Who are the most famous screenwriters

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Quentin Tarantino(1963)

Quentin Tarantino (Quentin Jerome Tarantino) is an American filmmaker (including "Pulp Fiction" 1994, "Jackie Brown" 1997, "Kill Bill" 2003-2004, "Inglourious Basterds" 2009), director, producer, screenwriter, actor and Oscar winner. He was born on March 27, 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

Sean Penn(1960)

Sean Penn (Sean Justin Penn) is a well-known American actor (including "Dead Man Walking" 1995, "Mystic River" 2003, "Milk" 2008) as well as a film director (including "Into the Wild" 2007), screenwriter and multiple Oscar -Award winner. He was born on August 17, 1960 in Santa Monica, California, United States.

Roland Emmerich(1955)

Roland Emmerich is an internationally successful German film producer and director in Hollywood (including "Independence Day" 1996, "Der Patriot" 2000, "The Day After Tomorrow" 2004, "2012" 2009, "Anonymous" 2011). He was born on November 10, 1955 in Stuttgart.

Steven Spielberg(1946)

Steven Spielberg (Steven Allan Spielberg) is an American and the most commercially successful film director of all time (including "Jaws" 1975, "ET" 1982, "Jurassic Park" 1993, "Schindler's List" 1993) and producer, Screenwriter and multiple Oscar winner. He was born on December 18, 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.

George Lucas(1944)

George Lucas (George Walton Lucas) is an American producer, screenwriter, director (including "Star Wars", "Indiana Jones") and successful entrepreneur in the US film business ("Lucasfilm" 1971, "Industrial Light & Magic" 1975 ). He was born on May 14, 1944 in Modesto, California, United States.

Martin Scorsese(1942)

Martin Scorsese (Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese) is a renowned American director and screenwriter who created Hollywood films such as "Taxi Driver" (1976), "Good Fellas" (1990) and "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013) and for "Departed - Unter Feinden" (2006) was honored with the Director's Oscar. He was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, United States.

Stanley Kubrick(1928–1999)

Stanley Kubrick was a prominent American director, producer, and screenwriter who wrote “Dr. Strange or: How I Learned to Love the Bomb ”(1963),“ 2001: A Space Odyssey ”(1968),“ A Clockwork Orange ”(1971) and“ Full Metal Jacket ”(1987) created classics for every film collection. He was born on July 26, 1928 in New York City and died on March 7, 1999 at the age of 70 in Childwickbury Manor, Hertfordshire, England.

Billy Wilder(1906–2002)

Billy Wilder (Samuel Wilder) was an influential American screenwriter, film director and film producer who wrote American film classics such as "Sunset Boulevard" (1950), "The Seven Year Itch" (1955), the crime thriller "Witness for the Prosecution" (1957 ), the cult comedy "Some Like It Hot" (1959) and "Das Appartement" (1960) created. He was born on June 22, 1906 in Sucha in Austria-Hungary (now Poland) and died on March 27, 2002 at the age of 95 in Los Angeles, California.

Erich Kaestner(1899–1974)

Erich Kästner (Emil Erich Kästner) was a famous German writer and screenwriter (including children's books "Emil and the Detectives" 1929, "Pünktchen and Anton" 1931, "The flying classroom" 1931 and "Das doppelte Lottchen" 1949, novel "Fabian") 1931). He was born on February 23, 1899 in Dresden and died on July 29, 1974 at the age of 75 in Munich.

Fritz Lang(1890–1976)

Fritz Lang was a legendary Austrian-German-American film director, screenwriter and actor who created masterpieces in film history such as “Metropolis” (1927) and “M - Eine Stadt sucht ein Mörder” (1931). He was born on December 5, 1890 in Vienna and died on August 2, 1976 at the age of 85 in Beverly Hills, California in the United States.

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