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Winston Churchill -- b.11/10/1871 d.3/12/1947 (75)
Misc: NOT the British statesman

Sir Winston Churchill -- b.11/30/1874 d.1/24/1965 (90)
Author, Prime Minister, Statesman, English
Names/Places: b. at Blenheim Palace; MN:Leonard Spencer; died in London
Misc: British Prime Minister (1940-45, 1951-55, Nobel 1953)

John Ciardi -- b.6/24/1916 d.3/30/1986 (69)
Poet, Children's Author, Translator, Critic, Educator, TV Host

Marcus Tullius Cicero -- b.1/3/106BC d.12/7/43BC (63)
Philosopher, Orator, Statesman, Italian, Roman

Michael Cimino -- b.2/3/1939 d.7/2/2016 N.S. (77)
Author, Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Year of the Dragon, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Deer Hunter, Heaven's Gate

Craig Claiborne -- b.9/4/1920 d.1/22/2000 (79)
Author, Chef, Editor, Columnist, Gay
Misc: food critic, cookbooks

Dick Clair -- b.11/12/1931 d.12/12/1988 (57)
Comedy Writer, Comedian
Misc: wrote for Carol Burnett & Soap

René Clair -- b.11/11/1898 N.S. d.3/15/1981 N.S. (82)
Screenwriter, Filmmaker, Movie Director, French
Names/Places: LN:Chomette
Misc: d. Mar 14?

Amy Clampitt -- b.6/15/1920 d.9/10/1994 (74)

Tom Clancy -- b.4/12/1947 d.10/1/2013 (66)
Book Titles: The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, The Sum of All Fears, Clear and Present Danger

Frederick M. Clapp -- b.7/26/1879 d.??/??/1969

Patricia Clapp -- b.6/9/1912 d.12/10/2003 N.S. (91)
Children's Author

Cassandra Clare -- b.7/27/1973 N.S.
Names/Places: RN: Judith Lewis aka Judith Rumelt
Book Titles: The Mortal Instruments (series)

Bob Clark -- b.8/5/1939 N.S. d.4/4/2007 N.S. (67)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Director
Names/Places: RN: Benjamin Clark
Movie Titles: A Christmas Story

Eleanor Clark -- b.7/6/1913 d.2/16/1996 (82)

John (Economist) Clark -- b.1/26/1847 d.3/21/1938 (91)
Writer, Economist
Names/Places: MN:Bates

Sir Kenneth MacKenzie Clark -- b.7/13/1903 d.5/21/1983 (79)
Author, Historian, Narrator, English
Misc: art historian

Marcia Clark -- b.8/31/1953
Author, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: Calif ADA prosecutor (O J Simpson case)

Mary Higgins Clark -- b.12/24/1927
Misc: Suspense

Walter Van Tilburg Clark -- b.8/3/1909 d.11/10/1971 (62)
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Sir Arthur C. Clarke -- b.12/16/1917 d.3/19/2008 (90)
Novelist, Sci-fi Writer, Scientist, English
Names/Places: RFN:Andrew Charles
Book Titles: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End, The Hammer of God

Austin Clarke -- b.5/9/1896 d.3/19/1974 (77)
Poet, Irish

James Clarke -- b.4/4/1810 d.6/8/1888 (78)
Author, Clergyman, Theologian, Minister
Misc: his influence helped elect Grover Cleveland president of the United States in 1884.

Robert Clary -- b.3/1/1926
Lecturer, Actor, Panelist, Singer, French
TV Shows: Pantotime Quiz (regular), Hogan's Heroes (as Louis LeBeau)
Movie Titles: The Hindenburg, A New Kind of Love

Claudian -- b.??/??/370 d.??/??/404
Misc: Latin

James Clavell -- b.10/10/1924 d.9/7/1994 (69)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, Australian
Misc: d. Sep 6?
Book Titles: The Fly, Great Escape, Shogun, Noble House

Cassius Marcellus Clay -- b.10/19/1810 d.7/22/1903 (92)
Names/Places: nicknamed "The Lion of White Hall"; Henry Clay's cousin
Misc: was an emancipationist

