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Bret Easton Ellis

1964 - Today

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Bret Easton Ellis (born March 7, 1964) is an American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director. Ellis was first regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack, which also included Tama Janowitz and Jay McInerney. He is a self-proclaimed satirist whose trademark technique, as a writer, is the expression of extreme acts and opinions in an affectless style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bret Easton Ellis has received more than 2,176,434 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Bret Easton Ellis is the 3,822nd most popular writer (down from 3,615th in 2019), the 5,171st most popular biography from United States (down from 4,733rd in 2019) and the 443rd most popular American Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Bret Easton Ellis ranks 3,822 out of 5,794. Before him are Ramón Pérez de Ayala, John Lyly, Léon Damas, Turan Dursun, R. K. Narayan, and Robert Herrick. After him are Meir Shalev, Vincenzo Cerami, Farrukhi Sistani, Ernst Stadler, Alexander McCall Smith, and Russell Kirk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Bret Easton Ellis ranks 161Before him are Martin Donnelly, Kad Merad, Amber Lynn, Valentina Vargas, Djamolidine Abdoujaparov, and Adrian Hasler. After him are Shi Zhengli, Nicola Larini, Lori Loughlin, Chris Farley, Vinnie Paul, and Pedro Passos Coelho.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bret Easton Ellis ranks 5,171 out of 15,968. Before him are Frank Grillo (1965), Melanie (1947), Oscar De La Hoya (1973), Richard Quine (1920), William Katt (1951), and Vincent Richards (1903). After him are Maggie Q (1979), Meg Foster (1948), Dolph Schayes (1928), Peter Sarsgaard (1971), Koko Taylor (1928), and Emily Warren Roebling (1843).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Bret Easton Ellis ranks 443Before him are Eric Roth (1945), Irving Wallace (1916), Saul Alinsky (1909), James Lipton (1926), Hart Crane (1899), and John Norman (1931). After him are Russell Kirk (1918), Stanley G. Weinbaum (1902), Sandra Brown (1948), Mary McCarthy (1912), Larry Collins (1929), and Leigh Brackett (1915).

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