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Lyn Z Bassist Bassist for Mindless Self Indulgence 22-May-1976 TBD ADD
Morton Dauwen Zabel Educator Craft and Character 10-Aug-1901 28-Apr-1964 DEAD
William Zabka Actor Opponent of The Karate Kid 20-Oct-1965 TBD ADD
Grace Zabriskie Actor Sarah Palmer in Twin Peaks 17-May-1941 TBD ADD
John L. Zabriskie Business CEO of Pharmacia & Upjohn, 1995-97 1940 TBD ADD
Mark Zachares Government Abramoff confederate 01-Jan-1958 TBD ADD
Mammen Zachariah Doctor Cardiologist 1948 TBD ADD
Zachariah P. Zachariah Doctor Cardiologist ? TBD ADD
John B. Zachry Business CEO of Zachry Construction 1962 TBD ADD
Necar Zadegan Actor Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce 20-Jun-1982 TBD ADD
Pia Zadora Singer The Clapping Song 04-May-1953 TBD ADD
Saul Zaentz Film/TV Producer One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 28-Feb-1921 03-Jan-2014 DEAD
Mike S. Zafirovski Business CEO of Nortel 1954 TBD ADD
Nina Zagat Critic Zagat Survey 12-Aug-1942 TBD ADD
Tim Zagat Critic Zagat Survey 13-Jun-1940 TBD ADD
Mariel Zagunis Sports Figure Fencing gold medalist 03-Mar-1985 TBD ADD
Mahmoud Zahar Activist Hamas co-founder, spokesman 1945 TBD ADD
Babe Zaharias Golf Best female athlete of all time 26-Jun-1914 27-Sep-1956 DEAD
Fazlollah Zahedi Head of State Prime Minister of Iran, 1953-55 1897 02-Sep-1963 DEAD
Paula Zahn Journalist CNN's Paula Zahn Now 24-Feb-1956 TBD ADD
Steve Zahn Actor Glenn in Out of Sight 13-Nov-1968 TBD ADD
Steven Zaillian Screenwriter Schindler's List 30-Jan-1953 TBD ADD
Fareed Zakaria Journalist Time columnist 20-Jan-1965 TBD ADD
Jordan C. Zaken Business Apollo Management 1975 TBD ADD
Dov S. Zakheim Government A Vulcan's Tale 18-Dec-1948 TBD ADD
Sam H. Zakhem Diplomat US Ambassador to Bahrain, 1986-89 25-Nov-1935 TBD ADD
Lorenzo H. Zambrano Business CEO of Cemex 27-Mar-1944 14-May-2014 DEAD
Zamfir Musician Pan flute virtuoso 06-Apr-1941 TBD ADD
Sheree Zampino Relative Ex-Wife of Will Smith 16-Nov-1967 TBD ADD
Dominic Zamprogna Actor The Boys Club 21-Apr-1979 TBD ADD
Leyla Zana Politician Imprisoned for speaking Kurdish 03-May-1961 TBD ADD
Edward J. Zander Business CEO of Motorola, 2004-07 12-Jan-1947 TBD ADD
Robin Zander Musician Cheap Trick vocalist 23-Jan-1953 TBD ADD
Zane Novelist The Sex Chronicles 1967 TBD ADD
Billy Zane Actor The Phantom 24-Feb-1966 TBD ADD
Lisa Zane Actor Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare 05-Apr-1961 TBD ADD
Giuseppe Zangara Assassin Tried to kill Franklin D. Roosevelt 07-Sep-1900 20-Mar-1933 DEAD
Ken Zangara Business Albuquerque car dealer 1952 TBD ADD
Israel Zangwill Playwright Children of the Ghetto 14-Feb-1864 01-Aug-1926 DEAD
Richard F. Zannino Business CEO of Dow Jones, 2006-07 1958 TBD ADD
Nick Zano Actor Vince on What I Like About You 08-Mar-1978 TBD ADD
Darryl F. Zanuck Film/TV Producer Ran 20th Century Fox, 1935-71 05-Sep-1902 22-Dec-1979 DEAD