Henry Clay -- b.4/12/1777 d.6/29/1852 (75)
Orator, Politician, Statesman, Lawyer
Names/Places: NN:The Great Compromiser

Jane Clayson -- b.4/25/1967
Author, Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: The Early Show

Jo Clayton -- b.2/15/1939 d.2/13/1998 (58)
Sci-fi Writer

Beverly Cleary -- b.4/12/1916

John Cleese -- b.10/27/1939
Comedy Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Weston-Super-Mare, ex-husband of Connie Booth
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers
Movie Titles: Monty Pyton & The Holy Grail, Monty Pyton's Life of Brian, Monty Pyton's The Meaning of Life, A Fish Called Wanda, Fierce Creatures, George of the Jungle (as Ape), The Out of Towners, Rat Race, Pinocchio (voice), Shrek 2

John Cleland -- b.9/24/1709 d.1/23/1789 (79)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, English
Misc: Sep 24 was the day he was baptised

Brian Clemens -- b.7/30/1931 d.1/10/2015 (83)
Writer, TV Producer
TV Shows: The Avengers, The Professionals

René Clément -- b.3/18/1913 d.3/17/1996 (82)
Screenwriter, Movie Director, French
Movie Titles: Forbidden Games

Andrew Clements -- b.5/29/1949 N.S.
Children's Author
Book Titles: Frindle, Pets to the Rescue (series), Jake Drake (series), Lunch Money, Lost and Found, We the Children

John Clive -- b.1/6/1933 d.10/14/2012 (79)
Author, Actor, English

Robert Clotworthy -- b.10/24/1955--3--
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Narrator, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: American Aliens (miscellaneous crew), The Curse of Oak Island (narrator)
Movie Titles: American Sniper
Video Games: Mafia III, Heroes of the Storm, Star Craft (series), Batman: The Telltale Series, Star Wars: The Old Republic (series)

Harold Clurman -- b.9/18/1901 d.9/9/1980 (78)
Author, Stage Producer, Director

Robert Coates -- b.4/6/1897 d.2/8/1973 (75)
Author, Critic
Misc: of art

Irving Shrewsbury Cobb -- b.6/23/1876 d.3/10/1944 (67)

D. L. Coburn -- b.8/4/1938
Names/Places: FMN:Donald Lee
Misc: stage: The Gin Game
Movie Titles: The Gin Game (TV Movie)

Bourke Cockran -- b.2/28/1854 d.3/1/1923 (69)
Orator, Politician

Jean Cocteau -- b.7/5/1889 d.10/11/1963 (74)
Painter, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Movie Actor, Movie Director, French, Gay

Diablo Cody -- b.6/14/1978
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer
TV Shows: United States of Tara
Movie Titles: Juno, Young Adult, Jennifer's Body

Paul Coelho -- b.8/24/1947 N.S.
Author, Brazilian

Ethan Coen -- b.9/21/1957
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Fargo (executive producer)
Movie Titles: No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Raising Arizona, Barton Fink, Fargo, The Big Lebowski

Joel Coen -- b.11/29/1954
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Spies Like Us, Barton Fink, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, The Big Lebowski, True Grit

J. M. Coetzee -- b.2/9/1940
Author, Essayist, Linguist, Translator, South African

Scott Coffey -- b.5/1/1964
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Mulholland Drive, Lost Highway, Adult World

George Michael Cohan -- b.7/4/1878 d.11/5/1942 (64)
Dramatist/Playwright, Stage Actor, Stage Producer, Composer
Names/Places: b. in Providence, RI
Misc: Give My Regards To Broadway, Over There, It's a Grand Old Flag, Yankee Doodle Dandy; many say b. July 3 but b. July 4 as some sources claim suggest subliminally it's more patriotic.

