Worst writers, considering

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3. Hal Lindsey

The Omega Code

Hal Lindsey was born on November 23, 1929 in Houston, Texas, USA as Harold Lee Lindsey. He is known for his work on The Omega Code (1999), The Late Great Planet Earth (1979) and I.I.B. (1994).

4. Jessica Cutler

Production_manager | Nova

6. Johannes Allen

Writer | Gymnasiepigen

Johannes Allen was born on May 16, 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He was a writer and director, known for Gymnasiepigen (1960), Night Girls (1957) and The Young Have No Time (1956). He died on December 14, 1973 in Denmark.

9. Diane Johnson

Writer | The Shining

Diane Johnson was born on April 28, 1934 in Moline, Illinois, USA. She is a writer, known for The Shining (1980), The Divorce (2003) and Writers of Northern California (1978).

10. Nancy Jo Sales

Writer | The Bling Ring

Nancy Jo Sales is a journalist and author known for the book "The Bling Ring" (2013). Sofia Coppola's "The Bling Ring" (2013) was based on Sales' Vanity Fair piece, "The Suspects Wore Louboutins." A longtime writer for Vanity Fair, Sales has covered celebrities, youth culture and crime. She was ...

12. Susanna Moore

Writer | In the Cut

Susanna Moore is a writer and actress, known for In the Cut (2003), Strange Behavior (1981) and Shampoo (1975). She was previously married to Richard Sylbert.

13. Don DeLillo

Writer | Cosmopolis

Don DeLillo was born on November 20, 1936 in Bronx, New York, USA. He is a writer, known for Cosmopolis (2012), Game 6 (2005) and The Names. He has been married to Barbara Bennett since 1975.

14. Warren Adler

Writer | The War of the Roses

Best known for "The War of the Roses," his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce turned into the dark comedy box office hit starring Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito, Adler quickly became the fountainhead of Hollywood screenplay adaptations, fueling an unprecedented ...

15. Neil Oram

Actor | Uliisses

Neil Oram is an actor and writer, known for Uliisses (1982) and Ex-S (1990).

16. Michel Foucault

Writer | Moi, Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma mère, ma soeur et mon frère...

Michel Foucault was born on October 15, 1926 in Poitiers, Vienne, France as Paul-Michel Foucault. He was a writer, known for Moi, Pierre Rivière, ayant égorgé ma mère, ma soeur et mon frère... (1976), Obliteration Systems (1979) and La Force de l'Ordre (2007). He ...

17. Lorraine Hansberry

Writer | A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry was born on May 19, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lorraine Vivian Hansberry. She was a writer, known for A Raisin in the Sun (1961), American Playhouse (1981) and Camera Three (1955). She was married to Robert Nemiroff. She died on January 12, 1965 in New York City, New York,...

18. Simone de Beauvoir

Writer | Le sang des autres

Simone Ernestine Lucie Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir was born on January 9, 1908, in Paris, France. She was raised in an upper class bourgeois Catholic family. Her father, named Georges de Beauvoir, had a passion for books and theatre. He taught Simone reading at the age of 3, and she attempted to ...

19. John Cleland

Writer | Fanny Hill

He re-wrote Fanny Hill in Fleet debtors' prison during 1748-1749.

20. Marquis de Sade

Writer | Sinfonía erótica

Born a rich nobleman, Marquis being his title rather than his birth name, De Sade gradually became a decadent libertine among the French society of Louis XVI. A liberally educated iconoclast, he wrote prose and verse, and specialized in testing the limits of decency, breaking tabboos and shocking ...

21. Jacques Derrida

Writer | Film socialisme

Jacques Derrida was born on July 15, 1930 in El-Biar, Alger, France as Jackie Élie Derrida. He was a writer, known for Film socialisme (2010), Ghost Dance (1983) and Derrida (2002). He was married to Marguerite Aucouturier. He died on October 8, 2004 in Paris, France.

22. Gilles Deleuze

Writer | The Thoughts That Once We Had

Gilles Deleuze was born on January 18, 1925 in Paris, France. He was a writer, known for The Thoughts That Once We Had (2015), The Tilted X (1986) and George Who? (1973). He was married to Denise Paul Grandjouan. He died on November 4, 1995 in Paris.

