Geoffrey Zakarian -- b.7/25/1959 N.S. Chef, Personality Book Titles: Geoffrey Zakarian's Town / Country TV Shows: Cooks vs. Cons, The Kitchen, Chopped, Iron Chef
Paul Zaloom -- b.12/14/1951 Scientist, TV Actor, TV Host, Puppeteer TV Shows: Beakman's World (as Beakman)
Frank Zamboni -- b.1/16/1901 d.7/27/1988 (87) Inventor, Hockey Figure Names/Places: RN:Frank Joseph Zamboni Jr. Misc: Inventor of the modern ice resurfacer with his surname, which is a registered trademark for those resurfacers.
Dr. Ludwig L. Zamenhof -- b.12/15/1859 d.4/14/1917 (57) Author, Linguist, Inventor, Physician, Polish Names/Places: RFN:Lazarus Ludovic Misc: developed the international language Esperanto
Niccolo Zucchi -- b.12/6/1586 d.5/21/1670 (83) Astronomer, Italian Misc: who, in approximately 1616, designed one of the earliest reflecting telescopes, antedating those of James Gregory and Sir Isaac Newton.
Fritz Zwicky -- b.2/14/1898 d.2/8/1974 (75) Astronomer Misc: supernova
Vladimir Zworykin -- b.7/30/1889 d.7/29/1982 (92) Engineer, Inventor, Russian Names/Places: NN:The Father of Television Misc: often called "The father of Television" for inventing the iconoscope, TV Camera Tube, Electron microscope