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Sir Geoffrey Faber -- b.8/23/1889 d.3/31/1961 (71)
Poet, Publisher, British

Jean Henri Fabre -- b.12/22/1823 d.10/11/1915 (91)
Author, Scientist, French
Misc: insect anatomy and behavior studies

Zoltan Fabri -- b.10/15/1917 d.8/23/1994 (76)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Hungarian

Clifton Fadiman -- b.5/15/1904 d.6/20/1999 (95)
Critic, Commentator, Editor, Columnist, TV Host, Game Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Misc: Literary editor; radio's Information Please
TV Shows: This is Show Business

Bill Fagerbakke -- b.10/4/1957
Writer, TV Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, College Football Player
TV Shows: Coach (as Dauber Dybinski), Spongebob Squarepants (as Patrick Star), How I Met Your Mother (as Marvin)
Movie Titles: The Artist, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Secret of My Success, Funny Farm, Dumb and Dumber

Ben Falcone -- b.8/25/1973 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Director

Bernard Fall -- b.11/19/1926 d.2/21/1967 (40)
Writer, Historian, Austrian

James Fallows -- b.8/2/1949
Writer, Journalist
Book Titles: National Defense, Looking at the Sun, Breaking the News, Blind Into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow, Square, China Airborne

John Falsey -- b.11/6/1951 N.S. d.1/3/2019 N.S. (67)
Screenwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: St. Elsewhere (creator), I'll Fly Away (creator), Northern Exposure (creator), Amazing Stories (writer), A Year in the Life (writer), The White Shadow (production staff)

Susan Faludi -- b.4/18/1959
Author, Humanist, Journalist

Mark Famiglietti -- b.9/26/1979
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Hang Time
Movie Titles: Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Premonition

Frantz Fanon -- b.7/20/1925 d.12/6/1961 (36)
Writer, Philosopher, Revolutionary, Theorist, Psychiatrist

John Fante -- b.4/8/1909 d.5/8/1983 (74)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screenwriter

Ladislas Fargo -- b.9/21/1906 d.10/15/1980 (74)
Author, Hungarian

Walter Farley -- b.6/26/1915 d.10/16/1989 (74)

Fannie Farmer -- b.3/23/1857 d.1/15/1915 (57)
Author, Actress
Misc: Cookbooks; Culinary expert

Philip José Farmer -- b.1/26/1918 d.2/25/2009 (91)
Sci-fi Writer

Eliza Farnham -- b.11/17/1815 d.12/15/1864 (49)
Novelist, Feminist, Social Reformer

Harun Farocki -- b.1/9/1944 d.7/30/2014 N.S. (70)
Author, Translator, Filmmaker, German

George Farquhar -- b.??/??/1677 or ??/??/1678 d.4/29/1707
Dramatist/Playwright, Irish

James Thomas Farrell -- b.2/27/1904 d.8/22/1979 (75)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Journalist
Book Titles: Studs Lonigan

Bobby Farrelly -- b.6/17/1958
Writer, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Ozzy and Drix
Movie Titles: "Me, Myself and Irene", Dumb and Dumber (series), There's Something About Mary

Claude Farrère -- b.4/27/1876 d.6/21/1957 (81)
Novelist, French
Names/Places: pseudonym of Frederic-Charles Bargone

John Farrow -- b.2/10/1906 d.1/27/1963 (56)
Author, Director, Australian
Names/Places: Maureen O'Sullivan's hubby, Mia's dad

Mia Farrow -- b.2/9/1945
Author, Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RN:Maria de Lourdes Villiers Farrow; Frank Sinatra's then Andre Previn's ex-wife; Maureen O'Sullivan & John's daughter
TV Shows: Peyton Place (as Allison MacKenzie Harrington)
Movie Titles: Rosemary's Baby, Hannah & Her Sisters, Radio Days, Crimes & Misdemeanors, Widows' Peak, Reckless

Rainer Werner Fassbinder -- b.5/31/1946 d.6/10/1982 (36)
Author, Movie Actor, Movie/Stage Director, German

Howard Fast -- b.11/11/1914 d.3/12/2003 (88)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter
Book Titles: Spartacus

John Henry Faulk -- b.8/21/1913 d.4/9/1990 (76)
Humorist, Commentator, Panelist
TV Shows: It's News to Me, Hee Haw, Leave It to the Girls

