Ayn Rand (1905–1982)

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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 We the Living (1942), Love Letters (1945) and The Fountainhead. 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

We the Living Writer
(1942)
Love Letters Writer
(1945)
(1949)

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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 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:

Novel: "Anthem" 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)
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Personal Quote:

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. See more »

Trivia:

Turned twenty-one during her voyage to America, and also changed her name, in part to protect her family back in Soviet Russia. "Ayn" (rhymes with "mine") came from a Finnish author. The exact origin of her last name is uncertain; however, in 1936, she told the New York Evening Post that 'Rand is an abbreviation of my Russian surname.' An oft-repeated story claims that Ayn Rand took her last name... See more »

Trademark:

Extremely analytical See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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