Authors

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Landon Liboiron

Landon Liboiron (born March 10, 1991) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Declan Coyne in Degrassi: The Next Generation and his lead role as Peter Rumancek in Netflix's original series Hemlock Grove (2013–15).s.

Type: actor,film actorNationality: Canada

Landon Ronald

Sir Landon Ronald was an English conductor, composer, pianist, singing teacher and administrator. He was the son of Henry Russell, noted composer of popular songs, and the half brother of the impresario Henry Russell, founder of the Boston Opera Company.

Type: ComposerNationality: English

Lane Evans

Lane Allen Evans is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2007, representing the 17th District of Illinois. Evans announced that he would not seek reelection in November 2006 and retired at the end of the 109th Congress due to the increasingly debilitating effects of Parkinson's Disease.

Type: Politician, attorneyNationality: American

Lane Garrison

Lane Edward Garrison (born May 23, 1980) is an American actor best known for the role of David "Tweener" Apolskis on the television series Prison Break. Garrison stars opposite Kristen Stewart in the feature film Camp X-Ray, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by IFC Films. Camp X-Ray was released in late 2014.

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

Lane Kirkland

Joseph Lane Kirkland was a US labor union leader who served as President of the AFL-CIO for over sixteen years.

Type: ActivistNationality: American

Lanford Wilson

Lanford Wilson was an American playwright who helped to advance the Off-Off-Broadway theater movement, producing his earliest plays in New York at the Caffe Cino in 1964. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1980 and was elected in 2001 to the Theater Hall of Fame.

Type: PlaywrightNationality: American

Langdon Mitchell

Langdon Elwyn Mitchell was an American playwright popular on Broadway in the early twentieth century. He was the son of a noted writer and neurologist, S. Weir Mitchell, and the grandson of writer and physician John Kearsley Mitchell. Born in Philadelphia, he studied in Dresden and Paris, attended the Harvard and Columbia law schools, and was admitted to the New York bar in 1886.

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Langdon Smith

Langdon Smith was an American journalist and celebrated one-poem poet.

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Langhorne Slim

Langhorne Slim is an American singer-songwriter, (born Sean Scolnick on August 20, 1981 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania). Scolnick attended high school at Solebury School in New Hope, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, part of the SUNY system.He began to gain public notice through several years of touring with the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and an appearance at the Bonnaroo Music Festival. His song "Electric Love Letter" was chosen as number 5 on the Rolling Stone editor's top ten picks and was also in the movie Waitress. He has been seen on tours with Cake, The Avett Brothers, Murder By Death, Jeffrey Lewis, The Violent Femmes, Lucero, Rocky Votolato, the Woes, Josh Ritter, Drive-By Truckers, The Low Anthem, Old 97's, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, The Devil Makes Three, and The Lumineers.

Type: musician,guitaristNationality: United States of America

Langston Hughes

James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that the negro was in vogue which was later paraphrased as when Harlem was in vogue.

Type: Poet, columnist, dramatist, essayist, lyricist, novelistNationality: American

Lao Tzu

Laozi was a philosopher of ancient China, best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching. His association with the Tào Té Chīng has led him to be traditionally considered the founder of philosophical Taoism. He is also revered as a deity in most religious forms of Taoist philosophy, which often refers to Laozi as Taishang Laojun, or One of the Three Pure Ones.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: Chinese

Lapo Elkann

Lapo Edovard Elkann (born 7 October 1977) is an Italian businessman and grandson of Gianni Agnelli, the former controlling CEO and controlling shareholder of Fiat Automobiles.

Type: businessperson,entrepreneur,socialiteNationality: United States of America

Lara Flynn Boyle

Lara Flynn Boyle is an American film and television actress best known for her performances as Laura Palmer's best friend Donna Hayward in Twin Peaks and Assistant District Attorney Helen Gamble in The Practice. She has had a number of movie roles from the late 1980s through the present but has found the most recognition through her roles in television series.

Type: ActressNationality: American

Lara Giddings

Larissa Tahireh "Lara" Giddings (born 14 November 1972) is a former Australian politician who was the 44th Premier of Tasmania from 24 January 2011 until 31 March 2014, the first woman to hold the position. She was an Labor Party member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly seat of Franklin from 2002 to 2018, and was the party's leader during her period as premier, replaced by Bryan Green after her government's defeat at the 2014 state election. Giddings came from the Labor Left faction.

Type: politicianNationality: Australia

Lara Jean Chorostecki

Lara Jean Chorostecki (born September 24, 1984) is a Canadian actress known for her role as Fredricka "Freddie" Lounds in the American psychological thriller–horror television series Hannibal, and as Sergeant Krystina Breeland on the critically acclaimed Canadian series X Company.

Type: actor,film actorNationality: Canada

Lara Logan

Lara Logan is a South African television and radio journalist, and war correspondent. She is the chief foreign affairs correspondent for CBS News, and a correspondent for CBS's 60 Minutes.

Type: JournalistNationality: South African

Lara Pulver

Lara Pulver (born 1 September 1980) is an English actress. She has played Erin Watts in the British BBC spy drama Spooks, and Irene Adler on BBC's TV adaptation Sherlock. She won the 2016 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in the West End's revival of the hit Broadway musical Gypsy.

Type: actor,stage actorNationality: United Kingdom

Lara Spencer

Lara Christine Von Seelen (known professionally as Lara Spencer) (born June 19, 1969) is an American television presenter. She is best known for being the co-anchor for ABC's Good Morning America. She is also a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News. Previously, she was the host of the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider from 2004 to 2011, and was a regular contributor to CBS's The Early Show. Before then, she was the national correspondent for Good Morning America and spent several years as a lifestyle reporter for WABC-TV. She also hosted Antiques Roadshow on PBS for the 2004 and 2005 seasons, and Antiques Roadshow FYI, a spin-off of Antiques Roadshow, during 2005. She hosts the show Flea Market Flip on both HGTV and the Great American Country channel.

Type: journalistNationality: United States of America