Larry Cohen -- b.7/15/1941 N.S. d.3/23/2019 N.S. (77)
Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director
Misc: was best known as a B-movie auteur of horror and science-fiction films

Leonard Cohen -- b.9/21/1934 d.11/10/2016 N.S. (82)
Author, Songwriter, Country Singer, Canadian

William S. Cohen -- b.8/28/1940
Author, Senator, Government Official, French
Misc: former Defense Secretary

Arthur Cohn -- b.11/6/1910 d.2/15/1998 (87)
Author, Composer, Conductor

Margaret Coit -- b.5/30/1919 d.3/15/2003 (83)
Author, Historian

Stephen Colbert -- b.5/13/1964
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Producer
TV Shows: Whose Line is it Anyway?, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Movie Titles: Monsters vs. Aliens

Anita Colby -- b.8/5/1914 d.3/27/1992 (77)
Writer, Actress, TV Hostess, Model
Misc: the first supermodel
TV Shows: Pepsi-Cola Playhouse

Frank Moore Colby -- b.2/10/1865 N.S. d.3/3/1926 N.S. (61)
Essayist, Editor, Educator, Encyclopediaist, American

Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- b.10/21/1772 N.S. d.7/25/1834 N.S. (61)
Essayist, Poet, Literary Critic, Philosopher, Theologian, English

Joanna Coles -- b.8/11/1944
Children's Author
Misc: science

Louise Colet -- b.8/15/1810 N.S. d.3/9/1876 N.S. (65)
Novelist, Poet, French

Colette -- b.1/28/1873 d.8/3/1954 (81)
Novelist, French
Names/Places: FN:Sidonie-Gabrielle
Book Titles: Gigi

Eoin Colfer -- b.5/14/1965
Author, Children's Author, Irish
Book Titles: Artemis Fowl (series), And Another Thing...

Steve Coll -- b.10/8/1958
Author, Journalist, Executive

William Collier Sr. -- b.11/12/1866 d.1/13/1944 (77)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director

Chris Collins -- b.12/21/1967 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: The Sopranos, The Wire, Sons of Anarchy (producer)

Jackie Collins -- b.10/4/1937 d.9/19/2015 N.S. (77)
Novelist, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Joan's sis
Misc: some say b. 1941 (Parade) or 1943

Joan Collins -- b.5/23/1933
Novelist, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Producer, English
Names/Places: MN:Henrietta; b. in London
TV Shows: Dynasty (as Alexis Morell Carrington Colby Dexter Rowan), Batman (as The Siren), Pacific Palisades (as Christina Hobson), Star Trek (as Edith Keeler)
Movie Titles: Empire of the Ants, The Bravados, The Bitch, The Stud, The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas

Kayslee Collins -- b.3/28/1991
Writer, Actress, Singer, Playmate
Misc: February 2015

Misha Collins -- b.8/20/1974
Poet, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Supernatural (as Castiel)
Movie Titles: Girl Interrupted, Finding Home, Karla

Suzanne Collins -- b.8/10/1962
Writer, Novelist, Scriptwriter
Book Titles: The Hunger Games (trilogy), The Underland Chronicles
TV Shows: Clarissa Explains It All (writer), Clifford's Puppy Days (writer)

William "Wilkie" Collins -- b.1/8/1824 N.S. d.9/23/1889 N.S. (65)
Novelist, English

Carlo Collodi -- b.11/24/1826 d.10/26/1890 (63)
Author, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Carlos Lorenzini
Book Titles: Pinocchio (creator)

George Colman -- b.4/18/1732 N.S. d.8/14/1794 N.S. (62)
Dramatist/Playwright, Italian
Names/Places: The Elder

George Colman -- b.10/21/1762 N.S. d.10/17/1836 N.S. (73)
Dramatist, English
Names/Places: The Younger; son of George Colman the Elder

Padraic Colum -- b.12/8/1881 d.1/12/1972 (90)
Poet, Irish

Chris Columbus -- b.9/10/1958
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Home Alone (series director), Harry Potter (directed its first two movies), Mrs. Doubtfire (director), Gremlins (writer), The Goonies (writer)

Laurie Colwin -- b.6/14/1944 d.10/24/1992 (48)

Betty Comden -- b.5/3/1919 d.11/23/2006 (87)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actress, Lyricist, Songwriter, Librettist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Cohen

