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Rafael Sabatini -- b.4/29/1875 d.2/13/1950 (74)
Author, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Biographer, Italian

Ernesto Sabàto -- b.6/24/1911 d.4/30/2011 (99)
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Journalist, Argentine

Abram L. Sachar -- b.2/15/1899 d.7/24/1993 (94)
Author, Historian

Louis Sachar -- b.3/20/1954 N.S.
Children's Author
Book Titles: Holes, Wayside Book (series)

Andrew Sachs -- b.4/7/1930 d.11/23/2016 N.S. (86)
Scriptwriter, Actor, German
TV Shows: Goint Postal (TV mini-series), Fawlty Towers (as Manuel)
Movie Titles: Quartet, Nowhere in Africa

Hans Sachs -- b.11/5/1494 d.1/19/1576 (81)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Composer, German
Misc: over 6000 works!

Nelly Sachs -- b.12/10/1891 N.S. d.5/12/1970 N.S. (78)
Poet, German

Samuel Sachs II -- b.11/30/1935

Howard Sackler -- b.12/19/1929 d.10/12/1982 (52)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter
Movie Titles: The Great White Hope

Oliver Sacks -- b.7/9/1933 d.8/30/2015 N.S. (82)
Author, Writer, Chemist, Neurologist, Psychologist, English

Victoria "Vita" Sackville-West -- b.3/9/1892 N.S. d.6/2/1962 N.S. (70)
Author, Novelist, Poet, English, Lesbian

Dr. Carl Sagan -- b.11/9/1934 d.12/20/1996 (62)
Author, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Correspondent
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Edward
Misc: Science Popularizer; He said "Billions and Billions of..." billions and billions of times!
TV Shows: 20/20, Cosmos (1980)

Francoise Sagan -- b.6/21/1935 d.9/24/2004 (69)
Novelist, French
Names/Places: RLN:Quoirez

Hans Sahl -- b.5/20/1902 d.4/27/1993 (90)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, German

Mort Sahl -- b.5/11/1927
Satirist, Stage Actor, Comedian, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal; RN:Morton Lyon Sahl

Saint Augustine -- b.11/13/354 d.8/28/430 (76)
Philosopher, Religionist, Theologian
Names/Places: RN:Aurelius Augustinus
Misc: Bishop of Hippo

Judith Saint George -- b.2/26/1931 d.6/10/2015 (84)

Adela Rogers Saint Johns -- b.5/20/1894 d.8/10/1988 (94)
Author, Journalist
Names/Places: NN: Mother Confessor of Hollywood

Theresa Saldana -- b.8/20/1954 d.6/6/2016 N.S. (61)
Author, TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: Victims for Victims: The Teresa Saldana Story (TV movie), The Commish (as Rachel Scali)
Movie Titles: I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Raging Bull

Richard Sale -- b.12/17/1911 d.3/4/1993 (81)
Writer, Director

Soupy Sales -- b.1/8/1926 d.10/22/2009 (83)
Author, Comedian, TV Host, Panelist, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Franklinton, N.C.; RN:Milton Soupbone Hines Supman
Misc: World's Leading Authority on Pie Throwing
TV Shows: Soupy Sales Show, What's My Line, Sha Na Na

J. D. Salinger -- b.1/1/1919 d.1/27/2010 (91)
Names/Places: RFMN:Jerome David
Book Titles: Catcher in the Rye

Pierre Salinger -- b.6/14/1925 d.10/16/2004 (79)
Author, Journalist
Misc: former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Press secretary
TV Shows: ABC News

Dr. Lee Salk -- b.12/27/1926 d.5/2/1992 (65)
Author, Psychologist, Columnist
Names/Places: Jonas' brother
Misc: Child Psychologist

Leo Salkin -- b.2/1/1913 d.10/13/1993 (80)
Animator, Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: of Walt Disney, Tex Avery, & Walter Lantz cartoons

Waldo Salt -- b.10/18/1914 d.3/7/1987 (72)

Felix Salten -- b.9/6/1869 d.10/8/1945 (76)
Writer, Hungarian
Misc: Walt Disney's "Bambi" was based on his novel
Book Titles: Bambi

