Ayn Rand (1905–1982)

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Ayn Rand was born on February 2, 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire [now Russia] as Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum. She was a writer and actress, known for Love Letters (1945), The Fountainhead and We the Living (1942). She was married to Frank O'Connor. She died on March 6, 1982 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Love Letters Writer
(1945)
We the Living Writer
(1942)

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  The Fountainhead (based on the novel by) (announced)
 2021 Red Pawn (TV Mini Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
 2018 Anthem: The Graphic Novel (TV Series) (written by - 18 episodes)
- Episode #1.18 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.17 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.16 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.15 ... (written by)
- Episode #1.14 ... (written by)
 2017 A Coisa Mais Simples do Mundo (Short) (short story)
 2015/I Anthem (Short) (novella)
 2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part I (novel)
 2009 Anthem (Short) (novel)
 2004 Ideal (Video) (play)
 1975 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- La nuit du 16 janvier (1975) ... (play)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Night of January 16th (1960) ... (by)
  Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1956) (previous screenplay - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Night of January Sixteenth (1956) ... (play)
- Love Letters (1955) ... (previous screenplay)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Night of January Sixteenth (1952) ... (play)
 1949 The Fountainhead (novel) / (screenplay)
 1945 Love Letters (screenplay)
 1945 You Came Along (screenplay)
 1942 Addio Kira! (novel "We The Living")
 1942 We the Living (novel) / (novel "We the Living")
 1941 The Night of January 16th (based on the play by)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Virtue of Selfishness" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 17 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Ayn Rand Institute

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Spouse:

Frank O'Connor  (his death)
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Personal Quote:

The kind of doctor who is willing or eager to practice medicine under these conditions represents a new breed, new at least in quantity. There is a generation of utterly unambitious young doctors growing up today, especially conspicuous in the HMOs, doctors who are the opposite of the old-fashioned physician in private practice - doctors who want to escape the responsibility of independent ... See more »

Trivia:

When she appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) he had originally intended to bring her on during the last few minutes. After talking with her before the broadcast, he threw out the entire program and put her on for the duration. See more »

Trademark:

Piercing eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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