George W. Bush sister, died at age four
Bill The Butcher
Boxing
Jul-1821 8-Mar-1855 Inspired Gangs of New York
Robert N. Butler
Doctor
21-Jan-1927 4-Jul-2010 Expert on aging
Irving Caesar
Songwriter
4-Jul-1895 17-Dec-1996 Tea for Two
John Cage
Composer
5-Sep-1912 12-Aug-1992 Experimental composer
Alexander Calder
Sculptor
22-Jul-1898 11-Nov-1976 Creator of the mobile as art form
Walter Camp
Football
7-Apr-1859 14-Mar-1925 Father of American football
Cass Canfield
Publisher
26-Apr-1897 27-Mar-1986 Harper & Brothers
Philip Carey
Actor
15-Jul-1925 6-Feb-2009 One Life to Live
Ron Carey
Labor Leader
22-Mar-1936 11-Dec-2008 Teamsters President, 1992-99
John G. Carlisle
Politician
5-Sep-1834 31-Jul-1910 US Secretary of the Treasury, 1893-97
Chester Carlson
Inventor
8-Feb-1906 19-Sep-1968 Invented Xerography
Eric Carr
Drummer
12-Jul-1950 24-Nov-1991 Drummer for KISS
Willis Carrier
Inventor
26-Nov-1876 7-Oct-1950 Created the first air conditioning
Janet Carroll
Actor
24-Dec-1940 22-May-2012 Risky Business
Nancy Carroll
Actor
19-Nov-1903 6-Aug-1965 The Devil's Holiday
Betty Carter
Singer
16-May-1929 26-Sep-1998 Jazz vocalist
Elliott Carter
Composer
11-Dec-1908 5-Nov-2012 The Defence of Corinth
Lynne Carver
Actor
13-Sep-1909 12-Aug-1955 American character actress
Ernst Cassirer
Philosopher
28-Jul-1874 13-Apr-1945 The Myth of the State
Willa Cather
Novelist
7-Dec-1873 24-Apr-1947 O Pioneers!
John Cazale
Actor
12-Aug-1935 12-Mar-1978 Fredo in The Godfather
Henry Chadwick
Journalist
5-Oct-1824 20-Apr-1908 Father of baseball
Gower Champion
Theater Director
22-Jun-1921 25-Aug-1980 Show Boat
Ray Chapman
Baseball
15-Jan-1891 17-Aug-1920 Fatally hit by pitch
Erwin Chargaff
Biologist
11-Aug-1905 20-Jun-2002 Biochemist at Columbia University
Salmon P. Chase
Politician
13-Jan-1808 7-May-1873 Secretary of the Treasury, 1861-64
Paddy Chayefsky
Playwright
29-Jan-1923 1-Aug-1981 Network
Berton Churchill
Actor
9-Dec-1876 10-Oct-1940 Heroes for Sale
Liz Claiborne
Fashion Designer
31-Mar-1929 26-Jun-2007 Founder of Liz Claiborne, Inc.
John Bates Clark
Economist
26-Jan-1847 21-Mar-1938 Philosophy of Wealth
Tom C. Clark
Judge
23-Sep-1899 13-Jun-1977 US Supreme Court Justice, 1949-67
Montgomery Clift
Actor
17-Oct-1920 23-Jul-1966 From Here to Eternity
Howell Cobb
Politician
7-Sep-1815 9-Oct-1868 Congressman, Governor, Treasury Secretary
Irvin S. Cobb
Author
23-Jun-1876 10-Mar-1944 Old Judge Priest
Charles Coburn
Actor
17-Jun-1877 30-Aug-1961 The More the Merrier
James Coco
Actor
21-Mar-1928 25-Feb-1987 Only When I Laugh
Alexander H. Cohen
Theatre Producer
24-Jul-1920 22-Apr-2000 The Homecoming
Claudia Cohen
Columnist
16-Dec-1950 15-Jun-2007 Gossip columnist
Cy Coleman
Composer
14-Jun-1929 18-Nov-2004 Hey, Big Spender
William Colgate
Business
25-Jan-1783 25-Jan-1857 Toothpaste empirebuilder
Constance Collier
Actor
22-Jan-1878 25-Apr-1955 Stage Door
Karl T. Compton
Physicist
15-Sep-1887 22-Jun-1954 Bikini Island atomic tests
Anthony Comstock
Activist
7-Mar-1844 21-Sep-1915 New York Society for the Suppression of Vice
Roscoe Conkling
Politician
30-Oct-1829 18-Apr-1888 US Senator from New York, 1867-81
Marc Connelly
Playwright
13-Dec-1890 21-Dec-1980 The Green Pastures
Alistair Cooke
Journalist
20-Nov-1908 29-Mar-2004 Alistair Cooke's America
Robert Coote
Actor
4-Feb-1909 26-Nov-1982 My Fair Lady
J. Fred Coots
Songwriter
2-May-1897 8-Apr-1985 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Ricardo Cortez
Actor
19-Sep-1899 28-Apr-1977 The Torrent
Howard Cosell
Sports Journalist
25-Mar-1918 23-Apr-1995 Straight-shooting, toupee-wearing commentator
Joan Crawford
Actor
23-Mar-1905 10-May-1977 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Walter Cronkite
Journalist
4-Nov-1916 17-Jul-2009 America's most trusted newscaster
Milton Cross
Radio Personality
16-Apr-1897 3-Jan-1975 Announcer, voice of the Metropolitan Opera
Russel Crouse
Playwright
20-Feb-1893 3-Apr-1966 The Sound of Music
Countee Cullen
Poet
30-May-1903 9-Jan-1946 Harlem Renaissance poet
Merce Cunningham
Dancer
16-Apr-1919 26-Jul-2009 Merce Cunningham Dance Company
George Ticknor Curtis
Historian
28-Nov-1812 28-Mar-1894 Constitutional History of the United States
Disco D
Music Producer
21-Sep-1980 23-Jan-2007 Ghetto-tech DJ
Walter Damrosch
Conductor
30-Jan-1862 22-Dec-1950 Conductor, popularizer of music
Leora Dana
Actor
1-Apr-1923 13-Dec-1983 Some Came Running
Thayer David
Actor
4-Mar-1927 17-Jul-1978 Jergens in Rocky
Stuart Davis
Painter
7-Dec-1892 24-Jun-1964 American cubist painter
Clarence Day
Author
18-Nov-1874 28-Dec-1935 Life with Father
Dorothy Day
Activist
8-Nov-1897 29-Nov-1980 Founder of the Catholic Worker movement
Nicholas L. Deak
Business
8-Oct-1905 18-Nov-1985 Deak-Perera
Lester del Rey
Author
2-Jun-1915 10-May-1993 Founder of Del Rey Books
Jack Dempsey
Boxing
24-Jun-1895 31-May-1983 Heavyweight champ
Patrick Dennis
Novelist
18-May-1921 6-Nov-1976 Auntie Mame
Chauncey Depew
Politician
23-Apr-1834 5-Apr-1928 Co-Founder of the Pilgrims Society
Paul Desmond
Jazz Musician
25-Nov-1924 30-May-1977 Jazz alto saxophonist, Dave Brubeck Quartet
Willy DeVille
Singer/Songwriter
27-Aug-1950 6-Aug-2009 Frontman, Mink DeVille
Bernard DeVoto
Historian
11-Jan-1897 13-Nov-1955 Across the Wide Missouri
John Dewey
Educator
