Find out more about the greatest 21st Century British Writers, including Lady Colin Campbell, J. K. Rowling, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joan Collins and Julie Andrews.
J. K. RowlingJ. K. Rowling

31 July 1965

Yate

Leo

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen

13 October 1971

Hammersmith

Libra

Joan CollinsJoan Collins

23 May 1933

Paddington

Gemini

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

01 October 1935

Walton-on-Thames

Libra

Salman RushdieSalman Rushdie

19 June 1947

Mumbai

Gemini

John CleeseJohn Cleese

27 October 1939

Weston-super-Mare

Scorpio

Neil GaimanNeil Gaiman

10 November 1960

Portchester, Hampshire, England

Scorpio

Nigella LawsonNigella Lawson

06 January 1960

London, United Kingdom

Capricorn

Alan MooreAlan Moore

18 November 1953

Northampton

Scorpio

Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne

09 October 1952

Brixton, South London, England

Libra

Bernard CornwellBernard Cornwell

23 February 1944

Pisces

Eric IdleEric Idle

29 March 1943

South Shields

Aries

Nick HornbyNick Hornby

17 April 1957

Redhill

Aries

Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro

08 November 1954

Nagasaki, Japan

Scorpio

Alain de BottonAlain de Botton

20 December 1969

Zürich, Switzerland

Sagittarius

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard

03 July 1937

Zlín, Czechoslovakia

Cancer

Carol Ann DuffyCarol Ann Duffy

23 December 1955

Glasgow

Capricorn

Princess Michael of KentPrincess Michael of Kent

15 January 1945

Karlovy Vary

Capricorn

Michael MorpurgoMichael Morpurgo

05 October 1943

St Albans

Libra

Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh

26 March 1970

Camberwell

Aries

Pat CondellPat Condell

23 November 1949

Dublin, Ireland

Sagittarius

Tim VineTim Vine

04 March 1967

Cheam

Pisces

Edward de BonoEdward de Bono

19 May 1933

Malta

Taurus

John BergerJohn Berger

05 November 1926

London Borough of Hackney

Scorpio

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill

03 September 1938

London, England

Virgo

A. N. WilsonA. N. Wilson

27 October 1950

Scorpio

V.S. NaipaulV.S. Naipaul

17 August 1932

Chaguanas

Leo

Lady Colin CampbellLady Colin Campbell

17 August 1949

Jamaica

Leo

Charles SalvadorCharles Salvador

06 December 1952

Luton

Sagittarius

Andy SerkisAndy Serkis

20 April 1964

Ruislip

Aries

Mark RylanceMark Rylance

18 January 1960

Ashford

Capricorn

Jeremy ClarksonJeremy Clarkson

11 April 1960

Doncaster

Aries

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais

25 June 1961

Reading

Cancer

MorrisseyMorrissey

22 May 1959

Manchester

Gemini

Malcolm McDowellMalcolm McDowell

13 June 1943

Horsforth

Gemini

David IckeDavid Icke

29 April 1952

Leicester

Taurus

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett

28 April 1948

12 March 2015

Beaconsfield

Taurus

Edgar WrightEdgar Wright

18 April 1974

Poole

Aries

Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington

23 September 1972

Sale

Virgo

Mark GatissMark Gatiss

17 October 1966

Sedgefield

Libra

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell

06 August 1972

Watford

Leo

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade

12 June 1977

Whipps Cross

Gemini

Clive BarkerClive Barker

05 October 1952

Liverpool

Libra

Victoria Coren MitchellVictoria Coren Mitchell

18 August 1972

Hammersmith

Leo

Richard HammondRichard Hammond

19 December 1969

Solihull

Sagittarius

Gavin McInnesGavin McInnes

