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This is a list of well-known advertising copywriters who founded a major multinational agency, have been inducted into an advertising hall of fame, have been recognized with a lifetime achievement award, or have considerable influence in the copywriting world.
Many creative people spend time early in their careers working as advertising copywriters. This is a list of such people - specifically, people who worked as copywriters before achieving fame in a non-advertising career. The names are followed by the careers in which they are famous.