Authors

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Anita Morris

Anita Rose Morris (March 14, 1943 – March 2, 1994) was an American actress, singer and dancer. She began her career performing on Broadway musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Seesaw and Nine, for which she received Tony Award nomination.During her career, Morris had starring roles in a number of films, include The Hotel New Hampshire (1984), Absolute Beginners (1986), Ruthless People (1986), Aria (1987), 18 Again! (1988), Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) and A Sinful Life (1989). She had leading roles in two short-lived television series in 1980s: NBC prime time soap opera Berrenger's (1985), and Fox sitcom Down and Out in Beverly Hills (1987).

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

Anita Pallenberg

Anita Pallenberg is an Italian-born actress, model, and fashion designer. She was the romantic partner of Rolling Stones multi-instrumentalist and guitarist Brian Jones and later the partner of the guitarist of the same band Keith Richards, from 1967 to 1979, by whom she has two surviving children.

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Anita Roddick

Dame Anita Roddick, DBE was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism. The company was one of the first to prohibit the use of ingredients tested on animals and one of the first to promote fair trade with third world countries.

Type: BusinesswomanNationality: English

Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian (; born 1983) is a Canadian-American feminist media critic, blogger, and public speaker. She is the founder of Feminist Frequency, a website that hosts videos and commentary analyzing portrayals of women in popular culture. She has received particular attention for her video series Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, which examines tropes in the depiction of female video game characters.

Type: journalist,sociologist,communicator,blogger,media critic,feministNationality: Canada,United States of America

Anita Shreve

Anita Hale Shreve (October 7, 1946 – March 29, 2018) was an American writer, chiefly known for her novels. One of her first published stories, Past the Island, Drifting (published in 1975), was awarded an O. Henry Prize in 1976.

Type: screenwriter,writer,journalist,novelistNationality: United States of America

Anita Weiss

Anita Weiß is a retired East German athlete who specialized in the 800 metres and later also 400 metres hurdles. In the 1976 Olympics she broke the pre games world record in the final of the 800m yet still came in fourth and won nothing.

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Anja Niedringhaus

Anja Niedringhaus (12 October 1965 – 4 April 2014) was a German photojournalist who worked for the Associated Press (AP). She was the only woman on a team of 11 AP photographers that won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for coverage of the Iraq War. That same year she was awarded the International Women's Media Foundation's Courage in Journalism prize.Niedringhaus had covered Afghanistan for several years before she was killed on Friday, 4 April 2014, while covering the presidential election, after an Afghan policeman opened fire at the car she was waiting in at a checkpoint, part of an election convoy.

Type: photographer,photojournalist,journalistNationality: Germany

Anja Rubik

Anja Rubik (born Anna Rubik; 12 June 1983) is a Polish supermodel, activist, philanthropist, and businesswoman. She is considered to be one of the most internationally successful models of the mid- to late-2000s to today. Rubik is known for her effortless style and for being the muse of Anthony Vaccarello. She currently lives and works in New York.

Type: modelNationality: Poland

Anjelica Huston

Anjelica Huston is an American actress. Huston became the third generation of her family to win an Academy Award, for her performance in 1985's Prizzi's Honor, joining her father, director John Huston, and grandfather, actor Walter Huston. She later was nominated in 1989 and 1990 for her acting in Enemies, a Love Story and The Grifters respectively.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Ann Aguirre

Ann Aguirre is an American author of speculative fiction. She writes urban fantasy, romantic science fiction, apocalyptic paranormal romance (with co-author Carrie Lofty as Ellen Connor), paranormal romantic suspense (as Ava Gray), and post-apocalyptic dystopian young adult fiction.

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

Ann B. Davis

Ann Bradford Davis (May 3, 1926 – June 1, 2014) was an American actress. She achieved prominence for her role in the NBC situation comedy The Bob Cummings Show (1955–1959), for which she twice won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, but she was best known for playing the part of Alice Nelson, the housekeeper in ABC's The Brady Bunch (1969–1974).

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

Ann Bancroft

Ann Bancroft is an American author, teacher, and adventurer. She was the first woman to successfully finish a number of arduous expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic.

Type: Explorer, teacher, authorNationality: American

Ann Beattie

Ann Beattie is an American short story writer and novelist. She has received an award for excellence from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a PEN/Bernard Malamud Award for excellence in the short story form. Her work has been compared to that of Alice Adams, J.D. Salinger, John Cheever, and John Updike.

Type: Writer, novelist, professorNationality: American

Ann Brashares

Ann Brashares (born July 30, 1967) is an American writer of young adult fiction. She is best known as the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series.

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

Ann Callis

Ann Callis is a former chief judge of Illinois's Third Judicial Circuit. A member of the Democratic Party, she was the Democratic candidate to represent Illinois' 13th congressional district in the 2014 federal elections.

Type: judge,lawyer,politicianNationality: United States of America

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves (born 1954) is an English crime-writer. In 2006 she won the inaugural Duncan Lawrie Dagger, the richest crime-writing prize in the world, for her novel Raven Black. Cleeves studied English at Sussex University but dropped out. She then took up various jobs including cook, auxiliary coastguard, probation officer, library outreach worker and child care officer. She lives in Whitley Bay, and is widowed with two daughters.The Vera Stanhope novels have been dramatized as the TV detective series Vera and the Jimmy Perez novels as the series Shetland.

Type: writer,novelistNationality: United Kingdom

Ann Cotton

Ann Lesley Cotton (born 1950) is a Welsh entrepreneur and philanthropist who was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2006 Queen's New Year Honours List. The honour was in recognition of her services to education of young women in rural Africa as the founder of Camfed.

Type: entrepreneurNationality: Wales

Ann Coulter

Ann Hart Coulter is an American lawyer, conservative social and political commentator, author, and syndicated columnist. She frequently appears on television, radio, and as a speaker at public events and private events.

Type: Journalist, author, columnistNationality: American