Richard D. Zanuck Film/TV Producer Driving Miss Daisy 13-Dec-1934 13-Jul-2012 DEAD
Krzysztof Zanussi Film Director A Year of the Quiet Sun 17-Jun-1939 TBD ADD
Albert C. Zapanta Government US Mexico Chamber of Commerce 1941 TBD ADD
Emiliano Zapata Activist Mexican patriot, revolutionary 08-Aug-1879 10-Apr-1919 DEAD
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero Head of State Prime Minister of Spain 04-Aug-1960 TBD ADD
Ahmet Zappa Musician Son of Frank Zappa 15-May-1974 TBD ADD
Diva Muffin Zappa Relative Daughter of Frank Zappa 30-Jul-1979 TBD ADD
Dweezil Zappa Guitarist Son of Frank Zappa 05-Sep-1969 TBD ADD
Frank Zappa Composer Joe's Garage 21-Dec-1940 04-Dec-1993 DEAD
Moon Unit Zappa Actor Daughter of Frank Zappa 28-Sep-1967 TBD ADD
Joseph Zappala Diplomat US Ambassador to Spain, 1989-92 1945 TBD ADD
Abraham Zapruder Cinematographer Documented JFK's assassination on film 15-May-1905 30-Aug-1970 DEAD
Zarathustra Religion Founder of Zoroastrianism c. 600 BC c. 550 BC DEAD
Frank G. Zarb Business US Energy Czar, 1974-77 17-Feb-1935 TBD ADD
Donna F. Zarcone Business Former Harley Davidson executive 1957 TBD ADD
Asif Ali Zardari Head of State President of Pakistan 22-Jul-1955 TBD ADD
Peter T. Zarella Judge Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court 13-Oct-1949 TBD ADD
Herbert J. Zarkin Business CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club 1938 TBD ADD
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Terrorist Former top al Qaeda operative in Iraq 20-Oct-1966 07-Jun-2006 DEAD
John Zarrella Journalist CNN Miami bureau chief 1954 TBD ADD
Ronald L. Zarrella Business CEO of Bausch & Lomb, 2001-08 1949 TBD ADD
Jeffrey Zaslow Author Replaced Ann Landers 06-Oct-1958 10-Feb-2012 DEAD
Valdis Zatlers Head of State President of Latvia 22-Mar-1955 TBD ADD
Ayman al-Zawahiri Terrorist Founder, Islamic Jihad 19-Jun-1951 TBD ADD
Jamie Zawinski Computer Programmer Netscape geek and SF club owner 03-Nov-1968 TBD ADD
Hector Zazou Composer Electronic and World music composer 11-Jul-1948 08-Sep-2008 DEAD
Natalie Zea Actor Winona Hawkins on Justified 17-Mar-1975 TBD ADD
Ernesto Zedillo Head of State President of Mexico, 1994-2000 27-Dec-1951 TBD ADD
Ginger Zee TV Personality Weatherman, Good Morning America 13-Jan-1981 TBD ADD
Pieter Zeeman Physicist Discovered Zeeman Effect 25-May-1865 09-Oct-1943 DEAD
Kevin Zeese Activist Common Sense for Drug Policy 1955 TBD ADD
Franco Zeffirelli Film Director Romeo and Juliet 12-Feb-1923 TBD ADD
Kevin Zegers Actor Air Bud 19-Sep-1984 TBD ADD
John D. Zeglis Business CEO of AT&T Wireless, 1999-2004 1947 TBD ADD
Ali Zeidan Head of State Prime Minister of Libya 15-Dec-1950 TBD ADD
Fred S. Zeidman Business GOP activist 1947 TBD ADD
Alfred M. Zeien Business CEO of Gillette, 1991-99 25-Feb-1930 TBD ADD
Solomon Zeitlin Historian Dead Sea Scrolls debunker 28-May-1886 28-Dec-1976 DEAD
Jochen Zeitz Business CEO of Puma AG 06-Apr-1963 TBD ADD
