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Lorado Taft -- b.4/29/1860 d.10/30/1936 (76)
Sculptor, Writer, Teacher

Sir Rabindranath Tagore -- b.5/6/1861 d.8/7/1941 (80)
Author, Poet, Composer, Native American

Hippolyte Taine -- b.4/21/1828 d.3/5/1893 (64)
Critic, Historian

Gay Talese -- b.2/7/1932
Author, Journalist
Misc: when he introduces himself, does he greet you with "Hi, I'm Gay"?

C. M. Talkington -- b.10/14/1966
Writer, Actor, Director

Gary Talley -- b.8/17/1947
Author, Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Box Tops

Chris Tallman -- b.9/22/1970 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: The Thundermans (as Hank), Reno 911

Amy Tan -- b.2/19/1952
Book Titles: The Joy Luck Club

Alex Tanaka -- b.11/2/1974
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Animal Practice
Movie Titles: The Sitter, Saturday Night

Sergei Taneyev -- b.11/25/1856 N.S. or 11/13/1856 Ju-1 d.6/6/1915 Ju-1 (58) or 6/19/1915 N.S. (58)
Author, Theorist, Teacher, Composer, Pianist, Russian

Serj Tankian -- b.8/21/1967
Poet, Computer Software Company Owner, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Hard Rock Singer, Lebanese
Group Names: System of a Down (lead)

Alain Tanner -- b.12/6/1929
Screenwriter, Producer/Director, Swiss

Gordie Tapp -- b.6/4/1922 N.S. d.12/18/2016 N.S. (94)
Scriptwriter, Comedian, Country Musician, Canadian
Misc: a member of the Order of Canada and Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame

Jake Tapper -- b.3/12/1969
Cartoonist, Author, Newsperson, Journalist

Booth Tarkington -- b.7/29/1869 d.5/19/1946 (76)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright
Names/Places: FN:Newton

Andrei Tarkovsky -- b.4/4/1932 N.S. d.12/29/1986 N.S. (54)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Director, Soviet

Bill Tarmey -- b.4/4/1941 d.11/9/2012 (71)
Author, Actor, Singer, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street (as Jack Duckworth)

Dr. Herman Tarnover -- b.3/18/1910 d.3/10/1980 (69)
Book Titles: The Scarsdale Diet

Jay Tarses -- b.7/3/1939
Comedy Writer, Actor, Producer
Misc: of the (Tom) Patchett & Tarses writing team of Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart, & Tony Randall Shows
TV Shows: Open All Night, The Duck Factory
Movie Titles: The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets Take Manhattan

Frank Tashlin -- b.2/19/1913 d.5/5/1972 (59)
Animator, Writer, Director

Torquato Tasso -- b.3/11/1544 d.4/25/1595 (51)
Poet, Italian

Allen Tate -- b.11/19/1899 d.2/9/1979 (79)
Poet, Critic, Critic, Biographer
Names/Places: RN:John Orley

Catherine Tate -- b.5/12/1968 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Actress, English
TV Shows: The Office (as Nellie Bertram), Doctor Who (as The Doctor's Companion), The Catherine Tate Show
Movie Titles: Starter for 10

Jacques Tati -- b.10/9/1908 d.11/5/1982 (74)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Producer/Director, French
Names/Places: RN:Jacques Tatischeff

Bertrand Tavernier -- b.4/25/1941
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director, French
Movie Titles: 'Round Midnight, A Sunday in the Country, It All Starts Today

Paolo Taviani -- b.11/8/1931
Screenwriter, Movie Director, Italian

Vittorio Taviani -- b.9/20/1929 N.S. d.4/15/2018 N.S. (88)
Screenwriter, Movie Director, Italian

Cecil Taylor -- b.3/15/1933 N.S. d.4/5/2018 N.S. (85)
Poet, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist

Charles Taylor -- b.1/20/1864 d.3/21/1942 (78)
Dramatist/Playwright, Producer

Deems Taylor -- b.12/22/1885 d.7/3/1966 (80)
Critic, Composer
Names/Places: RFN:Joseph
Misc: Fantasia commentator

Elizabeth (author) Taylor -- b.7/3/1912 d.11/19/1975 (63)
Novelist, English

Holland Taylor -- b.1/14/1943
Playwright, Actress
Arts Titles: PL: Ann
TV Shows: The Practice (as Judge Roberta Kittleson), Bosom Buddies (as Ruth Dunbar), The Powers That Be (as Margaret Powers), Naked Truth (as Camilla Dane), Baby Bob (as Madeline), Two and a Half Men (as Evelyn Harper)
Movie Titles: One Fine Day, George of the Jungle, Legally Blonde, The Truman Show

James Bayard Taylor -- b.1/11/1825 d.12/19/1878 (53)
Author, Poet, Journalist

Jane Taylor -- b.9/23/1783 d.4/13/1824 (40)
Novelist, Poet, English
Song Titles: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (songwriter)

Jeri Taylor -- b.6/30/1938
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: Star Trek: Voyager

John Taylor -- b.8/24/1580 d.12/??/1653 (73)
Poet, Journalist, English
Names/Places: NN:The Water Poet

John Taylor -- b.12/19/1753 d.8/21/1824 (70)
Misc: Jeffersonian Democracy

Peter Taylor -- b.1/8/1917 d.11/2/1994 (77)
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Renée Taylor -- b.3/19/1933
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedy Writer, TV Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Names/Places: Joseph Bologna's wife
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show, Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Annabelle), The Nanny (as mother Sylvia Fine)
Movie Titles: Alfie, The Producers (1967), Ice Age: The Meltdown

Samuel Taylor -- b.6/13/1912 d.5/28/2000 (87)
Movie Titles: Vertigo

Susan Taylor -- b.1/23/1946
Writer, Journalist, Editor

Tom Taylor -- b.10/19/1817 d.7/12/1880 (62)
Dramatist/Playwright, Critic, Editor, English
Misc: worked at Punch magazine

Edwin Teale -- b.6/2/1899 d.10/18/1980 (81)
Author, Naturalist

Sara Teasdale -- b.8/8/1884 d.1/29/1933 (48)
Author, Poet
Misc: first Pulitzer Prize-1918-"Love Songs"

Tecumseh -- b.3/??/1768 d.10/5/1813 (45)
Misc: Shawnee Indian chief

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi -- b.11/16/1965
Screenwriter, Actress, Movie Director, Italian
Movie Titles: Munich, Human Capital, 5x2

Barbara Ann Teer -- b.6/18/1937 N.S. d.7/21/2008 N.S. (71)
Writer, Teacher, Actress, Producer, Director

Lou Tellegen -- b.11/26/1881 d.10/29/1934 (52)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie/Stage Actor, Director, Dutch (Netherlands)

Rick Telles -- b.11/10/1962
Writer, Actor, Producer
Misc: PRON:TAY-ess
TV Shows: The Surreal Life (producer)
Movie Titles: Road Rules (director)

Alec Templeton -- b.7/4/1910 d.3/28/1963 (52)
Satirist, Novelty Singer, Jazz Pianist, Welsh (Wales)
Misc: Witty jazz & satrical numbers

Kylie Tennant -- b.3/12/1912 d.2/28/1988 (75)

Alfred Lord Tennyson -- b.8/6/1809 d.10/6/1892 (83)
Poet, English
Misc: 1st Baron; Poet Laureate
Book Titles: The Charge of the Light Brigade, In Memoriam

Judy Tenuta -- b.11/7/1949
Author, Actress, Comedienne, Producer, Accordionist
Names/Places: aka:Sasse
Album Titles: Buy This Pigs, In Goddess We Trust
TV Shows: The Weird Al Show