17 July 1970

Hitchin

Cancer

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig

03 May 1958

Copenhagen

Taurus

DonovanDonovan

10 May 1946

Glasgow

Taurus

James MayJames May

16 January 1963

Bristol

Capricorn

Alan BennettAlan Bennett

09 May 1934

Armley

Taurus

Niall FergusonNiall Ferguson

18 April 1964

Glasgow

Aries

Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz

10 July 1972

Liverpool

Cancer

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking

02 November 1969

England

Scorpio

Christiane AmanpourChristiane Amanpour

12 January 1958

London

Capricorn

Darcey BussellDarcey Bussell

27 April 1969

London

Taurus

Lee ChildLee Child

29 October 1954

Coventry

Scorpio

Peter HitchensPeter Hitchens

28 October 1951

Sliema

Scorpio

Steven MoffatSteven Moffat

18 November 1961

Paisley

Scorpio

Johnny MarrJohnny Marr

31 October 1963

Manchester

Scorpio

Martin AmisMartin Amis

25 August 1949

Swansea

Virgo

Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer

15 April 1940

London

Aries

Claudia WinklemanClaudia Winkleman

15 January 1972

London

Capricorn

Heston BlumenthalHeston Blumenthal

27 May 1966

London

Gemini

E. L. JamesE. L. James

07 March 1963

London

Pisces

Terry JonesTerry Jones

01 February 1942

Colwyn Bay

Aquarius

Jonathan NolanJonathan Nolan

06 June 1976

London

Gemini

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle

16 August 1972

Pollokshaws

Leo

Julian FellowesJulian Fellowes

17 August 1949

Cairo

Leo

Robert WebbRobert Webb

29 September 1972

Boston

Libra

David IrvingDavid Irving

24 March 1938

Brentwood

Aries

Alex GarlandAlex Garland

26 May 1970

London, United Kingdom

Gemini

Roger PenroseRoger Penrose

08 August 1931

Colchester

Leo

Kerry KatonaKerry Katona

06 September 1980

Warrington

Virgo

Ken FollettKen Follett

05 June 1949

Cardiff

Gemini

Ranulph FiennesRanulph Fiennes

07 March 1944

Windsor

Pisces

Alan ParsonsAlan Parsons

20 December 1948

London

Sagittarius

Russell ToveyRussell Tovey

14 November 1981

Billericay

Scorpio

Ian HislopIan Hislop

13 July 1960

Swansea

Cancer

Ian McEwanIan McEwan

21 June 1948

Aldershot

Gemini

William HagueWilliam Hague

26 March 1961

Rotherham

Aries

Sophie DahlSophie Dahl

15 September 1977

London

Virgo

Anthony HorowitzAnthony Horowitz

05 April 1955

Stanmore

Aries

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin

22 May 1950

Sleaford

Gemini

Rob BrydonRob Brydon

03 May 1965

Baglan, Neath Port Talbot

Taurus

Philip PullmanPhilip Pullman

19 October 1946

Norwich

Libra

Brian FrielBrian Friel

09 January 1929

02 October 2015

Omagh

Capricorn

Lisa JardineLisa Jardine

12 April 1944

25 October 2015

Oxford

Aries

Adam CurtisAdam Curtis

26 May 1955

Kent

Gemini

Simon SchamaSimon Schama

13 February 1945

London

Aquarius

Billy BraggBilly Bragg

20 December 1957

Barking

Sagittarius

Kevin WarwickKevin Warwick

09 February 1954

Coventry

Aquarius

Zadie SmithZadie Smith

25 October 1975

London

Scorpio

Stewart LeeStewart Lee

05 April 1968

Wellington

Aries

Stephen WolframStephen Wolfram

29 August 1959

London

Virgo

Tony RobinsonTony Robinson

15 August 1946

Homerton

Leo

Holly JohnsonHolly Johnson

09 February 1960

Liverpool

Aquarius

Russell T DaviesRussell T Davies

27 April 1963

Swansea

Taurus

Karen ArmstrongKaren Armstrong

14 November 1944

Worcestershire

Scorpio

Jon RonsonJon Ronson

10 May 1967

Cardiff

Taurus

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