23. Zedong Mao

Self | Liberated China

Tse-tung Mao, along with Yat-sen Sun and Kai-Shek Chiang, was one of the most important figures to modern Chinese history. Born to a peasant family--his father was a farmer--in Shaoshan, China, on December 26, 1893, Mao was raised in the grinding poverty of rural Hunan province, where he developed ...

25. Marsha Norman

Writer | Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Marsha Norman was born on September 21, 1947 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is known for her work on Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001), The Laundromat (1985) and The Color Purple. She has been married to Tim Dykma since 1987. She was previously married to Dann C. Byck, Jr. and Michael ...

26. David Thomson

Writer | The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind

David Thomson was born in 1941 in London. He is a writer, known for The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988), 78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017) and Churchill and the Movie Mogul (2019).

27. José Carlos Avellar

Writer | Pitanga

José Carlos Avellar was born on December 15, 1936 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was a cinematographer and writer, known for Pitanga (2017), Ião (1976) and Triste Trópico (1974). He was married to Claudia Duarte. He died on March 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

28. Augusto Boal

Director | Grande Teatro Tupi

Augusto Boal was born on March 16, 1931 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Augusto Pinto Boal. He was a director and actor, known for Grande Teatro Tupi (1951), Cidade Ameaçada (1960) and Augusto Boal e o Teatro do Oprimido (2010). He was married to Cecilia Thumim Boal and ...

29. Sam Shepard

Actor | August: Osage County

Sam Shepard was born Samuel Shepard Rogers in Fort Sheridan, IL, to Jane Elaine (Schook), a teacher, and Samuel Shepard Rogers, a teacher and farmer who was also in the army. As the eldest son of a US Army officer (and WWII bomber pilot), Shepard spent his early childhood moving from base to base ...

30. Martin Sherman

Writer | Mrs Henderson Presents

Martin Sherman was born on December 22, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Martin Gerald Sherman. He is a writer and actor, known for Mrs Henderson Presents (2005), Screen Two (1985) and Bent (1997).

31. Marcelo Rubens Paiva

Writer | Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo

Marcelo Rubens Paiva was born on May 1, 1959 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. He is a writer and director, known for Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016), Depois de Tudo (2015) and Malu de Bicicleta (2010).

32. Bernard Slade

Writer | Same Time, Next Year

Bernard Slade was born on May 2, 1930 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada as Bernard Frederick Newbound. He is known for his work on Same Time, Next Year (1978), Tribute (1980) and The Girl with Something Extra (1973). He was previously married to Jill Foster.

33. Adolf Hitler

Writer | War Comes to America

Born the fourth of six children to Austrian customs officer Alois Hitler--who had been married twice before--and the former Klara Polzl, Adolf Hitler grew up in a small Austrian town in the late 19th century. He was a slow learner and did poorly in school. He was frequently beaten by his ...

34. Jeffrey Hatcher

Writer | Casanova

Jeffrey Hatcher is a writer and actor, known for Casanova (2005), The Duchess (2008) and Mr. Holmes (2015). He has been married to Elizabeth McNaught Stevens since October 1990. They have one child.

35. Chico Buarque

Soundtrack | The Foreigner

Chico Buarque was born on June 19, 1944 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Francisco Buarque de Hollanda. He is known for his work on The Foreigner (2017), Joanna Francesa (1973) and The Machine (2005). He was previously married to Marieta Severo.

36. Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim

Assistant_director | Os Cafajestes

Foreign minister of Brazil.

38. Glauber Rocha

Director | A Idade da Terra

He studied Law. He also directed theatre pieces, wrote movie criticisms and took part in the creation and development of the 'cinema novo' movement in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, becoming its theoretical leader and first embassador in Europe. After "Barravento (1962)", a trilogy of films and "Antonio ...

39. Marc Connelly

Writer | I Married a Witch

Marc Connelly, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, is best known as being one of the leading wits of the Algonquin Round Table and for being a collaborator with George S. Kaufman, with whom he wrote many plays, including Merton of the Movies (1947). His Broadway career spanned 65 years, from ...

40. Zuenir Ventura

Writer | Que País É Este?

Zuenir Ventura was born on June 1, 1931 in Além Paraíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is a writer, known for Que País É Este? (1976), Paulinho da Viola - Meu Tempo É Hoje (2004) and Anos Rebeldes (1992).

41. David Auburn

Writer | The Lake House

David Auburn was born on November 30, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer and director, known for The Lake House (2006), Proof (2005) and St. George and the Dragon. He is married to Frances Rosenfeld.



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