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Peter Maas -- b.6/27/1929 d.8/23/2001 (72)
Author, Journalist

Kate Maberly -- b.3/14/1982
Writer, Movie Actress, Producer, English
Movie Titles: The Secret Garden, Finding Neverland, Friendship's Field, Mysteries of Egypt

Charles MacArthur -- b.11/5/1895 d.4/21/1958 (62)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Director
Names/Places: Helen Hayes' hubby

Dame Rose Macaulay -- b.8/1/1881 d.10/30/1958 (77)
Essayist, Poet, English

Thomas Babington Macaulay -- b.10/25/1800 d.12/28/1859 (59)
Essayist, Historian, Statesman, English

Tony Macaulay -- b.4/21/1944
Author, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, English

R. A. MacAvoy -- b.12/13/1949
Sci-fi Writer

Roger MacBride -- b.8/6/1929 d.3/5/1995 (65)
Writer, Politician, Attorney/Lawyer, Producer

Betty MacDonald -- b.3/26/1907 d.2/7/1958 (50)
Book Titles: Egg and I

George MacDonald -- b.12/10/1824 d.9/18/1905 (80)
Poet, Sci-fi Writer, Scotish

John D. MacDonald -- b.7/24/1916 d.12/28/1986 (70)
Novelist, Mystery Writer
Misc: created Travis McGee

Ross MacDonald -- b.12/13/1915 d.7/11/1983 (67)
Author, Novelist, Mystery Writer, American, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Kenneth Millar
Misc: Dectective Novel writer
Book Titles: Private Eye Lew Archer, The Moving Target

Seth MacFarlane -- b.10/26/1973
Animator, Writer, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Cleveland Show, Family Guy, American Dad
Movie Titles: Ted, Ted 2

Ernst Mach -- b.2/18/1838 d.2/19/1916 (78)
Philosopher, Physicist, Psychologist, British
Misc: ratio of speed of object to speed of sound is named for him

Niccolò Machiavelli -- b.5/3/1469 d.6/21/1527 (58)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Statesman, Italian
Misc: political theorist, wrote "The Prince"

Helen MacInnes -- b.10/7/1907 d.9/30/1985 (77)
Novelist, Scotish
Misc: Spy novels

Dorothy MacKaye -- b.11/13/1903 d.9/5/1992 (88)
Names/Places: RN:Dorothy Cameron Disney

James "Steele" MacKaye -- b.6/6/1842 N.S. d.2/25/1894 N.S. (51)
Author, Playwright, Inventor, Actor, Director
Misc: folding theatre seats, moveable stage

Percy W. MacKaye -- b.3/16/1875 d.8/31/1956 (81)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet

Henry Mackenzie -- b.8/26/1745 d.1/14/1831 (85)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Newsperson, Scotish

Gillies Mackinnon -- b.1/8/1948
Painter, Writer, Director, Scotish

Shirley MacLaine -- b.4/24/1934
Author, Protestant, TV/Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Richmond, VA; RN:Shirley MacLean Beaty, Warren Beatty's sister
Misc: also b. 1896, 1802, 1734, 1511, 76BC, etc.
TV Shows: Shirley's World (as Shirley Logan)
Movie Titles: Terms of Endearment, Used People, Steel Magnolias, Guarding Tess, In Her Shoes, Rumor Has It

Archibald MacLeish -- b.5/7/1892 d.4/20/1982 (89)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Journalist

Rod MacLeish -- b.1/15/1926 d.7/1/2006 (80)
Writer, Journalist, Commentator

Donald MacMillan -- b.11/10/1874 d.9/7/1970 (95)
Lecturer, Sailor, Explorer
Misc: Researcher; made 30 expeditions to the Arctic during his 46 year career.

