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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neil Abercrombie
Politician
26-Jun-1938   Governor of Hawaii
Chris Albrecht
Business
c. 1951   Former HBO Chairman and CEO
Jane Alexander
Actor
28-Oct-1939   The Ring
Emily Altman
Business
1955   Morgan Stanley
Wally Amos
Business
1-Jul-1936   Famous Amos
Cecil D. Andrus
Politician
25-Aug-1931   Twice Governor of Idaho
Judd Apatow
Film Director
6-Dec-1967   Anchorman, The 40 Year Old Virgin
Kwame Anthony Appiah
Philosopher
8-May-1954   The Ethics of Identity
H. Jesse Arnelle
Attorney
30-Dec-1933   Partner, Arnelle & Hastie
Harriet C. Babbitt
Diplomat
13-Nov-1947   US Ambassador to OAS, 1993-97
William Baldwin
Actor
21-Feb-1963   A Baldwin Brother
Xavier Becerra
Politician
26-Jan-1958   Congressman, California 31st
Peter Benchley
Novelist
8-May-1940 11-Feb-2006 Jaws
Lawrence Bender
Film/TV Producer
17-Oct-1957   A Band Apart
Judy Blume
Author
12-Feb-1938   Author of children's books
W. Michael Blumenthal
Government
3-Jan-1926   US Secretary of the Treasury, 1977-79
Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.
Attorney
18-Sep-1940   Patton Boggs
David Bohnett
Business
2-Apr-1956   GeoCities cofounder
Stewart Brand
Business
14-Dec-1938   Founder, Whole Earth Catalog
Eli Broad
Business
6-Jun-1933   Billionaire
Beth Broderick
Actor
24-Feb-1959   Aunt Zelda on Sabrina
James L. Brooks
Film/TV Producer
9-May-1940   Producer of The Simpsons
Mel Brooks
Film Director
28-Jun-1926   Blazing Saddles
Jeffrey H. Brotman
Business
c. 1943   Chairman of Costco
Dan Butler
Actor
2-Dec-1954   Bob "Bulldog" Brisco on Frasier
Octavia Butler
Novelist
22-Jun-1947 24-Feb-2006 Patternmaster
Leslie L. Byrne
Politician
28-Oct-1946   Congresswoman from Virginia, 1993-95
Colleen Camp
Actor
7-Jun-1953   Police Academy 2
Benjamin Cayetano
Politician
14-Nov-1939   Governor of Hawaii, 1994-2002
Richard Celeste
Politician
11-Nov-1937   Governor of Ohio, 1983-91
Michael Chabon
Novelist
24-May-1963   The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Glenn Close
Actor
19-Mar-1947   Fatal Attraction
Andrew B. Cogan
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Knoll
Jeffrey Connaughton
Attorney
c. 1959   Lobbyist, Quinn Gillespie
Martha Coolidge
Film Director
17-Aug-1946   Valley Girl
Roger Corman
Film/TV Producer
5-Apr-1926   Frankenstein Unbound
Peter Coyote
Actor
10-Oct-1942   Dennis Ryland on The 4400
Wes Craven
Film Director
2-Aug-1939   Freddy Krueger's father
James Cromwell
Actor
27-Jan-1940   Babe, L.A. Confidential
James W. Cronin
Physicist
29-Sep-1931   Time not necessarily reversible
David Crosby
Musician
14-Aug-1941   Crosby, Stills, and Nash
David Cross
Actor
4-Apr-1964   Mr. Show with Bob and David
James S. Crown
Business
25-Jun-1953   Henry Crown and Company
Joseph F. Cullman III
Business
9-Apr-1912 30-Apr-2004 CEO of Philip Morris, 1957-78
Ann Cusack
Actor
22-May-1961   The Jeff Foxworthy Show
Ted Danson
Actor
29-Dec-1947   Bartender on Cheers
Joe Dante
Film Director
28-Nov-1946   The 'burbs
Larry David
Film/TV Producer