James Salter -- b.6/10/1925 d.6/19/2015 (90)
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Ernest Samuels -- b.5/19/1903 d.2/12/1996 (92)
Author, Biographer, Attorney/Lawyer, Educator

Sonia "Benita" Sánchez -- b.9/9/1934 N.S.
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Educator
Misc: black activism

George Sand -- b.7/1/1804 d.6/8/1876 (71)
Novelist, French
Names/Places: RN:Amandine Lucille Aurore Dupin baronne Dudevant; d. in Nohant, France

Carl Sandburg -- b.1/6/1878 d.7/22/1967 (89)
Writer, Poet, Historian, Biographer, American
Misc: Folklorist
Book Titles: Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years

Ed Sanders -- b.8/17/1939
Author, Poet, Publisher, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Fugs

Lawrence Sanders -- b.3/15/1920 d.2/7/1998 (77)
Book Titles: The Anderson Tapes

Richard Sanders -- b.8/23/1940
Writer, Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Misc: some say b. Aug 28
TV Shows: WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Les Nessman), The New WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Les Nessman), Spencer, Berrengers
Movie Titles: Men of Honor, Valley Girl

John Sandford -- b.2/23/1944
Novelist, Journalist
Names/Places: RN:John Roswell Camp
Book Titles: Kidd (series), Prey (series), Virgil Flowers (series)

Adam Sandler -- b.9/9/1966
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Song Titles: Lunch Lady Land, Ode To My Car, Hanukkah Song
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds, Anger Management, 50 First Dates, Spanglish, The Longest Yard (2005), Click, Reign Over Me, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Bedtime Stories

George Sandys -- b.3/2/1578 d.3/??/1664 (85)
Poet, Pioneer, English
Misc: Colonist

George Santayana -- b.12/16/1863 d.9/26/1952 (88)
Author, Essayist, Poet, Philosopher, Professor, American, Spanish
Names/Places: d. in Rome
Misc: at Harvard

Alfred Santell -- b.9/14/1895 d.6/19/1981 (85)
Writer, Producer/Director

Helen Hooven Santmyer -- b.11/25/1895 d.2/21/1986 (90)

Edward Sapir -- b.1/26/1884 d.2/4/1939 (55)
Author, Linguist, Anthropologist, German

Sappho -- b.??/??/610BC d.??/??/580BC
Poet, Greek, Lesbian

Lew R. Sarett -- b.5/16/1888 d.8/17/1954 (66)

Winthrop Sargeant -- b.12/10/1903 d.8/15/1986 (82)
Writer, Music Critic

Winthrop Sargent -- b.5/1/1753 d.6/3/1820 (67)
Writer, Revolutionary, Politician

Mike Sarne -- b.8/6/1940
Writer, Movie Actor, Producer/Director, Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Michael Scheur
Movie Titles: Eastern Promises, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The World's End, Les Miserables

Carol Saroyan -- b.9/11/1924 d.7/20/2003 (78)
Author, Actress
Names/Places: aka Carol Grace, Carol Marcus Saroyan, or Carol Matthau; 2x William's wife

William Saroyan -- b.8/31/1908 N.S. d.5/18/1981 N.S. (72)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright
Names/Places: 2x Carol's hubby

Andrew Sarris -- b.10/31/1928 d.6/20/2012 (83)
Movie Critic
Misc: the critic that made Steven Spielberg a star

Michael Sarris -- b.10/31/1928
Movie Critic

May Sarton -- b.5/3/1912 d.7/16/1995 (83)
Author, Novelist, Poet, American, Belgiumese, Lesbian

Jean-Paul Sartre -- b.6/21/1905 d.4/15/1980 (74)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Philosopher, French
Names/Places: NN:The Father of Existentialism

Siegfried Sassoon -- b.9/8/1886 d.9/1/1967 (80)
Poet, English

Jennifer Saunders -- b.7/6/1958 N.S.
Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous (as Edina Monsoon)
Movie Titles: Shrek 2

Félix-Antoine Savard -- b.8/31/1896 d.8/24/1982 (85)
Novelist, Poet, Canadian, French
Misc: folklorist, priest

Dorothy L. Sayers -- b.6/13/1893 d.12/17/1957 (64)
Novelist, Mystery Writer, English
Misc: created Lord Peter Wimsey

Alexei Sayle -- b.8/7/1952
Author, Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Alexei Sayle's Stuff, The Young Ones
Movie Titles: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

John Sayles -- b.9/28/1950
Novelist, Screenwriter, Editor, Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Passion Fish, Lone Star, Men with Guns, Return of the Secaucus 7

Joe Scarborough -- b.4/9/1963
Author, Commentator, Politician, Lawyer, TV Host
TV Shows: Morning Joe (host)

Richard Scarry -- b.6/5/1919 d.4/30/1994 (74)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Misc: or d. May 3?