Louis MacNiece -- b.9/12/1907 d.9/3/1963 (55)
Poet, Irish

Archibald "Archie" Macpherson -- b.??/??/1937 N.S.
Author, Sports Commentator, Soccer Figure, Scotish
Misc: soccer commentator

James MacPherson -- b.10/27/1736 d.2/17/1796 (59)
Author, Poet, Historian, Scotish

Terence MacSwing -- b.3/28/1879 d.10/25/1920 (41)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Mayor, Irish
Misc: Lord Mayor of Cork

Ben Maddow -- b.8/7/1909 d.10/9/1992 (83)
Author, Screen/Scriptwriter

Michael Madsen -- b.9/25/1958
Photographer, Poet, TV/Movie Actor, Producer
Misc: b. 1959?
TV Shows: Our Family Honor (as Augie Danzig)
Movie Titles: Donnie Brasco, The Hateful Eight, Wyatt Earp, Against All Hope, Reservoir Dogs, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Kill Bill (series)

Guilio Maestro -- b.5/6/1942
Illustrator, Children's Author

Count Maurice Maeterlinck -- b.8/29/1862 d.5/6/1949 (86)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Philosopher, Belgiumese
Misc: Blue Bird, Nobel 1911

Brandon Maggart -- b.12/12/1933
Painter, Author, Actor
TV Shows: Jennifer Slept Here (as George), Brothers (as Lou Waters)
Movie Titles: Dressed to Kill, Christmas Evil, The World According to Garp

Tom Magliozzi -- b.6/28/1937 N.S. d.11/3/2014 N.S. (77)
Writer, Actor, Radio Talk Show Host
Misc: radio: Car Talk host
Movie Titles: Cars (2006)

Jeb Magruder -- b.11/5/1934 d.5/11/2014 (79)
Author, Minister, Businessperson, Outlaw
Misc: Watergate participant

Bill Maher -- b.1/20/1956
Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Producer
TV Shows: Sara, Politically Incorrect, Real Time with Bill Maher
Movie Titles: D.C. Cab, House II: The Second Story, Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death, Religulous

Bruce Mahler -- b.9/12/1950
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Fridays, Seinfeld (as Rabbi in three episodes)
Movie Titles: Scary Movie, Police Academy (series)

Adele Morales Mailer -- b.6/12/1925 N.S. d.11/22/2015 N.S. (90)
Painter, Memoirist
Names/Places: Norman Mailer's second wife

Norman Mailer -- b.1/31/1923 d.11/10/2007 (84)
Novelist, Jewish
Names/Places: wed 6x's

Rabbi Moses Maimonides -- b.3/30/1135 d.12/13/1204 (69)
Philosopher, Physician, Jewish, Scholar, Spanish
Misc: "The Guide of the Perplexed"

Bernard Malamud -- b.4/26/1915 d.3/18/1986 (70)
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Book Titles: The Natural

Terrence Malick -- b.11/30/1943
Screenwriter, Producer/Director

Judith Malina -- b.6/4/1926 d.4/10/2015 (88)
Writer, Movie/Stage Actress, Director, German

Bronislaw Malinowski -- b.4/7/1884 d.5/16/1942 (58)
Author, Anthropologist, Educator, British
Misc: One of the most important anthropologists of the 20th century who is widely recognized as the founder of social anthropology and principally associated with field studies of the peoples of Oceania.

Michelle Malkin -- b.10/20/1970
Author, Columnist, Internet Website Blogger
Misc: political commentator

Stephane Mallarme -- b.3/18/1842 d.9/9/1898 (56)
Essayist, Poet, French

Louis Malle -- b.10/30/1932 d.11/23/1995 (63)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, French
Names/Places: Candice Bergen's hubby
Movie Titles: My Dinner with Andre, Pretty Baby, Atlantic City

Miles Malleson -- b.5/25/1888 d.3/15/1969 (80)
Writer, Actor
Misc: The Phantom of The Opera, The Postman's Knock

Sir Thomas Mallory -- b.??/??/1405 d.3/14/1471 (55)
Author, English
Misc: King Arthur, Knights of the Round Table

Dumas Malone -- b.1/10/1892 d.12/27/1986 (94)
Author, Historian
Misc: the author of an authoritative multivolume biography of Thomas Jefferson.

