Authors

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Dan Barber

Dan Barber (born 1969) is chef and co-owner of Blue Hill in Manhattan and Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York. He is a 1992 graduate of Tufts University, where he received a B. A. in English, and a graduate of the French Culinary Institute. He is married to Aria Beth Sloss, a short story writer, novelist and former food writer, with whom he has a daughter, Edith, born in 2013. He is the author of ‘The Third Plate’.

Type: chefNationality: United States of America

Dan Barker

Dan Barker is a prominent American atheist activist who served as a Christian preacher and musician for 19 years but left Christianity in 1984.

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Dan Bartlett

Daniel Joseph Bartlett was a Counselor to the President in the Bush administration. The position was previously held by Karen Hughes, who vacated the post in 2002. On June 1, 2007, he announced his resignation and that he would be leaving the White House on July 5, 2007. He was replaced by Ed Gillespie.

Type: Nationality: American

Dan Benishek

Daniel Joseph Dan Benishek is an American physician and politician currently serving as the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Type: Politician, surgeonNationality: American

Dan Bennett

Dan Bennett is a comedian and juggler who has been on numerous TV shows as well as in TV commercials in the U.S. He currently resides in Arizona and performs Corporate Entertainment for clients such as McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Novell, Quaker Oats, and Nu Skin. He specializes in a focused mix of physical comedy that is applied to the business terms and problems of his corporate clients.

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Dan Bern

Dan Bern is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, novelist and painter. His music is often compared to that of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Bruce Springsteen, Phil Ochs and Elvis Costello.

Type: Musician, songwriter, authorNationality:

Dan Birdwell

Dan Birdwell was an American college and professional football player. A defensive lineman, he played collegiately for the University of Houston and professionally for the Oakland Raiders of the American Football League from 1962 to 1969.

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Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker was an American actor best remembered for his role as Eric Hoss Cartwright in the NBC western television series Bonanza.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Dan Brown

Dan Brown is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. Brown's novels, which are treasure hunts set in a 24-hour time period, feature the recurring themes of cryptography, keys, symbols, codes, and conspiracy theories. His books have been translated into over 40 languages, and as of 2009, sold over 80 million copies.

Type: Author, novelistNationality: American

Dan Bucatinsky

Daniel Bucatinsky (; born September 22, 1965) is an American actor, writer and producer, best known for his role as James Novak in the Shonda Rhimes drama series Scandal, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series in 2013. In 2014, Bucatinsky starred on NBC's Marry Me, as well as the newly revived HBO series The Comeback, which he also executive produces.

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

Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner (born June 18, 1960 in St. Paul, Minnesota) is a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times-bestselling author. He is an explorer, educator, author, producer, storyteller and public speaker. He co-produced an Emmy Award-winning documentary and holds three Guinness records for endurance cycling. Buettner is the founder of the Blue Zones and Blue Zones, LLC.

Type: film producer,explorerNationality: United States of America

Dan Burton

Danny Lee Dan Burton is the U.S. Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district, and previously the 6th district, serving since 1983. He is a member of the Republican Party.

Type: PoliticianNationality: American

Dan Butler

Daniel Eugene Dan Butler is an American actor known for his role as Bob Bulldog Briscoe on the TV series Frasier.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Dan Byrd

Daniel Byrd (born November 20, 1985) is an American actor. His most prominent roles include the 2004 film A Cinderella Story, the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes, the 2010 films Easy A and Norman, and the sitcoms Aliens in America and Cougar Town.

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

Dan Carter

Daniel William Carter (born 5 March 1982) is a New Zealand rugby union player.

Type: model,rugby union playerNationality: New Zealand

Dan Castellaneta

Daniel Louis Dan Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, he voices many other characters on The Simpsons, including Abraham Grampa Simpson, Barney Gumble, Krusty the Clown, Groundskeeper Willie, Mayor Quimby and Hans Moleman.

Type: Actor, comedian, writer, screenwriterNationality: American

Dan Chaon

Dan Chaon is an American writer. He is the author of three short story collections and three novels, including Among the Missing, which was a 2001 finalist for the National Book Award. Chaon's stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize Anthologies, and The O. Henry Prize Stories. His 2017 novel, Ill Will, was named one of the best books of the year by publications including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Publishers Weekly. It is nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award, Locus Award, and International Thriller Writers Award.Chaon taught at Oberlin College, where he was the Pauline Delaney Professor of Creative Writing and Literature before retiring in 2018. His former students include such writers as Ishmael Beah, Megan Kruse, Emma Straub, Rumaan Alam, Edan Lepucki and Lena Dunham.Among the Missing was named as one of the year's ten best books by the American Library Association, as a notable book of the year by The New York Times. His third short story collection, Stay Awake, was a finalist for The Story Prize.

Type: novelistNationality: United States of America

Dan Colen

Daniel Colen (born 1979 in New Jersey) is an artist based in New York. His work consists of painted sculptures appropriating low-cultural ephemera, graffiti-inspired paintings of text executed in paint, and installations.

Type: painterNationality: United States of America