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Abel Ferrara

Abel Ferrara is an American film screenwriter and director. He is best known as an independent filmmaker of such films as The Driller Killer, Ms. 45, King of New York, Bad Lieutenant and The Funeral.

Type: Director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editorNationality: American

Abel Green

Abel Green was an American journalist best known as the editor of Variety for forty years. Sime Silverman first hired Green as a reporter in 1918, and Green's byline first appeared on May 30, 1919.

Type: Nationality: American

Abel Hermant

Abel Hermant was a French novelist, playwright, essayist and writer, and member of the Académie française.

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Abel Korzeniowski

Abel Korzeniowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈabɛl koʐɛˈɲɔfski]; born 18 July 1972) is a Polish composer of film and theatre scores.

Type: composer,film score composerNationality: Poland

Abel Stevens

Abel Stevens was an American clergyman, editor, and author known for his books on Methodist religious history. He wrote History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America, an early history of the church that is frequently referenced in historical works, and A Compendious History of American Methodism.

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Aberjhani

Aberjhani is an American historian, columnist, novelist, poet, and editor. Although well known for his blog articles on literature and politics, he is perhaps best known as co-author of Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance and author of I Made My Boy Out of Poetry. The encyclopedia won a Choice Academic Title Award in 2004.

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Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan (born 5 February 1976) is an Indian film actor and film producer known for his work in Bollywood. Part of the Bachchan family, he is the son of actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan.

Type: actor,film actorNationality: India

Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams, who was the second President of the United States, and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth. She was the first Second Lady of the United States, and the second First Lady of the United States.

Type: First LadyNationality: American

Abigail Breslin

Abigail Kathleen Breslin (born April 14, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She appeared in her first commercial when she was three years old and in her first film, Signs (2002), at the age of five. Her other film roles include Raising Helen (2004), Little Miss Sunshine (2006), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, No Reservations (2007), Nim's Island (2008), Definitely, Maybe (2008), My Sister's Keeper (2009), Zombieland (2009), Rango (2011), and August: Osage County (2013). In September 2015, she began acting in the horror-comedy Scream Queens on Fox, in which she had her first regular role on a television series.

Type: actor,singer,stage actor,voice actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Abigail Disney

Abigail E. Disney (born January 24, 1960 in Los Angeles, California) is an American documentary filmmaker, philanthropist, and activist known for her documentary films focused on social themes. She is the Executive Producer and Director of the film The Armor of Light, which premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

Type: film producerNationality: United States of America

Abigail Fillmore

Abigail Powers Fillmore, wife of Millard Fillmore, was First Lady of the United States from 1850 to 1853.

Type: First LadyNationality: American

Abigail Johnson

Abigail Pierrepont Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American businesswoman. Since 2014, Johnson has been president and chief executive officer of US investment firm Fidelity Investments (FMR), and chairman of its international sister company Fidelity International (FIL). Fidelity was founded by her grandfather Edward C. Johnson II. Her father Edward C. "Ned" Johnson III remains chairman emeritus of FMR. As of March 2013, the Johnson family owned a 49% stake in the company, with Johnson herself holding an estimated 24.5%.In November 2016, Johnson was named chairman and will remain CEO and president, giving her full control of Fidelity with 45,000 employees worldwide. Johnson's wealth is approximately $16.5 billion, making her one of the world's wealthiest women.

Type: businessperson,chief executive officer,business executiveNationality: United States of America

Abigail Spencer

Abigail Leigh Spencer (born August 4, 1981) is an American actress.

Type: actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Abigail Van Buren

Pauline Esther "Popo" Phillips, also known as Abigail Van Buren, was an American advice columnist and radio show host who began the Dear Abby column in 1956.

Type: JournalistNationality: American

Abigail Washburn

Abigail Washburn (born November 10, 1977) is an American clawhammer banjo player and singer. She performs and records as a soloist, as well as with the old-time bands Uncle Earl and Sparrow Quartet, experimental group The Wu Force, and as a duo with her husband Béla Fleck.

Type: singer,banjoistNationality: United States of America

Abraham

Abraham was Israel's founding patriarch ; his story is told in chapters 11-25 of the Book of Genesis, and he plays a prominent role in Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

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Abraham A. Ribicoff

Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910 – February 22, 1998) was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. He was Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor.

Type: lawyer,politician,member,administratorNationality: United States of America

Abraham Benrubi

Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi (born October 4, 1969) is an American character actor known for his appearances as Jerry Markovic on the long-running U.S. TV drama ER, for his first role as Larry Kubiac on the series Parker Lewis Can't Lose, Dennis in Without a Paddle, and for his voice acting on the Adult Swim claymation series Robot Chicken.

Type: actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Abraham Cahan

Abraham Abe Cahan was a Lithuanian-born American socialist newspaper editor, novelist, and politician.

Type: AuthorNationality: Lithuanian

Abraham Clark

Abraham Clark was an American politician and Revolutionary War figure. He was delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representatives in both the Second and Third United States Congress, from March 4, 1791, until his death in 1794.

Type: PoliticianNationality: American