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Dora Gabe -- b.8/26/1886 N.S. d.11/16/1983 N.S. (97)
Poet, Bulgarian

Zsa Zsa Gabor -- b.2/6/1917 N.S. d.12/18/2016 N.S. (99)
Author, Actress, Hungarian
Names/Places: b. in Budapest; RFN:Sari; wed 9x's
Misc: some say born in '17, '18, '19, '20, '23, '28; born in 1917 according to ex-classmate Elizabeth Nussbaum of Seattle, but that's improbable since her sister Magda was born in 1917; wed 9x's

Carlo Emilio Gadda -- b.11/14/1893 d.5/21/1973 (79)
Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Italian

Thomas Gaddis -- b.9/14/1908 d.10/10/1984 (76)

William Gaddis -- b.12/29/1922 d.12/16/1998 (75)

Jim Gaffigan -- b.7/7/1966
Author, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Book Titles: Dad is Fat
TV Shows: That 70s Show (as Roy Keene), My Boys (as Andy Franklin), The Jim Gaffigan Show (as himself)
Movie Titles: 13 Going on 30, Hot Pursuit, Super Troopers, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Away We Go, 17 Again, Three Kings, Duck Duck Goose

Wanda Gág -- b.3/11/1893 N.S. d.6/27/1946 N.S. (53)
Artist, Illustrator, Painter, Children's Author, Translator, American
Book Titles: Millions of Cats

Nicholas Gage -- b.7/23/1939
Writer, Movie Producer, Greek

Neil Gaiman -- b.11/10/1960
Comic Book Artist, Author, Novelist, English
Book Titles: The Sandman, The Graveyard Gook, Coraline

Ernest Gaines -- b.1/15/1933
Author, Inventor
Misc: the lifeboat
Book Titles: A Lesson Before Dying, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, A Gathering of Old Men

John Kenneth Galbraith -- b.10/15/1908 d.4/29/2006 (97)
Author, Editor, Economist, Diplomat, Educator, Canadian

Zona Gale -- b.8/26/1874 d.12/27/1938 (64)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright

Galen -- b.??/??/129 d.4/2/200 (70)
Writer, Physician, Greek

Zach Galifianakis -- b.10/1/1969
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Pianist
TV Shows: Tru Calling (as Davis), My Life in Ruins
Movie Titles: The Hangover, Due Date, The Campaign

Roy Gallant -- b.4/17/1924
Children's Author

Juan Gallego -- b.12/14/1777 d.1/9/1853 (75)
Poet, Spanish

Rómulo Gallegos -- b.8/2/1884 d.4/5/1969 (84)
Writer, Head of State, Venezuelan

Paul Gallico -- b.7/26/1897 d.7/15/1976 (78)
Novelist, Journalist

Fred Gallo -- b.1/12/1965
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: I Am Woody, The Don of 42nd Steet, Termination Man, Starquest II

Guy Gallo -- b.2/16/1955 d.1/13/2015 N.S. (59)
Movie Titles: Under the Volcano

Hal Galper -- b.4/18/1938
Writer, Educator, Arranger, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist

John Galsworthy -- b.8/14/1867 d.1/31/1933 (65)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, English
Misc: Nobel Prize-winning author [1932]
Book Titles: The Forsythe Saga

John Galt -- b.5/2/1779 d.4/11/1839 (59)
Author, Novelist, Scotish

Abel Gance -- b.10/25/1889 d.11/10/1981 (92)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director, French

Ludwig Ganghofer -- b.7/7/1855 d.7/24/1920 (65)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, German

Ernest K. Gann -- b.10/13/1910 d.12/19/1991 (81)

Lewis Gannett -- b.10/3/1891 d.2/3/1966 (74)
Writer, Critic

Lowell Ganz -- b.8/31/1948
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: Joanie Loves Chachi, Laverne and Shirley, The New Odd Couple, Makin' It, Busting Loose, The Odd Couple, Gung Ho, Parenthood
Movie Titles: Edtv, Robots, A League of Their Own, City Slickers II