Terence -- b.??/??/185BC d.??/??/159BC
Misc: Latin

Albert Payson Terhune -- b.12/21/1872 d.2/18/1942 (69)
Novelist, Children's Author, Journalist
Book Titles: Lad, a Dog

Studs (Louis) Terkel -- b.5/16/1912 d.10/31/2008 (96)
Author, Journalist, Columnist, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: intervier star
TV Shows: Stud's Place (host 1950s)

Mary Church Terrell -- b.9/23/1863 d.7/24/1954 (90)
Author, Civil Rights Leader, Educator

Susan Terris -- b.5/6/1937
Children's Author

Megan Terry -- b.7/22/1932
Screenwriter, Playwright, Stage Actor

Walter Terry -- b.5/14/1913 d.10/4/1982 (69)
Author, Critic
Misc: of dance

Steve Tesich -- b.9/29/1942 d.7/1/1996 (53)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter

William Makepeace Thackeray -- b.7/18/1811 d.12/24/1863 (52)
Novelist, Poet, India
Misc: Vanity Fair

Thales -- b.??/??/634BC d.??/??/546BC
Philosopher, Greek

Twyla Tharp -- b.7/1/1941
Author, Choreographer, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Portland, Ind.
Misc: Play Director

Celia Thaxter -- b.6/29/1835 d.8/25/1894 (59)
Poet, Children's Author

Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- b.8/14/1863 d.8/21/1940 (77)
Writer, Poet
Book Titles: Casey At The Bat (1888)

Ulrich Thein -- b.7/4/1930 d.6/21/1995 (64)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Director, German

Theocritus -- b.??/??/310BC d.??/??/250BC
Poet, Greek

Theophrastus -- b.??/??/372BC d.??/??/287BC
Philosopher, Greek

Justin Theroux -- b.8/10/1971
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The District (as Nick Pierce), The Leftovers (as Kevin Garvey)
Movie Titles: Zoolander, Iron Man 2 (writer), Tropic Thunder (co-writer), Rock of Ages (co-writer), American Psycho, Megamind, Inland Empire, Mulholland Drive

Paul Edward Theroux -- b.4/10/1941
Author, Novelist
Misc: of travel
Book Titles: The Great Railway Bazaar, The Mosquito Coast

Alan Thicke -- b.3/1/1947 d.12/13/2016 N.S. (69)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedy Writer, Actor, Game Show Host, TV Talk Show Host, TV Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Kirland Lake, Ont.; RLN:Jeffery
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (theme composer), Diff'rent Strokes (theme composer), Wheel of Fortune (composer of "Big Wheels" theme 1975-1983), The Wizard of Odds (theme composer), The Joker's Wild (theme composer), Thicke of the Night (host), Growing Pains (as Jason Seaver), Animal Crack-Ups, Hope and Gloria (as Dennis Dupree)

Craig Thomas -- b.11/24/1941 d.4/4/2011 (69)
Author, Welsh (Wales)

D. M. Thomas -- b.1/27/1935
Writer, Novelist, Poet, Translator, Playwright, English

Danny Thomas -- b.1/6/1912 d.2/6/1991 (79)
Author, Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Muzyad Yakhoob; then Amos Jacobs, Marlo's father
Misc: some say b. 1914 but wrong; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital founder 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee; d. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: All Star Revue, The Danny Thomas Show's (aka Make Room for Daddy as Danny Williams), Make Room for Granddaddy (as Danny Williams), I'm a Big Girl Now, One Big Family (as Jake Hatton)

Dave (Comedian) Thomas -- b.5/20/1948
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Producer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in St. Catherines, Ontario
Group Names: Bob and Doug McKenzie (as Doug)
Song Titles: Take Off, The 12 Days of Christmas
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Doug McKenzie of The Great White North), Walter Cronkite, Angus Crock, and other characters, also on SCTV Network 90), The New Show, Dave Thomas Show, Grace Under Fire (as Russell Norton)
Movie Titles: Stripes, Strange Brew