Manuel Zelaya Head of State President of Honduras, 2006-09 20-Sep-1952 TBD ADD
Roger Zelazny Novelist Damnation Alley 13-May-1937 14-Jun-1995 DEAD
Lee Zeldin Politician Congressman, New York 1st 30-Jan-1980 TBD ADD
Jeff Zeleny Journalist CNN Senior White House Correspondent 10-Jun-1973 TBD ADD
William Zeliff Politician Congressman from New Hampshire, 1991-97 12-Jun-1936 TBD ADD
Philip Zelikow Government 9-11 Commission executive director 21-Sep-1954 TBD ADD
Harry von Zell Actor You're in the Navy Now 11-Jul-1906 21-Nov-1981 DEAD
Matthew Zell Business Equity Group Investments 1967 TBD ADD
Samuel Zell Business Equity Office Properties billionaire 28-Sep-1941 TBD ADD
James David Zellerbach Business US Ambassador to Italy, 1957-60 17-Jan-1892 1963 DEAD
Renée Zellweger Actor Bridget Jones' Diary 25-Apr-1969 TBD ADD
Strauss Zelnick Business CEO of BMG Entertainment, 1998-2000 26-Jun-1957 TBD ADD
Roschdy Zem Actor Days of Glory 27-Sep-1965 TBD ADD
Milos Zeman Head of State President of Czechia 28-Sep-1944 TBD ADD
Robert Zemeckis Film Director Back To The Future 14-May-1952 TBD ADD
Jiang Zemin Head of State President of China, 1993-2003 17-Aug-1926 TBD ADD
Meles Zenawi Head of State Prime Minister of Ethiopia 08-May-1955 20-Aug-2012 DEAD
Zendaya Actor Rocky Blue on Shake It Up! 01-Sep-1996 TBD ADD
John Peter Zenger Journalist Sedition against the Crown 1697 28-Jul-1746 DEAD
Ferdinand von Zeppelin Business Builder of rigid airships 08-Jul-1838 08-Mar-1917 DEAD
Anthony Zerbe Actor Dog boy in Cool Hand Luke 20-May-1936 TBD ADD
Frits Zernike Physicist Phase-contrast microscope 16-Jul-1888 10-Mar-1966 DEAD
Catherine Zeta-Jones Actor Traffic 25-Sep-1969 TBD ADD
Sarah Zettel Author Reclamation, Fool's War ? TBD ADD
Mai Zetterling Actor The Witches 24-May-1925 17-Mar-1994 DEAD
Warren Zevon Musician Werewolves of London 24-Jan-1947 07-Sep-2003 DEAD
Ahmed H. Zewail Chemist Femtochemistry 26-Feb-1946 02-Aug-2016 DEAD
Zhang Yimou Film Director Hero 14-Nov-1951 TBD ADD
Ziyi Zhang Actor Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 09-Feb-1979 TBD ADD
Zhelyu Zhelev Head of State President of Bulgaria, 1990-97 03-Mar-1935 30-Jan-2015 DEAD
Vladimir Zhirinovsky Politician Founder of Liberal Democratic Party 25-Apr-1946 TBD ADD
Todor Zhivkov Head of State Leader of Bulgaria, 1954-89 07-Sep-1911 05-Aug-1998 DEAD
Yang Zhiya Criminal Chinese serial killer, charged 65 murders 1968 14-Feb-2004 DEAD
Georgi Zhukov Military Soviet commander during WWII 01-Dec-1896 18-Jun-1974 DEAD
Khaleda Zia Head of State Twice Prime Minister of Bangladesh 15-Aug-1945 TBD ADD
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq Head of State Ruler of Pakistan, 1977-88 12-Aug-1924 17-Aug-1988 DEAD
Zico Soccer Legendary Brazilian midfielder 03-Mar-1953 TBD ADD
Zinédine Zidane Soccer Real Madrid FC 23-Jun-1972 TBD ADD
Claude Zidi Film Director The Wing and the Thigh 25-Jul-1934 TBD ADD
Howard Zieff Film Director Private Benjamin 21-Oct-1927 22-Feb-2009 DEAD