William Faulkner -- b.9/25/1897 d.7/6/1962 (64)
Misc: Nobel 1949
Book Titles: The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying

Bill Faure -- b.7/17/1949 d.10/18/1994 (45)
Writer, Movie Director, South African
TV Shows: Shaka Zulu

Charles Simon Favat -- b.11/13/1710 N.S. d.5/12/1792 N.S. (81)
Playwright, Librettist, French

Wally Fawkes -- b.6/21/1924
Cartoonist, Satirist, Jazz Clarinetist, British, Canadian
Misc: Satirical cartoonist

Nat Faxon -- b.10/11/1975
Writer, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: The Cleveland Show (as Raymond), Reno 911!
Movie Titles: The Descendants, The Way Way Back, Ben and Kate

Kenneth Fearing -- b.7/28/1902 d.6/26/1961 (58)

Leonard Feather -- b.9/13/1914 d.9/22/1994 (80)
Lecturer, Critic, Journalist, Historian, Composer, Pianist, English
Book Titles: Encyclopedia of Jazz

Gustav Fechner -- b.4/19/1801 d.11/18/1887 (86)
Writer, Philosopher, Physicist, Psychologist, German

Camillo Federici -- b.4/9/1749 N.S. d.12/23/1802 N.S. (53)
Dramatist/Playwright, Stage Actor, Italian

Jules Feiffer -- b.1/26/1929
Editorial Cartoonist, Satirist, Jewish
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: satirical Villiage Voice; best known for his long-run comic strip "Feiffer".
Book Titles: The Great Comic Book Heroes, Tantrum

Henry Feinbert -- b.7/24/1941
Writer, Inventor, Producer, Director
Misc: Created ET's Communicator for Spielberg's film. Made it possible for ET to "phone home."
TV Shows: Watch Mister Wizard (associate producer)

Andreas Feininger -- b.12/27/1906 d.2/18/1999 (92)
Photographer, Author, French

John Feinstein -- b.7/28/1956 N.S.
Author, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer

Herbert Feis -- b.6/7/1893 d.3/2/1972 (78)
Author, Historian

Marty Feldman -- b.7/8/1933 d.12/2/1982 (49)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, English
Misc: Popular English TV personality with bulging eyes, shaggy hair, & a hooked nose; some say 1934; d. of a heart attack in Mexico
TV Shows: The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein

Al Feldstein -- b.10/24/1925 d.4/29/2014 (88)
Artist, Writer, Editor
Misc: for Mad Magazine from 1956-1985

Federico Fellini -- b.1/20/1920 d.10/31/1993 (73)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director, Cartoon Director, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Rimini; NN:Il maestro and Il mago (the master and magician); Giulietta Masina's hubby
Movie Titles: La Strada, Le Notti di Cabiria, La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, Fellini Satyricon, I Clown, Roma, Amarcord, Casanova, La Citta delle Donne, Ginger e Fred, L'Intervista, La Voce della Luna

Julian Fellowes -- b.8/17/1949 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Egyptian
TV Shows: Downtown Abbey (writer)
Movie Titles: Gosford Park (writer), The Tourist (writer), The Young Victoria (writer)

Rebecca Felton -- b.6/10/1835 d.1/24/1930 (94)
Author, Commentator, Senator
Misc: the first woman senator

Millicent Fenwick -- b.2/25/1910 d.9/16/1992 (82)
Writer, Editor, Congressperson
Misc: Vogue Editor; told us to "get out and vogue" decades before MaDonna did.

Edna Ferber -- b.8/15/1885 N.S. d.4/16/1968 N.S. (82)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright
Book Titles: So Big, Showboat, Cimarron, Giant, American Beauty

Harvey Ferguson Jr. -- b.1/28/1890 d.8/27/1971 (81)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- b.3/24/1919
Painter, Author, Poet, Publisher, Businessperson
Misc: one of the founders of the Beat movement in San Francisco in the mid 1950s.
Book Titles: A Coney Island of the Mind

Abel Ferrara -- b.7/19/1951
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Director
Misc: works primarily as a director
Movie Titles: Bad Lieutenant, King of New York, The Funeral, Body Snatchers

