Writers Whose First Name Starts With D

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with D. The list includes people like Denis Villeneuve, David Mamet, Dr. Seuss, David Duchovny, David McCallum 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.

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 Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss
43
Famous As: Children's Author And Illustrator
Birthdate: March 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24, 1991

 2 David Walliams

David Walliams
20
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira
12
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri
8
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1265 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: September 14, 1321

 5 David McCallum

David McCallum
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 David Duchovny

David Duchovny
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Doris Roberts

Doris Roberts
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: April 17, 2016
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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 8 David Hume

David Hume
8
Famous As: Philosopher & Historian
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: August 25, 1776

 9 David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace
16
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: September 12, 2008

 10 Dan Brown

Dan Brown
5
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Exeter, New Hampshire, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 Dan Bongino

Dan Bongino
8
Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: December 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLuise
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams
6
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge, England
Died: May 11, 2001
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 14 Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas
6
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: November 9, 1953

 15 Donovan

Donovan
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Autobiographer, Writer, Poet, Record producer, Film score composer
Birthdate: May 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 16 Darcey Bussell

Darcey Bussell
2
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Ballerina
Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 17 D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence
9
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eastwood, England
Died: March 2, 1930

 18 David Icke

David Icke
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 29, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leicester

 19 Daymond John

Daymond John
8
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: CEO of FUBU
Birthdate: February 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public Speaker
Birthdate: November 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States
Died: November 1, 1955

 21 Daniel Handler

Daniel Handler
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

 22 David Mamet

David Mamet
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: November 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 23 Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey
2
Famous As: Radio host
Birthdate: September 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Antioch, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders
Birthdate: 1660 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 24, 1731

 25 Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 26 Dav Pilkey

Dav Pilkey
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: March 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 27 Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 22, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 7, 1967

 28 Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Conservationists
Birthdate: April 25, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 Denise Nicholas

Denise Nicholas
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 30 David Brooks

David Brooks
5
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto

 31 Dave Foley

Dave Foley
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Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: January 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran
Died: November 17, 2013

 33 Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Williams, Arizona, United States

 34 Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 13, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1989

 35 David Ayer

David Ayer
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer, Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Champaign
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 36 Dominick Dunne

Dominick Dunne
0
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 26, 2009

 37 Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
2
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 12, 1828
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1882

 38 Douglas Kenney

Douglas Kenney
3
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
Died: August 27, 1980

 39 Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: March 17, 2017

 40 Dave Attell

Dave Attell
0
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett
1
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Author of 'Hard-Boiled' Detective Novels & Short Stories
Birthdate: May 27, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Mary's County, Maryland, United States
Died: January 10, 1961

 42 Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Everett, Pennsylvania, United States

 43 David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer
1
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: December 22, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 44 Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 45 David Irving

David Irving
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 24, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hutton, Brentwood, England

 46 Dan Savage

Dan Savage
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

 47 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer, Clergyman
Birthdate: May 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bowersville, Ohio, United States
Died: December 24, 1993

 48 Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers
3
Birthdate: March 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 49 Douglas Brunt

Douglas Brunt
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 50 David Unaipon

David Unaipon
6
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: September 28, 1872
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Australia
Died: February 7, 1967