Writers Whose First Name Starts With C

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with C. The list includes people like Chadwick Boseman, Candace Owens, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, C. S. Lewis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with C includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Chadwick Boseman
63
Birthdate: November 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 28, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Charles Darwin
(Naturalist known for His Contributions to Evolutionary Biology)
Charles Darwin
70
Birthdate: February 12, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Mount House, Shrewsbury, England
Died: April 19, 1882
 3 
Charles Dickens
(The Greatest Novelist of the Victorian Era)
Charles Dickens
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Landport, Hampshire, England
Died: June 9, 1870
 4 
Carl Sagan
(Astronomer and Planetary Scientist Best Known for His Scientific Contribution in Research on Extraterrestrial Life)
Carl Sagan
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 20, 1996
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
C. S. Lewis
(Known for His Classic Series 'The Chronicles of Narnia')
C. S. Lewis
16
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: November 22, 1963
 6 
Chris Colfer
(Actor, Singer, and Author Best Known for His Role as ‘Kurt Hummel’ in the TV Series ‘Glee’)
Chris Colfer
12
Birthdate: May 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Clovis, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Caroline Kennedy
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cornell Medical Center Hospital, New York City, New York, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 8 
Coretta Scott King
(Civil-Rights Activist and the Wife of Martin Luther King Jr)
Coretta Scott King
12
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heiberger, Alabama, United States
Died: January 30, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 9 
Christopher Hitchens
(British-American Author Who is Known for Excoriating Criticisms of Public Contemporary Figures)
Christopher Hitchens
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: December 15, 2011
 10 
Charlotte Bronte
13
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 21, 1816
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Died: March 31, 1855
 11 
Common
(Rapper)
Common
25
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 13, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Christopher Robin Milne
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
Died: April 20, 1996
 13 
Charles Bukowski
(Poet and Author Known for His Work “Mockingbird Wish Me Luck,” and “Love Is a Dog from Hell”)
Charles Bukowski
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Chanakya
(Philosopher, Theologian)
Chanakya
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0371 BC
Birthplace: India
Died: 0283 BC
 15 
Candace Owens
(Conservative Author, Political Commentator & Activist)
Candace Owens
87
Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stamford, Connecticut, United States
 16 
Cheryl Ladd
(Actress)
Cheryl Ladd
10
Birthdate: July 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Huron, South Dakota, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 17 
Charles M. Schulz
(Cartoonist)
Charles M. Schulz
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 12, 2000
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enugu, Nigeria
 19 
Crispin Glover
(Actor and Director Known for His Role as ‘George McFly’ in the Film ‘Back to the Future’)
Crispin Glover
10
Birthdate: April 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Cheech Marin
(Comedian)
Cheech Marin
6
Birthdate: July 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 21 
Cary Elwes
(English Actor and Writer Known for His Role as ‘Westley’ in the Film ‘The Princess Bride’)
Cary Elwes
10
Birthdate: October 26, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Chinua Achebe
(Nigerian novelist)
Chinua Achebe
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ogidi, Nigeria Protectorate
Died: March 21, 2013
 23 
Chris Hardwick
(Actor and Comedian Known for His TV Series ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Fear the Walking Dead’)
Chris Hardwick
8
Birthdate: November 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Chetan Bhagat
(Indian Author and Columnist)
Chetan Bhagat
30
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 25 
Charles Grodin
(Actor, Comedian and Author Known for His Films: ‘Midnight Run’, ‘Dave’ and ‘Heart and Souls’)
Charles Grodin
5
Birthdate: April 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 18, 2021
 26 
Chelsea Peretti
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as ‘Gina Linetti’ in the Comedy Series ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’)
Chelsea Peretti
20
Birthdate: February 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Contra Costa County, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 27 
Chuck Palahniuk
(Journalist and Novelist Best Known for His Books: ‘Fight Club’, ‘Choke’, ‘Rant’ and ‘Invisible Monsters’)
Chuck Palahniuk
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pasco, Washington, United States
 28 
Caroline Aherne
(Actress Best Known for Her Performance as ‘Mrs Merton’ in the Mock Talk Show ‘The Mrs Merton Show’)
Caroline Aherne
3
Birthdate: December 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 29 
Charles Baudelaire
(French Poet Known for His Handling of Rhyme & Rhythm and His Book 'Les Fleurs du mal')
Charles Baudelaire
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 9, 1821
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 31, 1867
 30 
Charles Spurgeon
(One of the Most Influential and Extraordinary Preachers of the 19th century)
Charles Spurgeon
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 19, 1834
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kelvedon, England
Died: January 31, 1892
 31 
Charles Perrault
(Iconic French Author Who Laid the Foundations for a New Literary Genre, the 'Fairy Tale')
Charles Perrault
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1628
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 16, 1703
 32 
Clive Barker
(British Novelist and Playwright Who Excelled in the Genre of Horror Stories)
Clive Barker
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Chaz Bono
(American Actor, Writer and Son of Entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher)
Chaz Bono
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 34 
Christina Tosi
4
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: November 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 35 
Colette
(Best Known for Her Novel 'Gigi')
Colette
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, France
Died: August 3, 1954
 36 
Carol Ann Duffy
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
 37 
Colman Domingo
1
Birthdate: November 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Captain Beefheart
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: December 17, 2010
 39 
Carson Kressley
(Designer, Television Show Host, Actor)
Carson Kressley
17
Birthdate: November 11, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Cyrano de Bergerac
(Novelist and Playwright Known for His Play ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’)
Cyrano de Bergerac
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1619
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 28, 1655
 41 
Carlton Leach
(Author, Former Doorman, Former Football Hooligan & Bodybuilder)
Carlton Leach
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canning Town, Essex
 42 
Charles Lamb
(English Essayist, Poet and Antiquarian Best Known for His Books: ‘Essays of Elia’ and ‘Tales from Shakespeare’)
Charles Lamb
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inner Temple, London, England
Died: December 27, 1834
 43 
Clive Cussler
(Novelist)
Clive Cussler
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aurora, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Carl Sandburg
(Writer & Editor)
Carl Sandburg
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1878
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois, United States
Died: July 22, 1967
 45 
Cokie Roberts
(Journalist)
Cokie Roberts
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: September 17, 2019
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Died: August 17, 1935
 47 
Carrie Hamilton
2
Birthdate: December 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 20, 2002
 48 
Chirlane McCray
(Writer, Social Activist)
Chirlane McCray
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
 49 
Christina Rossetti
(Poet, Writer, Hymnwriter)
Christina Rossetti
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 5, 1830
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London
Died: December 29, 1894
 50 
Chris Van Allsburg
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States