Writers Whose First Name Starts With B

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with B. The list includes people like Ben Shapiro, Betty Ford, Bret Easton Ellis, Beatrix Potter, Bruce Boxleitner and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with B includes people from United States, England, Germany, France and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Ben Shapiro
(Political Commentator)
Ben Shapiro
156
Birthdate: January 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Beatrix Potter
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 28, 1866
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kensington
Died: December 22, 1943
 3 
Bill O'Reilly
(Conservative Political Commentator Best Known for Hosting Fox News Channel's ‘The O'Reilly Factor’)
Bill O'Reilly
14
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Bram Stoker
(Irish Author Best Known for His Horror Novel ‘Dracula’)
Bram Stoker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 20, 1912
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Bertolt Brecht
(Theatre Practitioner, Playwright, and Poet Known for His Plays: ‘The Threepenny Opera’ and ‘Life of Galileo’)
Bertolt Brecht
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
Died: August 14, 1956
 6 
Beverly Cleary
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McMinnville, Oregon, United States
Died: March 25, 2021
 7 
Bruce Boxleitner
(Best Known for His Roles in TV Series ‘How the West Was Won’ and ‘Bring 'Em Back Alive’)
Bruce Boxleitner
3
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Elgin, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Britt Ekland
(Actress whose major films include 1974's The Man with the Golden Gun and 1967's The Double Man)
Britt Ekland
8
Birthdate: October 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Betty Ford
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Betty Ford
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8, 2011
 10 
Bob Woodward
(Journalist)
Bob Woodward
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Illinois, United States
 11 
Betty Friedan
(Feminist, Writer)
Betty Friedan
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: eoria, Illinois, United States
Died: February 4, 2004
 12 
Barbara Niven
(Actress)
Barbara Niven
5
Birthdate: February 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Busy Philipps
(Actress)
Busy Philipps
14
Birthdate: June 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Bell Hooks
8
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 15, 2021
 15 
Banjo Paterson
16
Birthdate: February 17, 1864
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange
Died: February 5, 1941
 16 
Bob Kane
(Comic Book Writer)
Bob Kane
2
Birthdate: October 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 3, 1998
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Ben Jonson
(Dramatist, Poet & Actor)
Ben Jonson
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1572
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: August 6, 1637
 18 
Brandon Sanderson
(Epic Fantasy and Science-Fiction Writer Best Known for the 'Cosmere' Fictional Universe)
Brandon Sanderson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Betty DeGeneres
(LGBT Rights Activist & Former Speech Therapist)
Betty DeGeneres
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 20 
Bernie Casey
2
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wyco, West Virginia, USA
Died: September 19, 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 21 
Barbara Cartland
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Died: May 21, 2000
 22 
Betty Aberlin
(Actress)
Betty Aberlin
2
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 23 
Benjamin Spock
(Pediatrician Whose 1946 Book 'Baby and Child Care' Revolutionized Parental Upbringing)
Benjamin Spock
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 15, 1998
 24 
Basho
(Poet)
Basho
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1644 AD
Birthplace: Iga Province
Died: November 28, 1694
 25 
Bob Balaban
2
Birthdate: August 16, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Bill Elliott
(Race car driver)
Bill Elliott
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dawsonville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Bill Simmons
(Author, Podcaster)
Bill Simmons
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1838
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Naihati, Kolkata
Died: April 8, 1894
 29 
Boris Pasternak
(Russian Poet & Novelist Who Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958)
Boris Pasternak
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: May 30, 1960
 30 
Baron Münchhausen
(Fiction writer)
Baron Münchhausen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bodenwerder
Died: February 22, 1797
 31 
Ben Stein
(Writer, Actor, Lawyer)
Ben Stein
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Banks
(Singer)
Banks
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Orange County, California, US
 33 
Bowen Yang
(Actor, Podcaster)
Bowen Yang
0
Birthdate: November 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
 34 
Benjamin Zephaniah
(Actor, Poet, Writer, Singer)
Benjamin Zephaniah
2
Birthdate: April 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham
 35 
Barry Sadler
(Soldier)
Barry Sadler
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carlsbad, New Mexico, USA
Died: November 5, 1989
 36 
Bob Harper
(Reality Television Star)
Bob Harper
6
Birthdate: August 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 37 
Bennett Cerf
(American Publisher and Co-Founder of Publishing Firm 'Random House')
Bennett Cerf
1
Birthdate: May 25, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: August 27, 1971
 38 
Bill Rancic
(Writer, Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Author, Restaurateur)
Bill Rancic
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
Bobby Fuller
(Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist)
Bobby Fuller
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baytown
Died: July 18, 1966
 40 
Barbara Barrie
(American Actress Best Known for Her Role as 'Evelyn Stohler' in the Film 'Breaking Away')
Barbara Barrie
3
Birthdate: May 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 41 
Bertha von Suttner
(Writer, Pacifist)
Bertha von Suttner
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1843
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Golz-Kinsky Palace, Prague, Czechia
Died: June 21, 1914
 42 
Breaker Morant
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England
Died: February 27, 1902
 43 
Brene Brown
(Researcher Known in Particular for Her Research on Shame, Vulnerability, and Leadership)
Brene Brown
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
 44 
Brian K. Vaughan
(Comic Book Writer)
Brian K. Vaughan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
 45 
Bryce Courtenay
(Novelist)
Bryce Courtenay
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: November 22, 2012
 46 
Brad Hall
(Actor)
Brad Hall
4
Birthdate: March 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Bhanubhakta Acharya
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 13, 1814
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chundi Ramgha, Nepal
Died: April 23, 1868
 48 
Bret Easton Ellis
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Bret Harte
(Author & Poet)
Bret Harte
1
Birthdate: August 25, 1836
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, U.S.
Died: May 5, 1902
 50 
Bruno Schulz
(Writer and One of the Great Polish-Language Prose Stylists of the 20th Century)
Bruno Schulz
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 12, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Drohobych, Ukraine
Died: November 19, 1942