Writers Whose First Name Starts With D

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with D. The list includes people like David Duchovny, Dr. Seuss, Denis Villeneuve, David McCallum, David McCullough and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with D includes people from United States, England, Canada, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)
Dr. Seuss
48
Birthdate: March 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991
 2 
David Walliams
(Comedian)
David Walliams
58
Birthdate: August 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Danai Gurira
(Actress and Playwright)
Danai Gurira
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Dante Alighieri
(Italian Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Poem ‘Divine Comedy’)
Dante Alighieri
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: September 14, 1321
 5 
David McCallum
15
Birthdate: September 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
David Duchovny
(Best Known for Playing FBI Agent 'Fox Mulder' on the TV Series ‘The X-Files’)
David Duchovny
10
Birthdate: August 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Dan Brown
(Novelist)
Dan Brown
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Dom DeLuise
7
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
David Foster Wallace
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: September 12, 2008
 10 
David Hume
(Best Known for His Highly Influential System of Philosophical Empiricism, Scepticism and Naturalism)
David Hume
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 25, 1776
 11 
Douglas Adams
(Author of the BBC Radio Comedy Series "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy")
Douglas Adams
9
Birthdate: March 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: May 11, 2001
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 12 
Dan Bongino
(Commentator)
Dan Bongino
17
Birthdate: December 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Dylan Thomas
(Poet & Writer)
Dylan Thomas
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: November 9, 1953
 14 
DeForest Kelley
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Leonard McCoy’ in the TV Series ‘Star Trek’)
DeForest Kelley
5
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toccoa, Georgia, United States
Died: June 11, 1999
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
D. H. Lawrence
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England
Died: March 2, 1930
 16 
Darcey Bussell
(Ballerina)
Darcey Bussell
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Donovan
(Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Autobiographer, Writer, Poet, Record producer, Film score composer)
Donovan
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Dale Carnegie
(Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public Speaker)
Dale Carnegie
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States
Died: November 1, 1955
 19 
Dave Ramsey
(American Businessman, Radio Show Host and Author Known for His Book ‘The Total Money Makeover’)
Dave Ramsey
4
Birthdate: September 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Antioch, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 20 
Daniel Handler
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 21 
Daniel Defoe
(Author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders)
Daniel Defoe
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1660 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 24, 1731
 22 
Danielle Steel
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 23 
David Mamet
(One of the Most Prolific Filmmakers of the Modern Era Who Was Known for His Psychological Dramas)
David Mamet
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Dorothy Parker
(American Poet, Critic & Satirist Who Was Known for Her Wit, Wisecracks, and Eye for 20th-Century Urban Foibles)
Dorothy Parker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 7, 1967
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 25 
David Icke
(Writer)
David Icke
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leicester
 26 
Dav Pilkey
(Author and Illustrator of the Children's Book Series 'Captain Underpants' & 'Dog Man')
Dav Pilkey
26
Birthdate: March 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Dinesh D'Souza
(Known for His Documentary Film '2016: Obama’s America', an Anti-barack Obama Polemic)
Dinesh D'Souza
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Denise Nicholas
7
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
David Brooks
(Journalist)
David Brooks
6
Birthdate: August 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto
 30 
Doris Lessing
(Novelist)
Doris Lessing
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran
Died: November 17, 2013
 31 
Douglas Fairbanks
6
Birthdate: May 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Died: December 12, 1939
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Dominick Dunne
0
Birthdate: October 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 26, 2009
 33 
Donna Tartt
(Author)
Donna Tartt
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 34 
Dashiell Hammett
(Regarded as one of the Best Mystery Writers of All Time)
Dashiell Hammett
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 10, 1961
 35 
Dean Koontz
(Novelist)
Dean Koontz
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Everett, Pennsylvania, United States
 36 
Diana Gabaldon
(Author Known for Her 'Outlander' Series of Novels)
Diana Gabaldon
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Williams, Arizona, United States
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882
 38 
Derek Walcott
(Saint Lucian Poet, Playwright, and Winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Derek Walcott
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: March 17, 2017
 39 
Daphne du Maurier
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1989
 40 
David Horowitz
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 41 
David Ayer
(Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer, Actor)
David Ayer
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Champaign
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Dave Attell
(Comedian)
Dave Attell
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 43 
David S. Goyer
(Screenwriter)
David S. Goyer
1
Birthdate: December 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 44 
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
(Author and Clergyman Known for His Best-Selling Book ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’)
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bowersville, Ohio, United States
Died: December 24, 1993
 45 
Dan Savage
(One of the World's Most Influential Sex Columnists)
Dan Savage
2
Birthdate: October 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 46 
Douglas Kenney
(Screenwriter)
Douglas Kenney
4
Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Died: August 27, 1980
 47 
Douglas Brunt
(Novelist)
Douglas Brunt
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 48 
David Irving
(Author)
David Irving
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hutton, Brentwood, England
 49 
David Unaipon
(Preacher)
David Unaipon
18
Birthdate: September 28, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Australia
Died: February 7, 1967
 50 
Deepak Chopra
(Indian-American Author and Alternative Medicine Advocate Known for His Book: ‘The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success’)
Deepak Chopra
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Delhi, India