Writers Whose First Name Starts With L

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with L. The list includes people like Leon Trotsky, Laura Ingraham, Lord Byron, Leonard Cohen, Larry David 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, Italy and other countries all over the world.

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
07 November 1879, Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
Founder and first leader of the Red Army
Laura IngrahamLaura Ingraham
19 June 1964, American
Radio Host, Author and Political Commentator

Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American
 

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828, Russian
 
Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
07 February 1867, American
American writer

Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Lynne CheneyLynne Cheney
14 August 1941, American
Author, Former Show Host

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer
Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer
Lenín MorenoLenín Moreno
19 March 1953, Ecuadorian
Political leader

Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott
29 November 1832, American
Writer

Leigh Anne TuohyLeigh Anne Tuohy
09 August 1960, American
Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer
Lucy Maud MontgomeryLucy Maud Montgomery
30 November 1874, Canadian
Author

Liu Xiaobo Liu Xiaobo
28 December 1955, Chinese
Chinese Human Rights Activist
Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917, Mexican
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Larry McMurtryLarry McMurtry
03 June 1936, American
Novelist

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
20 June 1905, American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
18 February 1404, Italian
Architect, Linguist

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
28 June 1867, Italian
Writer
Lester BangsLester Bangs
13 December 1948, American
American music critic

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
09 October 1906, Senegalese
Senegalese Politician

Leigh HuntLeigh Hunt
19 October 1784, British
English Essayist, Poet & Critic

Lin YutangLin Yutang
10 October 1895, Chinese
Writer
Lucille CliftonLucille Clifton
27 June 1936, American
American poet
Ludovico AriostoLudovico Ariosto
08 September 1474, Italian
Poet

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
29 March 1929, Estonian
Writer

Ľudovít ŠtúrĽudovít Štúr
28 October 1815, Slovak
Author

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
11 April 1908, American
American humorist
Lester R. BrownLester R. Brown
28 March 1934, American
Environmentalist

Lorenzo ThomasLorenzo Thomas
31 August 1944, American
Poet

Lori BakkerLori Bakker
30 August 1957, American
Former Televangelist, Speaker

L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
13 March 1911, American
Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter,

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Lorne MichaelsLorne Michaels
17 November 1944, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Television
Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
27 February 1912, British
Novelist

Leslie JordanLeslie Jordan
29 April 1955, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor
Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
21 May 1966, American
Playwright, Television actor, Actor, Film actor,

Les ClaypoolLes Claypool
29 September 1963, American
Bassist, Singer, Songwriter

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin
01 December 1910, Canadian
Physicist, Chemist, Non-fiction writer
Lindy Chamberlain-CreightonLindy Chamberlain-Creighton
04 March 1948, Australian, New Zealander
 

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter
Luke the EvangelistLuke the Evangelist
Greek
Author

Lady Colin CampbellLady Colin Campbell
17 August 1949, British
writer, autobiographer, biographer

Lee ChildLee Child
29 October 1954, British
Writer, Novelist, Author

Lady Randolph ChurchillLady Randolph Churchill
09 January 1854, British, American
Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite

Leigh WhannellLeigh Whannell
17 January 1977, Australian
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Director
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900, Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti
24 March 1919, American
Officer, Poet, Writer, Publisher, Painter,

Lois MaxwellLois Maxwell
14 February 1927, Canadian
Actor, Writer
Lisa JakubLisa Jakub
27 December 1978, Canadian
Actor, Writer

Liane MoriartyLiane Moriarty
15 November 1966, Australian
novelist, children's writer
Lawrence LessigLawrence Lessig
03 June 1961, American
Jurist, Activist, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer,

Lois LowryLois Lowry
1937 AD, American
American writer

Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
16 January 1947, American
Radio personality, Writer, Social worker,
Lal Shahbaz QalandarLal Shahbaz Qalandar
1177 AD, Pakistani
poet

Louise PennyLouise Penny
01 July 1958, Canadian
Novelist, Writer
Li BaiLi Bai
0701 AD, Chinese
Poet

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Poet, Writer, Novelist

Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
27 May 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic,
Leigh LawsonLeigh Lawson
21 July 1945, British
Actor

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880, German
Writer, Military personnel
LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099, Ancient Roman
Poet, philosopher, writer

Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12 February 1861, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst, author

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
24 May 1914, German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer

Lina HeydrichLina Heydrich
14 June 1911, German
Writer
Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,
Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
25 October 1927, American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer

Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Leslye HeadlandLeslye Headland
1981 AD, American
film director, screenwriter, playwright

LucianLucian
0125 AD, Turkish
Novelist, satirist, rhetorician
Louis-Ferdinand CélineLouis-Ferdinand Céline
27 May 1894, French
French novelist

Lorenzo MusicLorenzo Music
02 May 1937, American
Actor, Voice actor, Writer, Television producer,

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,

Lafcadio HearnLafcadio Hearn
27 June 1850, Greek, Irish, Japanese
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, University

Lise MayerLise Mayer
29 November 1959, British
screenwriter
Leonard MaltinLeonard Maltin
18 December 1950, American
Journalist, Art historian, Film critic,

Luther BurbankLuther Burbank
07 March 1849, American
Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener,
Linda Moulton HoweLinda Moulton Howe
20 January 1942, American
Journalist, Essayist

Lope de VegaLope de Vega
25 November 1562, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Louis Antoine de Saint-JustLouis Antoine de Saint-Just
25 August 1767, French
Politician, Writer
Leopold von Sacher-MasochLeopold von Sacher-Masoch
27 January 1836, German
Writer

Laurence SterneLaurence Sterne
24 November 1713, British
Writer, Novelist, Autobiographer, Religious
Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Explorer, Poet, Writer, Playwright

Leandra MedineLeandra Medine
1988 AD, American
writer, journalist

Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke
21 December 1795, German
Historian, Academic, University teacher, Writer

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,
Lois McMaster BujoldLois McMaster Bujold
02 November 1949, American
Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Linn UllmannLinn Ullmann
09 August 1966, Norwegian
Actor, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic
Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19 January 1808, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher

Laura WadeLaura Wade
16 October 1977, British
Writer

Luís de CamõesLuís de Camões
1524 AD, Portuguese
Portuguese poet

Lisa RandallLisa Randall
18 June 1962, American
Physicist, Writer, University teacher, Theoretical
Larry WallLarry Wall
27 September 1954, American
Programmer, Engineer, Writer, Computer scientist