José Ferrer -- b.1/8/1912 d.1/26/1992 (80)
Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Producer/Director, Singer, Pianist, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: b. in Santurce; RN:Jose Vincente Ferrer Otero y Cintron; Rosemary Clooney's ex-hubby
Misc: some say b. in 1909 or 1919

Susan Edmonstone Ferrier -- b.9/7/1782 N.S. d.11/5/1854 N.S. (72)
Novelist, Scotish

Ludwig Feuerbach -- b.7/28/1804 d.9/13/1872 (68)
Philosopher, German

Georges Feydeau -- b.12/8/1862 N.S. d.6/5/1921 N.S. (58)
Playwright, French

Richard P. Feynman -- b.5/11/1918 d.2/15/1988 (69)
Author, Physicist
Misc: Physical Law, Nobel 1965

Johann Fichte -- b.5/19/1762 N.S. d.1/27/1814 N.S. (51)
Philosopher, Patient, German

Eugene Field -- b.9/23/1850 d.11/4/1895 (45)
Poet, Humorist, Journalist
Misc: Little Boy Blue

Syd Field -- b.12/19/1935 d.11/17/2013 (77)
Misc: wrote the bestselling screenwriting bible

Todd Field -- b.2/24/1964
Writer, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Once and Again (as David Cassilli)
Movie Titles: Eyes Wide Shut, Twister, Little Children, In The Bedroom

Henry Fielding -- b.4/22/1707 d.10/8/1754 (47)
Novelist, Humorist, Satirist, Dramatist, English
Names/Places: NN:Father OF The English Novel
Misc: wrote Tom Jones before the 20th century crooner was even born.

Noel Fielding -- b.5/21/1973 N.S.
Artist, Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Panelist, Musician, English
TV Shows: The Mighty Boosh (as numerous characters), Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy, Never Mind the Buzzcocks (panel)

Temple Fielding -- b.10/8/1913 d.5/18/1983 (69)
Misc: wrote guides on travel in Europe

Herbie Fields -- b.5/24/1919 d.9/17/1958 (39)
Writer, Saxophonist, Jazz Musician
Misc: one of the uncredited writers of The Wizard of Oz

Joseph Fields -- b.2/21/1895 N.S. d.3/4/1966 N.S. (71)
Screenwriter, Playwright, Movie Producer, Stage Director, American

Harvey Fierstein -- b.6/6/1952
Playwright, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, Gay
TV Shows: Simpsons (as Karl)
Movie Titles: Mulan, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Times of Harvey Milk, Daddy's Girls, Independence Day

Mike Figgis -- b.2/28/1948
Screen/Scriptwriter, Director, Composer, English

Irving Fineman -- b.4/9/1893 d.4/1/1976 (82)
Author, Novelist, Jewish
Misc: some sources say b. 1892

John Finley -- b.??/??/???? d.6/11/1995 (91)
Misc: General Education in a Free Society

Jack Finney -- b.10/2/1911 d.11/14/1995 (84)
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Time and Again

Harvey Samuel Firestone -- b.12/20/1868 d.2/7/1938 (69)
Author, Inventor, Executive, Industrialist, Manufacturer
Misc: Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. founder where the rubber meets the road

Anton Fischer -- b.2/23/1882 d.3/26/1962 (80)
Children's Author

Margaret Fishback -- b.3/10/1900 d.9/25/1985 (85)

Laurence "Larry" Fishburne -- b.7/30/1961 N.S.
Playwright, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Pee Wee's Playhouse (as Cowboy Curtis)
Movie Titles: Apocalypse Now, Event Horizon, Boyz N the Hood, What's Love Got to Do With It, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, Mystic River, The Matrix Revolutions, Assault on Precinct 13

Danielle Fishel -- b.5/5/1981
Author, Chef, Actress, TV Hostess, Producer/Director, Director, Personality
Misc: some say 1980 but incorrect year
TV Shows: Boy Meets World (as Topanga Lawrence), Girl Meets World (as Topanga Lawrence), The Dish (hostess)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon presents Dorm Daze

Carrie Fisher -- b.10/21/1956 d.12/27/2016 N.S. (60)
Author, Screenwriter, Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Beverly Hills; Debbie Reynolds & Eddie's daughter; Paul Simon's ex-wife
Movie Titles: Star Wars' Princess Lea, Blues Brothers, When Harry Met Sally, Hannah and Her Sisters, Shampoo, Stateside

Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- b.2/17/1879 d.11/9/1958 (79)
Novelist, Essayist, Social Reformer, American

Isla Fisher -- b.2/3/1976
Novelist, Actress, Producer, Australian
Names/Places: b. in Oman
TV Shows: Arrested Development (occasional), Home and Away
Movie Titles: Now You See Me, Rango, Wedding Crashers, Confessions of a Shopaholic

James Fisher -- b.9/3/1912 d.9/25/1970 (58)
Author, Naturalist, British

M. F. K. Fisher -- b.7/3/1908 d.6/22/1992 (83)
Names/Places: RFN:Mary Frances Kennedy
Misc: foodwriter

John Fiske -- b.3/30/1842 d.7/4/1901 (59)
Lecturer, Philosopher, Historian
Names/Places: RN:Edmund Fisk Green

William "Clyde" Fitch -- b.5/2/1865 N.S. d.9/4/1909 N.S. (44)

Edward I Fitzgerald -- b.3/31/1809 d.6/14/1883 (74)
Author, Poet, English

F. Scott Fitzgerald -- b.9/24/1896 d.12/21/1940 (44)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter
Names/Places: b. in St. Paul, MN; RN:Francis Scott Key
Book Titles: The Great Gatsby

Frances Fitzgerald -- b.10/21/1940
Author, Journalist, Historian

Robert Fitzgerald -- b.10/12/1910 d.1/16/1985 (74)
Poet, Translator, Critic

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald -- b.7/24/1900 d.3/10/1948 (47)
Names/Places: F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife

Jim Fixx -- b.4/23/1932 d.7/21/1984 (52)
Author, Track and Field
Names/Places: RFN:James F.
Misc: aerobics pioneer, jogging enthusiast and exercise guru; died of a sudden heart attack while jogging.

Fannie Flagg -- b.9/21/1944 N.S.
Writer, TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Panelist
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Neal
Book Titles: Fried Green Tomatoes
TV Shows: New Dick Van Dyke Show, Match Game, Liar's Club, Harper Valley PTA (as Cassie)
Movie Titles: Grease, Five Easy Pieces

Joe Flaherty -- b.6/21/1941
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Canadian
Misc: some say b. 1940
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Guy Caballero, Count Floyd, Sammy Maudlin, regular), Freaks and Geeks (as Harold Weir), Maniac Manson (as Dr. Fred Edison), Police Academy: The Series (as Cmdt. Stuart Hefifinger)
Movie Titles: Happy Gilmore

Robert Joseph Flaherty -- b.2/16/1884 d.7/23/1951 (67)
Author, Explorer, Movie Producer/Director
Misc: Documentary film pioneer

Nicolas Flamel -- b.9/28/1330 d.3/22/1418 (87)
Writer, French, General Fictious Character
Misc: Alchemist; of the Humani (Immortal) race

Camille Flammarion -- b.2/26/1842 d.6/3/1925 (83)
Author, Astronomer, French
Misc: Mars researcher & popularizer of astronomy; d. June 7?

John Flanagan -- b.5/22/1944
Author, Australian
Misc: fantasy author
Book Titles: Ranger's Apprentice, Brotherband

Michael Flanders -- b.3/1/1922 d.4/14/1975 (53)
Author, Actor, English
Misc: BBC Radio
Group Names: Flanders and Swann

Janet Flanner -- b.3/13/1892 d.11/7/1978 (86)
Writer, Correspondent

Lauren Flans -- b.10/20/1988 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Actress, Comedienne
Album Titles: 6 Rap Songs That Changed History

Gustave Flaubert -- b.12/12/1821 d.5/8/1880 (58)
Novelist, French

Martin Flavin -- b.11/2/1883 d.12/27/1967 (84)
Novelist, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright

Peter Fleischmann -- b.7/26/1937
Writer, Producer/Director, German

Ian Lancaster Fleming -- b.5/28/1908 d.8/12/1964 (56)
Author, Columnist, English
Names/Places: b. in London, England
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (writer), James Bond (series creator)

Paul Fleming -- b.10/5/1609 N.S. d.4/2/1640 N.S. (30)
Poet, Physician, German

Colin Fletcher -- b.3/14/1922 d.6/12/2007 (85)
Book Titles: Walking Through Time

John Fletcher -- b.12/20/1579 J-LD d.8/28/1625 J-LD (45)
Dramatist/Playwright, English
Misc: estimated date of death

Theoren Fleury -- b.6/29/1968
Author, NHL Player, Olympic Athlete, Canadian

Abraham Flexner -- b.11/13/1866 d.9/21/1959 (92)
Author, Educator, American

Chet Flippo -- b.10/21/1943 d.6/19/2013 (69)
Author, Journalist, Country Singer
Misc: music journalist for Rolling Stone, Billboard, and CMT.