Alex Comfort -- b.2/10/1920 d.3/26/2000 (80)
Author, Poet, English
Book Titles: The Joy of Sex

Henry Steele Commager -- b.10/25/1902 d.3/2/1998 (95)
Author, Historian, Educator
Book Titles: Atlas of the Civil War

Barry Commoner -- b.5/28/1917 d.9/30/2012 (95)
Author, Biologist, Ecologist, Politician

Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett -- b.6/5/1884 N.S. d.8/27/1969 N.S. (85)
Novelist, English

Auguste Comte -- b.1/19/1798 d.9/5/1857 (59)
Misc: founder of sociology and Positivism

Bill Condon -- b.10/22/1955
Screenwriter, Movie Director

Richard Condon -- b.3/18/1915 d.4/9/1996 (81)

Charlie Condou -- b.1/8/1973
Writer, Actor, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street
Movie Titles: Charlotte Gray, Dead Babies, Good

Confucius -- b.9/28/555BC or 9/28/551BC d.??/??/479BC (72)
Philosopher, Teacher, Chinese
Misc: PRON:K'ung Fu-tzu; Bdate according to tradition; Even he couldn't fugure out when he was born; b. by some accounts on the 27th day of the eighth lunar month.

William Congreve -- b.1/24/1670 J-LD d.1/19/1729 J-LD (58)
Poet, Satirist, Playwright, English
Misc: known for his clever, satirical dialogue and influence on the comedy of manners style of that period

Evan S. Connell -- b.8/17/1924 d.1/10/2013 (88)

Chris Connelly -- b.11/11/1964 or 11/10/1964 N.S.
Author, Alternative Rock Performer, Scotish
Misc: Wikipedia givs both b. Nov 10 and 11. Which one is it?
Group Names: Revolting Cocks

Marc Connelly -- b.12/13/1890 d.12/21/1980 (90)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor
Book Titles: The Green Pastures

Billy Connolly -- b.11/24/1942
Dramatist/Playwright, TV Actor, Comedian, Composer, Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Folk Singer, Scotish
Names/Places: Pamela Stephenson's hubby
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as Billy MacGregor), Billy (as Billy MacGregor)
Movie Titles: Brave, The Last Samurai, The Boondock Saints, A Series of Unfortunate Events

Cyril Connolly -- b.9/10/1903 d.11/26/1974 (71)
Author, Critic, Journalist, Editor, English

James A. Conrad -- b.2/15/1955
Book Titles: Filmmaker's Dictionary, The Model-Actor's Dictionary

Joseph Conrad -- b.12/3/1857 d.8/3/1924 (66)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, English, Polish
Names/Places: RN:Teodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski; b. Berdichev, Pol., Russian Empire [now Berdychiv, Ukraine], d. Canterbury, Kent, Eng.
Book Titles: Lord Jim (1900), Nostromo (1904), The Secret Agent (1907)

Lauren Conrad -- b.2/1/1986
Fashion Designer, Author, Actress, Personality
TV Shows: The Hills, Laguna Beach

Pat Conroy -- b.10/26/1945 d.3/4/2016 N.S. (70)
Book Titles: The Water is Wide, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini

Bob Considine -- b.11/4/1906 d.9/25/1975 (68)
Author, Writer, Newscaster, Journalist, Columnist, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer
Book Titles: Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, The Babe Ruth Story

Paddy Considine -- b.9/5/1973 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Director, Musician, English
Names/Places: RN:Patrick George Considine
Movie Titles: The Bourne Ultimatum, In America, Dead Man's Shows, Cinderella Man

Tim Considine -- b.12/31/1940
Photographer, Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Actor, TV Director
Names/Places: Bob's nephew
Misc: automotive historian
TV Shows: My Three Sons (as Mike Douglas), The Hardy Boys (1950s), Annette, Spin & Marty (as Spin Evans)

Tom Conti -- b.11/22/1941
Novelist, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Scotish
Misc: stage: Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Movie Titles: Reuben Reuben

Anibal Contreiras -- b.8/26/1896 d.??/??/????
Writer, Producer/Director, Portuguese
Misc: believed to be deceased

