Writers Whose First Name Starts With G

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with G. The list includes people like Geri Halliwell, George Orwell, George R. R. Martin, Gene Hackman, Guillermo del Toro 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.

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 
Guy Fieri
(Restaurateur, Cookbook Author)

Guy Fieri
31
Listed In: Business People
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
44
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
23
Birthdate: October 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 
George R. R. Martin
(Author of Epic Fantasy Novels 'A Song of Ice and Fire')

George R. R. Martin
9
Birthdate: September 20, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayonne, New Jersey, United States

 5 
Giada De Laurentiis
(Chef and Host of 'Giada at Home')

Giada De Laurentiis
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 6 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
20
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014

 7 

Gene Hackman
12
Birthdate: January 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Gladys Knight
(Singer-Songwriter)

Gladys Knight
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 9 

Geoffrey Chaucer
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1340 AD
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 25, 1400

 10 
Groucho Marx
(Comedian)

Groucho Marx
4
Birthdate: October 2, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 19, 1977
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 
Gerald Durrell
(Founder of the 'Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust' and the 'Jersey Zoo')

Gerald Durrell
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jamshedpur, India
Died: January 30, 1995
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 

Geri Halliwell
13
Birthdate: August 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Watford
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 13 
George Bernard Shaw
(Irish playwright Who Won the 1925 Nobel Prize in Literature)

George Bernard Shaw
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1856
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portobello, Dublin, Ireland
Died: November 2, 1950

Gene Roddenberry
2
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991

 15 
George Eliot
(Poet & Novelist)

George Eliot
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 22, 1819
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Died: December 22, 1880

 16 
Giacomo Casanova
(Adventurer)

Giacomo Casanova
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 2, 1725
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: June 4, 1798

 17 
Greg Gutfeld
(Television personality)

Greg Gutfeld
4
Birthdate: September 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 
Gore Vidal
(Writer)

Gore Vidal
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Point, New York, United States
Died: July 31, 2012

 19 
Guy de Maupassant
(Novelist & Short Story Writer)

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 
Gloria Vanderbilt
(Artist and Fashion Designer Best Remembered for her Custody Battle)

Gloria Vanderbilt
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: June 17, 2019

 21 
Gertrude Bell
(Writer, Diplomat)

Gertrude Bell
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, United Kingdom
Died: July 12, 1926

 22 
Gertrude Stein
(Novelist)

Gertrude Stein
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 27, 1946

 23 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)

Gil Scott-Heron
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 

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)

George Sand
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1804
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 8, 1876

 26 

Germaine Greer
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Garrison Keillor
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anoka, Minnesota
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 
Genesis P-Orridge
(Singer-songwriter)

Genesis P-Orridge
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manchester, England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 29 
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

 30 
Gary Gygax
(Game designer)

Gary Gygax
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 27, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 4, 2008

 31 

Gustave Flaubert
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: May 8, 1880

 32 
Gene Siskel
(Film critic. Journalist)

Gene Siskel
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 20, 1999

 33 
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Ufologist, Writer)

Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lucerne, Switzerland
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 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 
Giovanni Boccaccio
(Writer, Poet)

Giovanni Boccaccio
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 16, 1313
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Certaldo, Italy
Died: September 21, 1375

 36 

Gwendolyn Brooks
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Died: December 3, 2000

 37 
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

 38 

Gbenga Akinnagbe
1
Birthdate: December 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 
Grant Morrison
(Comics writer, Writer, Science fiction writer)

Grant Morrison
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow

 40 
Gabriela Mistral
(Chilean poet)

Gabriela Mistral
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vicuña, Chile
Died: January 10, 1957

 41 

Gunnar Hansen
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: November 7, 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 42 
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)

 43 
George Herbert
(Poet recognized as one of the foremost British devotional lyricists)

George Herbert
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1593
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montgomery, Wales
Died: March 1, 1633

 44 
Georges Simenon
(Novelist)

Georges Simenon
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 13, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
Died: September 4, 1989

 45 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)

Guillaume Apollinaire
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918

 46 
Giordano Bruno
(Philosopher & Mathematician Known For His Cosmological Theories)

Giordano Bruno
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 26, 1880, 1548
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nola, Italy
Died: February 17, 1600

 47 
George Monbiot
(Journalist, University teacher, Activist, Writer)

George Monbiot
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington

 48 
Gene Wolfe
(Writer)

Gene Wolfe
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: April 14, 2019

 49 

Glennon Doyle Melton
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Burke, Virginia, United States

 50 
Gary Snyder
(American man of letters)

Gary Snyder
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)