Florenz Ziegfeld Theatre Producer The Ziegfeld Follies 21-Mar-1869 22-Jul-1932 DEAD
Annette Kingsland Ziegler Judge Justice, Wisconsin Supreme Court 06-Mar-1964 TBD ADD
John Ziegler Radio Personality Right-wing talk radio host 28-Mar-1967 TBD ADD
John B. Ziegler Business Former executive, GlaxoSmithKline 1945 TBD ADD
Karl Ziegler Chemist Researcher in plastics 26-Nov-1898 12-Aug-1973 DEAD
Ron Ziegler Government Press Secretary for Nixon 12-May-1939 10-Feb-2003 DEAD
Rafal Zielinski Film Director Screwballs 1957 TBD ADD
James L. Ziemer Business CEO of Harley-Davidson 1950 TBD ADD
Ian Ziering Actor Steve Sanders on Beverly Hills 90210 30-Mar-1964 TBD ADD
Lawrence S. Zilavy Business Senior VP, Barnes & Noble College Inc. 1950 TBD ADD
Annette Zilinskas Musician Blood on the Saddle vocalist, former Bangle 06-Nov-1962 TBD ADD
John J. Zillmer Business CEO of Allied Waste Industries 1956 TBD ADD
Herbert S. Zim Author Golden Guides 12-Jul-1909 05-Dec-1994 DEAD
Madeline Zima Actor Grace Sheffield on The Nanny 16-Sep-1985 TBD ADD
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. Actor The F.B.I. 30-Nov-1918 02-May-2014 DEAD
Efrem Zimbalist Violinist Russian-American violinist 09-Apr-1889 22-Feb-1985 DEAD
Stephanie Zimbalist Actor Remington Steele 08-Oct-1956 TBD ADD
Philip Zimbardo Psychologist 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment 23-Mar-1933 TBD ADD
Thomas J. Zimbrick Business CEO of Zimbrick, Inc. ? TBD ADD
Carl Zimmer Author Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea 13-Jul-1966 TBD ADD
Constance Zimmer Actor Claire Simms on Boston Legal 11-Oct-1970 TBD ADD
Don Zimmer Baseball Red Sox, Padres, Cubs, manager 17-Jan-1931 04-Jun-2014 DEAD
George Zimmer Business Founder of Men's Wearhouse 21-Nov-1948 TBD ADD
Hans Zimmer Composer The Buggles 12-Sep-1957 TBD ADD
Kim Zimmer Actor Reva Shayne on The Guiding Light 02-Feb-1955 TBD ADD
Norma Zimmer Singer Champagne Lady on Lawrence Welk 13-Jul-1923 10-May-2011 DEAD
Richard Zimmer Politician Congressman from New Jersey, 1991-97 16-Aug-1944 TBD ADD
Robert J. Zimmer Educator President, University of Chicago 05-Nov-1947 TBD ADD
Gary Zimmerman Football NFL Hall of Famer 13-Dec-1961 TBD ADD
George Zimmerman Criminal Defendant Killed Trayvon Martin 05-Oct-1983 TBD ADD
Lawrence A. Zimmerman Business CFO of Xerox 1943 TBD ADD
Michael J. Zimmerman Business CFO of ContiGroup 1951 TBD ADD
Raymond Zimmerman Business CEO of Service Merchandise, 1981-97 04-Apr-1933 TBD ADD
Arthur Zimmermann Government Zimmerman Telegram 05-Oct-1864 06-Jun-1940 DEAD
Phil Zimmermann Computer Programmer Creator of PGP 12-Feb-1954 TBD ADD
Warren Zimmermann Diplomat US Ambassador to Yugoslavia, 1989-92 16-Nov-1934 02-Feb-2004 DEAD
Nancy L. Zimpher Educator President, University of Cincinnati 29-Oct-1946 TBD ADD
Larry D. Zimpleman Business CEO of Principal Financial Group 1951 TBD ADD
Paul Zindel Author Books for young adults 15-May-1936 27-Mar-2003 DEAD
