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Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson is a writer and biographer. He is the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. He has been the Chairman and CEO of CNN and the Managing Editor of Time. He has written biographies of Henry Kissinger, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs.

Type: Writer, authorNationality: American

Walter J. Turner

Walter James Redfern Turner was an Australian-born, English-domiciled writer and critic.

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Walter Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed Barney and The Big Train, was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball career for the Washington Senators. He would later serve as manager of the Senators from 1929 through 1932 and for the Cleveland Indians from 1933 through 1935.

Type: AthleteNationality: American

Walter Jon Williams

Walter Jon Williams is an American writer, primarily of science fiction.

Type: WriterNationality: American

Walter Karp

Walter Karp was an American journalist, historian, and writer published in magazines such as American Heritage and Horizon, and also was a contributing editor for Harper's magazine, which re-published some of his political history books in 2003.

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Walter Kaufmann

Walter Arnold Kaufmann was a German-American philosopher, translator, and poet. A prolific author, he wrote extensively on a broad range of subjects, such as authenticity and death, moral philosophy and existentialism, theism and atheism, Christianity and Judaism, as well as philosophy and literature. He served for over 30 years as a Professor at Princeton University.

Type: PhilosopherNationality: German

Walter Kerr

Walter Francis Kerr was an American writer and Broadway theater critic. He also was the writer, lyricist, and/or director of several Broadway plays and musicals as well as the author of several books, generally on the subject of theater and cinema.

Type: CriticNationality: American

Walter Kirn

Walter Kirn (born August 3, 1962) is an American novelist, literary critic, and essayist. He is the author of eight books, most notably Up in the Air, which was made into a film of the same name starring George Clooney.

Type: writer,novelistNationality: United States of America

Walter Kittredge

Walter Kittredge, was a famous musician during the American Civil War.

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Walter Knott

Walter Marvin Knott was an American farmer who created the Knott's Berry Farm amusement park in California. He was born in San Bernardino, CA.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: American

Walter Koenig

Walter Marvin Koenig is an American actor, writer, teacher and director, known for his roles as Pavel Chekov in Star Trek and Alfred Bester in Babylon 5. He wrote the script for the 2008 science fiction legal thriller InAlienable.

Type: ActorNationality: American

Walter Kohn

Walter Kohn is an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1998. The award recognized their contributions to the understandings of the electronic properties of materials.

Type: PhysicistNationality: Austrian

Walter Lang

Walter Lang was an American film director.

Type: DirectorNationality: American

Walter Legge

Harry Walter Legge was an influential English classical record producer, most notably for EMI. His recordings include many sets later regarded as classics and reissued by EMI as Great Recordings of the Century. He worked in the recording industry from 1927, combining this with the post of junior music critic of The Manchester Guardian.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: British

Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann was an American public intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War; he coined the term stereotype in the modern psychological meaning as well. Lippmann was twice awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his syndicated newspaper column, Today and Tomorrow.

Type: Journalist, writerNationality: American

Walter Lord

John Walter Lord, Jr., was an American author, best known for his documentary-style non-fiction account A Night to Remember, about the sinking of the RMS Titanic.

Type: Author, historianNationality: American