TRENDING List of Famous Freelancers

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List of famous freelancers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top freelancers in the world? This includes the most prominent freelancers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable freelancers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic freelancers 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 freelancers.

List features people like Susan Blackmore, Joe Hill.

From reputable, prominent, and well known freelancers to the lesser known freelancers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the freelancer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous freelancers ever?" and "What are the names of famous freelancers?" then you're in the right place. (24 items)
Susan Blackmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Susan Jane Blackmore is an English freelance writer, lecturer, sceptic, and broadcaster on psychology and the paranormal, and is best known for her book The Meme Machine. She has written or contributed to over 40 books and 60 scholarly articles and is a contributor to The Guardian newspaper. ...more

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Age: 64

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Profession: Lecturer, Psychologist, Scientist, Presenter

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Mariane Pearl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Mariane van Neyenhoff Pearl is a French freelance journalist and a former reporter and columnist for Glamour magazine. She is the widow of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in early 2002. ...more

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Age: 48

Birthplace: Clichy, France

Profession: Journalist, Author

Credits: A Mighty Heart

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Shirley Hughes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Shirley Hughes, OBE is an English author and illustrator. She has written more than fifty books, which have sold more than 11.5 million copies, and has illustrated more than two hundred. As of 2007 she lives in London. Hughes won the 1977 and 2003 Kate Greenaway Medals for British children's book ...more

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Age: 88

Birthplace: West Kirby, United Kingdom

Profession: Illustrator, Writer

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Ahmed Alaidy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Ahmed Alaidy, أحمد العايدي, is an Egyptian novelist, born on December 24, 1974. He is the author of the novel Being Abbas El Abd, أن تكون عباس العبد. He studied marketing at Cairo University, and has worked as a scriptwriter on quiz shows and for the cinema, and as a writer of satirical stories for ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer

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Michelle Baker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Age: 50

Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Writer

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Joe Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Joseph Hillstrom King, better known by the pen name Joe Hill, is an American author and comic book writer. He has published three novels—Heart-Shaped Box, Horns and NOS4A2—and a collection of short stories titled 20th Century Ghosts. He is also the author of the comic book series Locke & Key. Hill's ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Eastern United States, Northern New England, New England, United States of America Hermon, + more

Profession: Comic book creator, Novelist, Writer

Credits: Creepshow, Horns, Locke & Key

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#30 on The All-Time Greatest Horror Writers

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Jonathan Cook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Jonathan Cook is a British writer and a freelance journalist based in Nazareth, Israel, who writes about the Middle East, and more specifically, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist

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Robert Gray is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Freelancers
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Robert William Geoffrey Gray is an Australian poet, freelance writer, and critic. He has been described as 'an Imagist without a rival in the English speaking world' and 'one of the contemporary masters of poetry in English'. ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Port Macquarie, Australia

Profession: Poet, Critic

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