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Louis L'Amour
American Author
Louis Dearborn L'Amour was an American author. His books consisted primarily of Western novels , however he also wrote historical fiction , science fiction , nonfiction , as well as poetry and short-story collections. Wikipedia
Ninon de L'Enclos
French Author
Anne "Ninon" de l'Enclos also spelled Ninon de Lenclos and Ninon de Lanclos was a French author, courtesan and patron of the arts. Wikipedia
Madeleine L'Engle
American Novelist
Madeleine L'Engle was an American writer best known for young-adult fiction, particularly the Newbery Medal-winning A Wrinkle in Time and its sequels: A Wind in the Door, National Book Award-winning A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An... Wikipedia
Nadine Labaki
Lebanese Actress
Nadine Labaki is a Lebanese actress and director. Wikipedia
Patti LaBelle
American Musician
Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards , better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, author, and actress who has spent over 50 years in the music industry. Wikipedia
Shia LaBeouf
American Actor
Shia Saide LaBeouf is an American actor who became known among younger audiences for his part in the Disney Channel series Even Stevens, for which he received a Daytime Emmy Award, and for his film debut in Holes , based on the novel of the same... Wikipedia
Stephen LaBerge
American Psychologist
Stephen LaBerge is a psychophysiologist and a leader in the scientific study of lucid dreaming. In 1967 he received his Bachelor's Degree in mathematics. He began researching lucid dreaming for his Ph.D. Wikipedia
William Labov
American Writer
William Labov is an American linguist, widely regarded as the founder of the discipline of variationist sociolinguistics. Wikipedia
Raul Labrador
American Politician
Raúl Rafael Labrador is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. Wikipedia
Neil LaBute
American Director
Neil N. LaBute is an American film director, screenwriter and playwright. Wikipedia
Jacques Lacan
French Psychologist
Jacques Marie Émile Lacan was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who made prominent contributions to psychoanalysis and philosophy, and has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud". Wikipedia
Nick Lachey
American Musician
Nicholas Scott "Nick" Lachey is an American singer, songwriter, actor, producer and television personality. Lachey rose to fame as a member of the boy band 98 Degrees. Wikipedia
Mercedes Lackey
American Author
Mercedes "Misty" Lackey is a best-selling American author of fantasy novels. Many of her novels and trilogies are interlinked and set in the world of Velgarth, mostly in and around the country of Valdemar. Wikipedia
Christian Lacroix
French Designer
Christian Marie Marc Lacroix is a French fashion designer. The name may also refer to the company he founded. Wikipedia
Lactantius
Author
Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius was an early Christian author who became an advisor to the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine I, guiding his religious policy as it developed, and tutor to his son. Wikipedia
Steve Lacy
American Musician
Steve Lacy , born Steven Norman Lackritz in New York City, was a jazz saxophonist and composer recognized as one of the important players of soprano saxophone. Wikipedia
Alan Ladd
American Actor
Alan Walbridge Ladd was an American film actor and one of the most popular and well-known celebrities of the 1940s and the first half of the 1950s. His visibility decreased between the mid-1950s and his death. Wikipedia
Cheryl Ladd
American Actress
Cheryl Ladd is an American actress, singer and author. Wikipedia
Osama bin Laden
Criminal
Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the militant Islamist organization that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States, along with numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian... Wikipedia
John LaFarge
American Artist
John LaFarge was an American painter, muralist, stained glass window maker, decorator, and writer. Wikipedia
Marquis de Lafayette
French Revolutionary
Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette , often known simply as Lafayette, was a French aristocrat and military officer born in Chavaniac, in the province of Auvergne in south central France. Wikipedia
Arthur Laffer
American Economist
Arthur Betz Laffer is an American economist who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board . Wikipedia
James Lafferty
American Actor
James Martin Lafferty is an American actor, director and producer. He is best known for his portrayal of Nathan Scott on The CW Teen Drama television series One Tree Hill. Wikipedia
Guy Lafleur
Canadian Athlete
Guy Damien "The Flower" / "Le Démon Blond" Lafleur, OC, CQ is a former Canadian professional ice hockey player who is widely regarded as one of the most naturally gifted and popular players ever to play professional ice hockey. Wikipedia
Carmen Laforet
Spanish Author
Carmen Laforet was a Spanish author who wrote in the period after the Spanish Civil War. Wikipedia
Jules Laforgue
French Poet