Ben Garant -- b.9/14/1970
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: @midnight (producer); Reno 911!
Movie Titles: Night at the Museum (series), Reno 911: Miami, Herbie Fully Loaded

Gabriel García-Márquez -- b.3/6/1927 d.4/17/2014 (87)
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Colombian

Craig Gardner -- b.10/1/1950
Writer, Actor
TV Shows: Chase
Movie Titles: Short Circuit 2, The Demon, Suburban Bliss, Yankee Zulu

Erle Stanley Gardner -- b.7/17/1889 d.3/11/1970 (80)
Novelist, Mystery Writer, Attorney/Lawyer
Book Titles: Perry Mason (series creator)

Herb Gardner -- b.12/28/1934 d.9/24/2003 (68)

John Gardner -- b.10/8/1912 d.2/16/2002 (89)
Writer, Educator

John W. Gardner -- b.7/21/1933 d.9/14/1982 (49)
Writer, Government Official, Scholar
Book Titles: Grendel, Sunlight Dialogues

Louis Garfinkle -- b.2/11/1928 N.S. d.10/3/2005 N.S. (77)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, Computer Software Developer
Movie Titles: The Deer Hunter, I Bury the Living, Hellbenders, The Doberman Gang

Howard Garis -- b.4/25/1873 d.11/6/1962 (89)
Book Titles: Uncle Wiggly

Hamlin Garland -- b.9/14/1860 d.3/4/1940 (79)
Author, Poet

Tay Garnett -- b.6/13/1894 d.10/3/1977 (83)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Director

Leif Garrett -- b.11/8/1961
Writer, Actor, Producer/Director, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood, CA
Misc: 1970s teen heartthrob appearred in all three Walking Tall movies
TV Shows: Three For The Road
Movie Titles: Walking Tall (series), Macon County Line, Peter Lundy, Outsiders

David Garrick -- b.2/19/1717 d.1/20/1779 (61)
Playwright, Stage Actor, Producer, English
Misc: a Great Shakespearean actor in history

Jim Garrison -- b.11/20/1921 d.10/21/1992 (70)
Writer, Judge/Jurist, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: D.A.; JFK assissination theorist

William Lloyd Garrison -- b.12/10/1805 d.5/24/1879 (73)
Poet, Journalist, Social Reformer, Abolitionist
Misc: Liberator

Romain Gary -- b.5/8/1914 d.12/2/1980 (66)
Author, Attorney/Lawyer, French
Names/Places: RN:Romain Kacew

David Emery Gascoyne -- b.10/10/1916 d.11/25/2001 (85)
Poet, English

William H. Gass -- b.7/30/1924 d.12/6/2017 N.S. (93)
Author, Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Critic, Philosopher, Professor
Book Titles: The Tunnel, Middle C, A Temple of Texts

Vittorio Gassman -- b.9/1/1922 d.6/29/2000 (77)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Director, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Genoa
Movie Titles: War and Peace

Mark Gatiss -- b.10/17/1966 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, English
Misc: of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen
TV Shows: Doctor Who, Sherlock (co-creator and actor as Mycroft Holmes)
Movie Titles: Match Point, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, The League of Gentlemen: Apocalpyse

William Gaunt -- b.7/5/1900 d.??/??/1980
Artist, Author, Critic, English

Théophile Gautier -- b.8/30/1811 N.S. d.10/23/1872 N.S. (61)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Critic, Journalist, French

James Gavin -- b.3/22/1907 d.2/23/1990 (82)
Author, General
Misc: WWII; commandant US 82nd Airborn Div (Normandy)

John Gay -- b.6/30/1685 J-LD d.12/4/1732 J-LD (47)
Poet, Dramatist, Composer, English
Arts Titles: PL: The Beggar's Opera

Gyula Gazdag -- b.7/19/1947
Screenwriter, Actor, Director, Hungarian

Michael V. Gazzo -- b.4/5/1923 d.2/14/1995 (71)
Dramatist/Playwright, Movie Actor
Movie Titles: The Godfather Part II

