Authors

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Michael Feinstein

Michael Jay Feinstein is an American singer, pianist, and music revivalist. He is an interpreter of, and an anthropologist and archivist for, the repertoire known as the Great American Songbook. In 1988 he won a Drama Desk Special Award for celebrating American musical theatre songs. Feinstein is also a multi-platinum-selling, five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist.

Type: Singer, pianistNationality: American

Michael Feldman

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

Michael Finley

Michael Howard Finley is a retired American professional basketball player. He won an NBA championship with the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Michael Fish

Michael Fish MBE is a semi-retired British weather forecaster, best known for his BBC Weather television presentations, although he was actually employed by the Met Office.

Type: CelebrityNationality: English

Michael Fishman

Michael Aaron Fishman (born October 22, 1981 in Los Angeles County, California) is an American actor, writer, and producer best known for playing D.J. Conner on the long-running series Roseanne and its spin-off show, The Conners.

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

Michael Flanders

Michael Henry Flanders OBE was an English actor, broadcaster, and writer and performer of comic songs. He is best known to the general public for his partnership with Donald Swann performing as the duo Flanders and Swann.

Type: Actor, broadcasterNationality: British

Michael Flatley

Michael Ryan Flatley is an Irish-American dancer, choreographer, actor, musician and occasional television presenter. He became internationally known for Irish dance shows Riverdance, Lord of the Dance, Feet of Flames, and Celtic Tiger. On April 20 2010, Michael announced he would return to the stage for the European tour of 'The Return of Michael Flatley as Lord of the Dance'.

Type: Dancer, actor, writer, flautist, choreographerNationality: Irish

Michael Foot

Michael Mackintosh Foot, FRSL, PC was a British Labour Party politician and man of letters. He was a Member of Parliament from 1945 to 1955 and from 1960 until 1992. He was deputy leader of the Labour Party from 1976 to 1980, and later became the Leader of the Opposition from 1980 to 1983.

Type: PoliticianNationality: English

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman (born 21 March 1938) is a British author and illustrator, one of the best-known and most prolific creators of children's books. He won the 1982 and 1989 Kate Greenaway Medals for British children's book illustration and he was a commended runner up five times (a distinction dropped after 2002).For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was U.K. nominee in 1988 and again in 2010 for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest recognition available to creators of children's books.

Type: writer,author,illustrator,children's writerNationality: United Kingdom

Michael Franks

Michael Franks (born September 18, 1944) is an American jazz singer and songwriter, considered a leader of the quiet storm movement. He has recorded with a variety of well-known artists, such as Patti Austin, Art Garfunkel, Brenda Russell, Claus Ogerman, and David Sanborn. His songs have been recorded by Shirley Bassey, The Carpenters, Kurt Elling, Diana Krall, Patti LaBelle, Lyle Lovett, The Manhattan Transfer, Carmen McRae and Ringo Starr.

Type: singer,songwriter,guitarist,jazz guitarist,banjoist,jazz musicianNationality: United States of America

Michael Franti

Michael Franti is an American poet, musician, and composer. He is the creator and lead vocalist of Michael Franti & Spearhead, a band that blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk, and rock. He is also an outspoken supporter for a wide spectrum of peace and social justice issues.

Type: Musician, composerNationality: American

Michael Frayn

Michael J. Frayn FRSL is an English playwright and novelist. He is best known as the author of the farce Noises Off and the dramas Copenhagen and Democracy. His novels, such as Towards the End of the Morning, Headlong and Spies, have also been critical and commercial successes, making him one of the handful of writers in the English language to succeed in both drama and prose fiction.

Type: Playwright, reporter, columnist, novelist, screenwriterNationality: English

Michael Gambon

Sir Michael John Gambon, CBE is an Irish actor who has worked in theatre, television and film. A highly respected theatre actor, Gambon is recognised for his roles as Philip Marlow in the BBC television serial The Singing Detective, as Jules Maigret in the 1990s ITV serial Maigret, and as Professor Albus Dumbledore in the last six Harry Potter films.

Type: ActorNationality: British

Michael Gartner

Michael Gartner is an American journalist and businessman. He was President of the Iowa Board of Regents. He is a graduate of Carleton College and the New York University School of Law.

Type: JournalistNationality: American