Gary Conway -- b.2/4/1936
Screenwriter, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Burke's Law (as Detective Tim Tilson), Land of the Giants (as Captain Steve Burton)
Movie Titles: American Ninja 2: The Confrontation

Moncure D. Conway -- b.3/17/1832 d.11/15/1907 (75)
Author, Clergyman, Abolitionist, American
Book Titles: Life of Thomas Paine

Tim Conway -- b.12/15/1933 N.S. d.5/14/2019 N.S. (85)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
TV Shows: McHale's Navy (as Ensign Charles Parker), Rango, Tim Conway Show, Carol Burnett Show, Ace Crawford P.I. (star), Married With Children (as Ephraim), Clueless (as Elroy "Bob" Hubley)

Tim Conway Jr. -- b.10/13/1963
Writer, Actor, Radio Talk Show Host

Ryan Coogler -- b.5/23/1986 N.S.
Writer, Screenwriter, Movie Director
Movie Titles: Black Panther, Creed, Fruitvale Station

Dane Cook -- b.3/18/1972
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director
Movie Titles: Dan in Real Life, Planes, Employee of the Month, Mr. Brooks, Good Luck Chuck, My Best Friend's Girl

Glen Cook -- b.7/9/1944
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: The Black Company, Garrett P.I.

Michael Cook -- b.2/14/1933 d.7/1/1994 (61)
Dramatist/Playwright, Canadian, English

Peter Cook -- b.11/17/1937 d.1/9/1995 (57)
Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in Turquay; d. in London
Misc: was credited with founding contemporary British satire with the 1960s revue "Beyond the Fringe"; Beyond The Fringe English Comedy Troupe w/ Dudley Moore

Robin Cook -- b.5/4/1940
Novelist, Physician

Robin Cook -- b.6/12/1931 d.7/30/1994 (63)
Mystery Writer

Alistair Cooke -- b.11/20/1908 d.3/30/2004 (95)
Author, Journalist, Actor, TV Host, English
Names/Places: b. in Manchester; FN:Alfred
Misc: BBC Radio's Letters From America
TV Shows: Omnibus, Masterpiece Theater (1971-93)

Dame Catherine Cookson -- b.6/20/1906 d.6/11/1998 (91)
Novelist, English

Barbara Cooney -- b.8/6/1916 d.3/10/2000 (83)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Edmund Cooper -- b.4/30/1926 d.3/11/1982 (55)
Sci-fi Writer, British
Book Titles: Seed of Light, All Fool's Day

Giles Cooper -- b.8/9/1918 d.12/2/1966 (48)
Dramatist/Playwright, Irish

James Fenimore Cooper -- b.9/15/1789 N.S. d.9/14/1851 N.S. (61)
Novelist, Critic, Historian
Misc: America's first major novelist
Book Titles: Last of the Mohicans

Wyllis Cooper -- b.1/26/1899 d.6/22/1955 (56)
Writer, Director, Narrator

Robert Coover -- b.2/4/1932
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Professor

Jacques Copeau -- b.2/4/1879 d.10/20/1949 (70)
Dramatist/Playwright, French

Ken Copeland -- b.12/6/1936
Author, Musician, Pop Singer

Aaron Copland -- b.11/14/1900 d.12/2/1990 (90)
Author, Educator, Composer, Pianist, Conductor
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; NN:The Dean of American Music; d. in North Tarrytown, NY

Sofia Coppola -- b.5/14/1971
Writer, Movie Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: Francis Ford's daughter
Movie Titles: Star Wars: Episode I -The Phantom Menace, Somewhere, Lost in Translation, The Virgin Suicides, Marie Antoinette

Ellen Corby -- b.6/3/1911 d.4/14/1999 (87)
Children's Author, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RLN:Hansen
Misc: some say b. 6-13-13 or 6-3-14
TV Shows: The Addams Family (as Mother Lurch), Please Don't Eat the Daisies (as Martha O'Reilly), The Waltons (as Esther Grandma Walton)