20-Oct-1859 1-Jun-1952 Pragmatist philosopher, education reformer
C. Douglas Dillon
Government
21-Aug-1909 10-Jan-2003 US Treasury Secretary, 1961-65
S. S. Van Dine
Novelist
15-Oct-1888 11-Apr-1939 The Canary Murder Case
John Adams Dix
Politician
24-Jul-1798 21-Apr-1879 Governor of New York, 1873-75
Lee Dixon
Actor
22-Jan-1914 8-Jan-1953 Ready, Willing and Able
DJ AM
Disc Jockey
30-Mar-1973 28-Aug-2009 New York Club DJ
Alphonse Dochez
Doctor
21-Apr-1882 30-Jun-1964 Scarlet fever, pneumonia, common cold
Ruth Donnelly
Actor
17-May-1896 17-Nov-1982 A Slight Case of Murder
Tom Dooley
Activist
17-Jan-1927 18-Jan-1961 Deliver Us from Evil
Jimmy Dorsey
Musician
29-Feb-1904 12-Jun-1957 Popular bandleader and swing musician
Melvyn Douglas
Actor
5-Apr-1901 4-Aug-1981 Being There
Henry Draper
Astronomer
7-Mar-1837 20-Nov-1882 Early astrophotographer
Paul Dresser
Songwriter
21-Apr-1857 30-Jan-1906 My Gal Sal
Robert Drivas
Actor
21-Nov-1938 29-Jun-1986 Bad Habits
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Al Dubin
Songwriter
10-Jun-1891 11-Feb-1945 Lullaby of Broadway
Eddy Duchin
Pianist
1-Apr-1909 9-Feb-1951 The Magic Fingers of Radio
Doris Duke
Philanthropist
22-Nov-1912 28-Oct-1993 Heiress to Duke fortune
James Buchanan Duke
Business
23-Dec-1856 10-Oct-1925 American Tobacco Company
Allen B. DuMont
Inventor
29-Jan-1901 14-Nov-1965 TV picture tube and TV network
Katherine Dunham
Dancer
22-Jun-1910 21-May-2006 Dunham School of Dance
William Dunlap
Playwright
19-Feb-1766 28-Sep-1839 Fountainville Abbey
Finley Peter Dunne
Author
10-Jul-1867 24-Apr-1936 Creator of Mr. Dooley
William C. Durant
Business
8-Dec-1861 18-Mar-1947 Founder of General Motors
Charles Durning
Actor
28-Feb-1923 24-Dec-2012 The Muppet Movie
Seymour Durst
Business
c. 1913 19-May-1995 New York real estate mogul
Fred Ebb
Musician
8-Apr-1935 11-Sep-2004 Top Broadway lyricist, Cabaret
Samuel Eilenberg
Mathematician
30-Sep-1913 30-Jan-1998 Category theory
David Einhorn
Religion
1809 1879 Jewish reform movement
Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician
29-Apr-1899 24-May-1974 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Albert Ellis
Psychologist
27-Sep-1913 24-Jul-2007 Rational emotive behavior therapy
Perry Ellis
Fashion Designer
3-Mar-1940 30-May-1986 Founder, Perry Ellis International
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
John Emery
Actor
20-May-1905 16-Nov-1964 Rocketship X-M
Richard S. Emmet
Attorney
8-Apr-1897 5-Oct-1969 Counsel to the Bank of New York
Thomas O. Enders
Diplomat
28-Nov-1932 17-Mar-1996 US Ambassador to Canada, Spain
Nora Ephron
Author
19-May-1941 26-Jun-2012 When Harry Met Sally
John Ericsson
Inventor
31-Jul-1803 8-Mar-1889 Built the ironclad USS Monitor
Ahmet Ertegün
Business
21-Jul-1923 14-Dec-2006 Atlantic Records co-founder
Bill Evans
Jazz Musician
16-Aug-1929 15-Sep-1980 Jazz pianist
William M. Evarts
Politician
6-Feb-1818 28-Feb-1901 US Secretary of State, 1877-81
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
Actor
9-Dec-1909 7-May-2000 Sinbad the Sailor
James A. Farley
Government
30-May-1888 9-Jun-1976 US Postmaster General, 1933-40
Glenda Farrell
Actor
30-Jun-1904 1-May-1971 Torchy Blane
James T. Farrell
Novelist
27-Feb-1904 22-Aug-1979 Studs Lonigan trilogy
Edna Ferber
Novelist
15-Aug-1885 16-Apr-1968 Show Boat and Giant
Emanuel Feuermann
Cellist
22-Nov-1902 25-May-1942 Cellist
John Fiedler
Actor
3-Feb-1925 25-Jun-2005 Voice of Piglet
Cyrus W. Field
Business
30-Nov-1819 12-Jul-1892 First Transatlantic cable
David Dudley Field
Attorney
13-Feb-1805 13-Apr-1894 Spurred codification of US law
Marshall Field III
Business
28-Sep-1893 8-Nov-1956 Founder of the Chicago Sun-Times
Marshall Field
Business
18-Aug-1834 16-Jan-1906 Founder of Marshall Field's
Dorothy Fields
Songwriter
15-Jul-1905 28-Mar-1974 On the Sunny Side of the Street
Albert Fish
Criminal
19-May-1870 16-Jan-1936 Serial killer and cannibal
Jim Fisk
Business
1-Apr-1834 6-Jan-1872 Business partner of Jay Gould
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Actor
24-Nov-1913 17-Jul-2005 Wuthering Heights
James Montgomery Flagg
Painter
18-Jun-1877 27-May-1960 I Want YOU for U.S. Army
Janet Flanner
Journalist
13-Mar-1892 7-Nov-1978 The New Yorker
Steven Florio
Publisher
19-Apr-1949 27-Dec-2007 CEO of Condé Nast, 1995-2005
John T. Flynn
Journalist
25-Oct-1882 13-Apr-1964 The Roosevelt Myth
Joseph W. Folk
Politician
29-Oct-1869 29-May-1923 Governor of Missouri, 1905-09
Bertie Forbes
Business
14-May-1880 6-May-1954 Forbes Magazine founder
Constance Ford
Actor
1-Jul-1923 26-Feb-1993 Ada Hobson on Another World
Stephen Collins Foster
Songwriter
4-Jul-1826 13-Jan-1864 My Old Kentucky Home
William Fox
Film/TV Producer
1-Jan-1879 8-May-1952 Founder of 20th Century Fox
Kay Francis
Actor
13-Jan-1905 26-Aug-1968 Trouble in Paradise
Bob Franks
Politician
21-Sep-1951 9-Apr-2010 Congressman from New Jersey, 1993-2001
Phyllis Fraser
Socialite
22-Jun-1911 24-Nov-2006 Wife of Bennett Cerf
Howard Freeman
Actor
9-Dec-1899 11-Dec-1967 Theatre and character actor
Kathleen Freeman
Actor
17-Feb-1919 23-Aug-2001 Gen. Burkhalter's sister
John C. Fremont
Explorer
21-Jan-1813 13-Jul-1890 Conqueror of California
Leonard Frey
Actor
4-Sep-1938 24-Aug-1988 Stage actor, The Boys in the Band