Eduardo Geada -- b.5/21/1945
Screen/Scriptwriter, Professor, Movie Director, Portuguese

Ellen Geer -- b.8/29/1941
Screenwriter, Professor, Actress, Movie Director, Stage Director
Names/Places: Herta Ware and Will's daughter
TV Shows: Jimmy Stewart Show

Richard Gehr -- b.10/5/1954
Cartoonist, Author
Misc: New Yorker
Book Titles: The Phish Book, I Only Read It For The Cartoons

Theodore "Dr." Seuss Geisel -- b.3/2/1904 d.9/24/1991 (87)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Names/Places: b. in Springfield, MA
Book Titles: The Cat In The Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Fox In Socks, The Lorax

Larry Gelbart -- b.2/25/1938 d.9/11/2009 (71)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (developer)

Jack Gelber -- b.4/12/1932 d.5/9/2003 (71)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright

Sir Bob Geldof -- b.10/5/1954
Author, Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Irish
Misc: Band Aid organizer; some say 1951 or '52
Group Names: Boomtown Rats, soloist
Song Titles: Like Clockwork, Rat Trap, Up All Night, I Don't Like Mondays (previous with the Boomtown Rats), This Is The World Calling, The Great Song of Indifference, Do They Know It's Christmas (songwriter)
Album Titles: The Boomtown Rats, A Tonic For The Troops, The Fine Art of Surfacing, Mondo Bongo
Movie Titles: Pink Floyd-The Wall (as Pink)

Bruce Geller -- b.10/13/1930 d.5/21/1976 (45)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: Mannix, Mission Impossible

Uri Geller -- b.12/20/1946
Clairvoyant, Magician/Illusionist
Misc: Isralei psychic bends metal & stops watches mentally

Gellius -- b.??/??/130 d.??/??/165
Misc: Latin

Jean Genet -- b.12/19/1910 N.S. d.4/15/1986 N.S. (75)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Essayist, French, Gay
Misc: d. Apr 14?

Giovanni Gentile -- b.5/30/1875 d.4/15/1944 (68)
Philosopher, Social Reformer, Educator

Don George -- b.8/27/1909 d.6/27/1987 (77)
Author, Composer, Lyricist

Henry George -- b.9/2/1839 d.10/29/1897 (58)
Philosopher, Journalist, Economist
Misc: Progress & Poverty

Jean Craighead George -- b.7/2/1919 d.5/15/2012 (92)
Artist, Author

Katharine Fullerton Gerould -- b.2/6/1879 d.7/27/1944 (65)

David Gerrold -- b.1/24/1944
Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Mexican
Names/Places: RN:Jerrold David Friedman
Book Titles: The Martian Child, World of Star Trek
TV Shows: Star Trek (known for his script of the episode "The Trouble with Tribbles"), Land of the Lost (for creating the Sleestak race)

Ira Gershwin -- b.12/6/1896 d.8/17/1983 (86)
Author, Lyricist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; d. in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Misc: with his composer brother George, wrote such classic songs as "S Wonderful" and "The Man I Love"

Ricky Gervais -- b.6/25/1961
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: Extras (as Andy Millman), The Office (as David Brent), Derek (star)
Movie Titles: Cemetery Junction, Night at the Museum (series), Ghost Town, The Invention of Lying

Al Ghazali -- b.??/??/1058 d.??/??/1111
Misc: born between March 1058 to February 1059 CE

Goutam Ghose -- b.7/24/1950
Writer, Director, Cinematographer, India

Edward Gibbon -- b.4/27/1737 J-LD or 5/8/1737 N.S. d.1/16/1794 N.S. (56)
Author, Historian, English, German
Book Titles: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Duncan Gibbons -- b.10/13/1952 d.11/3/1993 (41)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director

Euell Gibbons -- b.9/14/1911 d.12/29/1975 (64)
Misc: Food faddist eats wild food (ever eat a newspaper? High in Fiber!)

