Writers Whose First Name Starts With J

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with J. The list includes people like Jamie Lee Curtis, John Mulaney, Jordan Belfort, Jim Morrison, J. K. Rowling and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with J includes people from United States, England, France, Germany and other countries all over the world.

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 1 Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis
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Famous As: Actress, Author
Birthdate: November 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 John Mulaney

John Mulaney
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Jordan Belfort

Jordan Belfort
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Died: July 3, 1971
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 J. K. Rowling

J. K. Rowling
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Producer
Birthdate: July 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yate, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: September 2, 1973

 7 Joan Collins

Joan Collins
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 Justine Musk

Justine Musk
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author, Elon Musk’s Ex-wife
Birthdate: September 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peterborough

 9 John Cleese

John Cleese
4
Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: October 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England,
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 10 Jewel

Jewel
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: May 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Payson, Utah, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Jane Austen

Jane Austen
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Steventon Rectory, Hampshire, England
Died: July 18, 1817
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: September 19, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 John Hughes

John Hughes
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: August 6, 2009

 14 Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Director & Producer
Birthdate: June 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Jennifer Esposito

Jennifer Esposito
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Famous As: Actress, Ex-Wife of Bradley Cooper
Birthdate: April 11, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 16 Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torrington, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna
Died: December 30, 1896

 18 Jack Kirby

Jack Kirby
2
Famous As: Comic Book Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 6, 1994

 19 James Baldwin

James Baldwin
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1, 1987

 20 John Locke

John Locke
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Famous As: Father of Classical Liberalism
Birthdate: August 29, 1632
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wrington, Somerset, England
Died: October 28, 1704

 21 John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo
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Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 22 Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 4, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 23 Jonathan Larson

Jonathan Larson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Composer, Writer
Birthdate: February 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: White Plains
Died: January 25, 1996

 24 Jonah Falcon

Jonah Falcon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 26 John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States
Died: December 20, 1968

 27 J. B. Smoove

J. B. Smoove
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 28 John Keats

John Keats
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Romantic poet
Birthdate: October 31, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moorgate
Died: February 23, 1821

 29 Joel McHale

Joel McHale
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Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: November 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 30 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27, 2010

 31 Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, & Composer
Birthdate: June 28, 1712
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: July 2, 1778

 32 Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 2, 2018

 33 Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1980

 34 Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Poet
Birthdate: March 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 21, 1969

 35 John Grisham

John Grisham
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: February 8, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jonesboro, Arkansas
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Playwright, Novelist
Birthdate: August 28, 1749
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Goethe House, Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 22, 1832

 37 James Joyce

James Joyce
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Short Story writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rathgar, Ireland
Died: January 13, 1941

 38 Jill Ireland

Jill Ireland
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: May 18, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 39 John Le Carré

John Le Carré
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poole, Dorset, England

 40 Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Politician, Writer, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India

 41 Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 3, 1857
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berdychiv
Died: August 3, 1924

 42 Jules Verne

Jules Verne
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nantes, France
Died: March 24, 1905

 43 John Milton

John Milton
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Polemicist, and Civil Servant for the Commonwealth of England.
Birthdate: December 9, 1608
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cheapside, City of London, United Kingdom
Died: November 8, 1674

 44 Jane Hawking

Jane Hawking
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

 45 James Herriot

James Herriot
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Died: February 23, 1995

 46 Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich
3
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: September 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 47 James Avery

James Avery
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: November 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Suffolk, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 31, 2013
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 48 Jack London

Jack London
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Famous As: Novelist & Journalist
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22, 1916

 49 John Nettles

John Nettles
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 11, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Austell, Cornwall, England, UK
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 50 John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: June 5, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Died: April 21, 1946