Robert Florey -- b.9/14/1900 d.5/16/1979 (78)
Writer, Director

Vince Flynn -- b.4/6/1966 d.6/19/2013 (47)

Eugene Fodor -- b.10/14/1905 d.2/18/1991 (85)
Author, Publisher, Hungarian
Book Titles: Fodor's travel guides

Dave (Comedian) Foley -- b.1/4/1963
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, Canadian
Misc: some say b. 1966
TV Shows: Kids In The Hall, NewsRadio (as Station Manager Dave Nelson)
Movie Titles: Monsters University, A Bug's Life, Blast from the Past

Michael Francis "Mick" Foley Sr. -- b.6/7/1965 N.S.
Author, Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor, Sports Commentator, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring names: Mick Foley, Dude Love, and Cactus Jack; NN:Mankind
TV Shows: WWF Superstars, WWF Raw
Video Games: WWE '13

Ken Follett -- b.6/5/1949
Novelist, Welsh (Wales)
Book Titles: The Eye of the Needle

Jane Fonda -- b.12/21/1937
Author, Episcopalian, Political Activist, Movie Actress, TV Producer, Internet Video Actress, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Peter's sister, Henry's daughter; was married to Roger Vadim, Tom Hayden, and Ted Turner
Misc: Workout Videos
TV Shows: Grace and Frankie
Movie Titles: Cat Ballou, Barefoot in the Park, Sunday in New York, Period of Adjustment, Barbarella, Klute, Coming Home, China Syndrome, On Golden Pond, Monster in Law, Georgia Rule

Peter Fonda -- b.2/23/1940
Author, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Henry's son, Jane's brother, Bridget's dad
Misc: some say b. in 1939
Movie Titles: Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma, Ghost Rider, Escape from L.A.

Tom Fontana -- b.9/12/1951
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: St. Elsewhere, Oz, Homicide: Life on the Street, Copper

Theodor Fontane -- b.12/30/1819 d.9/20/1898 (78)
Author, Novelist, Poet, German

Allison Fonte -- b.6/6/1964
Poet, Actress, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer, Pianist
TV Shows: The New Mickey Mouse Club

Horton Foote -- b.3/14/1916 d.3/4/2009 (92)
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter
Book Titles: Trip to Bountiful

Samuel Foote -- b.1/27/1720 d.10/21/1777 (57)
Dramatist, Stage Actor, Comedian, English
Misc: known for his comedic acting and writing

Shelby Foote -- b.11/17/1916 d.6/27/2005 (88)
Writer, Historian
Book Titles: The Civil War

Bryan Forbes -- b.7/22/1926 d.5/8/2013 (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Stepford Wives

Esther Forbes -- b.6/28/1891 d.8/12/1967 (76)
Author, Novelist, Children's Author, Historian

Corey Ford -- b.4/29/1902 d.7/27/1969 (67)
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Humorist

Ford Madox Ford -- b.12/17/1873 d.6/26/1939
Novelist, Poet, English
Names/Places: RN:Ford Madox Hueffer

Francis Ford -- b.8/14/1881 d.9/5/1953 (72)
Writer, Actor, Director

John Ford -- b.4/17/1586 d.??/??/1639 or ??/??/1640
Dramatist/Playwright, English

Paul L. Ford -- b.3/23/1865 d.5/8/1902 (37)
Author, Novelist, Historian, Biographer

Richard Ford -- b.2/16/1944
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Sports Writer

Ruth Ford -- b.7/7/1911 d.8/12/2009 (98)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actress

Susan Ford -- b.7/6/1957
Author, Photojournalist
Names/Places: MaN: Bales; Betty & Gerald's daughter

Carl Foreman -- b.7/23/1914 d.6/26/1984 (69)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director