Timothy Gibbs -- b.4/17/1967
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Father Murphy (as Will Adams), Santa Barbara, Another World, One Life to Live
Movie Titles: 11-11-11, The Kings of Brooklyn

Kahil Gibran -- b.1/6/1883 d.4/10/1931 (48)
Artist, Poet, Lebanese

Henry Gibson -- b.9/21/1935 d.9/14/2009 (73)
Author, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (as Poet-in-Residence/regular), F Troop (as Wrongo Starr)
Movie Titles: Nashville

William Gibson -- b.3/17/1948
Sci-fi Writer
Names/Places: MN:Ford
Book Titles: Neuromancer, Count Zero

William Gibson -- b.11/13/1914 d.11/25/2008 (94)
Dramatist/Playwright, Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive

Andre Paul Gide -- b.11/22/1869 d.2/19/1951 (81)
Author, Critic, French, Gay
Book Titles: The Immoralist, The Counterfeiters

Mel Giedroyc -- b.6/15/1968 N.S.
Author, Actress, English
Misc: part of the comedy duo Mel and Sue (with Sue Perkins)
Book Titles: From Here to Maternity, Going Ga-Ga
TV Shows: Light Lunch, The Great British Bake Off

Val Gielgud -- b.4/28/1900 d.11/3/1981 (81)
Dramatist/Playwright, British
Names/Places: MN:Henry; John's brother

Kathie Lee Gifford -- b.8/16/1953
Dramatist/Playwright, Jewish, Correspondent, Actress, Soap Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Producer, Songwriter, Singer, French
Names/Places: Hebrew-Christian; RLN:Epstein; Paul Johnson's, then Frank's wife
Misc: Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, Hee Haw Honeys, Good Morning America (correspondent), Regis & Kathie Lee, Today

Brad Gilbert -- b.8/9/1961
Author, Tennis Commentator, Tennis Player

Elizabeth Gilbert -- b.7/18/1969 N.S.
Author, Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Memoirist, Biographer
Book Titles: Eat Pray Love

Lewis Gilbert -- b.3/6/1920 d.2/23/2018 N.S. (97)
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker

William Gilbert -- b.5/24/1544 J-LD d.11/30/1603 J-LD (59)
Philosopher, Scientist, Astronomer, Physician, English
Misc: a pioneer researcher into magnetism; regarded by some as "The Father of Electrial Engineering or Electricity and Magnetism"

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert -- b.11/18/1836 d.5/29/1911 (74)
Author, Poet, Dramatist, Lyricist, Librettist, English
Names/Places: b. in London, England
Misc: Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado; co-comic operetta author of Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera lyricist team; d. Mar 29?

Brendan Gill -- b.10/4/1914 d.12/27/1997 (83)
Writer, Critic
Misc: of New Yorker magazine; b. Oct 14?

Eric Gill -- b.2/22/1882 d.11/17/1940 (58)
Artist, Sculptor, Engraver, Author, English
Misc: typographer

Sidney Gillat -- b.2/15/1908 d.5/31/1994 (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, English

D. B. Gilles -- b.8/30/1947
Screenwriter, Playwright

Terry Gilliam -- b.11/22/1940
Animator, Illustrator, Comedy Writer, Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis, MN
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus (animated sequence creator with the cutout-type effect)

Penelope Gilliatt -- b.3/25/1932 d.5/9/1993 (61)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Movie Critic, Screen/Scriptwriter, English
Names/Places: RLN:Conner

Vince Gilligan -- b.2/10/1967 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Breaking Bad

James M. Gillis -- b.11/12/1876 d.3/14/1957 (80)
Author, Reverend, Roman Catholic, Editor
Misc: Broadcaster

James Gillray -- b.8/13/1756 d.6/1/1815 (58)
Writer, English
Misc: caricaturist chiefly remembered for lively political cartoons directed against George III of England and Napoleon.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- b.7/3/1860 d.8/17/1935 (75)
Author, Lecturer, Economist, Feminist