Michael Malone -- b.10/31/1958

Marcello Malpighi -- b.3/10/1628 N.S. d.11/30/1694 N.S. (66)
Author, Physiologist, Educator, Italian
Names/Places: NN:The Father of Microscopic Anatomy

Andre Malraux -- b.11/3/1901 d.11/23/1976 (75)
Novelist, French
Misc: Art Historian

Richard Maltby Jr. -- b.10/6/1937
Screenwriter, Producer, Stage Director, Lyricist

Conrad Malte-Brun -- b.8/12/1775 d.12/14/1826 (51)
Author, French
Misc: a founder of the first modern geographic society.

Thomas Robert Malthus -- b.2/17/1766 d.12/23/1834 (68)
Author, Philosopher, Economist, English

Leonard Maltin -- b.12/18/1950
Author, Movie Critic, Historian
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: movie expert
TV Shows: Entertainment Tonight

David Mamet -- b.11/30/1947
Essayist, Screenwriter, Playwright, Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago

George Manby -- b.11/28/1765 d.11/18/1854 (88)
Author, Inventor, English
Misc: Invented the fire extinguisher

Melissa Manchester -- b.2/15/1951
Writer, Jewish, Actress, Composer/Songwriter, Harpsichordist, Pianist, Adult-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx, N.Y.
Song Titles: Deteriotta (sang lead w/ National Lampoon), Midnight Blue, Don't Cry Out Loud, You Should Hear How She Talks About You, Nice Girls
Album Titles: Melissa, Better Days and Happy Endings, Hey Ricky
TV Shows: Blossom (as Maddy Russo)

William Manchester -- b.4/1/1922 N.S. d.6/1/2004 N.S. (82)
Author, Historian, Biographer
Book Titles: Death Of A President

Babaloo Mandel -- b.10/13/1949

Osip Mandelstam -- b.1/3/1891 d.12/27/1938 (47)

Frank F. Mankiewicz -- b.5/16/1924 d.10/23/2014 (90)
Writer, Journalist, Columnist

Herman J. Mankiewicz -- b.11/7/1897 d.3/5/1953 (55)
Critic, Screenwriter, Journalist
Movie Titles: Citizen Kane (screenplay co-written with Orson Welles)

Joseph Leo Mankiewicz -- b.2/11/1909 d.2/5/1993 (83)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Movie Titles: All About Eve

Tom Mankiewicz -- b.6/1/1942 d.7/31/2010 (68)
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Diamonds are Forever

Wolf Mankowitz -- b.11/7/1924 d.5/20/1998 (73)
Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright, English
Book Titles: Dr. No (moniker namegiver)

Abby Mann -- b.12/1/1927 d.3/25/2008 (80)

Heinrich Mann -- b.3/27/1871 d.3/11/1950 (78)
Novelist, Essayist, German

Horace Mann -- b.5/4/1796 d.8/2/1859 (63)
Author, Philanthropist, Educator
Names/Places: NN: The Father of Public Education in the U.S.

Klaus Mann -- b.11/18/1906 d.5/21/1949 (42)
Author, German
Names/Places: Thomas' son

Marty Mann -- b.10/15/1904 d.7/22/1980 (75)
Author, Political Activist

Michael Mann -- b.2/5/1943
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Heat, Public Enemies, The Last of the Mohicans, The Insider, Ali

Thomas (Novelist) Mann -- b.6/6/1875 d.8/12/1955 (80)
Novelist, Essayist, German
Misc: Magic Mountain

David Manners -- b.4/29/1901 d.12/23/1998 (97)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Rauff de Ryther Acklom

Marya Mannes -- b.11/14/1904 d.9/13/1990 (85)
Author, Writer, Critic, Journalist

Irene Manning -- b.6/17/1912 d.6/4/2004 (91)
Author, Movie Actress, Singer

Charlotte Mansfield -- b.??/??/1881 d.2/17/1936
Author, Traveler

Katherine Mansfield -- b.10/14/1888 d.1/9/1923 (34)
Short Story Writer, New Zealand
Names/Places: LN:Beauchamp

Sonia Manzano -- b.6/12/1950
Author, Screenwriter, Actress, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Maria)

Alessandro Manzoni -- b.3/7/1785 N.S. d.5/22/1873 N.S. (88)
Novelist, Poet, Italian