Richard Foreman -- b.6/10/1937
Artist, Playwright, Stage Director
Misc: theater artist

C. S. Forester -- b.8/27/1899 d.4/2/1966 (66)
Novelist, Egyptian, English
Names/Places: RFMN:Cecil Scott
Misc: creator of Horatio Hornblower
Movie Titles: The African Queen

Miloš Forman -- b.2/18/1932 N.S. d.4/13/2018 N.S. (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Professor, Movie Director, Czech
Movie Titles: Man on the Moon, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, The People vs. Larry Flynt

María Irene Fornés -- b.5/14/1930 N.S. d.10/30/2018 N.S. (88)
Playwright, Director, Cuban
Misc: avant garde artist

Earl Kenneth "Ken" Forsse -- b.9/25/1936 d.3/19/2014 (77)
Author, Inventor, Businessperson, Producer
Misc: created the hit toy Teddy Ruxpin and his animated series
TV Shows: The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (creator)

E. M. Forster -- b.1/1/1879 d.6/7/1970 (91)
Novelist, English, Gay
Names/Places: b. in London; FN:Edward Morgan
Book Titles: A Passage To India, Howard's End, A Room With A View

Bill Forsyth -- b.7/29/1946
Writer, Director, Scotish

Frederick Forsyth -- b.8/25/1938
Author, Journalist, Commentator, Spy, English
Book Titles: The Day of the Jackal, The Odessa File, The Fourth Protocol, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fist of God, Icon, The Veteran, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra, The Kill List

Lacey Fosburgh -- b.10/3/1942 d.1/11/1993 (50)

Henry Emerson Fosdick -- b.5/24/1878 d.10/5/1969 (91)
Author, Clergyman, Religionist, American

Alan Dean Foster -- b.11/18/1946
Author, Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: For Love of Mother-Not, False Mirror, Cyber Way, Codgerspace

Gene Fowler -- b.3/8/1890 d.7/2/1960 (70)
Author, Journalist

Henry Watson Fowler -- b.3/10/1858 d.12/26/1933 (75)
Author, Lexicographer, English

John Fowles -- b.3/31/1926 d.11/5/2005 (79)
Author, English

George Fox -- b.7/??/1624 d.1/13/1691 (66)
Misc: founder of Quakers

John William Fox -- b.12/16/1862 d.7/8/1919 (56)
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Journalist

Paula Fox -- b.4/22/1923 d.3/1/2017 N.S. (93)
Writer, Children's Author
Book Titles: The Slave Dancer, Desperate Characters

Jeff Foxworthy -- b.9/6/1958
Comedy Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Atlanta; RN: Jeffrey Marshall Foxworthy
Misc: known for his catch phrase joke series "You Might Be A Redneck"
Book Titles: Jeff Foxworthy's Redneck Dictionary (series), Rednecks in College
Song Titles: Redneck Stomp, Party All Night (with Little Texas and Scott Rouse), Redneck Games (with Alan Jackson), Totally Committed, Blue Collar Dollar (with Bill Engvall and Marty Stuart)
Album Titles: Big Funny, Have Your Loved Ones Spayed or Neutered, Them Idiots: Whirled Tour, Crank It Up: The Music Album, You Might Be a Redneck If..., Games Rednecks Play, Totally Committed
TV Shows: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, American Bible Challenge, Bounty Hunters, Jeff Foxworthy Show (title character), Blue Collar TV (co-host)
Movie Titles: Racing Stripes, The Fox and the Hound 2, The Aviators, The Smurfs (series), Bunyan and Babe

Jonathan Frakes -- b.8/19/1952
Author, TV/Movie Actor, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
Names/Places: Genie Francis' hubby
Book Titles: The Abductors: Conspiracy
TV Shows: Star Trek The Next Generation (as Commander William Riker aka Number One), Bare Essence, Paper Dolls, North & South, Clockstoppers (director), Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (host), Gargoyles (as Xanatos)
Movie Titles: Star Trek: The Next Generation (film series)

Oscar Fraley -- b.8/2/1914 d.1/6/1994 (79)
Book Titles: the Untouchables

Janet Frame -- b.8/28/1924 d.1/29/2004 (79)
Novelist, Poet, New Zealand

Paul Frame -- b.5/4/1914 d.11/8/1994 (80)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Misc: over 200 kids books including the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series
Book Titles: Hardy Boys (series), Nancy Drew (series)