Jules Laforgue was an Franco-Uruguayan poet, often referred to as a Symbolist poet. Critics and commentators have also pointed to Impressionism as a direct influence and his poetry has been called "part-symbolist, part-impressionist". Wikipedia
Christine Lagarde
French Politician
Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde is a French lawyer and Union for a Popular Movement politician who has been the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund since 5 July 2011. Wikipedia
Emeril Lagasse
American Celebrity
Emeril John Lagasse is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur, television personality, and cookbook author. Wikipedia
Bernard Lagat
American Athlete
Bernard Kipchirchir Lagat is a Kenyan-American middle and long distance champion athlete. Wikipedia
Karl Lagerfeld
German Designer
Karl Lagerfeld is a German fashion designer, artist and photographer based in Paris. He has collaborated on a variety of fashion and art related projects, notably as head designer and creative director for the fashion house Chanel. Wikipedia
Ricardo Lagos
Chilean Politician
Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar is a lawyer, economist and social democrat politician, who served as president of Chile from 2000 to 2006. Wikipedia
Fiorello LaGuardia
American Politician
Fiorello Henry LaGuardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1945 as a Republican. Previously he had been elected to Congress in 1916 and 1918, and again from 1922 through 1930. Wikipedia
Ieva Laguna
Latvian Model
Ieva Laguna is a Latvian model. Laguna participated in 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and has been on Vogue's cover four times. Wikipedia
Tim LaHaye
American Clergyman
Timothy F. "Tim" LaHaye is an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker. He is best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with Jerry B. Jenkins. Wikipedia
Jhumpa Lahiri
American Author
Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian American author. Lahiri's debut short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies , won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake , was adapted into the popular film of the same name. Wikipedia
Emile Lahoud
Lebanese Statesman
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Bert Lahr
American Actor
Bert Lahr was an American actor and comedian. Lahr is remembered today for his roles as the Cowardly Lion and Kansas farmworker Zeke in the film The Wizard of Oz , but was also well known for work in burlesque, vaudeville, and on Broadway. Wikipedia
John Lahr
American Critic
John Henry Lahr is an American theater critic, and the son of actor Bert Lahr. Since 1992, he has been the senior drama critic at The New Yorker magazine. Wikipedia
Christine Lahti
American Actress
Christine Ann Lahti is an American actress and film director. Throughout her career, she has garnered 2 Golden Globe Awards from 8 nominations, an Emmy Award from 6 nominations and an Academy Award from 2 nominations. Wikipedia
Emile Lahud
Lebanese Statesman
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Bill Laimbeer
American Coach
William "Bill" Laimbeer, Jr. is a retired National Basketball Association player who spent most of his career with the Detroit Pistons. He is the current head coach and general manager of the WNBA's New York Liberty. Wikipedia
Skylar Laine
American Musician
Skylar Laine is an American singer from Brandon, Mississippi. She placed fifth on the eleventh season of American Idol. Wikipedia
R. D. Laing
Scottish Psychologist
Ronald David Laing was a Scottish psychiatrist who wrote extensively on mental illness - in particular, the experience of psychosis. Wikipedia
Imre Lakatos
Hungarian Philosopher
Imre Lakatos was a Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science, known for his thesis of the fallibility of mathematics and its 'methodology of proofs and refutations' in its pre-axiomatic stages of development, and also for introducing the... Wikipedia
Anthony Lake
American Statesman
William Anthony Kirsopp Lake, best known as Tony Lake, is the Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund , author, academic, and former American diplomat, Foreign Service Officer, and political advisor. Wikipedia
Greg Lake
British Musician
Gregory Stuart "Greg" Lake is an English musician, songwriter and producer, best known as a vocalist and bassist of King Crimson, and the bassist, guitarist, vocalist, and lyricist of Emerson, Lake & Palmer. Wikipedia
Ricki Lake
American Entertainer
Ricki Pamela Lake is an American actress, producer, and television host. She is best known for her documentary film The Business of Being Born, and her talk show which was broadcast internationally from 1993-2004. Wikipedia
Veronica Lake
American Actress
Veronica Lake was an American film actress. Wikipedia
Alan Lakein
American Businessman
Alan Lakein is a well-known author on personal time management, including How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life which has sold over 3 million copies. Wikipedia
Padma Lakshmi
Indian Chef
Padma Parvati Lakshmi is an Indian American cookbook author, actress, model and television host. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. Wikipedia