Dorothy Gilman -- b.6/25/1923 d.2/2/2012 (88)
Mystery Writer

Lawrence Gilman -- b.7/5/1878 d.9/8/1939 (61)
Critic, Journalist

Françoise Gilot -- b.11/26/1921
Painter, Author, French

Frank D. Gilroy -- b.10/13/1925 N.S. d.9/12/2015 N.S. (89)
Screenwriter, Playwright, Movie Producer/Director
Misc: play:The Subject Was Roses

Haim Ginott -- b.8/5/1922 d.11/4/1973 (51)
Author, Writer, Psychologist, Educator

Allen Ginsberg -- b.6/3/1926 d.4/5/1997 (70)
Poet, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Newark, N.J.
Misc: some say b. in 1921; Beat Generation poet

Eleonora Giorgi -- b.10/21/1953
Screenwriter, Actress, Movie Director, Italian

John Giorno -- b.12/4/1936
Writer, Producer

Nikki Giovanni -- b.6/7/1943
Author, Poet, Commentator, Educator, Political Activist

Jean Giraudoux -- b.10/29/1882 d.1/31/1944 (61)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Essayist, Diplomat, French

George Gissing -- b.11/22/1857 d.12/28/1903 (46)
Author, Critic, English

Karl Adolph Gjellerup -- b.6/2/1857 N.S. d.10/13/1919 N.S. (62)
Novelist, Danish (Denmark)

William Ewart Gladstone -- b.12/29/1809 d.5/19/1898 (88)
Author, Statesman, British
Misc: (Lib) British PM (1868-74, '80-86, '92-94)

Gary Glasberg -- b.7/15/1966 N.S. d.9/28/2016 N.S. (50)
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, Rugrats, Duckman, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Crossing Jordan, The $treet, Bones, The Mentalist

Ellen Anderson Glasgow -- b.4/22/1874 d.11/21/1945 (71)
Misc: b. 1873?; b. Mar 22?

Susan Keating Glaspell -- b.7/1/1882 d.7/21/1948 (66)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright

Montague Glass -- b.7/23/1877 d.2/3/1934 (56)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Attorney/Lawyer

Dr. William Glasser -- b.5/11/1925 d.8/23/2013 (88)
Author, Psychiatrist
Misc: His unorthodox emphasis on personal responsibility for mental problems sold millions of books, caught the attention of educators and earned him an international following.

James Gleason -- b.5/23/1882 d.4/12/1959 (76)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Life of Riley
Movie Titles: The Life of Riley

John Glen -- b.5/15/1932
Author, Movie Director, English
Movie Titles: For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View To A Kill, Licence To Kill, Living Daylights

Donald Glover -- b.9/25/1983 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian, Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: aka Childish Gambino
TV Shows: 30 Rock (writer), Community (as Troy Barnes), Atlanta

Tony Glover -- b.10/7/1939 N.S. d.5/29/2019 N.S. (79)
Music Critic, Singer, Blues Harmonicaist
Names/Places: NN: Little Sun; RN: Dave Glover

Robert Hutchings Goddard -- b.10/5/1882 d.8/10/1945 (62)
Philosopher, Physicist
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Modern American Rocketry

Rumer Godden -- b.12/10/1907 d.11/8/1998 (90)
Novelist, British

Gail Godwin -- b.6/18/1937
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Book Titles: A Mother and Two Daughters (1982), A Southern Family (1987)

Nikolai Gogol -- b.3/19/1809 O.S. or 3/31/1809 N.S. d.2/21/1852 O.S. (42) or 3/4/1852 N.S. (42)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Russian
Names/Places: MN:Vasilievich; NN: The Father of 19th-century Russian Realism (Dead Souls)

Herbert Gold -- b.3/9/1924

Gary David Goldberg -- b.6/25/1944 d.6/23/2013 (68)
Writer, Producer/Director

Whoopi Goldberg -- b.11/13/1955
Children's Author, TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, TV Talk Show Hostess, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Caryn Johnson
Misc: some say b. 1949 or b. '50 but her agent insists it's 1955
TV Shows: Bagdad Cafe (as Brenda), Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Guinan the cocktail lounge hostess), Captain Planet & the Planeteers, Hollywood Squares (center square), Whoopi (as Mavis Rae)
Movie Titles: The Color Purple, Ghost, Made in America, Sister Act I, Sister Act II, Corrina-Corrina, Ghosts of Mississippi, Bogus, The Associate, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Rat Race, Racing Stripes

