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List of famous copywriters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top copywriters in the world? This includes the most prominent copywriters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable copywriters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic copywriters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned copywriters.

A list made up of people like William S. Burroughs and Terry Gilliam.

From reputable, prominent, and well known copywriters to the lesser known copywriters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the copywriter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous copywriters ever?" and "What are the names of famous copywriters?" then you're in the right place. (1001 items)

Julia Carolyn Child was an American chef, author, and television personality. She is recognized for bringing French cuisine to the American public with her debut cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her subsequent television programs, the most notable of which was The French Chef, ...more

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Profession: Cook, Copywriter, TV chef, Author, Writer, + more

Credits: The French Chef, Julie & Julia, Good Morning America, In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs

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#6 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs

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George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached number one on the ...more

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Profession: Accountant, Copywriter, Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Newhart, The Bob Newhart Show, Elf, The Rescuers

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#43 on The Funniest People of All Time

#27 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#19 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

#29 on The Most Original Comedians

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William Seward Burroughs II was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative ...more

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Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer

Credits: Naked Lunch, The Junky's Christmas, Drugstore Cowboy, Thanksgiving Prayer

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#48 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#83 on The Best Novelists of All Time

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Paul Anthony Sorvino is an American actor. He often portrays authority figures on both sides of the law, and is possibly best known for his roles as Paulie Cicero, a portrayal of Paul Vario in the 1990 gangster film Goodfellas, and Sgt. Phil Cerreta on the police procedural and legal drama ...more

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Profession: Opera Singer, Sculptor, Activist, Copywriter, Television director, + more

Credits: Goodfellas, Romeo + Juliet, Repo! The Genetic Opera, The Rocketeer

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