Kristen Schaal -- b.1/24/1978
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Gravity Falls, Flight of the Conchords (as Mel), Bob's Burgers (as Louise), Last Man on Earth (as Carol)
Movie Titles: Despicable Me 2

Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel -- b.??/??/1907 d.??/??/1990
Author, Theologian, Educator

Jack Schaefer -- b.11/19/1907 d.1/24/1991 (83)
Author, Novelist

Sydney Schanberg -- b.1/17/1934 d.7/9/2016 N.S. (82)
Author, Journalist
Misc: covered war in Cambodia

Dore Schary -- b.8/31/1905 d.7/7/1980 (74)
Dramatist/Playwright, Movie Producer
Misc: worked on over 300 motion pictures

Robert Schauffler -- b.4/8/1879 d.11/24/1964 (85)
Author, Cellist

Robert Scheer -- b.4/4/1936
Author, Journalist, Political Activist

Georges Schehade -- b.11/2/1905 d.1/17/1989 (83)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Lebanese

Maximilian Schell -- b.12/8/1930 d.2/1/2014 (83)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, Austrian
Names/Places: Maria's brother

Sean Schemmel -- b.11/21/1968 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: a leading Anime and Animation voicist
TV Shows: Yu-Gi-Oh! (series), Dragon Ball (series voicist)
Movie Titles: Berserk (series)
Video Games: Skylanders (series), Dragon Ball (series), The Dark Knight Rises: The Mobile Game

Harry Scherman -- b.2/1/1887 d.11/12/1969 (82)
Author, Publisher, Canadian
Misc: co-founded Book of the Month club

Magnús Scheving -- b.11/10/1964 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Producer, Gymnast, Icelandian
TV Shows: LazyTown

Richard Schickel -- b.2/10/1933 d.2/18/2017 N.S. (84)
Author, Movie Critic, Journalist, Historian, Filmmaker, Producer/Director
Misc: Documentarian

Peter "P.D.Q. Bach" Schickele -- b.7/17/1935
Satirist, Arranger, Composer, Musician, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: NN: P.D.Q. Bach: The Last & Least of Bach's Many Children
Misc: b. 1807, d.1742 (implausible?); film, TV, & theater scores

Robert Schiller -- b.11/8/1918 N.S. d.10/10/2017 N.S. (98)
Names/Places: aka Bob Schiller
TV Shows: I Love Lucy, All in the Family, Make Room for Daddy, The Bob Cummings Show, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour, Pete and Gladys, The Ann Sothern Show, The Red Skelton Show, The Carol Burnett Show, The Flip Wilson Show, Maude, Archie Bunker's Place

Steve Schirripa -- b.9/3/1957
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Misc: imdb says b. August 1, 1958
TV Shows: The Sopranos, The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Leo Boykewich), Blue Bloods (as Anthony Abetemarco)
Movie Titles: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Jersey Boys

Murray Schisgal -- b.11/25/1926
Screenwriter, Playwright, Attorney/Lawyer

Phyllis Stewart Schlafly -- b.8/15/1924 d.9/5/2016 N.S. (92)
Author, Leader, Political Activist
Misc: antifeminist; Eagle Forum Pres

Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. -- b.10/15/1917 d.2/28/2007 (89)
Author, Historian, Educator

Edwin Schlossberg -- b.7/19/1945
Designer, Artist, Author
Names/Places: Caroline's hubby

Eric Schlosser -- b.8/17/1959
Author, Journalist
Misc: known for his investigative journalism
Book Titles: Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, Chew On This, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