Henry Clay Frick
Business
19-Dec-1849 2-Dec-1919 Robber baron, Johnstown flood
Fred Friendly
Journalist
30-Oct-1915 3-Mar-1998 President of CBS News, 1964-66
Robert Fulton
Inventor
14-Nov-1765 24-Feb-1815 Inventor of the submarine and steamboat
Martin Gabel
Actor
19-Jun-1912 22-May-1986 The First Deadly Sin
Helen Gahagan
Actor
25-Nov-1900 28-Jun-1980 Actress, California Congresswoman
William M. Gaines
Publisher
1-Mar-1922 3-Jun-1992 Mad Magazine publisher
Greta Garbo
Actor
18-Sep-1905 15-Apr-1990 Vanted to be alone
John Garfield
Actor
4-Mar-1913 21-May-1952 Gentleman's Agreement
William Lloyd Garrison
Activist
10-Dec-1805 24-May-1879 Anti-slavery editor of the Liberator
Elbert Henry Gary
Business
8-Oct-1846 15-Aug-1927 CEO of US Steel, 1901-27
Herbert S. Gasser
Scientist
5-Jul-1888 11-May-1963 Nerve conduction
Horatio Gates
Military
26-Jul-1727 10-Apr-1806 Defeated General Burgoyne at Saratoga
Marjorie Gateson
Actor
17-Jan-1891 17-Apr-1977 Goin' to Town
Richard Jordan Gatling
Inventor
12-Sep-1818 26-Feb-1903 Inventor of the Gatling Gun
Richard Gelb
Business
1924 4-Apr-2004 CEO of Bristol-Myers Squibb, 1972-93
Peter Gennaro
Dancer
23-Nov-1919 28-Sep-2000 Broadway choreographer
Henry George
Economist
2-Sep-1839 29-Oct-1897 Progress and Poverty
Hugo Gernsback
Author
16-Aug-1884 19-Aug-1967 Founded Amazing Stories in 1926
Khalil Gibran
Poet
6-Jan-1883 10-Apr-1931 The Prophet
Walter S. Gifford
Business
10-Jan-1885 7-May-1966 President of AT&T, 1925-48
Albert W. Gilchrist
Politician
15-Jan-1858 15-May-1926 Governor of Florida, 1909-13
Jack Gilford
Actor
25-Jul-1908 2-Jun-1990 Save the Tiger
Hermione Gingold
Actor
9-Dec-1897 24-May-1987 Madame Alvarez in Gigi
Allen Ginsberg
Poet
3-Jun-1926 5-Apr-1997 Howl!
Lillian Gish
Actor
14-Oct-1893 27-Feb-1993 Silent film actress, director
Peter Glenville
Film Director
28-Oct-1913 3-Jun-1996 Becket
Arthur Godfrey
Actor
31-Aug-1903 16-Mar-1983 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
Leopold Godowsky
Pianist
13-Feb-1870 21-Nov-1938 Exceptional Polish-American pianist
George Goethals
Architect
29-Jun-1858 21-Jan-1928 Creator of the Panama Canal
Rube Goldberg
Cartoonist
4-Jul-1883 7-Dec-1970 Designer of impossible contraptions
Benny Goodman
Jazz Musician
30-May-1909 13-Jun-1986 Bespectacled jazz clarinetist
Paul Goodman
Anarchist
9-Sep-1911 2-Aug-1972 Growing Up Absurd
Charles Goodyear
Inventor
29-Dec-1800 1-Jul-1860 Invented rubber vulcanization process
Cliff Gorman
Actor
13-Oct-1936 5-Sep-2002 Stage actor, Lenny
Jay Gould
Business
27-May-1836 2-Dec-1892 Railroad baron owned Union Pacific
J. Peter Grace
Business
25-May-1913 19-Apr-1995 W.R. Grace scion
William Russell Grace
Business
10-May-1832 21-Mar-1904 Founder of W. R. Grace & Company
Oskar Maria Graf
Author
22-Jul-1894 28-Jun-1967 Wir sind Gefangene
Martha Graham
Dancer
11-May-1894 1-Apr-1991 Innovator of modern dance
Gloria Grahame
Actor
28-Nov-1923 5-Oct-1981 The Bad and the Beautiful
Alexander Granach
Actor
18-Apr-1893 14-Mar-1945 Nosferatu
Spalding Gray
Actor
5-Jun-1941 11-Jan-2004 Swimming to Cambodia monologist
Rocky Graziano
Boxing
1-Jan-1919 22-May-1990 Middleweight boxing champ
Horace Greeley
Author
3-Feb-1811 29-Nov-1872 The Tribune
Adolph Green
Songwriter
2-Dec-1914 23-Oct-2002 Singin' in the Rain
S. William Green
Politician
16-Oct-1929 14-Oct-2002 Congressman from New York, 1978-93
Thomas Watt Gregory
Government
6-Nov-1861 26-Feb-1933 US Attorney General, 1914-19
Charles Griffes
Composer
17-Sep-1884 8-Apr-1920 The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
Henry A. Grunwald
Journalist
3-Dec-1922 26-Feb-2005 Managing Editor of Time, 1968-79
Duke Guider
Business
10-Mar-1900 18-Jan-1968 Defense attorney for Hideki Tojo
John Gunther
Journalist
30-Aug-1901 29-May-1970 Inside Europe
Guru
Rapper
17-Jul-1962 19-Apr-2010 Rapper from Gang Starr
William M. Gwin
Politician
9-Oct-1805 3-Sep-1885 US Senator from California
Ruth Hale
Activist
1886 18-Sep-1933 Maiden name crusader
Frederick A. Halsey
Engineer
12-Jul-1856 20-Oct-1935 Kept America safe from the metric system
Alexander Hamilton
Government
11-Jan-1757 12-Jul-1804 Primary author of The Federalist Papers
Dashiell Hammett
Author
27-May-1894 10-Jan-1961 The Maltese Falcon
Learned Hand
Judge
27-Jan-1872 18-Aug-1961 Influential American justice
W. C. Handy
Composer
16-Nov-1873 29-Mar-1958 Father of the Blues
Carol Haney
Dancer
24-Dec-1924 10-May-1964 The Pajama Game
Helene Hanff
Author
15-Apr-1916 9-Apr-1997 84, Charing Cross Road
Lorraine Hansberry
Playwright
19-May-1930 12-Jan-1965 A Raisin in the Sun
Howard Hanson
Composer
28-Oct-1896 26-Feb-1981 Symphony No. 4
Otto Harbach
Songwriter
18-Aug-1873 24-Jan-1963 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Cedric Hardwicke
Actor
19-Feb-1893 6-Aug-1964 Suspicion
Keith Haring
Painter
4-May-1958 16-Feb-1990 Abstract graffiti and mural artist
Edward Stephen Harkness
Philanthropist
22-Jan-1874 29-Jan-1940 Philanthropist
Nedda Harrigan
Actor
24-Aug-1899 1-Apr-1989 Devil's Island
Charles K. Harris
Songwriter
1-May-1865 22-Dec-1930 After The Ball
Rex Harrison
Actor
5-Mar-1908 2-Jun-1990 My Fair Lady
Lorenz Hart
Songwriter
2-May-1895 22-Nov-1943 Lyricist, Rodgers and Hart
Donny Hathaway
Singer
1-Oct-1945 13-Jan-1979 Where Is The Love?
