Saturday, January 28, 2012

Late Starters

5 Famous People Who Succeeded Long After They Should've Quit


Bud said...

Somewhat bungled article, but gives me an excuse to trumpet R. A. Lafferty who didn't start writing for publication until ~ 45 years old. To somewhat accurately quote Neil Gaiman: Lafferty was a unique writer who was "the best there ever was at whatever it was that he wrote!"

Anders E said...

Three of the greats of the 20th century were 40-something when they began doing what they became famous for; Raymond Chandler, Howlin' Wolf and Carl Barks. I'd say Barks is probably the most influential of them.