Daniel J. Schneider -- b.1/14/1966
Writer, Actor, Producer
Names/Places: aka Dan Schneider
TV Shows: Head of the Class (as hefty science jock Dennis Blunden), iCarly (creator), The Amanda Show, Kenan and Kel, Zoey 101, Drake and Josh, Henry Danger
Movie Titles: Big Fat Liar, Good Burger

Rob Schneider -- b.10/31/1963
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: AP says Oct 31 but another source says Oct 30
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (as Richard Laymer aka The Rich-Meister the office bore & reg 1991-94), Men Behaving Badly (as Jamie Coleman)
Movie Titles: Grown Ups, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Home Alone 2, Deuce Bigalow-Male Gigolo, The Animal, The Hot Chick, The Benchwarmers

Arthur Schnitzler -- b.5/15/1862 d.10/21/1931 (69)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Doctor, Austrian

Harold C. Schonberg -- b.11/29/1915 d.7/26/2003 (87)
Music Critic, Journalist
Misc: New York Times music critic

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft -- b.3/28/1793 d.12/10/1864 (71)
Author, Explorer

Arthur Schopenhauer -- b.2/22/1788 d.9/21/1860 (72)
Author, Philosopher, German

Paul Schrader -- b.7/22/1946
Writer, Screenwriter, Movie Director
Movie Titles: Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Affliction, American Gigolo, Cat People, Hardcore

Hermann Schreiber -- b.5/4/1920
Author, Historian, Austrian

Olive Schreiner -- b.3/24/1855 d.12/11/1920 (65)
Author, Feminist, South African

Barbet Schroeder -- b.8/26/1941
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Producer/Director, French, Iranian
Movie Titles: Murder By Numbers, Single White Female, Barfly, Desperate Measures

Helga Schüetz -- b.10/2/1937 N.S.
Writer, Director, German

Budd Schulberg -- b.3/27/1914 d.8/5/2009 (95)
Novelist, Journalist
Book Titles: On The Waterfront

Gunther Schuller -- b.11/22/1925 d.6/21/2015 (89)
Author, Author, Historian, Teacher, Conductor/Composer, Horns, Jazz Musician
Misc: French hornist

Dr. Robert Schuller -- b.9/16/1926 d.4/2/2015 (88)
Author, Evangelist
TV Shows: Hour of Power

Joel Schumacher -- b.8/29/1939
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Misc: wrote the screenplay adaption of The Wiz (1978)
Movie Titles: The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981), St. Elmo's Fire (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), Cousins (1989), Falling Down (1993), The Client (1994), Batman Forever (1995), A Time to Kill (1996), Batman & Robin (1997), Flawless (1999), Phone Booth (2003), Veronica Guerin (2003), The Phantom of the Opera (2004), The Number 23 (2007).

Robert Alexander Schumann -- b.6/8/1810 d.7/29/1856 (46)
Critic, Composer, German
Misc: wrote many pieces for piano and four symphonies and is best known for song cycles "Frauenliebe und Leben" and "Dichterliebe."

Amy Schumer -- b.6/1/1981
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Inside Amy Schumer
Movie Titles: Trainwreck

James Schuyler -- b.11/9/1923 d.4/12/1991 (67)

Ben Schwartz -- b.9/15/1981 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: House of Lies (as Clyde Oberholt), Parks and Recreation (as Jean-Ralphio Saperstein), BoJack Horseman
Movie Titles: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, This is Where I Leave You

Delmore Schwartz -- b.12/8/1913 d.7/11/1966 (52)
Poet, Critic

Stephen Schwartz -- b.3/6/1948
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Composer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Movie Titles: The Prince of Egypt, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Enchanted, Zombieland

Albert Schweitzer -- b.1/14/1875 d.9/4/1965 (90)
Author, Philosopher, Physicist, Missionary, Theologian, Humanitarian, Musician, German
Misc: Nobel 1954

Ettore Scola -- b.5/10/1931 d.1/19/2016 N.S. (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Director, Italian

Martin Scorsese -- b.11/17/1942
Writer, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Flushing, NY
Misc: his films frequently feature gangsters and focus on the world of crime
TV Shows: Bad (video for Michael Jackson)
Movie Titles: Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Taxi Driver, New York New York, The Color Of Money, Mean Streets, Raging Bull, Cape Fear, GoodFellas, Last Temptation Of Christ, Bringing Out the Dead, Shark Tale, The Departed

