Being left-handed myself I always watch TV
actors/actresses when they write...can you tell me a few of them that are
current TV shows that I should look for? -Bev
Well, off the top of my head
I can think of:
Don Adams, Eddie Albert, Jason Alexander, Tim Allen, Harry Anderson, Sam Anderson, Fred Astaire, William Atherton, Dan Aykroyd, Amitabh Bachchan, Max Baer, Jason Bateman, Peter Berg, Herschel Bernardi, Peter Billingsley, Ed Bishop, Robert Blake, Bruce Boxleitner, Kenneth Branagh, Jeremy Brett, Matthew Broderick, Phil Bruns, George Burns, James Caan, Richard Calkin, Bruce Campbell, Keith Carradine, Jim Carrey, Jack Carter, Khaled Chahrour, Charles Chaplin, Jeffrey Jay Cohen, Chuck Connors, Hans Conried, Stewart Copeland, Michael Crawford, Tom Cruise, Wilson Cruz, Quinn Cummings, Vincent D'Onofrio, Robert Davi, Daniel Davis, Bruce Davison, Robert De Niro, Ron Dean, Dustin Diamond, Matt Dillon, Michael Dorn, Jerry Doyle, Richard Dreyfuss, David Duchovny, Griffin Dunne, W.C. Fields, Larry Fine, Laurence Fishburne, Peter Fonda, Rupert Frazer, Morgan Freeman, Victor French, Allen Funt, Dean Gaffney, Victor Garber, Paul Michael Glaser, Scott Glenn, John Glover, George Gobel, Tony Goldwyn, Peter Graves, Bruce Greenwood, Richard Grieve, Devon Gummersall, Dan Haggerty, Brad Hall, Mark Hamill, Kadeem Hardison, Woody Harrelson, Rex Harrison, David Hart, Dan Hedaya, Edward Herrmann, Peter Horton, Rock Hudson, Jim Hutton, Clark Johnson, Russell Johnson, Gabe Kaplan, Richard Karn, Danny Kaye, Howard Keel, George Kennedy, Val Kilmer, Bill Knight, Walter Koenig, Michael Landon, Frank Langella, Peter Lawford, Paul LeMat, Robert Sean Leonard, Joe Lerer, Hal Linden, Ray Liotta, Cleavon Little, Christopher Lloyd, Allen Ludden, John Carroll Lynch, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Fred MacMurray, Chris Makepeace, Howie Mandel, Marcel Marceau, Kiel Martin, Rik Mayall, Andrew McCarthy, Steve McQueen, Rick Moranis, Robert Morse, William R. Moses, Roger E. Mosley, Ronn Moss, Robert Nadder, Anthony Newley, Bill Nunn, Ryan O'Neal, Ed O'Neil, Gary Olsen, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Parnes, Anthony Perkins, Ron Perlman, Paul Perri, Luke Perry, Bronson Pinchot, Brad Pitt, Michael J. Pollard, Chris Potter, Robert Preston, Richard Pryor, Dennis Quaid, Randy Quaid, Robert Redford, Timothy Reed, Keanu Reeves, Michael Richards, Don Rickles, Ron Rifkin, Cyril Ritchard, William Roache, Henry Rollins, Howard Rollins, Mickey Rourke, William Rushton, Tim Russ, Telly Savalas, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Slater, Dick Smothers, David Spade, Brent Spiner, Terence Stamp, Rod Steiger, Fisher Stevens, Jim Storm, Harold Sylvester, Alan Thicke, Rip Torn, Bill Treacher, Peter Ustinov, Rudy Vallee, Barry Van Dyke, Dick Van Dyke, Michael Vartan, Graham Walker, Wil Wheaton, James Whitmore, Treat Williams, Bruce Willis, Demond Wilson, William Windom, Scott Wolf, Russell Wong, James Woods, D.B. Woodside, Joel Wyner, Keenan Wynn, and Ian Ziering.
Kristian Alfonso, Mikki Allen, June Allyson, Barbara Babcock, Ellen Barkin, Barbara Barrie, Kim Basinger, Lisa Blount, Jean Boht, Conni Marie Brazelton, Peggy Cass, Judy Davis, Olivia De Havilland, Fran Drescher, Lisa Eichhorn, Stephanie Faracy, Frances Fisher, Greta Garbo, Judy Garland, Whoopi Goldberg, Betty Grable, Goldie Hawn, Joey Heatherton, Tippi Hedren, Kate Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Shirley Jones, Diane Keaton, Sheila Kelley, Nicole Kidman, Lisa Kudrow, Diane Lane, Hope Lange, Cloris Leachman, Dawnn Lewis, Kathleen Lloyd, Shirley MacLaine, Julianna Margulies, Marsha Mason, Mary Stuart Masterson, Marlee Matlin, Jessie Matthews, Kristy McNichol, Anne Meara, S. Epatha Merkerson, Cerita Monet Bickelmann, Marilyn Monroe, Demi Moore, Julianne Moore, Kim Novak, Mary-Kate Olsen, Sarah Jessica, Parker, Estelle Parsons, Jane Powell, Anne Ramsay, Shanna Reed, Mandy Rice-Davies, Lisa Rinna, Julia Roberts, Ginger Rogers, Mercedes Ruehl, Eva Marie Saint, Jennifer Saunders, Julia Sawalha, Jean Seberg, Nancy Stafford, Jessica Steen, Sherry Stringfield, Lori Sutton, Emma Thompson, Brenda Vaccaro, Karen Valentine, Romy Walthall, Dianne Wiest, Mare Winningham, Joanne Woodward, and Stephanie Zimbalist.
