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Alfred Kazin – author, critic and teacher
Andrew Kopkind – Journalist
Andrew Lloyd Webber – composer , Cats, Phantom of the Opera
Tim Gunn – Host of Project Runway
Joe Biden – Vice President, United States of America
Henry Paulson – former Secretary of the Treasury
Sam Neill – actor.
Annie Glenn – wife of astronaut and Senator John Glenn
Anthony Quinn – Actor.
Austin Pendleton – Actor.
Ben Johnson – runner.
Bill Walton – basketball star, sports commentator
Bill Withers – singer and songwriter
Bo Jackson – football and baseball star
Bob Love – basketball star with Chicago Bulls in 60’s and 70’s.
Adrian Peterson – running back for the Chicago Bears.
Alan Rabinowitz – zoologist, conservationist, and author
Alan Turing – designed first digital computer. Broke Enigma codes.
Bruce Oldfield – British fashion designer for Diana and other Royals.
Budd Schulberg – “On the Waterfront,” Oscar winner
Butch Baird – golfer.
Charles Canon Kingsley – orator, writer, chaplain to Queen Victoria.
Erasmus Darwin – physician, scientist and grandfather of Charles.
Clara Barton – Founder of the American Red Cross.
Claudius – Roman Emperor.
Congressman Frank Wolf – Republican from VA.
Cotton Mather – Puritan leader and famous preacher.
Nevil Shute – English novelist and aeronautical engineer.
Charles Lamb – British essayist,
Chris Trapper – musician, The Push Stars rock band
Winston Churchill – Prime Minister of Great Britain World War II,
During World War II, Great Britain was lead to victory by two stutterers: King George VI and his Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Field Marshall Lord Carver – former head of British military
Garry Moore – game show host – “I’ve Got a Secret”
Mike Rowe – host of ‘Dirty Jobs’ on television
Horace Grant – Orlando Magic power forward
Howard Bingham – professional photographer
Henry James – American Novelist.
Hazen “Kiki” Cuyler – a Hall of Fame outfielder for the Pirates
Harley Earl – train and car designer. Astra-Dome trains and Corvette
Henry Rogers – public relations pioneer.
Henry Luce – Founder of Time, Life, Fortune, Sports Illustrated and House & Home magazines. During college, he was voted “most brilliant” by his class at Yale.
Marc Anthony – singer and husband of Jennifer Lopez
B. B. King
John Lee Hooker
James ‘Jimmy’ Crudup – perfected and taught surgical techniques.
Jake Eberts – “Gandhi” producer
Jack Welsh – President of GE
Jack Paar – host of “The Tonight Show” 1957-1962
Jimmy Stewart – actor.
John Slaughter – Arizona sheriff in the 1880’s, cleaned up Arizona Territory
John Stossel – reporter, ABC’s 20/20.
Dekanawida – Iroquois Indian leader in the 1500’s
John Updike – writer
Eric Roberts – actor
Neville Schute – writer
John Sculley – Apple Computer
James Earl Jones – actor
“My voice is an impaired instrument,” says the actor. “I’m happy that any clarity comes out at all. Growing up, it was so painful and embarrassing. I knew why people laughed but it was still painful.”
Kenyon Martin – forward for the New Jersey Nets
Katey Red – Rap Artist
Kim Philby – British spy.
Rubin “Hurricane” Carter – boxer As a boy, he beat up other boys who laughed at his stuttering.
Pat Leahy – N.Y. Jets kicker.
King Charles I – King of England, 1625-1649.
King George VI – King of England, 1937-1952.
Kenneth Tynan – British drama critic
Ken Venturi – golfer. won U.S. Open in 1961. Commentator for CBS sports.
Kenneth E. Boulding – economist, lecturer, writer. Began Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford.
King Louis II, France – ‘Louis the Stammerer’ (my ancestor.)
Lewis Carroll – Governor of Alaska
Lester Hayes – former All-Pro defensive back Oakland / LA Raiders.
Lewis Carroll – Author of Alice in Wonderland.
Christopher Robin Milne – the original Christopher Robin.
Lester Hayes – former Los Angeles Raider
Michael Ramsey – Archbishop of Canterbury
Marion Davies – actress and partner of William Randolph Hearst
Jim Davis — The cartoonist who created Garfield.
Mel Tillis – country singer
Joseph Priestley – (1733-1804) chemist, discovered oxygen
Mike Harpe – ConAgra Food Services
Michael Spinks – light heavyweight boxing champion
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra – author of Don Quixote
Antonio Bassolino – Mayor of Naples
Molotov – Russian Foreign Minister under Stalin.
Lord David Cecil – Professor Oxford
Aneurin Bevan – British Labor Party Leader in 1930’s.
Nino Salvatore – past president of Medicine, University of Naples
Nicholas Brendon – TV star “Xander” in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Nat King Cole
Nicolae Ceausecsu – President of Romania in the 1970’s
Niccolo Fontana Tartaglia * – Italian mathematician -algebraic solution of cubic
Notker Balbulus ** – Dark Ages monk developed plainchant and calendar.
Biographer of Charlemagne.
Mario Savio – 1960’s Free Speech leader at Berkeley
Prince Albert of Monaco
Raymond Massey – actor
Ron Harper – basketball star, Chicago Bulls.
Robert A. Heinlein – science fiction writer
Thomas Becket – Archbishop of Canterbury
Robert Merrill – Opera singer.
P.F. Bentley – photographer, TIME Magazine and photojournalism teacher
Richard Condon – novelist Manchurian Candidate, Prizzi’s Honor.
Samuel L. Jackson – actor
Robert Boyle (1627-1691) – British scientist, ‘Father of Modern Chemistry’
Michael II, Byzantine Emperor – 820 – 829
Proinsias De Rossa – leader of the Democrat Left in Ireland.
Somerset Maugham – British writer
Thomas Kean – Governor of New Jersey from1982-1990
Vernon Hill – CEO, founder of Commerce Bancorp, Commerce Bank
“Scatman John” Larkin – jazz musician
Walter H. Annenberg – publisher, broadcaster, diplomat and philanthropist.
Washington Irving – author
Walter Wriston – CEO Citicorp/Citibank
* Tartaglia is Italian for stammerer.
** Balbulus translates to Stammerer
… and there are others: Full list here.