Bill Scott -- b.8/2/1920 d.11/29/1985 (65)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Bullwinkle Show (voices of Bullwinkle J. Moose, Dudley Doright, & Mr. Peabody)

Evelyn Scott -- b.1/17/1893 d.8/3/1963 (70)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet

Paul Mark Scott -- b.3/25/1920 d.3/1/1978 (57)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, British

Sir Walter Scott -- b.8/15/1771 d.9/21/1832 (61)
Novelist, Poet, Scotish
Book Titles: Lady of Lake

Willard Herman Scott -- b.3/7/1934
Author, Weatherman, Actor, Comedian, Clown
Names/Places: b. in Alexandria, VA
Misc: some say b. May 7
TV Shows: The Hogan Family (as Peter Poole), Today Show, Bozo the Clown

Gil Scott-Heron -- b.4/1/1949 d.5/27/2011 (62)
Author, Novelist, Lyricist, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist
Misc: widely considered one of the godfathers of rap music

Florida Scott-Maxwell -- b.9/14/1883 d.3/6/1979 (95)
Cartoonist, Author, Writer, Psychologist

Duns Scotus -- b.??/??/1266 d.11/8/1308 (42)
Philosopher, Scotish
Misc: coined the word "dunce"

Steven Seagal -- b.4/10/1952 N.S.
Writer, Movie Actor, Producer, Martial Arts
Names/Places: b. in Lansing, MI; Patricia & Stephen's son; Kelly LeBrock's hubby
Misc: has a black belt in martial arts in judo, kendo, & aikido
TV Shows: True Justice
Movie Titles: Above the Law, Under Siege (series), On Deadly Ground

Ronald Searle -- b.3/3/1920 d.12/30/2011 (91)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, English

George Seaton -- b.4/17/1911 d.7/28/1979 (68)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director

Alice Sebold -- b.9/6/1963 N.S.

Amy Sedaris -- b.3/29/1961
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: BoJack Horseman, Exit 57, Strangers With Candy
Movie Titles: Puss in Boots, Elf, Chicken Little

David Sedaris -- b.12/26/1956
Author, Humorist, Comedian

Anne Sedgwick -- b.3/28/1873 d.7/19/1935 (62)

Catherine Sedgwick -- b.12/28/1789 d.7/31/1867 (77)

Alan Seeger -- b.6/22/1888 d.7/4/1916 (28)

Giorgos Seferis -- b.3/13/1900 N.S. or 2/29/1900 Ju-1 d.9/20/1971 N.S. (71)
Poet, Diplomat, Greek
Names/Places: RN: Giorgos Stylianou Seferiades
Misc: one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate

Erich Segal -- b.6/16/1937 d.1/17/2010 (72)
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Book Titles: Love Story (writer responsible for the line "love means never having to say you're sorry")

Santiago Segura -- b.7/17/1965 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director, Spanish
Movie Titles: Blade II, Hellboy

Ehsan Sehgal -- b.11/15/1951 N.S.
Author, Poet, Journalist, Pakistan

Jaroslav Seifert -- b.9/23/1901 d.1/10/1986 (84)
Poet, Czech

Evan Seinfeld -- b.12/29/1967
Photographer, Writer, Actor, Director, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Biohazard

Jerry Seinfeld -- b.4/29/1954
Comedy Writer, TV Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Commercial Actor, TV Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: American Express commercials
TV Shows: Benson (as Frankie the joke writer), Seinfeld (as himself)
Movie Titles: Bee Movie
Video Games: Bee Movie Game

Hubert Selby Jr. -- b.7/23/1928 d.4/26/2004 (75)

George Seldes -- b.11/16/1890 d.7/2/1995 (104)
Author, Correspondent
Misc: media watchdog

Gilbert Seldes -- b.1/3/1893 d.9/29/1970 (77)
Author, Critic
Names/Places: George's brother

Will Self -- b.9/26/1961 N.S.
Author, English

Jorge Semprun -- b.12/10/1923 d.6/7/2011 (87)
Writer, Spanish

Maurice Sendak -- b.6/10/1928 d.5/8/2012 (83)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFN:Bernard
Book Titles: Where The Wild Things Are