Dylan Marials Thomas -- b.10/27/1914 d.11/9/1953 (39)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: b. in Swansea; d. in New York

Edward Thomas -- b.3/3/1878 d.4/9/1917 (39)
Poet, Critic, British

Frankie Thomas -- b.4/9/1921 d.5/11/2006 (85)
Author, Actor, Producer, Bridge Player
Names/Places: Frank's son
Misc: bridge (cards) expert
TV Shows: One Man's Family (as Cliff Barbour), Tom Cordett Space Cadet (star)

Ian Thomas -- b.7/23/1950
Author, Actor, Songwriter, Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: Dave Thomas's (SCTV) brother
TV Shows: The Red Green Show (as Dougie Franklin)
Movie Titles: Strange Brew

Lewis Thomas -- b.11/25/1913 d.12/3/1993 (80)
Author, Biologist, Physician

Lowell Thomas -- b.4/6/1892 d.8/29/1981 (89)
Author, Traveler, Newscaster, Journalist, Commentator, Editor
Names/Places: b. in Woodington, Ohio
Misc: Capital Cities Broadcasting Corp. co-founder; Reporter, Broadcaster, Legendary commentator and adventurer; "So Long Until Tomorrow"; Movietone movie news announcer

Piri Thomas -- b.9/30/1928 d.10/17/2011 (83)
Writer, Poet

Dave (Comedian) Thompson -- b.1/1/1960 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Teletubbies (as Tinky Winky)

Dorothy Thompson -- b.7/9/1894 d.1/30/1961 (66)
Author, Journalist, American

Ernest Thompson -- b.11/6/1950
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Director
TV Shows: Westside Medica, Sierra
Movie Titles: On Golden Pond, The West Side Waltz, 1969

Francis Thompson -- b.12/18/1859 d.11/13/1907 (47)
Essayist, Poet, British

Hunter S. Thompson -- b.7/18/1937 d.2/20/2005 (67)
Author, Journalist
Names/Places: MN:Stockton

Jim Thompson -- b.9/27/1906 d.4/7/1977 (70)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: master of crime & betrayl
Sports Teams: The Grifters, After Dark, My Sweet, The Killer Inside Me

Kate Thompson -- b.11/16/1959 N.S.
Novelist, Irish

Kay Thompson -- b.11/9/1903 d.7/2/1998 (94)
Author, Children's Author, Songwriter, Singer
Misc: author of the Eloise children's books; her age of death was believed to be between 92 and 95, some say b. 1913; also sang "Eloise" which is occasionally heard on the Dr. Demento Show.
Book Titles: Eloise (series)
Song Titles: Eloise

Marshall Thompson -- b.11/27/1925 d.5/18/1992 (66)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor
Misc: some say b. 1926
TV Shows: Daktari (as Dr. Marsh Tracy the veternarian)

Maurice Thompson -- b.9/9/1844 d.2/15/1901 (56)
Author, Novelist

Ruth Thompson -- b.7/27/1891 d.4/6/1976 (84)
Children's Author
Book Titles: Wizard of Oz

Thomas Thompson -- b.10/3/1933 d.10/29/1982 (49)
Author, Journalist, Editor

Charles Thomson -- b.11/29/1729 d.8/16/1824 (94)
Writer, Revolutionary, Politician, Irish
Misc: first official record keeper

James Thomson -- b.9/11/1700 d.8/27/1748 (47)
Poet, Scotish

Virgil Thomson -- b.11/25/1896 d.9/30/1989 (92)
Author, Music Critic, Journalist, Composer, Musician

Henry David Thoreau -- b.7/12/1817 d.5/6/1862 (44)
Author, Poet, Philosopher, Naturalist, Pacifist
Names/Places: b. in Concord, Mass.
Misc: always had Ralph Waldo Emerson around to bail him out of trouble; he was known as the "Hermit of Walden" because he lived in the woods around Walden pond for several years.