Richard Corliss -- b.3/6/1944 d.4/23/2015 (71)
Movie Critic, Editor
Misc: Time Magazine film critic for 35 years

Alain Corneau -- b.8/7/1943 d.8/30/2010 (67)
Writer, Movie Director, French

Pierre Corneille -- b.6/6/1606 N.S. d.10/1/1684 N.S. (78)
Poet, Dramatist, French
Misc: wrote "El Cid"

Thomas Corneille -- b.8/20/1625 N.S. d.12/8/1709 N.S. (84)
Dramatist/Playwright, French
Names/Places: Pierre's brother

George W. Cornell -- b.7/21/1920 d.8/10/1994 (74)
Writer, Religionist
Misc: the dean of American religion writers in 43 years at The Associated Press.

Lydia Cornell -- b.7/23/1953
Writer, Actress, Producer
Names/Places: RN: Lydia Kornilov
TV Shows: Too Close For Comfort (as Sara Rush)
Movie Titles: The Biggest Fan, Venus Conspiracy, Bloodtide, The Kelsey Grammer Bill Zucker Comedy Hour (TV movie)

Patricia Cornwell -- b.6/9/1956
Mystery Writer, Actor, Producer

Natalia Correia -- b.9/13/1923 d.3/16/1993 (69)
Writer, Portuguese

Gregory Corso -- b.3/26/1930 d.1/17/2001 (70)
Misc: Beat poet, "Happy Birthday of Death", "Long Live Man"

Norman Corwin -- b.5/3/1910 d.10/18/2011 (101)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director

Bill Cosby -- b.7/12/1937
Author, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Percussionist, Synthesizer
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; MN:Henry
Book Titles: Fatherhood, Childhood, Kids Say the Darndest Things
Song Titles: Little Ol' Man (Uptight-Everything's Alright)
Album Titles: Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow...Right!, I Started Out as a Child, Why Is There Air?, Wonderfulness, Revenge, To Russell My Brother Whom I Slept With, 200 M.P.H., Sports, When I Was a Kid, Bill Cosby: Himself, "Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand"
TV Shows: I Spy (as Alexander Scott), Bill Cosby Show (as Chet Kincaid), Cos, The Electric Company, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, Captain Kangaroo, The Cosby Show (as Dr. Heathcliffe "Cliff" Huxtable), You Bet Your Life (host), The Cosby Mysteries (as Guy Hanks), Cosby (as Hilton Lucas), Kids Say the Darndest Things (host)
Movie Titles: Uptown Saturday Night, LEt's Do It Again, "Mother, Jugs and Speed", California Suite, The Devil and Max Devlin, Leonard Part 6, Ghost Dad, The Meteor Man, Fat Albert (2004)

Thomas B. Costain -- b.5/8/1885 d.10/8/1965 (80)
Author, Novelist, Journalist, Editor, Canadian

James Costigan -- b.3/31/1926 d.12/19/2007 (81)

John Sell Cotman -- b.5/16/1782 N.S. d.7/24/1842 N.S. (60)
Illustrator, Painter, Landscaper, Etcher, Author, English

Antony Cotton -- b.8/5/1975 N.S.
Writer, Actor, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street (as Sean Tully)
Movie Titles: Immortality

Charles Cotton -- b.4/28/1630 J-LD d.2/16/1687 J-LD (56)
Writer, Poet, English

Frank Stanley Cotton -- b.4/30/1890 N.S. d.8/23/1955 N.S. (65)
Lecturer, Australian
Misc: in the International Swimming Hall of Fame; responsible for inventing the ergometer, a device to thest the athletic potential of sports people, which might have been used to discover two swimmers, Jon Hendricks and Judy-Joy Davies.