Jack LaLanne
American Athlete
Francois Henri "Jack" LaLanne was an American fitness, exercise, and nutritional expert and motivational speaker who is sometimes called "the godfather of fitness" and the "first fitness superhero. Wikipedia
Guy Laliberte
Canadian Businessman
Guy Laliberté, OC CQ is a Canadian entrepreneur, philanthropist, poker player, space tourist, co-founder and the current CEO of Cirque du Soleil. With an estimated net worth of US$2. Wikipedia
Dalai Lama
Tibetan Leader
The Dalai Lama is a high lama in the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsongkhapa . The name is a combination of the Mongolian word dalai meaning "Ocean" and the Tibetan word bla-ma meaning "guru, teacher". Wikipedia
Kendrick Lamar
American Musician
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth , simply known as Kendrick Lamar, is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California. Wikipedia
Hedy Lamarr
Austrian Actress
Hedy Lamarr was an Austro-American actress and mathematician, celebrated for her great beauty, who was a major contract star of MGM's "Golden Age. Wikipedia
Alphonse de Lamartine
French Poet
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic. Wikipedia
Fernando Lamas
Argentinian Actor
Fernando Álvaro Lamas was an Argentine-born actor and director, and the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas. Wikipedia
Brian Lamb
American Businessman
Brian Patrick Lamb is the founder, executive chairman, and now retired CEO of C-SPAN, an American cable network which provides coverage of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate as well as other public affairs events. Wikipedia
Charles Lamb
English Critic
Charles Lamb was an English essayist, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, which he produced with his sister, Mary Lamb . Lamb has been referred to by E.V. Wikipedia
Wally Lamb
American Author
Wally Lamb is an American author known as the writer of the novels She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, both of which were selected for Oprah's Book Club. Wikipedia
Willis Lamb
American Scientist
Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955 together with Polykarp Kusch "for his discoveries concerning the fine structure of the hydrogen spectrum". Wikipedia
Adam Lambert
American Musician
Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor born in Indianapolis but raised in San Diego. Wikipedia
Christopher Lambert
American Actor
Christophe Guy Denis "Christopher" Lambert is an American-born French actor who has appeared in American, as well as French and other European productions. Wikipedia
Johann Heinrich Lambert
German Mathematician
Johann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, philosopher and astronomer. He is best known for proving the Irrationality of ?. Wikipedia
Miranda Lambert
American Musician
Miranda Leigh Lambert is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third place and later signed to Epic Records. Wikipedia
Norman Lamm
American Educator
Norman Lamm is a major American Modern Orthodox rabbi, scholar, author and Jewish communal leader. He is the Chancellor of Yeshiva University. Wikipedia
Richard Lamm
American Politician
Richard Douglas "Dick" Lamm is an American politician, writer, Certified Public Accountant, college professor, and lawyer. Wikipedia
George Lamming
Barbadian Novelist
George Lamming is a novelist, essayist and poet, who is the most famous writer to emerge from Barbados and one of the Caribbean's most important novelists. Wikipedia
Corliss Lamont
American Philosopher
Corliss Lamont , was a socialist philosopher, and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chairman of National Council of American-Soviet Friendship starting from early 1940s. Wikipedia
Laurent Lamothe
Haitian Public Servant
Laurent Salvador Lamothe is a Haitian political figure who has served in the government of Haiti as Minister of Foreign Affairs since October 2011, having been appointed Prime Minister on 4 May 2012. Wikipedia
Anne Lamott
American Author
Anne Lamott is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. She is also a progressive political activist, public speaker and writing teacher. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, her nonfiction works are largely autobiographical. Wikipedia
Frank Lampard
English Athlete
Frank James Lampard is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Chelsea and the England national team. He is the vice-captain for his club side. Wikipedia
Jim Lampley
American Celebrity
Jim Lampley is an American sportscaster, news anchor, movie producer, and restaurant owner. Lampley has covered a record 14 Olympic Games on U.S. television, most recently the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Wikipedia
Nick Lampson
American Politician
Nicholas Valentino 'Nick' Lampson is an American politician from the state of Texas and was a Congressman representing the 22nd Congressional District and the 9th Congressional District of Texas. Wikipedia
Burt Lancaster
American Actor
Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster was an American film actor noted for his athletic physique, blue eyes and distinctive smile . Wikipedia