Geoffrey Thorne -- b.1/20/1970
Illustrator, Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
Misc: gadabout geek
TV Shows: In the Heat of the Night (as Sgt. Wilson Sweet), The Librarians (producer), Leverage (producer), Ultimate Spider-Man (writer), Law and Order: Criminal Intent (writer)
Movie Titles: City of Angels, Road Ends, Colors

Billy Bob Thornton -- b.8/4/1955
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor
Movie Titles: Sling Blade, The Apostle, Armageddon, A Simple Plan, Pushing Tin, Bandits, Bad Santa, The Alamo's Davy Crockett, Friday Night Lights, Bad News Bears (2005), The Ice Harvest, The Astronaut Farmer

Mary Ann Thornton -- b.6/11/1954
Author, Publisher
Misc: International Speaker
Book Titles: Even Elvis, Crossroads to Committment, In my Father's House

James Grover Thurber -- b.12/8/1894 d.11/2/1961 (66)
Editorial Cartoonist, Artist, Author, Short Story Writer, Humorist, American
Names/Places: b. in Columbus, OH
Misc: New Yorker

Howard Thurman -- b.11/18/1900 d.4/10/1981 (80)
Author, Theologian, Educator

Tibullus -- b.??/??/55BC d.??/??/19BC
Misc: Latin

George Ticknor -- b.8/1/1791 d.1/26/1871 (79)
Author, Educator
Misc: modernized the curriculum at Harvard University

Ernest Tidyman -- b.1/1/1928 d.7/14/1984 (56)
Novelist, Screenwriter, American, English
Book Titles: Shaft (John Shaft series)
Movie Titles: The French Connection (screenplay), Shaft (screenplay)

Jacob Tierney -- b.9/26/1979
Screenwriter, Actor, Movie Director, Canadian
Movie Titles: The Trotsky, Good Neighbors, This Is My Father, The Neon Bible

Eunice Tietjens -- b.7/29/1884 d.9/6/1944 (60)
Author, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Children's Author, Lecturer, Editor

Paul Tillich -- b.8/20/1886 d.10/22/1965 (79)
Philosopher, Theologian

Jacobo Timerman -- b.1/6/1923 d.11/11/1999 (76)
Author, Journalist, Publisher, Russian

Timon -- b.??/??/320BC d.??/??/230BC
Philosopher, Greek

Christopher Timothy -- b.10/14/1940
Writer, Actor, Director, Welsh (Wales)
TV Shows: All Creatures Great and Small (as James Herriot), Doctors (as Dr. Brendan "Mac" McGuire)

Henry Timrod -- b.12/8/1829 N.S. d.10/7/1867 N.S. (37)
Poet, American
Names/Places: NN:The Laureate of the Confederacy

Jimmy Tingle -- b.4/9/1955
Humorist, Comedian
TV Shows: 60 Minutes II

Cal Tinney -- b.2/2/1908 d.12/2/1993 (85)
Humorist, Actor, Comedian
Misc: radio: Stop Me If You Heard This One

James Toback -- b.11/23/1944
Writer, Essayist, Screenwriter, Actor, Movie Director
Movie Titles: Tyson, Bugsy, The Gambler, The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Andrew Tobias -- b.4/20/1947
Author, Writer, Columnist
Misc: of finances

Anna Todd -- b.3/21/1989 N.S.
Book Titles: After We Collided, After We Fell

Beverly Todd -- b.7/11/1946 N.S.
Writer, Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Roots, The Redd Foxx Show
Movie Titles: The Bucket List, Crash, Lean on Me, Moving

Hallie Todd -- b.1/7/1962
Writer, Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Brothers (as Penny Waters), Lizzie McGuire (as Jo McGuire)
Movie Titles: The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Mabel Todd -- b.11/10/1856 d.10/14/1932 (75)
Writer, Editor

Alvin Toffler -- b.10/4/1928 d.6/27/2016 N.S. (87)
Book Titles: Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave

Ugo Tognazzi -- b.3/23/1922 d.10/27/1990 (68)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Director, Italian
Movie Titles: La Cage Aux Folles