Mao Tse-tung -- b.12/26/1893 d.9/9/1976 (82)
Librarian, Soldier, Head of State, Teacher, Chinese
Names/Places: MN:Zedong; d. in Beijing
Misc: Communist China Leader; Founding father of People's Republic of China in 1949, ruled 1949-76

Jean Paul Marat -- b.5/24/1743 d.7/13/1793 (50)
Writer, Revolutionary, Journalist, Politician, French

Patrick Marber -- b.9/19/1964
Playwright, Actor, Comedian, Director, English
Movie Titles: Closer, Alan Partridge, Asylum, Notes on a Scandal

Elisabeth Marbury -- b.6/19/1856 d.1/22/1933 (76)
Writer, Producer
Misc: a pioneering theatrical and literary agent and producer

Sophie Marceau -- b.11/17/1966
Author, Screenwriter, Actress, Director, French
Movie Titles: Lost and Found, The World is Not Enough, Braveheart

David Marciano -- b.1/7/1960
Screenwriter, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Due South (as Det. Ray Vecchio), The Shield (as Steve Billings), Shooter, Homeland (as Virgil Maravich)
Movie Titles: Lethal Weapon 2

Kipp Marcus -- b.1/19/1970
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
Misc: retired from acting in 1999
TV Shows: New Leave It to Beaver (aka Still the Beaver, as Ward "Kip" Cleaver, Beav's son)
Movie Titles: Let It Snow

Herbert Marcuse -- b.7/19/1898 d.7/29/1979 (81)
Philosopher, German

Jerry Maren -- b.1/24/1920 N.S. d.5/24/2018 N.S. (98)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: 4'3" played Buster Brown, original Oscar Mayer Wiener, Mayor McCheese; the last of the surviving Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz
TV Shows: The Gong Show (as bad performer confetti showerer)
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz (as lollipop kid)

April Margera -- b.3/28/1956 N.S.
Author, Actress
TV Shows: Jackass (as Ape)

Bam Margera -- b.9/28/1979
Writer, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Jackass (series)

Phil Margo -- b.4/1/1942
Author, Bass Singer/Basso, Drummer, Doo Wop Performer, Rhythm and Blues Guitarist
Group Names: The Tokens
Song Titles: The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Sidney Margolius -- b.5/3/1912 d.1/??/1980 (67)

Richard Maribaum -- b.5/26/1909 d.1/4/1991 (81)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Commentator, Movie Producer
Misc: wrote most Cubby Broccoli-produced James Bond movie

Cheech Marin -- b.7/13/1946
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Children's Singer, American, Iranian
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Iranian; RN:Richard Marin
Group Names: Cheech & Chong
Song Titles: Earache My Eye, Sister Mary Elephant, Let's Make a Dope Deal, Dave, Born in East L.A., Up in Smoke, Framed
TV Shows: Golden Palace (as Chuy Castillos), Nash Bridges (as Joe Dominguez), Married...With Children (sometime voice of Buck the Dog), Judging Amy
Movie Titles: Born in East L.A., Up In Smoke, Tin Cup, Paulie, Spy Kids, Pinocchio (voice)

Frances Marion -- b.11/18/1888 d.5/12/1973 (84)
Screenwriter, Actress
Movie Titles: Pollyanna

Jacques Maritain -- b.11/18/1882 d.4/28/1973 (90)

Lester Markel -- b.1/9/1894 d.10/23/1977 (83)
Lecturer, Journalist, Editor, Educator
Misc: New York Times

Chris Marker -- b.7/29/1921 d.7/29/2012 (91)
Photographer, Writer, Essayist, Director, French
Misc: documentary film director

Edwin Markham -- b.4/23/1852 d.3/7/1940 (87)
Misc: first winner of Amer Acad of Poets Award 1937

Fletcher Markle -- b.3/27/1921 N.S. d.5/23/1991 N.S. (70)
Writer, Radio Actor, Producer/Director, Canadian

Georgi Markov -- b.3/1/1929 d.9/11/1978 (49)

Mike Markowitz -- b.8/15/1961
Writer, Producer
TV Shows: Becker (producer), Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (producer)
Movie Titles: Horrble Bosses (series, writer)