Anatole France -- b.4/16/1844 d.10/12/1924 (80)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Critic, French
Names/Places: RN:Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault

Michael France -- b.1/4/1962 d.4/12/2013 N.S. (51)
Movie Titles: Cliffhanger, GoldenEye, Hulk, The Punisher, Fantastic Four

Anthony Franciosa -- b.10/25/1928 d.1/19/2006 (77)
Author, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RLN:Papaleo; b. in New York City
TV Shows: Name of the Game (as Jeff Dillon), Search, Matt Helm, Aspen, Wheels, Finder of Lost Loves (as Cary Maxwell)
Movie Titles: Death Wish 2, The Drowning Pool, The Long Hot Summer, Stagecoach

Dick Francis -- b.10/31/1920 d.2/14/2010 (89)
Author, Jockey, Welsh (Wales)

Anne Frank -- b.6/12/1929 d.3/12/1945 (16)
Author, Diarist, Jewish, German
Misc: began her famous diary on her 13th birthday

Harriet Frank Jr. -- b.3/2/1917
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer
Movie Titles: Hud, The Cowboys, Norma Rae, Hombre

Irving Ravetch Frank -- b.11/14/1920 d.9/19/2010 (89)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer

Joe Frank -- b.8/19/1938 N.S. d.1/15/2018 N.S. (79)
Humorist, Philosopher, Surrealist Writer, Radio Host, French
Names/Places: RN: Joseph Langermann
Misc: radio performer

Melvyn Frank -- b.8/13/1913 d.10/13/1988 (75)
Writer, Producer/Director

Waldo David Frank -- b.8/25/1889 d.1/9/1967 (77)
Novelist, Historian

Bethenny Frankel -- b.11/4/1970 N.S.
Author, Entrepreneur, TV Talk Show Hostess, Personality
TV Shows: The Real Housewives of New York City

Charles Frankel -- b.12/13/1917 d.5/10/1979 (61)
Philosopher, Historian

Emily Frankel -- b.??/??/1930
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Choreographer, Dancer

Al Franken -- b.5/21/1951
Author, Comedy Writer, Senator, Comedian, TV Producer
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (semi-regular 1976-80 & frequent guest aka Stuart "Daily Affirmation" Smalley among other characters, and a writer)

Alfred Frankfurter -- b.10/4/1906 d.??/??/1965

Benjamin Franklin -- b.1/17/1706 N.S. or 1/6/1705 J-LD or 1/6/1706 Ju-1 d.4/17/1790 N.S. (84)
Author, Philosopher, Scientist, Inventor, Publisher, Printer, Statesman, Diplomat, Philanthropist, American
Names/Places: b. in Boston; d. in Philadelphia
Misc: Postmaster General; Declaration of Independence signer; invented bifocals, streetlights, lightning rods, stoves, & harmonicas; Elder Statesman of the American Revolution; 1st Ambassador of France; on a $100 bill; in the International Swimming Hall of Fame
Book Titles: Poor Richard's Almanac

Jeff Franklin -- b.1/21/1955 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: Full House (producer), Fuller House (producer)
Movie Titles: Just One of the Guys, Summer School

Jonathan Franzen -- b.8/17/1959
Author, Novelist, Essayist
Book Titles: The Corrections (2001), Freedom (2010)

Antonio Frasconi -- b.4/28/1919 d.1/8/2013 (93)
Artist, Illustrator, Children's Author
Misc: commemorative stamps

Dame Antonia Fraser -- b.8/27/1932 N.S.
Novelist, Biographer, British
Names/Places: aka Lady Antonia Margaret Caroline Fraser, aka Antonia Pakenham and Antonia Pinter

Aladena James "Jimmy The Weasel" Fratianno -- b.11/14/1913 d.6/30/1993 (79)
Author, Outlaw, Italian
Misc: ex-organized crime boss turned informer, government witness