Alice B. Toklas -- b.4/30/1877 d.3/7/1967 (89)
Author, Lesbian

John Toland -- b.6/29/1912 d.1/4/2004 (91)
Author, Journalist, Historian
Book Titles: The Rising Sun

J. R. R. Tolkien -- b.1/3/1892 d.9/2/1973 (81)
Author, Novelist, English
Names/Places: RFMN:John Ronald Reuel; b. in Bloemfontein
Misc: a philologist/writer and creator of the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy
Book Titles: Lord of the Rings (trilogy)

Alexei Tolstoy -- b.12/29/1882 O.S. or 1/10/1883 N.S. d.2/23/1945 (62)
Novelist, Russian

Count Leo Tolstoy -- b.8/28/1828 O.S. or 9/9/1828 N.S. d.11/7/1910 O.S. (82) or 11/20/1910 N.S. (82)
Novelist, Russian
Names/Places: b. near Tula; MN:Lev
Misc: In his later years he became a social thinker and reformer.
Book Titles: War and Peace, Anna Karenina

Peter Tomarken -- b.12/7/1942 N.S. d.3/13/2006 N.S. (63)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Actor, Game Show Host, TV Producer
TV Shows: Hit Man, Press Your Luck

Joseph Tomelty -- b.3/5/1911 d.6/7/1995 (84)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Irish

Lily Tomlin -- b.9/1/1939
Comedy Writer, Protestant, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Producer, Lesbian
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; RFN:Mary Jean
Misc: one woman Bway shows like The Search of Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe; most say b. 1939 but some say she's younger.; Anyone confirm year in 1942-43 range?
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh In (as Ernestine the Nasal-Voiced phone operator, Tess the Bag Lady, Sister Boogie Woman, Edith Ann the brat, & regular), Murphy Brown (as Kay Carter Shepley), The West Wing (as Deborah Fiderer), The Magic Schoolk Bus (as Ms. Valerie Frizzle), Grace and Frankie (as Frankie Bergstein)
Movie Titles: 9 to 5, All Of Me, Nashville, The Kid, I Love Huckabees

Jill Tomlinson -- b.12/27/1931 d.??/??/1976
Children's Author, British

Jean Toomer -- b.12/26/1894 d.3/30/1967 (72)
Novelist, Poet

Joe Toplyn -- b.12/14/1953
Comedy Writer, Producer
TV Shows: Late Night with David Letterman, Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Monk

Filip Topol -- b.6/12/1965 d.6/19/2013 (48)
Writer, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Czech

Seymour Topping -- b.12/11/1921
Writer, Journalist, Editor, Leader, Educator
Misc: of American Society of Newspaper Editors

Mitchell Torok -- b.10/28/1929
Author, Songwriter, Guitarist, Country Singer

Daniel Tosh -- b.5/29/1975 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, German
TV Shows: Tosh.0, Brickleberry (as Malloy)

Tom Towles -- b.3/20/1950 d.4/2/2015 (65)
Writer, Actor

Robert Towne -- b.11/23/1934
Screenwriter, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Chinatown, The Two Jakes, The Last Detail, Shampoo, Mission Impossible (films of 1996 and 2000)

Francis Everett Townsend -- b.1/13/1867 d.9/1/1960 (93)
Author, Physician
Misc: activist for Social Security

Robert Townsend -- b.2/6/1957
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director
TV Shows: Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, The Meteor Man, Black Listed
Movie Titles: The Five Heartbeats, Townsend Television, The Parent 'Hood (as Robert Peterson)

Arnold Joseph Toynbee -- b.4/14/1889 d.10/22/1975 (86)
Author, Historian, English
Misc: A Study Of History

B. Traven -- b.2/23/1882 N.S. or 2/25/1882 N.S. d.3/26/1969 N.S. (79)
Novelist, Mexican
Names/Places: RN:Berick Traven Torsvan