Joseph Lancaster
English Educator
Joseph Lancaster was an English Quaker and public education innovator. Wikipedia
Osbert Lancaster
English Cartoonist
Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE was an English cartoonist, author, art critic and stage designer, best known to the public at large for his cartoons published in the Daily Express. Wikipedia
Bert Lance
American Politician
Thomas Bertram Lance is an American businessman, who was Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Jimmy Carter. He is known mainly for his resignation from President Jimmy Carter's administration due to scandal in 1977. Wikipedia
Elsa Lanchester
American Actress
Elsa Sullivan Lanchester was an English-American character actress with a long career in theatre, film and television. Wikipedia
Edwin Land
American Inventor
Edwin Herbert Land, ForMemRS, FRPS, Hon.MRI was an American scientist and inventor, best known as the co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation. Wikipedia
Richard Land
Dr. Richard D. Land is the president of The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission , the moral and ethics concern entity of the Southern Baptist Convention in the United States, a post he has held since 1988. Wikipedia
Martin Landau
American Actor
Martin Landau is an American film and television actor. Landau began his career in the 1950s. His early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest . Wikipedia
Ann Landers
American Journalist
Ann Landers was a pen name created by Chicago Sun-Times advice columnist Ruth Crowley in 1943 and taken over by Eppie Lederer in 1955. Wikipedia
Sonny Landham
American Actor
William M. "Sonny" Landham is an American movie actor and political candidate. Wikipedia
John Landis
American Actor
John David Landis is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer. John is known for his comedy films, his horror films, and his music videos with Michael Jackson. Wikipedia
Joe Lando
American Actor
Joseph John Lando is an American actor, most recognizable for playing Byron Sully on the TV series Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. Wikipedia
Alf Landon
American Politician
Alfred Mossman Landon, known as Alf Landon , was an American Republican politician, who served as the 26th Governor of Kansas from 1933 to 1937. Wikipedia
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
English Poet
Letitia Elizabeth Landon , English poet and novelist, better known by her initials L. E. L. Wikipedia
Michael Landon
American Actor
Michael Landon was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza , Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie , and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven . Wikipedia
Walter Savage Landor
English Poet
Walter Savage Landor was an English writer and poet. Wikipedia
Wanda Landowska
Polish Musician
Wanda Alexandra Landowska was a Polish harpsichordist whose performances, teaching, recordings and writings played a large role in reviving the popularity of the harpsichord in the early 20th century. Wikipedia
Mary Landrieu
American Politician
Mary Loretta Landrieu is the senior United States Senator from the State of Louisiana and a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia
Mitch Landrieu
American Politician
Mitchell Joseph "Mitch" Landrieu is the Mayor of New Orleans, former Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, and a member of the Landrieu family. Landrieu is a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia
Ali Landry
American Model
Ali Germaine Landry is an American former Miss USA , model and actress. She is perhaps best known as the Doritos Girl from her 1998 Super Bowl commercial, and for her portrayal of Rita Lefleur on the UPN sitcom Eve. Wikipedia
Jeff Landry
American Politician
Jeffrey Martin "Jeff" Landry , is the former U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party and the Tea Party Caucus. Wikipedia
Tom Landry
American Coach
Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry was an American football player and coach. He is ranked as one of the greatest and most innovative coaches in National Football League history, creating many new formations and methods. Wikipedia
Edwin Henry Landseer
English Artist
Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, RA was an English painter, well known for his paintings of animals-particularly horses, dogs and stags. The best known of Landseer's works, however, are sculptures: the lions in Trafalgar Square, London. Wikipedia
Karl Landsteiner
Austrian Scientist
Karl Landsteiner, ForMemRS , was an Austrian biologist and physician. Wikipedia
Burton Lane
American Composer
Burton Lane was an American composer and lyricist. His most popular and successful works include Finian's Rainbow and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever. Wikipedia
Diane Lane
American Actress
Diane Eleanor Lane is an American film actress. Born and raised in New York City, Lane made her screen debut at the age of 13 in George Roy Hill's 1979 film A Little Romance, starring opposite Sir Laurence Olivier. Wikipedia