Writers Whose First Name Starts With G

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with G. The list includes people like George R. R. Martin, Guillermo del Toro, George Orwell, Gene Hackman, Geri Halliwell and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with G includes people from United States, England, Italy, Germany and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Guy Fieri
(American Restaurateur and Host of Several 'Food Network' Television Shows)
Guy Fieri
35
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 2 
George Orwell
(Known for His Novels “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen Eighty-Four”)
George Orwell
52
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 25, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Motihari, Bihar, India
Died: January 21, 1950
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 3 
Guillermo del Toro
(Film Director Best Known For Movies 'Pan's Labyrinth' & 'The Shape of Water')
Guillermo del Toro
31
Birthdate: October 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Gabby Douglas
(Retired Artistic Gymnast and 1st African American to Become the Olympic Individual All-Around Champion)
Gabby Douglas
38
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 5 
George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')
George R. R. Martin
16
Birthdate: September 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
 6 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014
 7 
Giada De Laurentiis
(Chef and Host of 'Giada at Home')
Giada De Laurentiis
21
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 8 
Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)
Gladys Knight
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 9 
Geoffrey Chaucer
(14 Century English Poet & Author Best Known for His Book 'The Canterbury Tales')
Geoffrey Chaucer
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 25, 1400
 10 
Groucho Marx
(One of America's Greatest Comedians of His Era)
Groucho Marx
7
Birthdate: October 2, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1977
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Gene Hackman
(Best Known for His Role as Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle in the Film 'The French Connection’)
Gene Hackman
15
Birthdate: January 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Geri Halliwell
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Birthdate: August 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Watford
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 13 
Gerald Durrell
(Founder of the 'Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust' and the 'Jersey Zoo')
Gerald Durrell
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India
Died: January 30, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
George Bernard Shaw
(Irish playwright Who Won the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature)
George Bernard Shaw
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2, 1950
 15 
Gene Roddenberry
(Screenwriter, Producer, and Creator of American TV Series, 'Star Trek: The Original Series')
Gene Roddenberry
4
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991
 16 
George Eliot
(English Novelist, Poet and One of the Leading Writers of the Victorian Era)
George Eliot
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warwickshire, England
Died: December 22, 1880
 17 
Greg Gutfeld
(Television personality)
Greg Gutfeld
6
Birthdate: September 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Giacomo Casanova
(Italian Adventurer and Author)
Giacomo Casanova
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1725
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: June 4, 1798
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Guy de Maupassant
(French Short Story Writer and Naturalist )
Guy de Maupassant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tourville-sur-Arques, France
Died: July 6, 1893
 20 
Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)
Gertrude Bell
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926
 21 
Gore Vidal
(American Writer Known for His Novels: ‘The City and the Pillar’, ‘Julian’, ‘Myra Breckinridge’ and ‘Burr’)
Gore Vidal
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
Died: July 31, 2012
 22 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)
Gloria Vanderbilt
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019
 23 
Gilbert K. Chesterton
(One of the Greatest Writers of the 20th Century Best Known as the 'Prince of Paradox')
Gilbert K. Chesterton
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 29, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 14, 1936
 24 
Gertrude Stein
(American Novelist, Poet and Playwright)
Gertrude Stein
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27, 1946
 25 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
George M. Cohan
(Entertainer, Playwright and Composer Who is Considered to be ‘The Father of American Musical Comedy’)
George M. Cohan
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 3, 1878
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: November 5, 1942
 27 
Gavin MacLeod
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 28 
George Sand
(One of the Most Popular Writers in Europe in Her Lifetime)
George Sand
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 8, 1876
 29 
Gene Siskel
(Film critic. Journalist)
Gene Siskel
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 20, 1999
 30 
Garrison Keillor
(Author, Humorist, Voice Actor and Radio Personality)
Garrison Keillor
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anoka, Minnesota
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 31 
Giovanni Boccaccio
(One of the Greatest European Prose Writers of His Time)
Giovanni Boccaccio
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 16, 1313
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy
Died: September 21, 1375
 32 
Gustave Flaubert
(French Author Best Known for His Novels: ‘Madame Bovary’, ‘Sentimental Education’, ‘Salammbô’ and ‘Three Tales’)
Gustave Flaubert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: May 8, 1880
 33 
Germaine Greer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
 34 
George Santayana
(Regarded as One of the Most Important Thinkers of the First Half of the 20th Century)
George Santayana
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: September 26, 1952
 35 
Gary Gygax
(Game designer)
Gary Gygax
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 4, 2008
 36 
Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)
Genesis P-Orridge
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 37 
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Ufologist, Writer)
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lucerne, Switzerland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 38 
Gulzar
(Lyricist)
Gulzar
14
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dina, Punjab
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 39 
Gwendolyn Brooks
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Died: December 3, 2000
 40 
Giorgio de Chirico
(Italian Painter and Founder of the ‘Scuola Metafisica’ Art Movement)
Giorgio de Chirico
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Volos, Greece
Died: November 20, 1978
 41 
George Saunders
(Best Known for His Debut Novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo')
George Saunders
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
 42 
Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)
Gabriela Mistral
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10, 1957
 43 
George Plimpton
(Journalists)
George Plimpton
1
Birthdate: March 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 26, 2003
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 44 
Glennon Doyle Melton
(American Author and Public Speaker)
Glennon Doyle Melton
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Burke, Virginia, United States
 45 
Georges Simenon
(One of the Most Widely Published Authors of the 20th Century)
Georges Simenon
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: September 4, 1989
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 46 
George Herbert
(Poet recognized as one of the foremost British devotional lyricists)
George Herbert
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1593
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montgomery, Wales
Died: March 1, 1633
 47 
Giordano Bruno
(Philosopher & Mathematician Known For His Cosmological Theories)
Giordano Bruno
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1548
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nola, Italy
Died: February 17, 1600
 48 
Gary Rhodes
(Restaurateur)
Gary Rhodes
2
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: April 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 26, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918
 50 
Giorgio Vasari
(Artist and Author Best Known for His Biographies of Italian Artists)
Giorgio Vasari
1
Birthdate: July 30, 1511
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Died: June 27, 1574