Other entertainers include:
Greg Allman (musician), Brad Vander Ark (musician), Tim Armstrong (singer/guitarist), Cheryl Baker (presenter), Carol Barnes (TV newscaster), Jeremy Beadle (presenter), Cheryl Bentyne (singer), Steve Bowditch (comedian), David Bowie (singer), Susan Brookes (cookery presenter), Lenny Bruce (comedian), Ruth Buzzi (comedienne), David Byrne (musician), Sid Caesar (comedian), James Cameron (director), Glen Campbell (musician), Milton Caniff (cartoonist), Vikki Carr (singer), Bernie Clifton, (entertainer), Kurt Cobain (singer), Bruce Cockburn (musician), Joel Coen (director), Ray Cokes (video jockey), Natalie Cole (singer), Bobby Collins (comedian), Dorothy Collins (singer), Phil Collins (bald singer), William Corgan (singer/songwriter, guitarist), Leslie Crowther (game show host), Billy Ray Cyrus (musician, of sorts), Dick Dale (guitarist), Paul Daniels (magician), Data (android), Tony DiBiasio (WWF wrestler), Celine Dion (Titanic singer), Elliott Easton (musician), Don Everly (singer and brother), Phil Everly (singer and other brother), Danny Finkelman (radio broadcaster), Bela Fleck (jazz musician), Rosemarie Ford presenter / singer / dancer / actress), Glenn Frey (musician), Eric Gales (guitarist), Noel Gallagher (singer), Errol Garner (jazz pianist), Crystal Gayle (singer), Bob Geldof (singer), Uri Geller (key and spoon bender), Matt Groening (cartoonist and creator of Ned Flanders, left hander), Cathy Guisevite (cartoonist), Taylor Hanson (young musician), Zac Hanson (13 year old), Tim Hauser (singer), Isaac Hayes (musician), Thomas Hedley (vocalist/musician), Jimi Hendrix (guitarist), Jim Henson (puppeteer), John Henson (TV host), Katy Hill (presenter), Lauryn Hill (singer), Joel Hodgson (TV host), Boy Howdy (singer), Tony Iommi (musician), Derek Jameson (radio presenter), Albert King (musician), Mark King (guitarist), Greg Kinnear (TV host), Mark Knopfler (guitarist), Ted Koppel (newsman), Matt Lauer (TV host), Spike Lee (director), Donovan Leitch (musician), Annie Lennox (singer), Jay Leno (TV host), John Lydon (singer, a.k.a. Johnny Rotten), Melissa Manchester (singer), Chuck Mangione (musician), Marla Maples (Donald Trump's wife), Wynton Marsalis (musician), Wink Martindale (game show host), Bill Mauldin (cartoonist), Martina McBride (country music singer), Paul McCartney (singer), Al McKay (guitarist/writer), Christie Marie Melonson (opera singer), George Michael (busy left handed singer), Shawn Michaels (WWF wrestler), Ken Morton (organist), Edward R. Murrow (broadcaster), Kevin Nash (WWF wrestler), Peter Nero (musician), Jon Oliva (musician), Ian Paice (drummer), Alan Paul (singer), Fiona Phillips (presenter), Joe Piscopo (pumped up comedian), Robert Plant (musician), Su Pollard, (singer), Cole Porter (composer), Esther Rantzen (TV presenter), Lou Rawls (musician), Shane Ritchie (TV presenter), Otis Rush (musician), Seal (singer), Jerry Seinfeld (comedian), Paul Shane (entertainer), Janis Siegel (singer), Paul Simon (singer), Ringo Starr (drummer), Michael Stipe (singer), Sting (singer), Rich Szabo (trumpetist), Roger Taylor (musician), Terry Thomas (comedian), Tiny Tim (singer), Richard Whiteley (TV presenter), Montel Williams (TV host), Paul Williams (songwriter), Oprah Winfrey (queen of all media), Bobby Womack (musician) and, Aki W. Yrjänä (musician).
Now I know I'm going to get a flood of mail telling whom I've forgotten, but please give me credit for remembering them in alphabetical order.