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Ayn Rand (1905–1982)

Ayn Rand was born on February 2, 1905 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire 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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Known For

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

Filmography

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  The Fountainhead (based on the novel by) (announced)
 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)
 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 We the Living (novel)
 1942 Addio Kira! (novel "We The Living")
 1942 Noi vivi (novel "We the Living")
 1941 The Night of January 16th (based on the play by)
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Other Works:

Book: "For the New Intellectual" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 17 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Ayn Rand Institute

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

The truly and deliberately evil men are a very small minority; it is the appeaser who unleashes them on mankind; it is the appeaser's intellectual abdication that invites them to take over. When a culture's dominant trend is geared to irrationality, the thugs win over the appeasers. When intellectual leaders fail to foster the best in the mixed, unformed, vacillating character of people at large,... See more »

Trivia:

Never learned to drive. Her friends and associates believed that this was on purpose, so she would always depend on her husband Frank to do the driving, leaving him in control of that part of their relationship. See more »

Trademark:

Extremely analytical See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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