Harry Lewis Golden -- b.5/6/1902 d.10/2/1981 (79)
Author, Jewish, Publisher, Editor
Names/Places: RLN:Goldenhurst

John Golden -- b.6/27/1874 d.6/17/1955 (80)
Dramatist/Playwright, Producer

Henry Golding -- b.2/5/1987 N.S.
Movie Titles: Crazy Rich Asians

Sir William Golding -- b.9/19/1911 d.6/19/1993 (81)
Novelist, English
Book Titles: Lord of the Flies

Bo Goldman -- b.9/10/1932
Screenwriter, Playwright, Producer
Names/Places: RFN:Bo
Movie Titles: Scent of a Woman, Meet Joe Black, City Hall, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Melvin and Howard

Emma Goldman -- b.6/27/1869 d.5/14/1940 (70)
Philosopher, Feminist, Political Activist, Anarchist

James Goldman -- b.6/30/1927 d.10/28/1998 (71)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright
Book Titles: All the President's Men

William Goldman -- b.8/12/1931 N.S. d.11/16/2018 N.S. (87)
Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
Movie Titles: Misery, Marathon Man, The Princess Bride, All the President's Men, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Chaplin

Carlo Goldoni -- b.2/25/1707 N.S. d.2/6/1793 N.S. (85)
Playwright, Italian

Barbara Goldsmith -- b.5/18/1931 d.6/26/2016 N.S. (85)
Book Titles: Little Gloria Happy at Last

Oliver Goldsmith -- b.11/10/1728 d.4/4/1774 (45)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Playwright, Irish
Book Titles: She Stoops To Conquer

Jonathan (Producer) Goldstein -- b.9/2/1968 N.S.
TV Shows: The Geena Davis Show, $#*! My Dad Says, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Good Morning Miami
Movie Titles: Spiderman: Homecoming, Vacation, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Horrible Bosses

Bobcat Goldthwait -- b.5/26/1962
Screen/Scriptwriter, Vegetarian, Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Syracuse, NY
TV Shows: Capitol Critters (as Muggle), Unhappily Ever After (as talking toy bunny Mr. Floppy)
Movie Titles: Police Academy, Shakes the Clown, Moxy Pirate

Dame Jane Goodall -- b.4/3/1934 N.S.
Author, Anthropologist, Ethnologist, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Baroness van Lawick-Goodall
Misc: studied African chimps

John Goodall -- b.6/7/1908 d.6/2/1996 (87)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Dickie Goodman -- b.4/19/1934 d.11/6/1989 (55)
Comedy Writer, Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in Hewett, N.Y.
Misc: With Bill Buchanan, originated the novelty 'Break-in' recording featuring bits of the original versions of top 40 hits interwoven throughout the recording; John Cameron Swayze sued him for parodying him into John Cameron Cameron; died by his own hand in Fayetteville, NC
Song Titles: The Flying Saucer, Mr. Jaws

Jed I. Goodman -- b.4/19/1974
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: aka Jon Goodman, MN: Israel, son of Dickie Goodman; Jed I. sounds like a Star Wars side.

Linda Goodman -- b.4/9/1925 d.10/21/1995 (70)
Author, Poet, Astrologer
Book Titles: Sun Signs

Steve Goodman -- b.7/25/1948 N.S. d.9/20/1984 N.S. (36)
Satirist, Songwriter, Folk Singer, Folk Guitarist

Frances Goodrich -- b.12/21/1890 d.1/29/1984 (93)
Book Titles: Diary of Anne Frank

Doris Kearns Goodwin -- b.1/4/1943
Author, Commentator, Historian, Biographer

Adoor Gopalakrishnan -- b.7/3/1941
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer, Movie Director, India

Nadine Gordimer -- b.11/20/1923 d.7/13/2014 (90)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Political Activist, South African

