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Ayn Rand

Biography

Russian-American novelist, philosopher, and Conventional/Libertarian politics activist who many famously wrote The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957). She actually is also known for creating a philosophical program known as Objectivism. She was one of the primary women to sign up on the Petrograd Condition College or university, where she researched background. In 1926, she immigrated to america to pursue a profession being a Hollywood screenwriter. Her idea of logical self-interest pervades her literary function. She was created in St. Petersburg, Russia to Russian Jewish parents. She was wedded to Frank O’Connor for fifty years. She significantly inspired the renowned American economist, Alan Greenspan.

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Full Name Ayn Rand
Date Of Birth February 2, 1905
Died March 6, 1982, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height 1.57 m
Profession Novelist
Education Saint Petersburg State University
Nationality American, Soviet, Russian
Spouse Frank O'Connor
Parents Anna Borisovna, Zinovy Zakharovich Rosenbaum
Awards Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
Nominations National Book Award for Fiction, Retro Hugo Award for Best Novella
Movies Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt?, Atlas Shrugged: Part II, Atlas Shrugged: Part I, Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words, Gawaahi, The Fountainhead, Love Letters, You Came Along, Night of January 16th, Penthouse
Star Sign Aquarius

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Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Coisa Mais Simples do Mundo 2017 Short short story completed
Anthem 2015/I Short novella
Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? 2014 novel
Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike 2012 novel
Atlas Shrugged: Part I 2011 novel
Ideal 2004 Video play
ITV Play of the Week 1960 TV Series by - 1 episode
Lux Video Theatre TV Series play - 1 episode, 1956 previous screenplay - 1 episode, 1955
Broadway Television Theatre 1952 TV Series play - 1 episode
The Fountainhead 1949 novel / screenplay
Love Letters 1945 screenplay
You Came Along 1945 screenplay
Addio Kira! 1942 novel "We The Living"
Noi vivi 1942 novel "We the Living"
We the Living 1942 novel
The Night of January 16th 1941 based on the play by

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King of Kings 1927 uncredited

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
We the Living 1942 supervising editor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Donahue 1979-1980 TV Series Herself
Day at Night 1974 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 1967 TV Series Herself - Guest / Herself
Understanding Our World: An Interview with Ayn Rand 1961 TV Short documentary Herself
The Mike Wallace Interview 1959 TV Series

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream 2012 Documentary Herself
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace 2011 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Ayn Rand: In Her Own Words 2011 Video documentary Herself
NHK supesharu 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
In Search of Steve Ditko 2007 TV Movie documentary Herself
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life 1997 Documentary Herself - Testifies Before HUAC (uncredited)
Red Hollywood 1996 Video documentary Herself

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