Coleman Hawkins
Jazz Musician
21-Nov-1904 19-May-1969 Jazz tenor saxophonist
Rita Hayworth
Actor
17-Oct-1918 14-May-1987 Gilda
Ben Hecht
Screenwriter
28-Feb-1894 18-Apr-1964 The Front Page
Robert Heilbroner
Economist
24-Mar-1919 4-Jan-2005 The Worldly Philosophers
Carolyn Heilbrun
Novelist
13-Jan-1926 9-Oct-2003 Amanda Cross, mystery novelist
John Heisman
Football
23-Oct-1869 3-Oct-1936 Namesake of the Heisman Trophy
Fletcher Henderson
Jazz Musician
18-Dec-1897 29-Dec-1952 Pioneering swing and jazz bandleader
Robert Henri
Painter
25-Jun-1865 12-Jul-1929 Art Students League of New York
O. Henry
Author
11-Sep-1862 5-Jun-1910 The Gift of the Magi
Jim Henson
Performance Artist
24-Sep-1936 16-May-1990 Creator of the Muppets
Matthew Henson
Explorer
8-Aug-1866 9-Mar-1955 Possibly first to reach North Pole
Victor Herbert
Composer
1-Feb-1859 24-May-1924 Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
Josephine Herbst
Novelist
5-Mar-1892 28-Jan-1969 Pity Is Not Enough
Oliver Herford
Poet
3-Dec-1863 5-Jul-1935 Cupid's Encyclopedia
James A. Herne
Playwright
1-Feb-1839 2-Jun-1901 Shore Acres
Abram Stevens Hewitt
Politician
31-Jul-1822 18-Jan-1903 Mayor of New York City, 1887-88
William Hickey
Actor
19-Sep-1927 29-Jun-1997 Prizzi's Honor
George Roy Hill
Film Director
20-Dec-1921 27-Dec-2002 Slaughterhouse Five
Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter
Military
8-May-1897 18-Jun-1982 CIA Director, 1947-50
Alger Hiss
Government
11-Nov-1904 15-Nov-1996 Accused spy for the Soviet Union
Laura Z. Hobson
Novelist
19-Jun-1900 28-Feb-1986 Gentleman's Agreement
Richmond Pearson Hobson
Military
17-Aug-1870 16-Mar-1937 Spanish-American War hero
Johnny Hodges
Jazz Musician
25-Jul-1907 11-May-1970 Jazz alto saxophonist
Syd Hoff
Author
4-Sep-1912 12-May-2004 Danny and the Dinosaur
Hans Hofmann
Painter
21-Mar-1880 17-Feb-1966 Abstract expressionist, art teacher
Richard Hofstadter
Historian
6-Aug-1916 24-Oct-1970 Anti-Intellectualism in American Life
Wilford B. Hoggatt
Politician
11-Sep-1865 26-Feb-1938 Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1906-09
Billie Holiday
Singer
7-Apr-1915 17-Jul-1959 Lady Sings the Blues
Judy Holliday
Actor
21-Jun-1921 7-Jun-1965 Born Yesterday
Celeste Holm
Actor
29-Apr-1917 15-Jul-2012 Gentleman's Agreement
Herbert Hoover
Head of State
10-Aug-1874 20-Oct-1964 31st US President, 1929-33
Harry Lloyd Hopkins
Government
17-Aug-1890 29-Jan-1946 US Secretary of Commerce, 1938-40
Miriam Hopkins
Actor
18-Oct-1902 9-Oct-1972 The Story of Temple Drake
Edward Hopper
Painter
22-Jul-1882 15-May-1967 American realist painter, Nighthawks
Karen Horney
Psychologist
16-Sep-1885 4-Dec-1952 Disputed Freud's concept of "penis envy"
Vladimir Horowitz
Pianist
1-Oct-1903 5-Nov-1989 Virtuoso pianist
Edward M. House
Diplomat
26-Jul-1858 28-Mar-1938 Advisor to Woodrow Wilson
David F. Houston
Government
17-Feb-1866 2-Sep-1940 US Secretary of Agriculture, 1913-20
Irving Howe
Critic
11-Jun-1920 5-May-1993 Editor of Dissent
William Dean Howells
Author
1-Mar-1837 11-May-1920 The Rise of Silas Lapham
Miller Huggins
Baseball
27-Mar-1879 25-Sep-1929 Yankees Manager, 1918-29
Charles Evans Hughes, Jr.
Government
30-Nov-1889 21-Jan-1950 US Solicitor General, 1929-30
John Hughes
Film Director
18-Feb-1950 6-Aug-2009 Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Langston Hughes
Poet
1-Feb-1902 22-May-1967 The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Josephine Hull
Actor
3-Jan-1886 12-Mar-1957 Harvey
Alberta Hunter
Singer
1-Apr-1895 17-Oct-1984 Downhearted Blues
Harold Hunter
Skateboarder
2-Apr-1974 17-Feb-2006 Skateboarder in "Kids"
Kim Hunter
Actor
12-Nov-1922 11-Sep-2002 Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire
Sol Hurok
Theatre Producer
9-Apr-1888 5-Mar-1974 American impresario
Arthur M. Hyde
Politician
12-Jul-1877 17-Oct-1947 Governor of Missouri, 1921-25
Phyllis Hyman
Singer
6-Jul-1949 30-Jun-1995 Goddess of Love
Charles Ives
Composer
20-Oct-1874 19-May-1954 Third Symphony (The Camp Meeting)
Charles R. Jackson
Novelist
6-Apr-1903 21-Sep-1968 The Lost Weekend
Jeanne-Claude
Artist
13-Jun-1945 18-Nov-2009 Gift-wraps large monuments
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Musician
25-Jan-1927 8-Dec-1994 The Girl from Ipanema
Allan Jones
Actor
14-Oct-1907 27-Jun-1992 Show Boat
Hank Jones
Jazz Musician
31-Jul-1918 16-May-2010 Jazz Piano Luminary
Scott Joplin
Musician
24-Nov-1868 1-Apr-1917 The King of Ragtime
Michael H. Jordan
Business
13-Jun-1936 25-May-2010 CEO of EDS, 2003-07
Fred Joseph
Business
22-Apr-1937 27-Nov-2009 CEO of Drexel Burnham Lambert, 1985-90
Theodore D. Judah
Engineer
4-Mar-1826 2-Nov-1863 American Transcontinental Railroad
Meir Kahane
Activist
1-Aug-1932 5-Nov-1990 Founder of Jewish Defense League
Otto Kahn
Business
21-Feb-1867 29-Mar-1934 Banker with Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
Garson Kanin
Screenwriter
24-Nov-1912 13-Mar-1999 It Should Happen to You
Theophilus Van Kannel
Inventor
1841 24-Dec-1919 Revolving door
Oskar Karlweis
Actor
10-Jun-1894 24-Jan-1956 5 Fingers
George S. Kaufman
Playwright
16-Nov-1889 2-Jun-1961 You Can't Take It With You
Kenneth B. Keating
Politician
18-May-1900 5-May-1975 US Senator from New York, 1959-65
William Keighley
Film Director
4-Aug-1889 24-Jun-1984 The Man Who Came to Dinner
Ian Keith
Actor
27-Feb-1899 26-Mar-1960 It Came from Beneath the Sea
Ed Kemmer
Actor
29-Oct-1921 9-Nov-2004 Cmdr. Buzz Corry on Space Patrol
James Kent
Judge
31-Jul-1763 12-Dec-1847 Commentaries on American Law
Alexander Kerensky
Government
22-Apr-1881 11-Jun-1970 Head of pre-Bolshevik Russian government
Jerome Kern
Composer
27-Jan-1885 12-Nov-1945 Show Boat
Sophie Kerr
Novelist
23-Aug-1880 6-Feb-1965 The Sound of Petticoats
Dorothy Kilgallen
Columnist
3-Jul-1913 8-Nov-1965 What's My Line?