2-Jul-1947   Seinfeld co-creator, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Embeth Davidtz
Actor
11-Aug-1965   Matilda
Kelvin Davis
Business
c. 1965   Texas Pacific Group
John de Lancie
Actor
20-Mar-1948   Q on Star Trek: TNG
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Robert E. Denham
Attorney
27-Aug-1945   Partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson
Michael Douglas
Actor
25-Sep-1944   Wall Street
Robin Chandler Duke
Activist
13-Oct-1923   Former president of NARAL
Nora Dunn
Comic
29-Apr-1952   SNL alumna
Eve Ensler
Playwright
25-May-1953   The Vagina Monologues
Nora Ephron
Author
19-May-1941 26-Jun-2012 When Harry Met Sally
Bill Fagerbakke
Actor
4-Oct-1957   Dauber Dybinski on Coach
Robert Fagles
Translator
11-Sep-1933 26-Mar-2008 Translator of Greek literature
Morgan Fairchild
Actor
3-Feb-1950   Jordan Roberts on Falcon Crest
Mike Farrell
Actor
6-Feb-1939   BJ Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H
Frances D. Fergusson
Educator
3-Oct-1944   President of Vassar, 1986-2006
Val Fitch
Physicist
10-Mar-1923   Time not necessarily reversible
Harold Ford
Politician
11-May-1970   Congressman from Tennessee, 1997-2007
Donald M. Fraser
Politician
20-Feb-1924   Mayor of Minneapolis, 1980-93
Charles W. Freeman, Jr.
Diplomat
1943   US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1989-92
Glenn Frey
Musician
6-Nov-1948   Lead vocals and guitar, Eagles
Elizabeth Furse
Politician
13-Oct-1936   Congresswoman from Oregon, 1993-99
Robert Gant
Actor
13-Jul-1968   Ben on Queer as Folk
Janeane Garofalo
Comic
28-Sep-1964   Actor, Comedian, Author, Activist
George Gaynes
Actor
16-May-1917   Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster
Jami Gertz
Actor
28-Oct-1965   Muffy on Square Pegs
Chuck Geschke
Business
11-Sep-1939   Co-Founder of Adobe
Gordon D. Giffin
Diplomat
c. 1949   US Ambassador to Canada, 1997-2001
Walter Gilbert
Chemist
21-Mar-1932   Sequencing techniques for DNA
Kirsten Gillibrand
Politician
9-Dec-1966   US Senator from New York
Donald A. Glaser
Physicist
21-Sep-1926   Inventor of the bubble chamber
Paul Michael Glaser
Actor
25-Mar-1943   Starsky and Hutch
Dan Glickman
Politician
24-Nov-1944   Former Congressman, President of the MPAA
Laurie H. Glimcher
Educator
c. 1950   Professor of Immunology at Harvard
Robert F. Goheen
Educator
15-Aug-1919 31-Mar-2008 President of Princeton University, 1957-72
William Goldman
Novelist
12-Aug-1931   Marathon Man
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor
17-Feb-1981   Third Rock From the Sun
Al Gore
Politician
31-Mar-1948   US Vice President under Clinton
Stone Gossard
Musician
20-Jul-1966   Pearl Jam
Robert Greenwald
Film/TV Producer
28-Aug-1945   Outfoxed, Xanadu
Jon Gries
Actor
17-Jun-1957   Broots on The Pretender
Parker Griffith
Politician
6-Aug-1942   Congressman from Alabama, 2009-11
Christopher Guest
Actor
5-Feb-1948   This Is Spinal Tap
Roger Guillemin
Scientist
11-Jan-1924   Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides)
Paul Haggis
Screenwriter
10-Mar-1953   Crash
William R. Hambrecht
Business
c. 1935   W.R. Hambrecht & Co.