Seneca -- b.??/??/5BC or ??/??/4BC d.??/??/65AD
Philosopher, Statesman
Misc: Latin

Kate Seredy -- b.10/29/1899 O.S. or 11/10/1899 N.S. d.3/7/1975 (75)
Illustrator, Children's Author, Hungarian

Rod Serling -- b.12/25/1924 d.6/28/1975 (50)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Christianity convert, Actor, TV Host, TV Producer, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Syracuse N.Y.; RFN:Rodman
TV Shows: The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, Liar's Club, Jacques Cousteau (narrator '1968-74)

Robert William Service -- b.1/16/1874 d.9/11/1958 (84)
Poet, English

Cynthia Propper Seton -- b.10/11/1926 d.10/23/1982 (56)

Ernest Thompson Seton -- b.8/14/1860 d.10/23/1946 (86)
Author, Naturalist, British, Canadian
Misc: founded Boy Scouts of America

Eric Sevareid -- b.11/26/1912 d.7/9/1992 (79)
Philosopher, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator
Names/Places: FN:Arnold
TV Shows: CBS News

David Seville -- b.1/27/1919 d.1/16/1972 (52)
Author, Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in Fresno, CA; RN:Ross Bagdasarian Sr.
Misc: he created the Chipmunks while experimenting with tape recording speeds; his son David Jr. resurrected the character of David Seville after his father died beginning with a new Chipmunks album in 1980 and TV series in 1983; Jason Lee began voicing Seville in 2015
Song Titles: Witch Doctor, The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)
TV Shows: The Alvin Show (as David Seville & the Chipmunks: Theodore, Simon, and... ALLLLL-VINNN!)

Anna Seward -- b.12/12/1742 d.3/25/1809 (66)
Author, Poet, English

Anna Sewell -- b.3/30/1820 d.4/25/1878 (58)
Children's Author, English
Book Titles: Black Beauty

Anne Sexton -- b.11/9/1928 d.10/4/1974 (45)
Misc: Pulitzer 1967

Jeffrey Shaara -- b.2/21/1952
Book Titles: Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure

Anthony Shaffer -- b.5/15/1926 d.11/6/2001 (75)
Dramatist/Playwright, English
Names/Places: Peter's twin

Louise Shaffer -- b.7/5/1942
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1989
TV Shows: Ryan's Hope (as Rae 1977-1989)

Paul Shaffer -- b.11/28/1949
Comedy Writer, Jewish, Actor, Comedian, Bandleader, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, Canadian
TV Shows: A Year at the Top, Saturday Night Live (1975-80 aka Don Kirshner in some sketches), Late Night with David Letterman (sidekick & bandleader of The World's Most Dangerous Band 1982-93 NBC), Late Show with David Letterman (as lead of Paul Shaffer & the Party Boys of Rock 'n Roll & the CBS Orchestra 1993-2015)

Sir Peter Shaffer -- b.5/15/1926 d.6/6/2016 N.S. (90)
Screenwriter, Playwright, English
Names/Places: Anthony's twin
Misc: numerous award-winning playwright, several of which have been turned into films

Steve Shagan -- b.10/25/1927 d.11/30/2015 N.S. (88)
Novelist, Screenwriter, Producer
Movie Titles: Primal Fear (screenwriting), Save the Tiger (screenwriting), Voyage of the Damned (screenwriting)

William Shakespeare -- b.4/23/1564 J-LD or 5/3/1564 N.S. d.4/23/1616 J-LD (52) or 5/3/1616 N.S. (52)
Poet, Dramatist, Playwright, English
Names/Places: b. in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Misc: b. on April 23 according to tradition; Greatest ever; 154 sonnets & 37 plays; baptized Apr 26
Book Titles: Richard III, MacBeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, and Julius Caesar

Tom Shales -- b.11/3/1944 N.S.
TV Critic

Gene Shalit -- b.3/25/1926
Critic, Jewish
TV Shows: Today Show, Mystery 1980

Otep Shamaya -- b.11/7/1979 N.S.
Artist, Poet, Actress, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer
Group Names: Otep (lead)

Garry Shandling -- b.11/29/1949 N.S. d.3/24/2016 N.S. (66)
Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Tucson, AZ
TV Shows: It's Garry Shandling's Show (star), The Larry Sanders Show (star)
Movie Titles: What Planet Are You From?