Caroline Gordon -- b.10/6/1895 d.4/11/1981 (85)
Book Titles: The American South

Dr. Jay Gordon -- b.5/10/1948
Author, Pediatrician
Misc: Children's Advocate

Keith Gordon -- b.2/3/1961
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: A Midnight Clear, The Singing Detective, Waking the Dead, Mother Night, Dressed to Kill, Legend of Billie Jean

Leo V. Gordon -- b.12/2/1922 d.12/26/2000 (78)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor
TV Shows: Circus Boy (as Hank), Enos, Winds of War (miniseries)

Mary Gordon -- b.12/8/1949

Ruth Gordon -- b.10/30/1896 d.8/28/1985 (88)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in Wollaston, MA; LN:Jones
Movie Titles: Harold and Maude, Rosemary's Baby, Adam's Rib

Steve Gordon -- b.??/??/1938 d.11/27/1982
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director
Misc: he was best known for writing and directing the 1981 comedy Arthur starring Dudley Moore
Movie Titles: Dudley (writing and directing)

Stuart Gordon -- b.8/11/1947
Writer, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Re-Animator, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, From Beyond, Stuck

Charles Gordone -- b.10/12/1925 d.11/17/1995 (70)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director
Names/Places: MN:Edward
Misc: in 1970 he became the first black to win the Pulitzer Prize for drama

Albert Gore Jr. -- b.3/31/1948 N.S.
Author, Vice President, Senator
Names/Places: b. in Washington, D.C.; Tipper's hubby
Misc: 45th U.S. Vice President 1993-2001

"Tipper" Gore -- b.8/19/1948
Photographer, Author
Names/Places: Albert's wife; RN:Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson
Misc: Parents Music Resource Center founder

Charles H. Goren -- b.3/4/1901 d.4/3/1991 (90)
Author, Columnist, Bridge Player
Misc: Contact Bridge expert

Maxim Gorky -- b.3/16/1868 O.S. or 3/28/1868 N.S. d.6/18/1936 (68)
Writer, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Alexei Maximovich Peshkov; aka Maksim

Marlene Gorris -- b.12/9/1948
Writer, Director, Dutch (Netherlands)

Fred Goss -- b.3/25/1961
Writer, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Carpoolers (as Gracen Brooker)

Martin Gottfried -- b.10/9/1933 d.3/6/2014 N.S. (80)
Author, Critic, Columnist
Misc: of dramas

Carl Gottlieb -- b.3/18/1938
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director
Movie Titles: Jaws (series), The Jerk (series)

Robert A. Gottlieb -- b.4/29/1931
Writer, Editor
Misc: of The New Yorker from 1987-1992

Elizabeth Goudge -- b.4/24/1900 d.4/1/1984 (83)
Author, British

Ron Goulart -- b.1/13/1933
Author, Sci-fi Writer, Historian
Misc: sci-fi and mystery writer

Stephen Jay Gould -- b.9/10/1941 d.5/20/2002 (60)
Author, Sci-fi Writer, Palentologist, Zoologist, Educator

Curt Gowdy -- b.7/31/1919 d.2/20/2006 (86)
Author, TV Host, Sportscaster, Baseball Announcer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1984; Basketball Hall of Fame prez, former radio voice of NY Yankees and then Boston Red Sox from 1949-66; TV play-by-play man for AFL, NFL and major league baseball; has broadcast World Series, All-Star Games, Rose Bowls, Super Bowls, Olympics and NCAA Final Fours for all 3 networks; in the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: New York Giants (baseball, broadcaster), Boston Red Sox (baseball, broadcaster)
Book Titles: Cowboy at the Mike, Seasons to Remember: The Way It Was in American Sports 1945-1960, The Golden Boy (foreword for author Dr. George I. Martin)
TV Shows: The American Sportsman, Saturday Night Basketball, Monday Night Baseball, ABC Sports, NBC Sports

William Goyen -- b.4/24/1915 d.8/30/1983 (68)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Poet, Editor, Teacher

