American writers of German descent

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  1. Sarah Palin
  2. Maria Shriver
  3. Keith Olbermann
  4. Mary Astor
  5. Walt Disney
  6. Gloria Steinem
  7. Sylvia Plath
  8. Dr. Seuss
  9. Danielle Steel
  10. Roger Ebert

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Below you will find our complete list of American writers of German descent - there are currently 105 records in this list.
# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Sarah Palin50Governor of Alaska 349,247 398
2. Maria Shriver58American writer 48,789 3,791
3. Keith Olbermann55American, TV News 31,585 5,510
4. Mary Astor81*Actress, author 29,209 6,710
5. Walt Disney65*Producer, director and animator 28,336 6,065
6. Gloria Steinem80American activist 15,957 10,344
7. Sylvia Plath30*American poet, novelist 15,379 9,591
8. Dr. Seuss87*American cartoonist, children's animator and writer 13,860 10,602
9. Danielle Steel67American Novelist 13,059 11,096
10. Roger Ebert70*American film critic 10,382 12,432
11. Peter Hermann47American actor 10,012 14,227
12. Stephen Colbert50American comedian, satirist, actor and writer. 7,516 16,124
13. John Steinbeck66*American writer, Nobel Prize for Literature laureate in 1962 6,708 16,714
14. Nicholas Sparks48Author 4,930 20,529
15. Erich Maria Remarque72*German novelist 3,268 28,158
16. Henry Miller88*American novelist 2,556 30,214
17. George DiCaprio70Writer 2,214 32,738
18. Nick Clooney79American journalist, anchorman, and television host 1,821 35,056
19. Natalie Barney95*Writer and salonist 1,720 35,716
20. Thomas Mann80*German novelist, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and Nobel Prize laureate 1,680 36,871
21. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.84*Novelist, Essayist 1,174 42,857
22. Peter Viertel86*American drmatist 1,139 44,083
23. Katherine Schwarzenegger24American writer 1,096 47,461
24. Gertrude Stein72*American writer, poet 836 50,103
25. Ron Paul79U.S. libertarian, physician, politician, obstetrician 816 49,605
26. Sadakichi Hartmann77*American writer 766 51,832
27. David Eisenhower66American writer 684 54,233
28. Herbert Hoover90*American president, businessman, engineer 682 54,262
29. August Wilson60*Playwright, author 561 58,119
30. Chip Taylor74American singer 462 68,425
31. Dorothy Thompson67*American journalist 204 85,598
32. L. Frank Baum62*Children's writer, editor, journalist, screenwriter 198 86,000
33. H.L. Mencken75*American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist 179 87,839
34. Gus Kahn54*American songwriter 151 96,315
35. Louise Erdrich60American fiction writer and poet 104 105,829
36. John Eisenhower91*United States Army general, military historian, diplomat 56 157,837
37. Joseph Pulitzer64*American politician and newspaper publisher 55 129,070
38. Paul Dresser48*American musician 55 127,171
39. Theodore Dreiser74*Novelist, journalist 44 135,437
40. Siegfried Kracauer77*American, Writer 38 145,512
41. George Schuyler82*author, journalist and social commentator 30 168,834
42. Klaus Mann42*Writer 28 164,148
43. Anna Thomas66American film producer 24 180,976
44. Bryan Malessa50 20 193,045
45. Carl Schurz77*Union Army general, politician 20 204,456
46. Anita Desai77Indian fiction writer 18 209,285
47. Robert M. Pirsig85American writer and philosopher 17 210,509
48. Joseph Kesselring65*American writer and playwright 17 211,220
49. Wolfgang W.E. Samuel79American writer 17 215,346
50. Rudolf Arnheim102*German, Scientist 16 223,510
51. Golo Mann85*German, Writer 16 232,955
52. Susan Eisenhower 14 -
53. Walter Charles Langer82*American, Writer 14 231,065
54. Oskar SeidlinAmerican, Writer 12 251,258
55. Curt Siodmak98*Writer 11 269,147
56. Andrew WeilAmerican medical writer 10 -
57. Monika MannNovelist 9 -
58. Vivien SpitzAmerican, Journalist 8 -
59. Theodore RoethkeAmerican poet 7 -
60. Thom HartmannAmerican journalist 7 -
61. Oswald Garrison VillardAmerican newspaper publisher 6 -
62. Harold SchindlerAmerican journalist 6 -
63. Wolfgang ZuckermannAmerican harpsichord maker 6 -
64. Walter LippmannAmerican journalist 6 -
65. Herman Rosenthal 6 -
66. Gustav K├ÂrnerIllinois lawyer, politician and historian 6 -
67. August Mencken, Jr.American, Writer 5 -
68. Hans MassaquoiAmerican journalist 5 -
69. David SchowAmerican writer 5 -
70. Ursula HegiGerman-American novelist, short story writer 5 -
71. Max EhrmannAmerican poet and lawyer 4 -
72. Henry VillardJournalist, financier 4 -
73. Isaac Kaufmann FunkU. S. Lutheran minister, editor, lexicographer, publisher, and spelling reformer 4 -
74. Thomas ZimmermanPennsylvania German language writer and translator 4 -
75. David LimbaughAmerican lawyer and political commentator 4 -
76. Richard Plant (writer)American, Historian 4 -
77. William LangewiescheAmerican journalist 4 -
78. Ludwig LewisohnNovelist, critic, translator 3 -
79. Ann CottenAmerican, Writer 3 -
80. Klaus OttmannAmerican, Curator 3 -
81. Dieter CunzAmerican, Historian 2 -
82. Charles Nordhoff (journalist)United States journalist 2 -
83. Charles Astor BristedAmerican, Writer 2 -
84. John Adolphus EtzlerAmerican writer 2 -
85. William MoritzAmerican film historian 2 -
86. George Sylvester ViereckGerman-American writer, poet, propagandist 2 -
87. Ida G. AthensAmerican, Writer 2 -
88. Joseph WeydemeyerUnion Army officer 2 -
89. Betty SmithAmerican writer 2 -
90. Paul CarusAmerican philosopher 1 -
91. Stefan HeymGerman writer 1 -
92. Gus HeegeAmerican playwright 1 -
93. Nora Okja KellerAmerican, Writer 1 -
94. Anthony Maas 1 -
95. Kimberly M. BlaeserAmerican, Writer 1 -
96. Louise Adeline WeitzelAmerican writer 1 -
97. Charles FollenGerman-American educator - -
98. Edmund von MachAmerican, Writer - -
99. Peter de JongeWriter - -
100. Solomon DeLongAmerican journalist - -
101. H. L. FischerAmerican journalist - -
102. Hans WilhelmAmerican writer - -
103. Lois LenskiAmerican children's writer - -
104. Fritz AnnekeGerman-American political activist, Union Army Civil War colonel, journalist - -
105. Martin EbonAmerican writer - -
* deceased (age at death)