Marcia Gay Harden
Actor
14-Aug-1959   Verna in Miller's Crossing
Emmylou Harris
Country Musician
2-Apr-1947   Pieces of the Sky
Reed Hastings
Business
8-Oct-1960   Founder and CEO of Netflix
Dennis Haysbert
Actor
2-Jun-1954   President David Palmer on 24
Buck Henry
Comic
9-Dec-1930   Frequent SNL host
James L. Heskett
Educator
c. 1934   Professor at HBS
Mellody Hobson
Business
3-Apr-1969   President of Ariel Capital Management
Philip H. Hoff
Politician
29-Jun-1924   Governor of Vermont, 1963-69
James C. Hormel
Diplomat
1-Jan-1933   US Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1999-2001
Reed E. Hundt
Business
3-Mar-1948   FCC Chairman, 1993-97
Helen Hunt
Actor
15-Jun-1963   As Good As It Gets
Heather F. Hurlburt
Activist
c. 1967   Executive Director, National Security Network
Joan Jett
Musician
22-Sep-1958   I Love Rock 'N Roll
Larry Jinks
Editor
c. 1928   San Jose Mercury News publisher, 1989-94
Quincy Jones
Music Producer
14-Mar-1933   Musician, Composer, Producer
Bill Joy
Computer Programmer
8-Nov-1954   BSD designer, C shell, vi, Java
Jane Kaczmarek
Actor
21-Dec-1955   Pleasantville
John Kander
Composer
18-Mar-1927   Top Broadway composer
Alex Karras
Actor
15-Jul-1935   Mongo, dad on Webster
George F. Kennan
Diplomat
16-Feb-1904 17-Mar-2005 Architect of US policy of Soviet containment
Barbara Kennelly
Politician
10-Jul-1936   Congresswoman from Connecticut, 1982-99
Jamaica Kincaid
Novelist
25-May-1949   Annie John
Stephen King
Novelist
21-Sep-1947   The Shining
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr.
Business
10-Jul-1925   KKR, Kohlberg & Company
Sheila Kuehl
Politician
9-Feb-1941   Dobie Gillis and ex-California State Senator
Christine Lahti
Actor
4-Apr-1950   Dr. Kate Austin on Chicago Hope
Celinda Lake
Government
?   Lake Research Partners
Leonard Lauder
Business
c. 1933   Chairman of Estee Lauder
Arthur Laurents
Playwright
14-Jul-1918 5-May-2011 West Side Story
Norman Lear
Film/TV Producer
27-Jul-1922   Creator of All in the Family
Lawrence Lessig
Attorney
3-Jun-1961   Constitutional and internet law
Ted Levine
Actor
29-May-1958   Buffalo Bill in The Silence of the Lambs
Christopher Lloyd
Actor
22-Oct-1938   Jim Ignatowski on Taxi
David Loebsack
Politician
23-Dec-1952   Congressman, Iowa 2nd
Zoe Lofgren
Politician
21-Dec-1947   Congresswoman, California 16th
David Lowery
Musician
10-Sep-1960   Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker
Bernard Lown
Doctor
7-Jun-1921   Inventor of defibrillator, peace activist
Henry Luce III
Publisher
28-Apr-1925 7-Sep-2005 Former Time magazine publisher
Richard W. Lyman
Educator
18-Oct-1923 27-May-2012 President of Stanford University, 1971-80
Ann Magnuson
Actor
4-Jan-1956   Film actress, Bongwater vocalist
Janet Malcolm
Journalist
1934   The Journalist and the Murderer
Wendie Malick
Actor
13-Dec-1950   Judith on Dream On
Robert Malley
Government
1963   Ex-National Security Council
James Mangold
Film Director
16-Dec-1963   Walk the Line
Vilma S. Martinez
Attorney
17-Oct-1943   US Ambassador to Argentina
John P. Mascotte
Business
c. 1940   CEO of The Continental Corporation, 1983-95
Marsha Mason
Actor
3-Apr-1942   The Goodbye Girl
Mike McCready
Musician
5-Apr-1965   Pearl Jam
James McDermott
Politician
28-Dec-1936   Congressman, Washington 7th
John McEntire
Drummer
1970   Tortoise
Allyn Ann McLerie
Actor
1-Dec-1926   They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
Diane Middlebrook
Author
16-Apr-1939 15-Dec-2007 Biographer of Anne Sexton
Viggo Mortensen
Actor
20-Oct-1958   Aragorn in Lord of the Rings
Woodrow A. Myers, Jr.