Preston King
Politician
14-Oct-1806 12-Nov-1865 US Senator, committed suicide
James Kirkwood
Novelist
22-Aug-1924 21-Apr-1989 A Chorus Line
Lincoln Kirstein
Author
4-May-1907 5-Jan-1996 Co-Founder, New York City Ballet
Allen Klein
Business
18-Dec-1931 4-Jul-2009 Prehensile ABKCO executive
Werner Klemperer
Actor
22-Mar-1920 6-Dec-2000 Col. Klink on Hogan's Heroes
Franz Kline
Painter
23-May-1910 13-May-1962 Abstract expressionist painter
Kenneth Koch
Poet
27-Feb-1925 6-Jul-2002 On the Great Atlantic Rainway
Alfred Kohlberg
Business
27-Jan-1887 7-Apr-1960 The China Lobby Man
Jerzy Kosinski
Author
14-Jun-1933 3-May-1991 Being There
Paul Kossoff
Guitarist
14-Sep-1950 19-Mar-1976 Free
Lee Krasner
Painter
27-Oct-1908 19-Jun-1984 Abstract expressionist
Fritz Kreisler
Violinist
2-Feb-1875 29-Jan-1962 Austrian violin virtuoso
Stanley Kunitz
Poet
29-Jul-1905 14-May-2006 US Poet Laureate, 2000
William Kunstler
Attorney
7-Jul-1919 4-Sep-1995 Civil rights attorney
Charles Kuralt
TV Personality
10-Sep-1934 4-Jul-1997 On the Road
Thomas G. Labrecque
Business
17-Sep-1938 16-Oct-2000 CEO of Chase Manhattan, 1990-96
Tommy Ladnier
Jazz Musician
28-May-1900 4-Jun-1939 Jazz trumpeter
Fiorello LaGuardia
Politician
11-Dec-1882 20-Sep-1947 New York City Mayor, 1934-45
Bert Lahr
Actor
13-Aug-1895 4-Dec-1967 Lion in The Wizard of Oz
Karl Landsteiner
Scientist
14-Jun-1868 26-Jun-1943 Discovered blood typing
Arthur Bliss Lane
Diplomat
16-Jun-1894 12-Aug-1956 US Ambassador to Poland, 1945-47
Burton Lane
Composer
2-Feb-1912 5-Jan-1997 On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Robert Lansing
Government
17-Oct-1864 30-Oct-1928 US Secretary of State, 1915-20
Robert Lansing
Actor
5-Jun-1928 23-Oct-1994 Empire of the Ants
Nella Larsen
Novelist
13-Apr-1891 30-Mar-1964 Quicksand
Albert Lasker
Business
1-May-1880 30-May-1952 Advertising executive and medical research patron
Gertrude Lawrence
Actor
4-Jul-1898 6-Sep-1952 British and Broadway theatre star
Emma Lazarus
Poet
22-Jul-1849 19-Nov-1887 The New Colossus
Leadbelly
Guitarist
29-Jan-1885 6-Dec-1949 Goodnight Irene
Heath Ledger
Actor
4-Apr-1979 22-Jan-2008 Brokeback Mountain
Canada Lee
Actor
3-Mar-1907 9-May-1952 Cry, the Beloved Country
Mark Lenard
Actor
15-Oct-1924 22-Nov-1996 Ambassador Sarek on Star Trek
Lotte Lenya
Singer
18-Oct-1898 27-Nov-1981 The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone
Wassily Leontief
Economist
5-Aug-1906 5-Feb-1999 Structure of the American Economy
Eugenie Leontovich
Actor
21-Mar-1900 3-Apr-1993 Russian-American stage actress
Alan Jay Lerner
Playwright
31-Aug-1918 14-Jun-1986 An American in Paris
Max Lerner
Sociologist
20-Dec-1902 5-Jun-1992 Ideas Are Weapons
Bethel Leslie
Actor
3-Aug-1929 28-Nov-1999 Theater actress
Larry Levan
Disc Jockey
20-Jul-1954 8-Nov-1992 Legendary Disco DJ
Daniel Lewin
Mathematician
14-May-1970 11-Sep-2001 Co-founder of Akamai, died in 9/11
Al Lewis
Actor
30-Apr-1923 3-Feb-2006 Grandpa on The Munsters
Francis Lewis
Politician
21-Mar-1713 30-Dec-1802 Signatory to Declaration of Independence
Joe E. Lewis
Comic
12-Jan-1902 4-Jun-1971 It's post time!
Morgan Lewis
Politician
16-Oct-1754 7-Apr-1844 Governor of New York, 1804-07
Oscar Lewis
Anthropologist
25-Dec-1914 16-Dec-1970 Culture of Poverty
Ted Lewis
Jazz Musician
6-Jun-1892 25-Aug-1971 Is Everybody Happy?
Roy Lichtenstein
Painter
27-Oct-1923 29-Sep-1997 Whaam!