Baltasar Gracián -- b.1/8/1601 N.S. d.12/6/1658 N.S. (57)
Philosopher, Spanish

Henry Graff -- b.8/11/1921
Writer, Historian

Todd Graff -- b.10/22/1959
Writer, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Bandslam, Camp, Joyful Noise, The Elecric Company (as Jesse -member of The Short Circus band)

Sue Grafton -- b.4/24/1940 d.12/28/2017 N.S. (77)
Book Titles: "A" Is for Alibi (1982), "B" Is for Burglar (1985), "C" Is for Corpse (1986), "D" Is for Deadbeat (1987), "E" Is for Evidence (1988), "F" Is for Fugitive (1989), "G" Is for Gumshoe (1990), "H" Is for Homicide (1991), "I" Is for Innocent (1992), "J" Is for Judgment (1993), "K" Is for Killer (1994), "L" Is for Lawless (1995), "M" Is for Malice (1996), "N" Is for Noose (1998), "O" Is for Outlaw (1999), "P" Is for Peril (2001), "Q" Is for Quarry (2002), "R" Is for Ricochet (2004), "S" Is for Silence (2005), "T" Is for Trespass (2007), "U" Is for Undertow (2009), "V" Is for Vengeance (2011), "W" Is for Wasted (2013), "X" (2015), "Y" Is for Yesterday (2017), "Z" Is for (sadly will never be released)

Ashley Graham -- b.10/30/1988 N.S.
Designer, Author, Model

Bob Graham -- b.11/9/1936
Author, Senator, Governor

Margaret Collier Graham -- b.9/29/1850 N.S. d.1/17/1910 N.S. (59)
Short Story Writer

Ronny Graham -- b.8/26/1919 d.7/4/1999 (79)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Composer
Misc: Also collaborated with Mel Brooks on several films
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (writer), Mary Tyler Moore (writer), New Bill Cosby Show (actor), Bob Crane Show (actor), Chico & the Man (as Rev. Bemis)
Movie Titles: The Inquisition, History of the World, Part I, Spaceballs, To Be or Not to Be

Stedman Graham -- b.3/6/1951
Author, Businessperson, Educator
Names/Places: Oprah Winfrey's partner

Winston Graham -- b.6/30/1908 d.7/10/2003 (95)
Novelist, English
Misc: historical

Kenneth Grahame -- b.3/8/1859 d.7/6/1932 (73)
Author, Scotish
Book Titles: The Wind in the Willows

Hardie Gramatky -- b.4/12/1907 d.4/29/1979 (72)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Stewart Granger -- b.5/6/1913 d.8/16/1993 (80)
Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Jean Simmons hubby; RN:James Lablache Stewart Grange

Amy Grant -- b.11/25/1960
Author, Actress, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Augusta, GA; NN:The First Lady of Contemporary Christian Music or The Queen of Christian Pop

Bruce Grant -- b.4/17/1893 d.4/9/1977 (83)
Children's Author
Misc: Historical books

David Marshall Grant -- b.6/21/1955
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Brothers and Sisters (producer)
Movie Titles: The Devil Wears Prada, The Stepford Wives, Air America

Harley Granville-Barker -- b.11/25/1877 d.8/31/1946 (68)
Dramatist/Playwright, Critic, Actor, Stage Director, British

Gunter Grass -- b.10/16/1927 d.4/13/2015 (87)
Artist, Illustrator, Sculptor, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, German

Karen Grassle -- b.2/25/1942
Writer, Actress
Misc: AP says b. 1942; some say b. 1944
TV Shows: Little House on the Prarie (as Caroline Ingalls)
Movie Titles: Wyatt Earp, Battered

Shirley Ann Grau -- b.7/8/1929 N.S.
Book Titles: The Black Prince, The Keepers of the House

Ralph Graves -- b.1/23/1900 d.2/18/1977 (77)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Movie Director

Robert Graves -- b.7/26/1895 d.12/7/1985 (90)
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, English
Book Titles: I Claudius

Dulcie Gray -- b.11/2/1915 d.11/15/2011 (96)
Writer, Stage Actress

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