Mary Travers -- b.11/9/1936 d.9/16/2009 (72)
Author, Political Activist, Composer, Songwriter, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY
Misc: some say b. Nov 7, 1937
Group Names: Peter Paul & Mary

P. L. Travers -- b.8/9/1906 d.4/23/1996 (89)
Children's Author, Australian
Names/Places: RFMN:Pamela Lyndon, BORN Helen Lyndon Goff
Book Titles: Mary Poppins

Terri Treas -- b.7/19/1957
Writer, Actress
Names/Places: LN rhymes with peace
TV Shows: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Alien Nation (as Cathy)
Movie Titles: The Fabulous Baker Boys, House IV, All That Jazz, Alien Nation: Dark Horizon

Richard Tregaskis -- b.11/28/1916 d.8/15/1973 (56)
Author, Journalist

Edward John Trelawney -- b.11/13/1792 d.8/13/1881 (88)
Author, Explorer, Traveler, English

George Trendle -- b.7/4/1884 d.5/10/1972 (87)
Screenwriter, Producer
Misc: also of Radio
TV Shows: The Lone Ranger, Green Hornet, Sgt. Preston of The Yukon

Natasha Trethewey -- b.4/26/1966
Misc: Poet Laureate

Elizabeth Treviño -- b.9/2/1904 N.S. d.12/2/2001 N.S. (97)
Children's Author

William Trevor -- b.5/24/1928 N.S. d.11/21/2016 N.S. (88)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright, Irish

Hugh Trevor-Roper -- b.1/15/1914 d.1/27/2003 (89)
Author, Historian, English

Calvin Trillin -- b.12/5/1935
Author, Writer, Novelist, Poet, Humorist, Journalist

Diana Trilling -- b.7/21/1905 d.10/23/1996 (91)
Author, Essayist, Critic, Newsperson

Lionel Trilling -- b.7/4/1905 d.11/5/1975 (70)
Artist, Author, Novelist, Critic, Educator

Jean-Louis Trintignant -- b.12/11/1930
Screenwriter, Actor, Director, French
Misc: b. 1925?

Paul Tripp -- b.2/20/1911 d.8/29/2002 (91)
Children's Author, TV Host
Book Titles: Tubby the Tuba
TV Shows: Mr. I Magination (star)

Jan Troell -- b.7/23/1931
Writer, Editor, Director, Cinematographer, Swedish

Anthony Trollope -- b.4/24/1815 d.12/6/1882 (67)
Novelist, Inventor, English
Misc: invented the mailbox

John Trowbridge -- b.9/18/1827 d.2/12/1916 (88)
Author, Journalist

Garry Trudeau -- b.7/21/1948
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Writer
Names/Places: RFMN:Garretson Beckman; Jane Pauley's Hubby
Book Titles: Doonesbury

David Trueba -- b.9/10/1969
Novelist, Screenwriter, Director, Spanish
Misc: works mostly as a director
Movie Titles: Living is Easy with Eyes Closed, Soldiers of Salamina, Madrid 1987, The Good Life

Francois Truffaut -- b.2/6/1932 d.10/21/1984 (52)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Director, French
Movie Titles: Fahrenheit 451

Margaret Truman-Daniel -- b.2/17/1924 d.1/29/2008 (83)
Novelist, Singer, Pianist
Names/Places: Harry S.'s daughter; b. in Independence, Mo.