Doctor
14-Feb-1954   EVP at Wellpoint, 2000-05
Kathy Najimy
Actor
6-Feb-1957   Voice of Peggy on King of the Hill
Graham Nash
Musician
2-Feb-1942   Crosby, Stills, and Nash
Paul Newman
Actor
26-Jan-1925 26-Sep-2008 Salad dressing magnate
Craig Newmark
Computer Programmer
2-Dec-1952   Founder, Craigslist
Leonard Nimoy
Actor
26-Mar-1931   Commander Spock on Star Trek
Paul Nitze
Diplomat
16-Jan-1907 19-Oct-2004 US cold warrior
Kenneth J. Novack
Business
1941   Former Partner, Mintz Levin
Martha Nussbaum
Philosopher
6-May-1947   The Fragility of Goodness
Gavin O'Connor
Film Director
1964   Tumbleweeds
Paul Orfalea
Business
28-Nov-1947   Founder of Kinko's
Elaine Pagels
Historian
13-Feb-1943   The Gnostic Gospels
Chris Parnell
Actor
5-Feb-1967   Saturday Night Live
Mandy Patinkin
Actor
30-Nov-1952   Dead Like Me
Alan Patricof
Business
c. 1935   Apax Partners
M. Scott Peck
Author
22-May-1936 25-Sep-2005 The Road Less Traveled
Claiborne Pell
Politician
22-Nov-1918 1-Jan-2009 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1961-97
Rhea Perlman
Actor
31-Mar-1948   Cheers
Tom Peters
Author
7-Nov-1942   In Search of Excellence
Charles E. Phillips, Jr.
Business
c. 1960   President of Oracle, 2003-10
Christina Pickles
Actor
17-Feb-1935   Judy Geller on Friends
Amy Pietz
Actor
6-Mar-1969   Caroline in the City
Nicholas Pileggi
Author
22-Feb-1933   Goodfellas screenwriter
Charlotte Rae
Actor
22-Apr-1926   Mrs. Garrett on The Facts of Life
Bonnie Raitt
Singer
8-Nov-1949   Redhaired blueswoman
Anthony Rapp
Actor
26-Oct-1971   Broadway cast of Rent
Andrew S. Rappaport
Business
1957   Venture capitalist, August Capital
Ogden R. Reid
Politician
24-Jun-1925   Congressman from New York, 1963-75
John C. Reilly
Actor
24-May-1965   Boogie Nights
Carl Reiner
Actor
20-Mar-1922   Your Show of Shows
Rob Reiner
Actor
6-Mar-1947   Meathead
Paul Reiser
Actor
30-Mar-1957   Mad About You
Nicholas A. Rey
Business
23-Jan-1938 14-Jan-2009 US Ambassador to Poland, 1993-97
Anne Rice
Novelist
4-Oct-1941   Vampire novelist
Deborah D. Rieman
Business
c. 1951   CEO of CheckPoint Software, 1995-99
David Rockefeller
Business
12-Jun-1915   Founder of the Trilateral Commission
Laurance Rockefeller
Business
26-May-1910 11-Jul-2004 Financier behind Eastern Airlines
Felix Rohatyn
Business
29-May-1928   Financier, Lazard Frères
Roy Romer
Politician
31-Oct-1928   Governor of Colorado, 1987-99
James C. Rosapepe
Diplomat
20-May-1951   US Ambassador to Romania, 1998-2001
Hilary Rosen
Lobbyist
22-Oct-1958   CEO of the RIAA, 1998-2003
David O. Russell
Film Director
20-Aug-1958   I Heart Huckabees
Rene Russo
Actor
17-Feb-1954   Outbreak
Haim Saban
Business
1944   Billionaire
Jeffrey Sachs
Economist
5-Nov-1954   The End of Poverty
Paul Sagan
Business
c. 1959   CEO of Akamai
Thomas P. Salmon
Politician
19-Aug-1932   Governor of Vermont, 1973-77
Pamela Samuelson
Educator
c. 1949   Computer Law Professor at UC Berkeley
Roger W. Sant
Business
c. 1930   Billionaire, AES
Susan Sarandon
Actor
4-Oct-1946   Louise in Thelma and Louise
Vidal Sassoon
Business
17-Jan-1928 9-May-2012 Celebrity hairstylist
David Satcher
Government
2-Mar-1941   US Surgeon General, 1998-2002
Arthur L. Schechter
Diplomat
6-Dec-1939   US Ambassador to the Bahamas, 1998-2001
Eric Schmidt
Business
27-Apr-1955   CEO of Google, 2001-11
Kurt L. Schmoke
Politician
1-Dec-1949   Mayor of Baltimore, 1988-99
Pat Schroeder
Politician
30-Jul-1940   Congresswoman from Colorado, 1973-97
Bobby Scott
Politician
30-Apr-1947   Congressman, Virginia 3rd
Tony Shalhoub
Actor
9-Oct-1953   Monk
Stanley K. Sheinbaum
Activist
12-Jun-1920   Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Carly Simon
Singer/Songwriter
25-Jun-1945   You're So Vain
James D. Sinegal
Business
1-Jan-1936   CEO of Costco
Kurtwood Smith
Actor
3-Jul-1943   Red on That 70's Show
Aaron Sorkin
Author
9-Jun-1961   The West Wing, Sports Night
George Soros
Business
12-Aug-1930   Financial speculator
Stephen Spinella
Actor
11-Oct-1956   Love! Valour! Compassion!
