Saul Bellow - Canadian-born American Jewish novelist; Pulitzer Prize winner
William S. Burroughs - (1914-1997) American novelist, essayist, social critic; was an influential member of the "Beat Generation"; his books include Naked Lunch, which was at the center of a landmark 1966 Massachusetts Supreme Court obscenity case
Bert Schneider - TV and film producer; Emmy Award for "The Monkees"; Academy Award for Hearts and Minds (1974); executive producer of The Last Picture Show (1971) and Easy Rider (1969); etc.
Susan Strasberg - American film actress; The Delta Force (1986); Picnic (1955); Rollercoaster (1977); Mazes and Monsters (1982; TV); The Trip (1967); Psych-Out (1968); etc.
Paulo Correa and Alexandra Correa - biophysicists and molecular biologists, prominent Neo-Reichians who have continued Wilhelm Reich's research
William Steig - (1907-2003) prolific American cartoonist for magazines, author of popular children's literature, incl. Caldecott Medal winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1970), the Doctor DeSoto series, and Shrek (1990), which was made into a hit movie
Alexander Lowen - student of Reich, Neo-Reichian; founder of bioenergetic analysis
Charles Kelley - student of Reich, Neo-Reichian; founder of Radix Therapy
Elsworth Baker - student of Reich, Neo-Reichian; head of the American College of Orgonomy
John Pierrakos - student of Reich, Neo-Reichian; founder of Core Energetics
James DeMeo - proponent of Reichianism through the Orgone Biophysical Research Laboratory
Morton Herskowitz - head of the Institute for Orgonomic Science
Frank Zappa - American jazz/rock musician and composer
Norman Mailer - Pulitzer Prize-winning author known for books such as The Naked and the Dead (1948) and Armies of the Night (1968)
Orson Bean - American film and television actor best known as a panelist on the game show To Tell The Truth; was blacklisted during the 1950s