Dalton Trumbo -- b.12/9/1905 d.9/10/1976 (70)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director
Misc: one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten

John Trumbull -- b.4/24/1750 d.5/11/1831 (81)
Essayist, Poet, Jurist

Thomas "Tom" Tryon -- b.1/14/1926 N.S. d.9/4/1991 N.S. (65)
Novelist, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Movie Titles: I Married a Monster from Outer Space

Marina Ivanovna Tsvetayeva -- b.9/26/1892 d.8/31/1941 (48)
Poet, Russian

Barbara W. Tuchman -- b.1/30/1912 d.2/6/1989 (77)
Author, Historian

John Bartholomew Tucker -- b.4/9/1930 d.12/7/2014 N.S. (84)
Author, Variety Show Host, Personality
Misc: imdb says b. April 8, 1931
TV Shows: The New Candid Camera (1970s)

Sterling Tucker -- b.12/21/1923
Writer, Politician, Civil Rights Leader
Misc: Urban League executive director

Wilson "Bob" Tucker -- b.11/23/1914 d.10/6/2006 (91)
Sci-fi Writer
Names/Places: RFN:Arthur
Book Titles: Time Masters

Alan Tudyk -- b.3/16/1971
Writer, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Firefly (as Hoban "Wash" Washburne), Dollhouse (as Alpha)
Movie Titles: Zootopia, 42, DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, 3:10 to Yuma, Transformers: Drk of the Moon, Knocked Up, Hearts, I Robot, Big Hero 6, Ice Age (series), Frozen, Serenity, Wreck-It Ralph
Video Games: Halo 3 (series), Ice Age: The Meltdown, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Young Justice: Legacy, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Infinite Crisis, Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars

Adam Tuominen -- b.1/22/1980 N.S.
Author, Australian
TV Shows: Power Rangers Ninja Storm

Ida M. Turbell -- b.11/5/1857 d.1/6/1944 (86)
Writer, Journalist, Editor, Historian

Ivan Turgenev -- b.10/28/1818 O.S. or 11/9/1818 N.S. d.8/22/1883
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Russian
Names/Places: MN:Sergeevich

Burton Turkus -- b.12/2/1902 d.11/22/1982 (79)
Author, Attorney/Lawyer
Book Titles: Murder Inc.

Scott Turlow -- b.2/12/1949
Writer, Lawyer

Glynn Turman -- b.1/31/1947 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: Aretha Franklin's hubby
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Lew Miles), Centennial, Hail to the Chief, A Different World (as Colonel Clayton "Dr. War" Taylor), The Wire (as Clarence Royce), House of Lies (as Jeremiah Kaan)
Movie Titles: Cooley High, Gremlins, How Stells Got Her Groove Back, Super 8

Barbara Turner -- b.7/14/1936 N.S. d.4/5/2016 N.S. (79)
Screenwriter, Actress
Names/Places: wife of Vic Morrow (1957-1964); mother of Jennier Jason Leigh

Scott Turow -- b.4/12/1949
Novelist, Lawyer
Book Titles: Presumed Innocent

Frank Tuttle -- b.8/6/1892 d.1/6/1963 (70)
Writer, Movie Director

Mark Twain -- b.11/30/1835 d.4/21/1910 (79)
Novelist, Humorist
Names/Places: b. in Florida, Missouri, RN:Samuel Langhorne Clemens; d. in Redding, Connecticut
Misc: he was born & died on days Halley's comet visited Earth, coincidence?
Book Titles: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Prince & the Pauper, The American Claimant

David Twoby -- b.10/18/1955
Screen/Scriptwriter, Director

Millard Tydings -- b.4/6/1890 d.2/9/1961 (70)
Author, Soldier, Senator, Attorney/Lawyer

Anne Tyler -- b.10/25/1941
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Literary Critic
Book Titles: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Breathing Lessons, The Accidental Tourist

Royall Tyler -- b.7/18/1757 d.8/26/1826 (69)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Jurist

Kathleen Tynan -- b.1/25/1937 d.1/10/1995 (57)
Writer, British

Kenneth Tynan -- b.4/2/1927 d.7/26/1980 (53)
Names/Places: RLN:Peacock
Misc: Drama Critic

Neil DeGrasse Tyson -- b.10/5/1958
Author, Scientist, Cosmologist, Astrophysicist

Tristan Tzara -- b.4/4/1896 O.S. or 4/16/1896 N.S. d.12/25/1963 N.S. (67)
Author, Poet, French, Romanian

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