Authors

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Andy Serkis

Andrew Clement Serkis (born 20 April 1964) is an English actor and film director. He is best known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), King Kong in the eponymous 2005 film, Caesar in the Planet of the Apes reboot series (2011–17), Captain Haddock / Sir Francis Haddock in Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and Supreme Leader Snoke in the first two Star Wars sequel trilogy films, The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017). In 2018, he portrayed the character of Baloo in his self-directed film, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.

Type: actor,writer,stage actor,voice actor,film director,television actor,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Andy Stanley

Charles Andrew Stanley (born May 16, 1958), known as Andy Stanley, is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church, Buckhead Church, Browns Bridge Church, Gwinnett Church, Woodstock City Church, and Decatur City Church. He also founded North Point Ministries, which is a worldwide Christian organization.

Type: pastorNationality: United States of America

Andy Stern

Andrew L. Andy Stern, is the former president of the 2.2 million-member Service Employees International Union, the fastest-growing union in the Americas. SEIU is the second largest union in the United States and Canada after the National Education Association. Stern was elected in 1996 to succeed John Sweeney. He is currently a Senior Fellow at Columbia University.

Type: ActivistNationality: American

Andy Summers

Andrew James Andy Summers is an English guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, born in Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancashire, England. Best known as the guitarist for rock band The Police, he has also recorded twelve solo albums, collaborated with many other artists, toured extensively under his own name, published several books, and composed several film scores.

Type: Musician, songwriter, photographer, producerNationality: English

Andy Van Slyke

Andrew James Van Slyke is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder and former first base coach for the Detroit Tigers.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Andy Wachowski

Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski, known together professionally as The Wachowskis, are American film directors, writers and producers.

Type: Director, filmmakers, producer, screenwriterNationality: American

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist.

Type: ArtistNationality: American

Andy Webster

Andrew Neil Andy Webster is a Scottish footballer who plays as a centre back for Coventry City. He has previously played for Arbroath, Heart of Midlothian, Wigan Athletic, Rangers, Bristol City and Dundee United. Webster has represented Scotland since 2003.

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Andy Weir

Andrew Taylor Weir (born June 16, 1972) is an American novelist whose debut novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. He also worked as a computer programmer for much of his life. He received the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2016.

Type: writer,computer scientist,software developer,novelist,science fiction writerNationality: United States of America

Andy Whitfield

Andy Whitfield (17 October 1971 – 11 September 2011) was a Welsh actor. He was best known for his leading role in the Starz television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand.

Type: actor,model,film actorNationality: Wales,Australia

Andy Williams

Howard Andrew Andy Williams is an American singer who has recorded eighteen Gold- and three Platinum-certified albums. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a TV variety show, from 1962 to 1971, as well as numerous television specials, and owns the Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri named after the song Moon River, with which he is closely identified.

Type: Musician, singer, songwriter, actorNationality: American

Aneirin

Aneirin or Neirin was a Dark Age Brythonic poet. He is believed to have been a bard or 'court poet' in one of the Cumbric kingdoms of the Old North or Hen Ogledd, probably that of Gododdin at Edinburgh, in modern Scotland. From the 17th century, his name was often incorrectly spelled Aneurin.

Type: PoetNationality:

Aneurin Barnard

Aneurin Barnard (; born 8 May 1987) is a Welsh stage and screen actor. He is best known for his roles as Davey in Hunky Dory, Claude in The Truth About Emanuel, Robert "Bobby" Willis Jr. in Cilla and King Richard III in The White Queen. He played the French soldier Gibson in Christopher Nolan's action-thriller Dunkirk (2017).

Type: actor,stage actor,film actorNationality: United Kingdom

Aneurin Bevan

Aneurin Nye Bevan was a Welsh Labour Party politician who was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party from 1959 until his death in 1960. The son of a coal miner, Bevan was a lifelong champion of social justice and the rights of working people.

Type: PoliticianNationality: Welsh

Ang Lee

Ang Lee is a Taiwanese film director. Lee has directed a diverse set of films such as Eat Drink Man Woman, Sense and Sensibility, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Hulk, and Brokeback Mountain, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director. He is the first person of Asian descent to win the Best Director Oscar.

Type: DirectorNationality: Chinese

Angel Cabrera

Ángel Cabrera (19 February 1879 – 8 July 1960) was a Spanish zoologist.

Type: zoologist,paleontologist,botanist,mammalogistNationality: Spain

Angel Haze

Raykeea Raeen-Roes Wilson (born July 10, 1994) known professionally as Angel Haze, is an American rapper and singer. In 2012, Wilson released the EP Reservation and later signed a record deal with Universal Republic Records before moving to Republic Records. On December 31, 2013, Wilson released the debut album Dirty Gold, which featured the singles "Echelon (It's My Way)" and "Battle Cry". Wilson has released a number of mixtapes, including Reservation, which was ranked the sixth-best mixtape of 2012 by Mike Diver of the BBC. Their most recent mixtape is Back to the Woods (2015).

Type: singer,lyricist,rapperNationality: United States of America

Angel Olsen

Angel Olsen (born January 22, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from St. Louis, Missouri who currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina. She recorded and toured as a backing singer with Bonnie "Prince" Billy and the Cairo Gang, before embarking on her own career.

Type: singer,songwriter,guitaristNationality: United States of America