David E. Lilienthal
Government
8-Jul-1899 15-Jan-1981 TVA Chairman, 1941-46
Marta Linden
Actor
24-Oct-1903 13-Dec-1990 A Yank at Eton
Howard Lindsay
Playwright
29-Mar-1889 11-Feb-1968 The Sound of Music
Larry Linville
Actor
29-Sep-1939 10-Apr-2000 Maj. Frank Burns on M*A*S*H
Walter Lippmann
Journalist
23-Sep-1889 14-Dec-1974 Today and Tomorrow
Horace Liveright
Publisher
10-Dec-1886 24-Sep-1933 Publisher of the Modern Library series
Alain Locke
Author
13-Sep-1886 9-Jun-1954 Leader in the Harlem Renaissance
John Davis Lodge
Politician
20-Oct-1903 29-Oct-1985 Governor of Connecticut, 1951-55
Frank Loesser
Composer
29-Jun-1910 28-Jul-1969 Guys and Dolls
Joshua Logan
Film Director
5-Oct-1908 12-Jul-1988 South Pacific
Anita Loos
Novelist
26-Apr-1893 18-Aug-1981 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Marion Lorne
Actor
12-Aug-1883 9-May-1968 Aunt Clara on Bewitched
Tilly Losch
Dancer
15-Nov-1903 24-Dec-1975 Ballet dancer, sometimes actress
Dorothy Loudon
Actor
17-Sep-1933 15-Nov-2003 American stage actress
Frank Lovejoy
Actor
28-Mar-1912 2-Oct-1962 The Hitch-Hiker
Robert Lowell
Poet
1-Mar-1917 12-Sep-1977 Lord Weary's Castle
Allard Lowenstein
Politician
16-Jan-1929 14-Mar-1980 Congressman, New York 5th
Myrna Loy
Actor
2-Aug-1905 14-Dec-1993 The Thin Man
Frankie Lymon
Singer/Songwriter
30-Sep-1942 28-Feb-1968 Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Charles MacArthur
Playwright
5-Nov-1895 21-Apr-1956 The Front Page
Dwight Macdonald
Critic
24-Mar-1906 19-Dec-1982 Against the American Grain
Edward MacDowell
Composer
18-Dec-1860 23-Jan-1908 American piano composer
Jack MacGowran
Actor
13-Oct-1918 30-Jan-1973 The Fearless Vampire Killers
Robert Morrison MacIver
Sociologist
17-Apr-1882 15-Jun-1970 The Web of Government
Aline MacMahon
Actor
3-May-1899 12-Oct-1991 Dragon Seed
Bernard Malamud
Author
26-Apr-1914 18-Mar-1986 The Fixer
Robert Mapplethorpe
Photographer
4-Nov-1946 9-Mar-1989 Erotic photographer
Tim Mara
Football
29-Jul-1887 16-Feb-1959 Founder, Owner of NY Giants, 1925-59
Salvatore Maranzano
Criminal
1868 10-Sep-1931 Capo di tutti capi
Vito Marcantonio
Politician
10-Dec-1902 9-Aug-1954 American Labor Party
Hugh Marlowe
Actor
30-Jan-1911 2-May-1982 Jim Matthews on Another World
Don Marquis
Journalist
29-Jul-1878 29-Dec-1937 archy and mehitabel
Typhoid Mary
Chef
22-Sep-1869 11-Nov-1938 Notorious typhoid carrier
John L. Mason
Inventor
1832 26-Feb-1902 Invented the screw-neck jar
Bat Masterson
Government
26-Nov-1853 25-Oct-1921 Frontier peace officer
Brander Matthews
Critic
21-Feb-1852 31-Mar-1929 The Study of American Literature
William Maxwell
Novelist
16-Aug-1908 31-Jul-2000 The Folded Leaf
MCA
Rapper
5-Aug-1967 4-May-2012 Beastie Boys
Mary McCarthy
Author
21-Jun-1912 25-Oct-1989 The Group
Rue McClanahan
Actor
21-Feb-1934 3-Jun-2010 Blanche on The Golden Girls
George B. McClellan, Jr.
Politician
23-Nov-1865 30-Nov-1940 Mayor of New York City, 1904-09
Frank McCourt
Author
19-Aug-1930 19-Jul-2009 Angela's Ashes
James McCracken
Singer
16-Dec-1926 30-Apr-1988 Operatic tenor, Otello
Phyllis McGinley
Poet
21-Mar-1905 22-Feb-1978 A Pocketful of Wry
Andrew J. McKelvey
Business
c. 1935 27-Nov-2008 Founder of TMP Worldwide
Ruth McKenney
Author
18-Nov-1911 25-Jul-1972 My Sister Eileen
Maggie McNamara
Actor
18-Feb-1928 18-Feb-1978 Three Coins in the Fountain
Paul V. McNutt
Politician
19-Jul-1891 24-Mar-1955 Governor of Indiana, 1933-37
Carey McWilliams
Journalist
13-Dec-1905 27-Jun-1980 Editor of The Nation, 1955-75
Margaret Mead
Anthropologist
16-Dec-1901 15-Nov-1978 Coming of Age in Samoa
Kay Medford
Actor
14-Sep-1914 10-Apr-1980 Bye Bye Birdie
Herman Melville
Author
1-Aug-1819 28-Sep-1891 Moby Dick
Melina Mercouri
Actor
18-Oct-1920 6-Mar-1994 Topkapi
Robert Merrill
Singer
4-Jun-1917 23-Oct-2004 Operatic baritone, NY Metropolitan Opera
Robert K. Merton
Sociologist
4-Jul-1910 23-Feb-2003 On the Shoulders of Giants
Jo Mielziner
Designer
19-Mar-1901 15-Mar-1976 Broadway stage designer
Stanley Milgram
Psychologist
15-Aug-1933 20-Dec-1984 Milgram Experiment
Agnes de Mille
Choreographer
18-Sep-1905 7-Oct-1993 Influential American choreographer
Marilyn Miller
Actor
1-Sep-1898 7-Apr-1936 Broadway actress
Florence Mills
Singer
25-Jan-1896 1-Nov-1927 Jazz singer, Queen of Happiness
Ogden L. Mills
Government
23-Aug-1884 11-Oct-1937 US Treasury Secretary, 1932-33
Billy Mitchell
Military
28-Dec-1879 19-Feb-1936 Proponent of air power
Wesley Clair Mitchell
Economist
5-Aug-1874 29-Oct-1948 Business Cycles
Anna Moffo
Singer
27-Jun-1932 10-Mar-2006 Operatic soprano
Ferenc Molnár
Playwright
12-Jan-1878 1-Apr-1952 The Paul Street Boys
Piet Mondrian
Painter
7-Mar-1872 1-Feb-1944 Dutch abstract painter
James Monroe
Head of State
28-Apr-1758 4-Jul-1831 5th President of the U.S.