Marvin Zindler Journalist Houston reporter, KTRK-TV 10-Aug-1921 29-Jul-2007 DEAD
Ryan Zinke Politician US Secretary of the Interior 01-Nov-1961 TBD ADD
Rolf M. Zinkernagel Scientist T-cells and antigens 06-Jan-1944 TBD ADD
Howard Zinn Historian A People's History of the United States 24-Aug-1922 27-Jan-2010 DEAD
Fred Zinnemann Film Director From Here to Eternity 29-Apr-1907 14-Mar-1997 DEAD
Anthony Zinni Military Former C-in-C, U.S. Central Command 17-Sep-1943 TBD ADD
Grigory Zinoviev Government Old Bolshevik executed during the Great Purge 23-Sep-1883 25-Aug-1936 DEAD
Karl Zinsmeister Government Bush domestic policy advisor 1959 TBD ADD
Hans Zinsser Scientist Typhus vaccine 17-Nov-1878 04-Sep-1940 DEAD
Preity Zinta Actor Kal Ho Naa Ho 31-Jan-1975 TBD ADD
Marion A. Zioncheck Politician Congressman, committed suicide 05-Dec-1901 07-Aug-1936 DEAD
Aaron Zitner Journalist National Politics Editor, The Wall Street Journal 1962 TBD ADD
Barry Zito Baseball SF Giants pitcher 13-May-1978 TBD ADD
Chuck Zito Actor Hell's Angel, Bodyguard to the Stars, Oz 01-Mar-1953 TBD ADD
Joseph Zito Film Director Missing In Action 14-May-1946 TBD ADD
Jonathan Zittrain Educator The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It 24-Dec-1969 TBD ADD
Duane E. Zitzner Business Former EVP, Hewlett Packard 26-Jun-1947 TBD ADD
Zhao Ziyang Politician 6th Chinese Premier sought reforms 17-Oct-1919 16-Jan-2005 DEAD
Slavoj Žižek Philosopher Lacan theorist, intellectual rockstar 21-Mar-1949 TBD ADD
Zap Zlatoper Military US Navy Admiral (ret.) 1941 TBD ADD
Adrian Zmed Actor Officer Romano in T.J. Hooker 04-Mar-1954 TBD ADD
Rachel Zoe Fashion Designer The Rachel Zoe Project 01-Sep-1971 TBD ADD
Fuzzy Zoeller Golf Winner of 2 Majors 11-Nov-1951 TBD ADD
Robert Zoellick Government World Bank president, 2007-12 25-Jul-1953 TBD ADD
George R. Zoffinger Business New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority 1948 TBD ADD
King Zog Royalty King of Albania 08-Oct-1895 09-Apr-1961 DEAD
John Zogby Business Pollster 1948 TBD ADD
Alex D. Zoghlin Business CTO of Orbitz, 2000-03 11-Feb-1970 TBD ADD
Émile Zola Novelist J'Accuse 02-Apr-1840 29-Sep-1902 DEAD
George Zoley Business CEO, Wackenhut Corrections 07-Feb-1950 TBD ADD
Alfred W. Zollar Business IBM executive, Tivoli Software 1955 TBD ADD
William D. Zollars Business CEO of YRC Worldwide 1947 TBD ADD
William S. Zoller Labor Leader Air Line Pilots Association 1949 TBD ADD
Rob Zombie Singer Gravel-voiced White Zombie singer 12-Jan-1965 TBD ADD
Sheri Moon Zombie Actor Wife of Rob Zombie 26-Sep-1970 TBD ADD
Tay Zonday YouTube Personality Chocolate Rain 06-Jul-1982 TBD ADD
Ron Zook Football Ex-Coach, Fighting Illini 28-Apr-1954 TBD ADD
Edward J. Zore Business CEO of Northwestern Mutual 1945 TBD ADD
Louis Zorich Actor Burt Buchman on Mad About You 12-Feb-1924 TBD ADD
Edward Zorinsky Politician US Senator from Nebraska, 1976-87 11-Nov-1928 06-Mar-1987 DEAD
