Writers Whose First Name Starts With A

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with A. The list includes people like Anthony Bourdain, Amanda Knox, Anne Frank, Agatha Christie, Asia Argento 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 Anthony Bourdain

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

 2 Amanda Knox

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

 3 Anne Frank

Anne Frank.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Diarist
Birthdate: June 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 12, 1945

 4 Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 12, 1976

 5 Asia Argento

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

 6 Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter.
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Birthdate: December 8, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Occultist
Birthdate: October 12, 1875
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: December 1, 1947

 9 Alan Cumming

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

 10 Ali ibn Abi Talib

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

 11 Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Amber Tamblyn

Amber Tamblyn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 Adam McKay

Adam McKay.
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: April 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Alan Watts

Alan Watts.
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer & Speaker
Birthdate: January 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chislehurst, Kent, England
Died: November 16, 1973

 15 Amrita Pritam

Amrita Pritam.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gujranwala
Died: October 31, 2005

 16 Albert Camus

Albert Camus.
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Famous As: Philosopher & Novelist
Birthdate: November 7, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Drean, Algeria
Died: January 4, 1960
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 17 Alpha Condé

Alpha Condé
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boké

 18 Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin.
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: June 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 Aldous Huxley

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

 20 Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Essayist
Birthdate: October 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, United States
Died: February 10, 2005

 21 Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Alice Roosevelt Longworth.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 20, 1980

 22 Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 24, 1802
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, France
Died: December 5, 1870

 23 Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris.
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Birthdate: March 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Endicott, New York, U.S.
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 24 Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 Adam Smith

Adam Smith.
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Famous As: Economist and Philosopher
Birthdate: June 16, 1723
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Died: July 17, 1790

 26 Angela Davis

Angela Davis.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: January 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham

 27 Abbie Hoffman

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

 28 Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murder Convict
Birthdate: July 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jamaica, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Died: April 5, 1997

 30 Atlee Kumar

Atlee Kumar
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 31 Alan Moore

Alan Moore.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 18, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 32 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kislovodsk, Russia
Died: August 3, 2008

 33 Andrei Tarkovsky

Andrei Tarkovsky.
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zavrazh'ye, Russia
Died: December 29, 1986
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Short-story writer
Birthdate: January 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taganrog, Russia
Died: July 15, 1904

 35 Ashutosh Rana

Ashutosh Rana
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh, India

 36 Amy Fisher

Amy Fisher
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 37 Andy Cohen

Andy Cohen.
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Famous As: Television Show Host
Birthdate: June 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 Allen West

Allen West
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.

 39 Alexandra Wentworth

Alexandra Wentworth
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 40 Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 5, 1809
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
Died: October 6, 1892

 41 Aeschylus

Aeschylus.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Greek Tragedian
Birthdate: 0525 BC
Birthplace: Eleusis
Died: 0456 BC

 42 Arundhati Roy

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

 43 Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, playwright
Birthdate: June 6, 1799
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 10, 1837

 44 Action Bronson

Action Bronson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 45 Alice Walker

Alice Walker.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Eatonton

 46 Anthony Minghella

Anthony Minghella
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film producer, Writer
Birthdate: January 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ryde
Died: March 18, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 47 A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Birthdate: January 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kilburn, London, England
Died: January 31, 1956

 48 Ayaan Hirsi Ali

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

 49 Anita Hill

Anita Hill
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: July 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Morns, Oklahoma, USA

 50 Alex Garland

Alex Garland.
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Famous As: Novelist, Screenwriter, Film Director
Birthdate: May 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)