Lola Montez
Dancer
17-Feb-1821 17-Jan-1861 Mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria
Robert Montgomery
Actor
21-May-1904 27-Sep-1981 Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Annie Moore
 
1-Jan-1877 1924 First arrival at Ellis Island
Marianne Moore
Poet
15-Nov-1887 5-Feb-1972 Collected Poems
Stanford Moore
Chemist
4-Sep-1913 23-Aug-1982 Amino-acid analyzer
Henry Morgan
Radio Personality
31-Mar-1915 19-May-1994 Bad Boy of Radio, I've Got a Secret
Henry S. Morgan
Business
24-Oct-1900 8-Feb-1982 Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley
Lee Morgan
Jazz Musician
10-Jul-1938 19-Feb-1972 The Sidewinder
Ralph Morgan
Actor
6-Jul-1883 11-Jun-1956 The Kennel Murder Case
Gouverneur Morris
Politician
31-Jan-1752 6-Nov-1816 American financier, Revolutionary politician
William Morris
Business
1873 2-Nov-1932 Founder, William Morris Agency
Samuel F. B. Morse
Inventor
27-Apr-1791 2-Apr-1872 Telegraph inventor and publicist
Howard Moss
Poet
22-Jan-1922 16-Sep-1987 Finding Them Lost
Ona Munson
Actor
16-Jun-1903 11-Feb-1955 Belle Watling in Gone with the Wind
Conrad Nagel
Actor
16-Mar-1897 24-Feb-1970 The Thirteenth Chair
Condé Nast
Business
26-Mar-1873 19-Sep-1942 Founder of Condé Nast Publications
George Jean Nathan
Author
14-Feb-1882 8-Apr-1958 American Mercury
Mildred Natwick
Actor
19-Jun-1905 25-Oct-1994 Barefoot in the Park
Fats Navarro
Jazz Musician
24-Sep-1923 7-Jul-1950 Be-bop jazz trumpeter
Ruth Nelson
Actor
2-Aug-1905 12-Sep-1992 Awakenings
Richard John Neuhaus
Religion
14-May-1936 8-Jan-2009 Catholic priest
Louise Nevelson
Sculptor
23-Sep-1899 17-Apr-1988 Ukrainian-American abstract sculptor
Barnett Newman
Painter
29-Jan-1905 4-Jul-1970 Abstract expressionist
Frances Newman
Novelist
13-Sep-1888 22-Oct-1928 The Hard-Boiled Virgin
John Newton
Military
24-Aug-1823 1-May-1895 Union Army General and engineer
Harold Nicholas
Dancer
27-Mar-1921 3-Jul-2000 Tapdancer, The Nicholas Brothers
Richard M. Nixon
Head of State
9-Jan-1913 22-Apr-1994 37th US President, 1969-74
Louis Nizer
Attorney
6-Feb-1902 10-Nov-1994 My Life in Court
Klaus Nomi
Singer
24-Jan-1944 6-Aug-1983 New Wave counter-tenor from Mars
Warder Norton
Business
17-Sep-1891 7-Nov-1945 W. W. Norton & Company
Elliott Nugent
Film Director
20-Sep-1896 9-Aug-1980 My Favorite Brunette
John Cardinal O'Connor
Religion
15-Jan-1920 3-May-2000 Archbishop of New York, 1984-2000
Una O'Connor
Actor
23-Oct-1880 4-Feb-1959 Googly-eyed character actress
James A. O'Gorman
Politician
5-May-1860 17-May-1943 US Senator from New York, 1911-17
Patrick O'Neal
Actor
26-Sep-1927 9-Sep-1994 Chamber of Horrors
Odetta
Singer
31-Dec-1930 2-Dec-2008 Queen of American Folk Music
James D. P. Ogden
Business
26-Aug-1790 7-Apr-1870 First President of New York Life Insurance Company
Charles Olson
Poet
27-Dec-1910 10-Jan-1970 The Maximus Poems
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
First Lady
28-Jul-1929 19-May-1994 Wife of John F. Kennedy
Steve Owen
Football
21-Apr-1898 17-May-1964 NY Giants Head Coach, 1930-53
José Antonio Páez
Head of State
13-Jun-1790 7-May-1873 First President of Venezuela
Geraldine Page
Actor
22-Nov-1924 13-Jun-1987 Toys in the Attic
Thomas Paine
Activist
29-Jan-1737 8-Jun-1809 Common Sense
Joseph Papp
Theater Director
22-Jun-1921 31-Oct-1991 Founder, New York Shakespeare Festival
Roy H. Park
Philanthropist
15-Sep-1910 25-Oct-1993 Media mogul, Park Foundation
Charlie Parker
Jazz Musician
29-Aug-1920 12-Mar-1955 Be-bop jazz musician
Dorothy Parker
Author
22-Aug-1893 7-Jun-1967 Constant Reader known for acerbic quips
Lew Parker
Actor
29-Oct-1907 27-Oct-1972 Lew Marie on That Girl
Gordon Parks
Film Director
30-Nov-1912 7-Mar-2006 Shaft
Sara Payson Willis Parton
Columnist
9-Jul-1811 10-Oct-1872 Columnist Fanny Fern
Alicia Patterson
Business
15-Oct-1906 2-Jul-1963 Founder of Newsday
Joseph Medill Patterson
Business
6-Jan-1879 26-May-1946 Founder of New York Daily News
Jan Peerce
Singer
3-Jun-1904 15-Dec-1984 Operatic tenor, NY Metropolitan Opera
J. C. Penney
Business
16-Sep-1875 12-Feb-1971 Founder of J. C. Penney Company
S. J. Perelman
Author
1-Feb-1904 17-Oct-1979 New Yorker humorist
Frances Perkins
Government
10-Apr-1882 14-May-1965 First female US cabinet member
Jean Perrin
Physicist
30-Sep-1870 17-Apr-1942 Verified atomic nature of matter
Frank Perry
Film Director
21-Aug-1930 29-Aug-1995 Mommie Dearest
Matthew Perry
Military
10-Apr-1794 4-Mar-1858 Opened Japan to the west
John J. Phelan, Jr.
Business
7-May-1931 4-Aug-2012 CEO of the NYSE, 1984-91
David Graham Phillips
Journalist
31-Oct-1867 24-Jan-1911 Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise
Brian Piccolo
Football
31-Oct-1943 16-Jun-1970 Bears FB, subject of Brians Song
Thomas C. Platt
Politician
15-Jul-1833 6-Mar-1910 US Senator from New York, 1897-1909
Edwin Stanton Porter
Film Director
21-Apr-1870 30-Apr-1941 The Great Train Robbery
Horace Porter
Diplomat
15-Apr-1837 25-May-1921 US Ambassador to France, 1897-1905
Emily Post
Columnist
27-Oct-1873 25-Sep-1960 Etiquette
Bud Powell
Pianist
27-Sep-1924 31-Jul-1966 Seminal bop pianist and composer
Dawn Powell
Novelist
28-Nov-1897 14-Nov-1965 She Walks In Beauty
Otto Preminger
Film Director
5-Dec-1906 23-Apr-1986 Anatomy of a Murder
Maurice Prendergast
Painter
10-Oct-1859 1-Feb-1924 American Post-Impressionist watercolorist
Tito Puente
Musician
20-Apr-1923 31-May-2000 Popular Latin bandleader
Nathan M. Pusey
Educator
4-Apr-1907 14-Nov-2001 President of Harvard, 1953-71
Robert Quine
Guitarist
30-Dec-1942 31-May-2004 Sonic punk rock guitarist
Maxwell M. Rabb
Attorney
28-Sep-1910 9-Jun-2002 US Ambassador to Italy, 1981-89
Isidor Isaac Rabi
Physicist
29-Jul-1898 11-Jan-1988 Magnetic beam resonances
David Rakoff
Author
27-Nov-1964 9-Aug-2012 Don't Get Too Comfortable
Joey Ramone
Singer
19-May-1951 15-Apr-2001 The Ramones
Ayn Rand
Author
2-Feb-1905 6-Mar-1982 Atlas Shrugged
Tony Randall
Actor
26-Feb-1920 18-May-2004 Felix Unger in The Odd Couple
A. Philip Randolph
Activist
15-Apr-1889 16-May-1979 20th century civil rights leader
Burton Rascoe
Critic
22-Oct-1892 19-Mar-1957 The New York Tribune
Basil Rathbone
Actor
13-Jun-1892 21-Jul-1967 Played original Sherlock Holmes
Gene Anthony Ray
Dancer
24-May-1962 14-Nov-2003 Leroy Johnson on Fame
Nicholas Ray
Film Director
7-Aug-1911 16-Jun-1979 Rebel Without a Cause
Henry J. Raymond
Journalist
24-Jan-1820 19-Jun-1869 Co-Founder of The New York Times
William C. Redfield
Politician
18-Jun-1858 13-Jun-1932 US Commerce Secretary, 1913-19
Fritz Reiner
Conductor
19-Dec-1888 15-Nov-1963 Music Director, Chicago Symphony, 1953-62
Max Reinhardt
Theater Director
9-Sep-1873 30-Oct-1943 Filmed A Midsummer Night's Dream
James Renwick
Architect
11-Nov-1818 23-Jun-1895 Gothic Revival architect
Grantland Rice
Sports Journalist
1-Nov-1880 13-Jul-1954 Sportswriter, Idolmaker
Thomas D. Rice
Comic
20-May-1808 19-Sep-1860 Played "Jim Crow"
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Novelist
12-Aug-1876 22-Sep-1958 Circular Staircase
George Ripley
Journalist
3-Oct-1802 4-Jul-1880 The New York Tribune
Robert L. Ripley
Curator
25-Dec-1890 27-May-1949 Believe It or Not!