Jim Zorn Football Former coach, Washington Redskins 10-May-1953 TBD ADD
John Zorn Composer Prolific avant-garde composer 02-Sep-1953 TBD ADD
Max Zorn Mathematician Zorn's Lemma 06-Jun-1906 09-Mar-1993 DEAD
China Zorrilla Actor Elsa & Fred 14-Mar-1922 17-Sep-2014 DEAD
Ed Zschau Politician Congressman from California, 1983-87 06-Jan-1940 TBD ADD
Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematographer Close Encounters of the Third Kind 16-Jun-1930 01-Jan-2016 DEAD
Richard Zsigmondy Chemist Ultramicroscope 01-Apr-1865 23-Sep-1929 DEAD
Viktor Zubkov Politician Chairman of Gazprom 15-Sep-1941 TBD ADD
Edward G. Zubler Inventor Inventor of the halogen lamp 12-Mar-1925 20-Mar-2004 DEAD
Robert Zubrin Engineer Mars Direct 1952 TBD ADD
George Zucco Actor Fog Island 11-Jan-1886 28-May-1960 DEAD
John E. Zuccotti Business Real estate tycoon 23-Jun-1937 19-Nov-2015 DEAD
David Zucker Film Director Airplane! 16-Oct-1947 TBD ADD
Jeff Zucker Business President, CNN Worldwide 09-Apr-1965 TBD ADD
Jerry Zucker Film Director Ghost 11-Mar-1950 TBD ADD
Mark Zuckerberg Business Founder of Facebook 14-May-1984 TBD ADD
Mort Zuckerman Business Owner, New York Daily News 04-Jun-1937 TBD ADD
Harb Saleh al-Zuhair Business Saudi Arabian industrialist 04-Jul-1938 TBD ADD
Louis Zukofsky Poet Co-Founded Objectivist poetry movement 23-Jan-1904 12-May-1978 DEAD
Adolph Zukor Business Founder of Paramount Pictures 07-Jan-1873 10-Jun-1976 DEAD
Andrea M. Zulberti Business Former Global CAO, Barclays Global Investors 1951 TBD ADD
Zulu Actor Kono on Hawaii 5-O 17-Oct-1937 03-May-2004 DEAD
Jacob Zuma Politician President of South Africa 12-Apr-1942 TBD ADD
Elmo R. Zumwalt Military US Chief of Naval Operations, 1970-74 29-Nov-1920 02-Jan-2000 DEAD
Klaus Zumwinkel Business Chairman of Deutsche Post 15-Dec-1943 TBD ADD
Ernst Zundel Activist Holocaust denier 24-Apr-1939 05-Aug-2017 DEAD
Daphne Zuniga Actor Princess Vespa in Spaceballs 28-Oct-1962 TBD ADD
Mark A. Zupan Educator Dean of Business, University of Rochester 1959 TBD ADD
Francisco de Zurbarán Painter Spanish Baroque painter 1598 27-Aug-1664 DEAD
Konrad Zuse Engineer Built first Turing-complete computer 22-Jun-1910 18-Dec-1995 DEAD
Harald Zwart Film Director Agent Cody Banks 01-Jul-1965 TBD ADD
David E. Zweifel Diplomat US Ambassador to Yemen, 1981-84 13-Sep-1934 TBD ADD
Edward Zwick Film Director The Last Samurai 08-Oct-1952 TBD ADD
Joel Zwick Film Director My Big Fat Greek Wedding 11-Jan-1942 TBD ADD
Fritz Zwicky Astronomer Astrophysicist at CalTech 14-Feb-1898 08-Feb-1974 DEAD
Terry Zwigoff Film Director Ghost World 18-May-1949 TBD ADD
Huldrych Zwingli Religion Swiss-Protestant Reformation 01-Jan-1484 11-Oct-1531 DEAD
David Zwirner Art Dealer David Zwirner Gallery 23-Oct-1964 TBD ADD
Vladimir Zworykin Inventor Patented color televison 30-Jul-1889 29-Jul-1982 DEAD
Buckwheat Zydeco Musician Accordionist, Zydeco legend 14-Nov-1947 24-Sep-2016 DEAD