Douglas Marland -- b.5/5/1934 d.3/6/1993 (58)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: wrote for soap operas Another World, Doctors, General Hospital, Guiding Light, As The World Turns

Brit Marling -- b.8/7/1982
Writer, Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The OA
Movie Titles: Another Earth, The East, Sound of My Voice, I Origins

Christopher Marlowe -- b.2/16/1564 J-LD or 2/26/1564 J-LD d.5/30/1593 J-LD (29)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, English, Gay
Misc: some say b. Feb 2 or Feb 6?; was baptised February 26, 1564

Jean François Marmontel -- b.7/11/1723 N.S. d.12/31/1799 N.S. (76)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Critic, Dramatist, Librettist, French

Marc Maron -- b.9/27/1963
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Marc Maron: Thinky Pain, Almost Famous

J. P. Marquand -- b.11/10/1893 d.7/16/1960 (66)
Names/Places: RN:John Phillips
Misc: created Japanese detective Mr. Moto who was played by Peter Lorre in movies
Book Titles: Mr. Moto (series)

Don Robert Marquis -- b.7/29/1878 d.12/29/1937 (59)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Humorist, Journalist

Jim Marrs -- b.12/5/1943 N.S. d.8/2/2017 N.S. (73)
Author, Journalist
Book Titles: Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy

Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh -- b.4/23/1895 d.2/18/1982 (86)
Writer, Mystery Writer, New Zealand

Jean Marsh -- b.7/1/1934
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, English
Names/Places: MN:Lyndsey Torren
TV Shows: Master of the Game, 9 to 5 (as Roz Keith), Upstairs-Downstairs (as Rose the parlor maid), Doctor Who (as Sara)

Arik Marshall -- b.2/13/1967
Author, Poet, Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Garry Marshall -- b.11/13/1934 d.7/19/2016 N.S. (81)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Penny's brother
Misc: worked mostly a behind-the-scenes
TV Shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Danny Thomas Show, The Tonight Show with Jack Paar (joke writer), The Lucy Show, The Odd Couple, Mork and Mindy (produced by his associates), Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley, Joanie Loves Chachi, Makin' It, Angie
Movie Titles: Young Doctors in Love, The Flamingo Kid, Beaches, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Overboard, Raising Helen, Mother's Day, The Princess Diaries (series), Pretty Woman (director), A League Of Their Own (director)

George Catlett Marshall -- b.12/31/1880 d.10/16/1959 (78)
Author, General, Statesman, Humanitarian
Misc: Marshall Plan; WWII Army chief of staff 5-star

John Marston -- b.10/7/1576 J-LD d.6/25/1634 J-LD (57)
Satirist, Playwright, English

Jose Julian Marti -- b.1/28/1853 d.5/19/1895 (42)
Author, Essayist, Poet, Revolutionary, Political Activist, Cuban
Names/Places: b. in Havana; aka Jose Marti y Perez

Martial -- b.??/??/38AD d.??/??/103
Misc: Latin; epigrammatist

Andrea Martin -- b.1/15/1947
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Edith Prickley, regular), Martin Short Show (as Alice), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as Quark's Ferengi mom, occasional), The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, George and Martha (as Martha), The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (as Mrs. Freebus), Great News (as Carol Wendelson)
Movie Titles: Anastasia, Wag the Dog, My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Ann M. Martin -- b.8/12/1955
Children's Author
Book Titles: The Babysitter's Club (series)

Demetri Martin -- b.5/25/1973
Comedy Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Demetri Martin Person, Important Things with Demetri Martin
Movie Titles: Taking Woodstock

Dick Martin -- b.1/30/1922 d.5/24/2008 (86)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Director, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, Mich
TV Shows: The Lucy Show (as Harry Conners), Rowan & Martin's Laugh In (as co-host/goof), The Match Game

George Raymond Richard Martin -- b.9/20/1948
Author, Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screenwriter, TV Producer
Names/Places: aka:GRRM
Misc: fantasy, horror, and science fiction prose
Book Titles: A Song of Ice and Fire
TV Shows: Beauty and the Beast (writer and producer), Game of Thrones (writer and producer)

