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TRENDING List of Famous Copywriters

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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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#44 on The Funniest People of All Time

#27 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#29 on The Most Original Comedians

#18 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

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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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#43 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#84 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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Terry Gilliam is a actor, animator, film director, film producer, screenwriter, and a writer. ...more

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Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Animator Film Director

Credits: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Meaning of Life

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#7 on The Best Directors Never Nominated for Oscars

#40 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#19 on The Best Comedy Directors in Film History

#32 on The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked List

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Paris K.C. Barclay is an American television director and producer, and the President of the Directors Guild of America. He is a two-time Emmy Award winner and is among the busiest single-camera television directors, having directed over 135 episodes of television to date, for series such as NYPD ...more

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Profession: Copywriter, Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Lost, Glee, House, Sons of Anarchy CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, + more

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Fay Weldon CBE FRSL is an English author, essayist and playwright, whose work has been associated with feminism. In her fiction, Weldon typically portrays contemporary women who find themselves trapped in oppressive situations caused by the patriarchal structure of British society. ...more

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Profession: Novelist, Author, Essayist, Writer Playwright

Credits: She-Devil, Puffball

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Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children, won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He is said to combine magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many ...more

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Profession: Copywriter, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Essayist, + more

Credits: Then She Found Me, Midnight's Children, Odd Streets Run West, Paperback Dreams Great Writers: Salman Rushdie, + more

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#12 on The Greatest Living Writers & Most Famous Authors Today

#13 on The 30+ Best Living Novelists & Fiction Authors Today, Ranked

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