Writers Whose First Name Starts With A

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Abbie Hoffman, Anne Frank, Anthony Bourdain, Agatha Christie, Aleister Crowley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with A includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Abbie Hoffman

Abbie Hoffman
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Anti-War Activist
Birthdate: November 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 12, 1989

 2 Anne Frank

Anne Frank
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German
Died: March 1, 1945

 3 Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef, Author, T.V. Personality
Birthdate: June 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: June 8, 2018
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 4 Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: January 12, 1976

 5 Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Occultist
Birthdate: October 12, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British
Died: December 1, 1947

 6 Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American, Russian
Died: March 6, 1982
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 7 Adam Curtis

Adam Curtis
Famous As: Television director, Journalist, Writer, Director
Birthdate: May 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
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 8 Angela Davis

Angela Davis
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: January 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 9 Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 11 Albert Camus

Albert Camus
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Algerian, French
Died: January 4, 1960
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Ali ibn Abi Talib

Ali ibn Abi Talib
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prophet of Islam
Birthdate: September 15, 0601
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Saudi Arabian
Died: January 29, 0661

 14 Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Adam McKay

Adam McKay
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 16 Asia Argento

Asia Argento
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Model, Writer
Birthdate: September 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Italian
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Alan Watts

Alan Watts
Famous As: Philosopher, Writer & Speaker
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British, American
Died: November 16, 1973

 18 Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British, American
Died: November 22, 1963
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 19 Alexandra Pelosi

Alexandra Pelosi
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 20 Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris
Birthdate: March 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 21 Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Scottish
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 22 Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter
Birthdate: December 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: November 17, 1992

 24 Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: February 10, 2005

 25 Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: December 5, 1870

 26 Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: April 5, 1997

 27 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Cuban, American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Writer, Politician, Activist, Feminist
Birthdate: November 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 29 August Wilson

August Wilson
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: April 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 2, 2005

 30 Amy Fisher

Amy Fisher
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 31 Alice Walker

Alice Walker
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 32 Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: German, Russian
Died: July 15, 1904

 33 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Russian
Died: August 3, 2008

 34 Avicenna

Avicenna
Famous As: Persian Plymath
Birthdate: 0980 AD
Died: May 31, 1037

 35 Action Bronson

Action Bronson
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 6, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Russian
Died: February 10, 1837

 37 Alan Moore

Alan Moore
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Ari Melber

Ari Melber
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: March 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 39 Aravind Adiga

Aravind Adiga
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Film director
Birthdate: October 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

 40 Aeschylus

Aeschylus
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Greek Tragedian
Birthdate: 0525 BC
Nationality: Greek
Died: 0456 BC

 41 Alexandra Wentworth

Alexandra Wentworth
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Ali Kemal

Ali Kemal
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Turkish
Died: November 6, 1922

 43 Arundhati Roy

Arundhati Roy
Listed In:
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Essayist
Birthdate: November 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian

 44 Attallah Shabazz

Attallah Shabazz
Famous As: Malcolm X's Daughter
Birthdate: November 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 45 Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 20, 1980

 46 Ashutosh Rana

Ashutosh Rana
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian

 47 Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O'Hanlon
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Northern Irish

 48 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 49 Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 5, 1809
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: October 6, 1892

 50 Andrea Mitchell

Andrea Mitchell
Famous As: News anchor
Birthdate: October 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American