Michael Frayn -- b.9/8/1933
Author, Novelist, Playwright, English

Charles Frazier -- b.11/4/1950
Book Titles: Cold Mountain

Stan Freberg -- b.8/7/1926 d.4/7/2015 (88)
Comedy Writer, Satirist, Actor, Radio Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Puppeteer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in Pasadena, CA, RN:Stanley Victor Friberg
Misc: Commercial writer and satirist on TV, Radio, & Records; advertising creative director; winner of 21 Clios
Song Titles: St. George and the Dragonet, John and Marsha, Little Blue Riding Hood, Sh-Boom, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Rock Island Line, Heartbreak Hotel, The Great Pretender, The Banana Boat Song, Wun'erful Wun'erful! (Sides uh-one and uh-two), Green Christmas, Yulenet, The Old Payola Roll Blues
Album Titles: Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America
TV Shows: Time For Beany (as Cecil the Seasick Serpent)

Morgan J. Freeman -- b.12/5/1969
Writer, Director

R. Austin Freeman -- b.4/11/1862 d.9/28/1943 (81)
Writer, British

Seth Freeman -- b.1/6/1945
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: Brooklyn Bridge, Lou Grant, Lincoln Heights

Paul Frees -- b.6/22/1920 N.S. d.11/2/1986 N.S. (66)
Screenwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Impressionist
Names/Places: NN:The Man of A Thousand Voices
Misc: The Pillsbury Doughboy in commercials, did various characters in many Rankin-Bass holiday animated specials; worked in cartoon shorts for MGM, Walter Lantz and Walt Disney during the Golden Age of Animation; voiced Boris Badenov for The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
Song Titles: My Old Flame (imitating Peter Lorre in Spike Jones' song)
TV Shows: Escape, Suspense, The Bob Cummings Show (announcer), The Millionaire (as John Beresford Tipton, voice), Rocky and Bullwinkle (as Boris Badenov), Calvin & the Colonel (as Oliver Wendell Clutch), Mr. Magoo (supporting cast), The Beatles (as John & George), Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (as Professor Ludwig Von Drake), Dudley Do-Right (as Inspector Fenwick), Krazy Kat (as Ignatz Mouse), Fractured Flickers (narrator, various), Hoppity Hooper (narrator, various), Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show (various), The Impossibles

Gottlob Frege -- b.11/8/1848 d.7/26/1925 (76)
Philosopher, Mathematician, German
Misc: logician

Dawn French -- b.10/11/1957 N.S.
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Welsh (Wales)
TV Shows: French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous (creator), Murder Most Horrid

Marilyn French -- b.11/21/1929 d.5/2/2009 (79)

Philip Moran Freneau -- b.1/12/1752 d.12/18/1832 (80)
Poet, Journalist, Editor
Misc: poet of the American Revolution

Douglas Freshfield -- b.4/27/1845 d.2/9/1934 (88)
Author, Explorer, Geographer, English
Misc: advocated the recognition of geography as an independent discipline in English universities (from 1884).

Juliette Rose Frette -- b.12/25/1983
Artist, Writer, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 2008

Clement Freud -- b.4/24/1924 d.4/15/2009 (84)
Writer, Politician, British

Dr. Sigmund Freud -- b.5/6/1856 d.9/23/1939 (83)
Author, Scientist, Psychiatrist, Czech
Misc: Psychoanalysis founder; d. in London

Kimon Friar -- b.4/8/1911 d.5/25/1993 (82)
Poet, Critic, Scholar, Greek

Betty Friedan -- b.2/4/1921 d.2/4/2006 (85)
Author, Journalist, Feminist
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, Ill.; RN:Betty Naomi Goldstein
Misc: founded the National Organization of Women (or Nags Of Wrongers)
Book Titles: The Feminine Mystique

William Friedkin -- b.8/29/1935
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois; Jeanne Moreau's, then Kelly Lang's, then Lesley-Anne Down's, then Sherry Lansing's hubby
Movie Titles: Killer Joe, Rules of Engagement, French Connection, The Exorcist, Cruising

Bruce Friedman -- b.4/26/1930
Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright

Michael Friedman -- b.9/23/1975 N.S. d.9/9/2017 N.S. (41)
Satirist, Composer
Arts Titles: PL: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (co-creator, a satirical musical about the seventh President of the United States)

Brian Friel -- b.1/9/1929 d.10/2/2015 N.S. (86)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Director, Irish

Rupert Friend -- b.10/1/1981
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, English

Katherine Frings -- b.1/31/1915 presumed deceased

Max Frisch -- b.5/15/1911 d.4/4/1991 (79)
Novelist, Swiss

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