Michael Ritchie
Film Director
28-Nov-1938 16-Apr-2001 The Candidate
Thelma Ritter
Actor
14-Feb-1905 4-Feb-1969 Stella in Rear Window
Jerome Robbins
Choreographer
11-Oct-1918 29-Jul-1998 West Side Story
Bill Robinson
Dancer
25-May-1878 25-Nov-1949 Bojangles
Edwin Arlington Robinson
Poet
22-Dec-1869 6-Apr-1935 The Man Against the Sky
James Harvey Robinson
Historian
29-Jun-1863 16-Feb-1936 The Mind in the Making
Laurance Rockefeller
Business
26-May-1910 11-Jul-2004 Financier behind Eastern Airlines
Nelson Rockefeller
Politician
8-Jul-1908 26-Jan-1979 Ford's Vice President
Jimmie Rodgers
Country Musician
8-Sep-1897 26-May-1933 Pioneering country singer/songwriter/yodeler
Howard E. Rollins, Jr.
Actor
17-Oct-1950 8-Dec-1996 A Soldier's Story
Sigmund Romberg
Composer
29-Jul-1887 9-Nov-1951 The New Moon
Harold Rome
Composer
27-May-1908 26-Oct-1993 I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Andy Rooney
Journalist
14-Jan-1919 4-Nov-2011 60 Minutes' resident crank
Eleanor Roosevelt
First Lady
11-Oct-1884 7-Nov-1962 First Lady under FDR
Elihu Root
Government
15-Feb-1845 7-Feb-1937 Senator, Secretary of War, State
Samuel I. Rosenman
Government
13-Feb-1896 24-Jun-1973 White House Counsel, 1943-46
Herbert Ross
Film Director
13-May-1927 9-Oct-2001 Steel Magnolias
Judith Rossner
Novelist
31-Mar-1935 9-Aug-2005 Looking for Mr. Goodbar
Leo Rosten
Author
11-Apr-1908 19-Feb-1997 The Joys of Yiddish
Lillian Roth
Actor
13-Dec-1910 12-May-1980 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Murray Rothbard
Economist
2-Mar-1926 7-Jan-1995 Anarcho-capitalist
Mark Rothko
Painter
25-Sep-1903 25-Feb-1970 Painter of fuzzy rectangles
George Rublee
Government
7-Jul-1868 26-Apr-1957 Advisor to Woodrow Wilson
Paul Rudolph
Architect
23-Oct-1918 8-Aug-1997 Brutalist architect
Muriel Rukeyser
Poet
15-Dec-1913 12-Feb-1980 The Book of the Dead
Damon Runyon
Journalist
4-Oct-1884 10-Dec-1946 Guys and Dolls
Nipsey Russell
Comic
13-Oct-1924 2-Oct-2005 Tinman in The Wiz
Bayard Rustin
Activist
17-Mar-1910 24-Aug-1987 Organized the 1963 March on Washington
Babe Ruth
Baseball
6-Feb-1895 16-Aug-1948 The Bambino
Robert Ryan
Actor
11-Nov-1909 11-Jul-1973 Billy Budd
Samuel Sachs
Business
28-Jul-1851 2-Mar-1935 Half namesake of Goldman Sachs
Edward Said
Educator
1-Nov-1935 25-Sep-2003 Orientalism
Pitts Sanborn
Critic
1878 7-Mar-1941 Music critic for New York Globe
Mari Sandoz
Author
11-May-1896 10-Mar-1966 Crazy Horse
David Sarnoff
Business
27-Feb-1891 12-Dec-1971 CEO of RCA, founder of NBC
Terry Sawchuk
Hockey
28-Dec-1929 31-May-1970 Goalie, NHL Hall of Famer
Dick Schaap
Journalist
27-Sep-1934 21-Dec-2001 Flashing Before My Eyes
Dore Schary
Film/TV Producer
31-Aug-1905 7-Jul-1980 President of MGM, 1951-56
Béla Schick
Doctor
16-Jul-1877 6-Dec-1967 Schick test for diphtheria
Jacob Schiff
Business
10-Jan-1847 25-Sep-1920 New York banker
Joseph Schildkraut
Actor
22-Mar-1896 21-Jan-1964 The Life of Emile Zola
Thomas Schippers
Conductor
9-Mar-1930 16-Dec-1977 Music Director, Cinncinati Symphony, 1970-77
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Historian
15-Oct-1917 28-Feb-2007 The Age of Roosevelt
Rose Schneiderman
Labor Leader
16-Apr-1882 11-Aug-1972 Union leader of the 1920s-'50s
William Schuman
Composer
4-Aug-1910 15-Feb-1992 Symphony No. 6
Charles M. Schwab
Business
18-Feb-1862 19-Sep-1939 Founder of Bethlehem Steel
Delmore Schwartz
Poet
8-Dec-1913 11-Jul-1966 Summer Knowledge
Frederick A. O. Schwarz
Business
18-Oct-1836 17-May-1911 Founder of FAO Schwarz
John Walter Scott
Stamp Collector
2-Nov-1845 4-Jan-1919 Father of American Philately
Gil Scott-Heron
Poet
1-Apr-1949 27-May-2011 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Betty Shabazz
Activist
28-May-1936 23-Jun-1997 Widow of Malcolm X
Ben Shahn
Painter
12-Sep-1898 14-Mar-1969 American Social Realist painter
Albert Shanker
Labor Leader
14-Sep-1928 22-Feb-1997 American Federation of Teachers
Karl Shapiro
Poet
10-Nov-1913 14-May-2000 Person, Place and Thing
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