Judith Martin -- b.9/13/1938 N.S.
Author, Journalist, Columnist, Actress
Names/Places: b. in Washington, D.C.
Misc: Miss Manners the etiquette authority

Steve (Comedian) Martin -- b.8/14/1945
Comedy Writer, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Banjoist
Names/Places: b. in Waco, Texas; Victoria Tennant's husband
Misc: Late 70's EXCUUUUSE ME! comedian; 1970s TV variety, frequent Saturday Night Live, Late Show and Tonight Show guest
Movie Titles: Roxanne, The Jerk, Parenthood, Man with Two Brains, Little Shop of Horrors, Pennies From Heaven, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Lonely Guy, All of Me, Trains Boats & Planes, Three Amigos, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, L.A. Story, Father of the Bride I and II, Housesitter, Leap of Faith, Simple Twist of Fate, Sgt. Bilko, The Out of Towners, Bowfinger, Bringing Down the House, Looney Tunes Back in Action, Cheaper By The Dozen (and its sequels), Shopgirl, The Pink Panther (2006, 2009)

Sonequa Martin-Green -- b.3/21/1985
Writer, Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Good Wife (as Courtney Wells), The Walking Dead (as Sasha Williams), Star Trek: Discovery
Movie Titles: Toe to Toe, Shockwave Darkside

Harriet Martineau -- b.6/12/1802 d.6/27/1876 (74)
Writer, Critic, English
Misc: Social Critic

J. R. Martinez -- b.6/14/1983 N.S.
Author, Actor
TV Shows: SAF3

Harry Edmund Martinson -- b.5/6/1904 d.2/11/1978 (73)
Novelist, Poet, Swiss

Andrew Marvell -- b.3/31/1621 J-LD d.8/16/1678 J-LD (57)
Poet, Satirist, Politician, English

Arthur Marx -- b.7/21/1921 d.4/14/2011 (89)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Comedy Writer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: Groucho's son

Karl Marx -- b.5/5/1818 d.3/14/1883 (64)
Writer, Philosopher, German
Names/Places: b. in Prussia; d. in London
Misc: Social & Political Theorist; proponent of Communism (The Communist Manifesto); No relation to Groucho!!!

Rick Marx -- b.7/2/1955

Tsunenori Masaoka -- b.10/14/1867 d.9/19/1902 (34)
Poet, Japanese

Thomas Garrigue Masaryk -- b.3/7/1850 d.9/14/1937 (87)
Writer, Philosopher, Statesman
Names/Places: MN:Garrigue; born in Goding, Moravia, Austrian Empire.
Misc: chief founder and first president of Czechoslovakia (1918-35)

John Masefield -- b.6/1/1878 d.5/12/1967 (88)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, English

Abraham Maslow -- b.4/1/1908 d.6/8/1970 (62)
Philosopher, Psychologist

Bobbie Ann Mason -- b.5/1/1940
Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Short Story Writer, Critic

Pamela Mason -- b.3/10/1916 d.6/29/1996 (80)
Author, Screenwriter, Actress, English
Names/Places: James' wife 1940-64

Wendy Mass -- b.4/22/1967 N.S.
Children's Author
Book Titles: A Mango-Shaped Space, The Candymakers, 11 Birthdays

Gerald Massey -- b.5/29/1828 d.10/29/1907 (79)
Poet, English

Edgar Lee Masters -- b.8/23/1868 d.3/5/1950 (81)
Poet, Dramatist, Biographer, Attorney
Misc: b. Sep?

