Writers Whose First Name Starts With L

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with L. The list includes people like Larry David, Leo Tolstoy, Leon Trotsky, Leonard Cohen, Lord Byron and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with L includes people from United States, England, France, 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 Leslie Jones

Leslie Jones
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Larry David

Larry David
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy
Birthdate: September 9, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana
Died: November 20, 1910

 4 Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 7, 1879
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bereslavka, Ukraine
Died: August 21, 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: April 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chattanooga
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 6 Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westmount
Died: November 7, 2016

 7 Lord Byron

Lord Byron
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Politician
Birthdate: January 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dover, United Kingdom
Died: April 19, 1824
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 8 Lou Reed

Lou Reed
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: March 2, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: October 27, 2013

 9 Lady Colin Campbell

Lady Colin Campbell
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica

 10 Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American writer
Birthdate: February 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pepin
Died: February 10, 1957

 11 Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Lisa Brennan-Jobs
Famous As: Daughter of Steve Jobs
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oregon, United States

 12 Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 3, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Archer City
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Novelist, Mathematician & Photographer
Birthdate: January 27, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Daresbury, Cheshire, England
Died: January 14, 1898

 14 Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton

Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Whakatane

 15 Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist
Birthdate: February 1, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: May 22, 1967

 16 Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 29, 1951

 17 L. Frank Baum

L. Frank Baum
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 15, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chittenango, New York, United States
Died: May 6, 1919
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 18 Lynne Cheney

Lynne Cheney
Famous As: Author, Former Show Host
Birthdate: August 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casper, Wyoming

 19 Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 6, 1888

 20 Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.

 21 Lucy Hawking

Lucy Hawking
Famous As: Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Birthdate: November 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: England
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Lewis Black

Lewis Black
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

 23 Lisa Dwan

Lisa Dwan
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coosan, Ireland

 24 Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence Durrell
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jalandhar
Died: November 7, 1990

 25 Leigh Whannell

Leigh Whannell
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Director
Birthdate: January 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 Lashana Lynch

Lashana Lynch
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London, England, UK
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Les Claypool

Les Claypool
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond

 28 Leigh Anne Tuohy

Leigh Anne Tuohy
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 Lana Wood

Lana Wood
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 30 Luke the Evangelist

Luke the Evangelist
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Antioch, Turkey
Died: February 29, 0084

 31 Lee Child

Lee Child
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coventry, England

 32 Lucy Maud Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clifton, Prince Edward Island
Died: April 24, 1942

 33 Lisa Jakub

Lisa Jakub
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Liza Tarbuck

Liza Tarbuck
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer
Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29, 1983

 36 Larry Elder

Larry Elder
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Radio Host
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

 37 Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Human rights activist
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: January 12, 1965

 38 Lina Heydrich

Lina Heydrich
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fehmarn
Died: August 14, 1985

 39 Laura Schlessinger

Laura Schlessinger
Famous As: Radio personality, Writer, Social worker, Psychologist, Children's writer, Journalist
Birthdate: January 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn

 40 Lacey Sturm

Lacey Sturm
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Homestead, Florida, United States
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 41 Lenín Moreno

Lenín Moreno
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: March 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nuevo Rocafuerte

 42 Liu Cixin

Liu Cixin
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science fiction writer
Birthdate: June 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yangquan, China

 43 Louise Glück

Louise Glück
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 44 Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 45 Lynda Bellingham

Lynda Bellingham
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: October 19, 2014

 46 Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: September 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 12, 2019

 47 Luchino Visconti

Luchino Visconti
Famous As: Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: November 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan
Died: March 17, 1976
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Lois Maxwell

Lois Maxwell
Famous As: Actor, Writer
Birthdate: February 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kitchener
Died: September 29, 2007
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 49 Lisa Oz

Lisa Oz
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

 50 Lilli Palmer

Lilli Palmer
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: January 27, 1986