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L'Wren Scott

L'Wren Scott was an American fashion designer, costume designer, stylist and model known primarily for her long-term relationship with singer Mick Jagger.

Type: DesignerNationality: American

L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

L. E. (Leland Exton) Modesitt Jr. (; born 19 October 1943) is an American science fiction and fantasy author who has written over 70 novels. He is best known for the fantasy series The Saga of Recluce. By 2015 the 18 novels in the Recluce series had sold nearly three million copies.In addition to his novels, Modesitt has published technical studies and articles, columns, poetry, and a number of science fiction stories. His first short story, "The Great American Economy", was published in 1973 in Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact. In 2008, he published his first collection of short stories, Viewpoints Critical: Selected Stories (Tor Books, 2008).

Type: writer,author,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum was an American author of children's books, best known for writing The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen novel sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a host of other works, and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.

Type: Author, actor, screenwriterNationality: American

L. J. Smith

Lisa Jane Smith is an American author of young adult fiction best known for her best-selling series The Vampire Diaries, which has been turned into a successful television show. Her books, particularly The Vampire Diaries and Night World, have been in the New York Times Best Seller list and have been nominated for five awards.

Type: writer,children's writer,novelistNationality: United States of America

L. M. Boyd

Louis Malcolm Boyd, popularly known as L. M. Boyd was a newspaper columnist whose nationally syndicated column was a collection of miscellaneous trivial and amusing facts.

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L. M. Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery OBE, called Maud by family and friends and publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following.

Type: Author, novelistNationality: Canadian

L. Neil Smith

Lester Neil Smith III, better known as L. Neil Smith, is a libertarian science fiction author and political activist. His works include the trilogy of Lando Calrissian novels: Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharu, Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon, Lando Calrissian and the Starcave of ThonBoka, and the Omnibus edition The Lando Calrissian Adventures.

Type: WriterNationality: American

L. P. Hartley

Leslie Poles Hartley CBE, known as L. P. Hartley, was a British novelist and short story writer. His best-known novels are the Eustace and Hilda trilogy and The Go-Between. The latter was made into a 1970 film, directed by Joseph Losey with a star cast, in an adaptation by Harold Pinter.

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L. P. Jacks

Lawrence Pearsall Jacks, abbreviated L. P. Jacks was an English educator, philosopher, and Unitarian minister who rose to prominence in the period from World War I to World War II.

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L. Ron Hubbard

Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, better known as L. Ron Hubbard, was an American pulp fiction author and the founder of the Church of Scientology. After establishing a career as a writer, becoming best known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, he developed a self-help system called Dianetics which was first published in May 1950.

Type: AuthorNationality: American

L. Sprague de Camp

Lyon Sprague de Camp was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, non-fiction and biography. In a writing career spanning 60 years, he wrote over 100 books, including novels and notable works of non-fiction, including biographies of other important fantasy authors.

Type: Author, novelist, essayist, historianNationality: American