Marisa Coughlan -- b.3/17/1974
Writer, Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Boston Legal (as Melissa Hughes occasional), Side Order of Life (occasional)
Movie Titles: Super Troopers, Freddy Got Fingered, Teaching Mrs. Tingle, Pumpkin

John William Coulter -- b.2/12/1888 d.12/1/1980 (92)
Dramatist/Playwright, Canadian

Norman Cousins -- b.6/24/1915 N.S. d.11/30/1990 N.S. (75)
Author, Poet, Publisher, Editor
Names/Places: b. in Union Hill, NJ
Misc: Saturday Review editor; nature of illness; some say b. 1915

Victor Cousins -- b.11/28/1792 d.1/13/1867 (74)
Philosopher, Social Reformer, French

Mary Coustas -- b.9/16/1964
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Personality, Australian
Movie Titles: Greeks on the Roof, Hercules Returns, Acropolis Now

Jacques Cousteau -- b.6/11/1910 N.S. d.6/25/1997 N.S. (87)
Author, Explorer, Inventor, Oceanographer, Environmentalist, TV Host, Producer, French
Names/Places: b. in St. Andre-de-Cubzac; FN:Captain Jacques Yves Cousteaust
Misc: Marine Biologist; co-iventor of the aqualung which made SCUBA diving possible; captain of the "Calypso"
TV Shows: The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

Sir Noel Coward -- b.12/16/1899 d.3/26/1973 (73)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director, Composer/Songwriter, English, Gay
Misc: Ian Fleming's first choice to play Dr. No; his response: Dear Ian, the answer to Dr. No is No! No! No! No!

Jane Cowl -- b.12/14/1883 d.6/22/1950 (66)
Dramatist/Playwright, Stage Actress

Matthew Cowles -- b.9/28/1944 d.5/22/2014 (69)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor
TV Shows: Loving, All My Children, Bold & the Beautiful

Malcolm Cowley -- b.8/24/1898 d.3/27/1989 (90)
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Literary Critic, Journalist, Editor

William Cowper -- b.11/15/1731 Ju-1 or 11/26/1731 N.S. d.4/25/1800 N.S. (68)
Poet, Attorney/Lawyer, English

Alex Cox -- b.12/15/1954
Author, Screenwriter, Actor, Director, English
Movie Titles: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Sid and Nancy, Repo Man

Ana Marie Cox -- b.9/23/1972
Author, Internet Website Blogger

Constance Cox -- b.10/25/1912 d.7/8/1998 (85)
Dramatist/Playwright, English

Marcelene Cox -- b.??/??/????

Palmer Cox -- b.4/28/1840 d.7/24/1924 (84)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Paul Cox -- b.4/16/1940 N.S. d.6/18/2016 N.S. (76)
Screenwriter, Director, Dutch (Netherlands)
Movie Titles: Innocence (director), Man of Flowers (director), A Woman's Tale (director), My First Wife (director)

George Harmon Coxe -- b.4/23/1901 d.1/31/1984 (82)
Novelist, Mystery Writer

Louis Coxe -- b.4/15/1918 d.5/25/1993 (75)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Professor, British

Kevin Coyne -- b.1/27/1944 d.12/2/2004 N.S. (60)
Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, British

Peter Coyote -- b.10/10/1941
Author, Screenwriter, Actor, Director, Narrator
Movie Titles: Patch Adams

James Gould Cozzens -- b.8/19/1903 d.8/9/1978 (74)

George Crabbe -- b.12/24/1754 d.2/3/1832 (77)
Author, Poet, English

Gordon Craig -- b.1/16/1872 d.7/29/1966 (94)
Writer, Set Designer, English

Mary Shura Craig -- b.2/23/1923 d.1/12/1991 (67)

Michael Craig -- b.1/27/1928
Scriptwriter, Actor, India

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik -- b.4/20/1826 d.10/12/1887 (61)
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Children's Author, English

Hart Crane -- b.7/21/1899 d.4/27/1932 (32)
Names/Places: FN:Harold
Book Titles: The Bridge

Nathalia Crane -- b.8/11/1913 d.10/22/1998 (85)
Novelist, Poet

Stephen Crane -- b.11/1/1871 d.6/5/1900 (28)
Novelist, Poet
Book Titles: The Red Badge of Courage

Walter Crane -- b.8/15/1845 d.3/17/1915 (69)
Illustrator, Painter, Children's Author, Consumer Advocate, English