Ntozake Shange -- b.10/18/1948 N.S. d.10/27/2018 N.S. (70)
Poet, Playwright
Names/Places: RN:Paulette L. Williams

Esther Shapiro -- b.6/6/1928
Writer, Producer
Names/Places: Richard's wife
Misc: he and his wife co-produced Dynasty; some say b. 1934
TV Shows: Dynasty, The Colbys

William Sharp -- b.9/12/1855 d.12/12/1905 (50)
Author, Poet, Scotish
Names/Places: penname:Fiona MacLeod

Zerna Sharp -- b.8/12/1889 d.6/17/1981 (91)
Author, Writer, Teacher
Book Titles: Dick & Jane

William Shatner -- b.3/22/1931
Novelist, Jewish, Vegetarian, TV/Movie Actor, TV Host, Game Show Host, Movie Producer/Director, Novelty Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal
Book Titles: TekWar (series), Quest for Tomorrow (series)
Song Titles: Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Mr. Tamborine Man, Rocket Man, I Can't Get Behind That
Album Titles: The Transformed Man, Seeking Major Tom, Has Been, Ponder the Mystery
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Capt. James Tiberius Kirk, also on Star Trek: The Animated Series), Barbary Coast (as Jeff Cable), T.J. Hooker (as Sgt. T.J. Hooker), Rescue 911, Tek War, Boston Legal (as Denny Crane), Show Me The Money (host), $#*! My Dad Says (as Dr. Edison Milford Goodson III)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (series)

Roger Shattuck -- b.8/20/1923 d.12/8/2005 (82)
Writer, Educator

Artie Shaw -- b.5/23/1910 d.12/30/2004 (94)
Author, Movie Actor, Stage Producer, Composer, Clarinetist, Bandleader, Jazz Saxophonist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Arthur Isaac Arshawsky; Jane Cranes's, Margaret Allen's, Lana Turner's, Elizabeth Kern's, Ava Gardner's, Kathleen Winsor's, Doris Dowling's, then Evelyn Keyes' hubby; wed 8x's
Movie Titles: Flags of Our Fathers, The Aviator, Raging Bull, The Rocketeer

Bob Shaw -- b.12/31/1931 d.2/11/1996 (64)
Sci-fi Writer

George Bernard Shaw -- b.7/26/1856 d.11/2/1950 (94)
Dramatist/Playwright, Essayist, Critic, Diarist, Satirist, Journalist, Socialist, Vegetarian, British, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Dublin
Misc: Pygmalion play author of "Youth is Wasted on the Young"

Irwin Shaw -- b.2/27/1913 d.5/16/1984 (71)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright
Book Titles: Rich Man Poor Man

Robert Shaw -- b.8/9/1927 d.8/27/1978 (51)
Writer, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: From Russia With Love, A Man for All Seasons, Jaws, The Sting, The Deep, Force 10 From Navarone

Robert Lawson Shaw -- b.4/30/1916 d.3/30/1996 (79)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Conductor
Misc: Chorale; NOT THE ACTOR!; invented the "Who Shot J.R.?" cliffhanger

Sebastian Shaw -- b.5/29/1905 d.12/23/1994 (89)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Actor, Director, English

Wallace Shawn -- b.11/12/1943
Essayist, Screenwriter, Playwright, Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Clueless (as Mr. Hall)
Movie Titles: My Dinner with Andre, Princess Bride, Toy Story (series as Rex)

Harry Shearer -- b.12/23/1943
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: radio: Le Show host
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1979-80, 84-85), The Simpsons (as Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns/Waylon Smithers/Ned Flanders/Principal Seymour Skinner/Otto Mann/Rev. Timothy Lovejoy/Dr. Julius Hibbert/Kent Brockman/Jasper/Lenny/Eddie/Rainer Wolfcastle/Scratchy/Kang/Dr. Marvin Monroe/Herman & all-around voice guy), Dawson's Creek (as Principal Deskin)
Movie Titles: This is Spinal Tap (as Derek Smalls), A Mighty Wind