Marie Masters -- b.2/4/1941
Writer, Actress

William Howell Masters -- b.12/27/1915 d.2/16/2001 (85)
Author, Physician
Names/Places: Virginia Johnson Masters' ex-
Misc: Sex Expert
Book Titles: Human Sexual Response

Peter Masterson -- b.6/1/1934 N.S. d.12/19/2018 N.S. (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Exorcist, The Stepford Wives, The Trip to Bountiful, In the Heat of the Night

Richard Matheson -- b.2/20/1926 d.6/23/2013 (87)
Novelist, Screenwriter
Misc: primarily in the fantasy, horror and science fiction genres

Melissa Mathison -- b.6/3/1950 d.11/4/2015 N.S. (65)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actress
Names/Places: Harrison Ford's ex-wife

Cerys Matthews -- b.4/11/1969
Author, Songwriter, Rock Singer, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: Catatonia

James Brander Matthews -- b.2/21/1852 d.3/31/1929 (77)
Author, Educator, American

Mitford Matthews -- b.2/12/1891 d.2/14/1985 (94)

Peter Matthiessen -- b.5/22/1927 d.4/5/2014 (86)
Writer, Novelist, Naturalist
Misc: specializing in the wilderness

W. Somerset Maugham -- b.1/25/1874 d.12/16/1965 (91)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Doctor, French, Gay
Names/Places: RFN:William
Book Titles: Of Human Bondage

François Mauriac -- b.10/11/1885 N.S. d.9/1/1970 N.S. (84)
Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Critic, Dramatist, Journalist, French

André Maurois -- b.7/26/1885 d.10/9/1967 (82)
Author, Novelist, Essayist, Biographer, French
Names/Places: RN:Emile Salomon Herzog

Elsa Maxwell -- b.5/24/1883 d.11/1/1963 (80)
Writer, Columnist, Socialite, TV Hostess
Misc: Famous Hollywood partier (1930's-50's)

Elaine May -- b.4/21/1932
Screen/Scriptwriter, Jewish, Actress, Comedienne, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RLN:Berlin; Sheldon Harnick's ex-wife
Misc: of (Mike) Nichols & May 1960s comedy pair
Movie Titles: California Suite, The Birdcage, A New Leaf, Primary Colors, Ishtar, Small Time Crooks

Vladimir Mayakovsky -- b.7/19/1893 N.S. or 7/7/1893 Ju-1 d.4/14/1930 N.S. (36)
Artist, Poet, Playwright, Actor, Russian
Misc: leading Russian poet of the Russian Revolution and early Soviet period

Rik Mayall -- b.3/7/1958 d.6/9/2014 (56)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, English
Misc: best known for his comedy partership with Adrian Edmonson, his over the top energetic portrayal of characters, and a pioneer of alternative comedy in the early 1980s.
TV Shows: The Young Ones
Movie Titles: Drop Dead Fred

Martin Mayer -- b.1/14/1928
Book Titles: Madison Avenue, U.S.A. (1958), The Schools (1961), The Lawyers (1967), About Television (1972), The Bankers (1975), The Builders (1978), Risky Business: The Collapse of Lloyd's of London (1995), The Bankers: The Next Generation (1997), The Fed (2001), The Judges (2005)

Peter Mayle -- b.6/14/1939 d.1/18/2018 N.S. (78)
Writer, English
Book Titles: A Year in Provence

Melanie Mayron -- b.10/20/1952
Screenwriter, Actress, Director
TV Shows: thirtysomething (as Melissa Steadman), Jane the Virgin (as Marlene Donaldson)
Movie Titles: Car Wash, Mean Girls 2, The Baby-Sitters Club, Missing

Paul Mazursky -- b.4/25/1930 d.6/30/2014 (84)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
Misc: makes cameo appearances in most of his directed movies
TV Shows: Felicity (as Professor)

Joseph Mazzello -- b.9/21/1983
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Director
Names/Places: MN:Frances III
Movie Titles: The Social Network, Jurassic Park (series), Three Wishes, The River Wild

Giussepe Mazzini -- b.6/22/1805 d.3/10/1872 (66)
Philosopher, Revolutionary, Politician, Italian

Ed McBain -- b.10/15/1926 d.7/6/2005 (78)
Novelist, Mystery Writer

Jim McBride -- b.9/16/1941
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Great Balls of Fire, Breathless, Big Easy

Anne McCaffey -- b.4/1/1926 d.11/21/2011 (85)
Author, American, Irish

Meghan McCain -- b.10/23/1984 N.S.
Author, Political Activist, Personality
TV Shows: The View

Holt McCallany -- b.9/3/1964 N.S.
Writer, Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Lights Out, CSI: Miami
Movie Titles: Fight Club, Gangster Squad, Alien 3, Three Kings