Cratinus -- b.??/??/520BC d.??/??/421BC
Dramatist/Playwright, Greek
Misc: comic style

Frank Craven -- b.8/24/1875 d.9/1/1945 (70)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie/Stage Actor

Wes Craven -- b.8/2/1939 N.S. d.8/30/2015 N.S. (76)
Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
Misc: director of many horror films
Movie Titles: A Nightmare on Elm Street (series), Wes Craven's New Nightmare, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, Scream (series), The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, The Serpent and the Rainbow, The People Under The Stars, Vampire in Brooklyn, Cursed, Red Eye, My Soul To Take

Christina Crawford -- b.6/11/1939 N.S.
Names/Places: Joan's daughter
Book Titles: Mommie Dearest

John Creasey -- b.9/17/1908 d.6/9/1973 (64)
Novelist, Sci-fi Writer

Robert W. Creeley -- b.5/21/1926 d.3/30/2005 (78)
Author, Poet

Zach Cregger -- b.3/1/1981
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Guys With Kids (as Nick), The Whitest Kids U'Know (creator, writer)
Movie Titles: The Civil War on Drugs, Miss March

Sir William R. Cremer -- b.3/18/1828 d.7/22/1908 (80)
Philosopher, British

Harry Crews -- b.6/6/1935 d.3/28/2012 (76)

Michael Crichton -- b.10/23/1942 d.11/4/2008 (66)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Doctor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; FN:John; PRON:CRY-TON
Book Titles: The Great Train Robbery, The Terminal Man, Rising Sun, Congo, Jurassic Park

Robert Crichton -- b.1/29/1925 d.3/23/1993 (68)

Barry Crimmins -- b.7/3/1953 N.S. d.2/28/2018 N.S. (64)
Author, Satirist, Political Activist, Comedian

Quentin Crisp -- b.12/28/1908 d.11/21/1999 (90)
Author, Actor, English, Gay
Names/Places: RN:Denis Pratt
Book Titles: The Naked Civil Servant

Judith Crist -- b.5/22/1922 d.8/7/2012 (90)
Author, Critic
Names/Places: RN:Judith Klein
Misc: She appeared regularly on the Today show from 1964 to 1973, and was among the first full-time female critics for a major American newspaper, in her case the New York Herald Tribune. She was the founding film critic at New York magazine and become known to most Americans as a critic at TV Guide
Book Titles: The Private Eye, The Cowboy and the Very Naked Girl, Take 22: Moviemakers on Moviemaking

Michael Cristofer -- b.1/22/1945
Writer, Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director
Names/Places: RLN:Procaccino
Movie Titles: Die Hard with a Vengeance, Gia, Original Sin, The Witches of Eastwick

Benedetto Croce -- b.2/25/1866 d.11/20/1952 (86)
Philosopher, Editor, Historian, Statesman, Italian
Misc: humanist, and foremost Italian philosopher of the first half of the 20th century.

James Crockett -- b.10/9/1915 d.7/11/1979 (63)
Author, Scientist, Horticulturist
Misc: Gardening books
TV Shows: The Victory Garden (original host)

Parker Croft -- b.1/13/1987 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Once Upon a Time
Movie Titles: Field of Lost Shoes, Falling Overnight, Roadies

Max Croiset -- b.8/13/1912 d.4/7/1993 (80)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director

David Cronenberg -- b.3/15/1943 N.S.
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Filmmaker, Director, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The King of Venereal Horror or The Baron of Blood
Movie Titles: The Fly, eXistenZ, Eastern Promises, A History of Violence

A. J. Cronin -- b.7/19/1896 d.1/6/1981 (84)
Novelist, Physician, English
Names/Places: RFMN:Archibald John

Fanny Crosby -- b.3/24/1820 d.2/12/1915 (94)
Misc: Hymnwriter

Gary Crosby -- b.6/27/1933 d.8/24/1995 (62)
Author, Actor, Singer
Names/Places: Bing's son
TV Shows: Bill Dana Show (as Eddie), Adam 12 (as Officer Ed Wells), Chase

Harry Crosby -- b.6/4/1898 d.12/10/1929 (31)

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