Vincent Sheean -- b.12/5/1899 d.3/16/1975 (75)
Novelist, Journalist

Ally Sheedy -- b.6/13/1962
Children's Author, Vegetarian, TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Alexandra Elizabeth; David Lansbury's wife
Movie Titles: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Breakfast Club, WarGames, St. Elmo's Fire, Short Circuit, Maid to Order

Gail Kenion Sheehy -- b.11/27/1937
Author, Lecturer, Journalist

Bishop Fulton J. Sheen -- b.5/8/1895 d.12/9/1979 (84)
Author, Religious Leader, Roman Catholic, Priest, TV Host
Names/Places: RFN:Peter
TV Shows: Life Is Worth Living, The Bishop Sheen Program

Sidney Sheldon -- b.2/11/1917 d.1/30/2007 (89)
Author, Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley -- b.8/30/1797 d.2/1/1851 (53)
Author, British
Names/Places: b. in London; Mary's daughter, Percy Bysshe Shelley's wife
Book Titles: Frankenstein (1818)

Percy Bysshe Shelley -- b.8/4/1792 d.7/8/1822 (29)
Poet, English
Names/Places: Mary's hubby

Ron Shelton -- b.9/15/1945
Writer, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Bad Boys II, White Men Can't Jump, Bull Durham, Tin Cup

Walter Shenson -- b.6/23/1919 d.10/17/2000 (81)
Writer, Producer, Director
Movie Titles: A Hard Day's Night (producer), Help! (producer), The Mouse That Roared (producer)

Sam Shepard -- b.11/5/1943 d.7/31/2017 N.S. (73)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Producer/Director, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. Ft. Sheridan, Ill.; RN:Samuel Shepard Rogers
Movie Titles: The Notebook

Sara Shepard -- b.4/8/1977 N.S.
Book Titles: Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game (series), Everything We Ever Wanted, The Visibles

Jean Shepherd -- b.7/26/1921 N.S. d.10/16/1999 N.S. (78)
Writer, Humorist
Misc: Playboy satire Award 1966, 1967, 1969; not b. 1929

Sherri Shepherd -- b.4/22/1967
Author, Actress, Comedienne, TV Hostess, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Personality
TV Shows: The View, Suddenly Susan, Less Than Perfect (as Ramona Platt)
Movie Titles: Precious, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Archie Shepp -- b.5/24/1937 N.S.
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Teacher, Composer, Pianist, Tenor-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Saxophonist

Jim Sheridan -- b.2/6/1949
Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: In the Name of the Father, My Left Foot, In America, The Boxer

Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- b.10/30/1751 J-LD d.7/7/1816 N.S. (64)
Poet, Satirist, Playwright, Irish
Misc: the birth date is presumed to be from the Julian Calendar with the new year on March 25 and the death date is presumed to be from the Gregorian Calendar

Allan Sherman -- b.11/30/1924 d.11/20/1973 (48)
Comedy Writer, Comedian, Producer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: RN:Allan Copelon
Misc: Produced "I've Got A Secret"; Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah (#1 1963); his album "My Son, The Folk Singer" became a million seller.
Song Titles: Hello Muddah Hello Fuddah
Album Titles: My Son the Folk Singer

Vincent Sherman -- b.7/16/1906 d.6/18/2006 (99)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Director

Robert C. Sherriff -- b.6/6/1896 d.11/13/1975 (79)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, English
Book Titles: Journey's End

Robert Sherrill -- b.12/24/1924 d.8/19/2014 (89)
Writer, Journalist
Misc: Investigator

Robert Emmet Sherwood -- b.4/4/1896 d.11/14/1955 (59)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Journalist

Francis Crownin Shield -- b.6/24/1872 d.12/28/1947 (75)
Art Critic, Journalist, Editor

Benjamin Shillaber -- b.7/12/1814 d.??/??/1890
Humorist, Publisher

Randy Shilts -- b.8/8/1951 d.2/17/1994 (42)
Author, Journalist, Gay
Book Titles: And The Band Played On

Yôko Shimada -- b.5/17/1953
Author, Actress, Japanese
TV Shows: Shogun

William L. Shirer -- b.2/23/1904 d.12/28/1993 (89)
Author, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Historian
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Book Titles: Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

John Shirley -- b.2/10/1953
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Eclipse Penumbra, Eclipse Corona

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