Jack Steinberger
Physicist
25-May-1921   Researcher of neutrinos
Fritz Stern
Historian
2-Feb-1926   German historian
Mike Stoller
Songwriter
13-Mar-1933   Hitmaker for Elvis
Robert S. Strauss
Diplomat
19-Oct-1918   US Ambassador to Russia, 1991-92
Barbra Streisand
Singer
24-Apr-1942   You Don't Bring Me Flowers
David Talbot
Business
c. 1952   Founder of Salon.com
Andrew Tanenbaum
Computer Programmer
16-Mar-1944   Creator of Minix
Donna Tartt
Novelist
23-Dec-1963   The Secret History
Sheri S. Tepper
Author
16-Jul-1929   The Gate to Women's Country
Heather Thomas
Actor
8-Sep-1957   Jody Banks on The Fall Guy
Susumu Tonegawa
Scientist
6-Sep-1939   Antibody production and diversity
Joe Trippi
Activist
10-Jun-1956   Democratic campaign strategist
Garry Trudeau
Cartoonist
21-Jul-1948   Doonesbury
Scott Turow
Novelist
12-Apr-1949   Presumed Innocent
Leonard S. Unger
Diplomat
17-Dec-1917 3-Jun-2010 US Ambassador to Taiwan, 1974-79
William vanden Heuvel
Diplomat
14-Apr-1930   US Ambassador to the UN Europe, 1977-79
John Vasconcellos
Politician
11-May-1932   California State Legislator
Kate Walsh
Actor
13-Oct-1967   Dr. Montgomery on Private Practice
Douglas A. Warner III
Business
9-Jun-1946   CEO of JP Morgan, 1995-2000
William D. Watkins
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Seagate
Seth P. Waxman
Government
28-Nov-1951   US Solicitor General, 1997-2001
Harvey Weinstein
Film/TV Producer
19-Mar-1952   Miramax and The Weinstein Co.
Cora Weiss
Activist
?   Samuel Rubin Foundation
Jann Wenner
Business
7-Jan-1946   Publisher of Rolling Stone magazine
John C. West
Politician
27-Aug-1922 21-Mar-2004 Governor of South Carolina, 1971-75
Haskell Wexler
Cinematographer
6-Feb-1922   Medium Cool
Sheldon Whitehouse
Politician
20-Oct-1955   US Senator from Rhode Island
Bradley Whitford
Actor
10-Oct-1959   The West Wing
Ashley Williams
Actor
12-Nov-1978   Good Morning Miami
Robin Williams
Comic
21-Jul-1952   Mork from Ork
Treat Williams
Actor
1-Dec-1951   Prince of the City
Elizabeth Wilson
Actor
4-Apr-1921   The Graduate
James Wolcott
Journalist
10-Dec-1952   Vanity Fair cultural critic
Steve Wozniak
Computer Programmer
11-Aug-1950   Co-Founder of Apple Computer
George Zimmer
Business
21-Nov-1948   Founder and CEO of Men's Wearhouse


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