Leo McCarey -- b.10/3/1898 d.7/5/1969 (70)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Attorney/Lawyer, Movie Producer/Director

Charles McCarry -- b.6/14/1930 N.S. d.2/26/2019 N.S. (88)
Writer, American
Misc: wrote primarily of spy fiction

Cormac McCarthy -- b.7/20/1933
Author, Novelist, Screenwriter, Playwright
Book Titles: Suttree (1979), Blood Meridian (1985), All the Pretty Horses (1992) (Border Trilogy), No Country for Old Men (2005), The Road (2006), The Sunset Limited (2006)

Eugene J. McCarthy -- b.3/29/1916 d.12/10/2005 (89)
Lecturer, Senator, Political Activist

Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy -- b.11/1/1972
Author, Actress, Comedienne, TV Talk Show Hostess, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
Misc: October 1993 Playmate; Playboy Playmate of the Year 1994
TV Shows: MTV's Singled Out, Jenny (star)
Movie Titles: BASEketball, Scream 3

Mary McCarthy -- b.6/21/1912 d.10/25/1989 (77)
Novelist, Literary Critic
Names/Places: Kevin's sister

Mary McCartney -- b.8/28/1969
Photographer, Cookbook Writer, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Paul & Linda's daughter

Vicki Ann McCarty -- b.1/13/1954
Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: Now LN:-Lovine
Misc: September 1979

Robert McCloskey -- b.9/14/1914 N.S. d.6/30/2003 N.S. (88)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Nellie McClung -- b.10/20/1873 d.9/1/1951 (77)
Writer, Feminist, Canadian

Michael McClure -- b.10/20/1932
Novelist, Poet, Playwright, Songwriter

Anna Lynne McCord -- b.7/16/1987
Writer, Actress, Director, Model
TV Shows: 90210 (as Naomi Clark)
Movie Titles: American Heroes, Excision, Transporter 2

Eric McCormack -- b.4/18/1963
Writer, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Musician, American, Canadian
TV Shows: Will and Grace (as Will Truman), Pound Puppies, Perception (as Daniel Pierce)

Mark McCormack -- b.11/6/1930 d.5/16/2003 (72)
Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, Golfer, Tennis Player
Misc: Sports marketing agent; founder and CEO of International Management Group, the sports management conglomerate; he is in both the Gold and Tennis Hall of Fames; represented many top golfers; the developer of golf's first world ranking system, adapted into today's Official World Golf Ranking.

James McCormick -- b.7/17/1934
Comedy Writer

Pat McCormick -- b.7/17/1927 d.7/29/2005 (78)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Don Rickles Show (regular and head writer), New Bill Cosby Show (regular)

Frank McCourt -- b.8/19/1930 d.7/19/2009 (78)

Malachy McCourt -- b.9/20/1931
Writer, Politician, Actor, Irish

Horace McCoy -- b.4/14/1897 d.12/15/1955 (58)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter

Tex McCrary -- b.10/13/1910 d.7/29/2003 (92)
Writer, TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: FN:John; Jinx Falkenburg's hubby
TV Shows: Tex & Jinx show

Carson McCullers -- b.2/19/1917 d.9/29/1967 (50)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright
Book Titles: The Member of the Wedding, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

Johnston McCulley -- b.2/2/1883 d.11/23/1958 (75)
Writer, Novelist

Colleen McCullough -- b.6/1/1937 d.1/29/2015 (77)
Author, Australian
TV Shows: Thorn Birds

David McCullough -- b.7/7/1933
Author, Lecturer, Historian, Narrator
Book Titles: The Path Between the Seas, Truman, John Adams

Jennette McCurdy -- b.6/26/1992
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actress, Producer, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: iCarly (as Sam), Victorious, Sam and Cat (as Sam)
Movie Titles: Swindle

Pellom McDaniels -- b.2/21/1968
Librarian, Professor, NFL Player
Misc: WLAF Figure

Megan McDonald -- b.2/28/1959 N.S.
Children's Author
Book Titles: Judy Moody (series), Stink (series)

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