Writers Whose First Name Starts With L

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with L. The list includes people like Lin-Manuel Miranda, Louis Theroux, Larry David, Leo Tolstoy, Linda McCartney 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 
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(Actor, Singer-songwriter)

Lin-Manuel Miranda
57
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 
Leo Tolstoy
(One of the Greatest Authors of All Time)

Leo Tolstoy
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 9, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yasnaya Polyana, Russia
Died: November 20, 1910

 3 
Lauren Graham
(Actress)

Lauren Graham
17
Birthdate: March 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 

Louisa May Alcott
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1832
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 6, 1888

Laura Ingalls Wilder
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pepin County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 10, 1957

 6 
Lewis Carroll
(English Author Best Known for His Works: ‘Alice's Adventures in Wonderland’ & Its Sequel ‘Through the Looking-Glass’)

Lewis Carroll
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 27, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 14, 1898
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 
Langston Hughes
(One of the Earliest Innovators of the Literary Art Form Called Jazz Poetry)

Langston Hughes
18
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: May 22, 1967
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 8 
Larry David
(Best Known as The Cocreator of The Television series 'Seinfeld' & as The Star of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm')

Larry David
20
Birthdate: July 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 
Linda McCartney
(Photographer)

Linda McCartney
11
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: September 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, United States
Died: April 17, 1998
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 
Lord Byron
(Baron Byron)

Lord Byron
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: April 19, 1824
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 
Lisa Brennan-Jobs
(Daughter of Steve Jobs)

Lisa Brennan-Jobs
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oregon, United States

 12 
Lucy Hawking
(Journalist, Novelist, Writer)

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

 13 
Leslie Jordan
(Writer and TV actor who received an Emmy Award for his role as Beverley Leslie on the hit series Will & Grace in 2006)

Leslie Jordan
7
Birthdate: April 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 14 
Leslie Jones
(Comedian)

Leslie Jones
21
Birthdate: September 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 

Lucy Maud Montgomery
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New London, Canada
Died: April 24, 1942

 16 
Leigh Anne Tuohy
(Interior Designer, Entrepreneur, Writer)

Leigh Anne Tuohy
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 17 

Lady Colin Campbell
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica

 18 
Louis Theroux
(Journalist)

Louis Theroux
7
Birthdate: May 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Singapore
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 
Lewis Black
(Comedian)

Lewis Black
4
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

 20 
L. Frank Baum
(Best Known for His Children's Books Like 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' and its Sequels)

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

 21 
Lilian Thuram
(Football player)

Lilian Thuram
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 
Lee Israel
(Author)

Lee Israel
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 3, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 24, 2014

 23 
Liu Xiaobo
(Chinese Human Rights Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)

Liu Xiaobo
3
Birthdate: December 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Changchun, China
Died: July 13, 2017

 24 
Lee Child
(Author)

Lee Child
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coventry, England

 25 
Les Gold
(Pawnbroker)

Les Gold
3
Birthdate: June 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 
Lorraine Hansberry
(Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter, Playwright, Human rights activist)

Lorraine Hansberry
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 12, 1965

 27 
Louis L’Amour
(Novelist)

Louis L’Amour
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: June 10, 1988

 28 
Louise Hay
(Writer)

Louise Hay
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 30, 2017

 29 
Luann de Lesseps
(TV personality, Singer)

Luann de Lesseps
0
Birthdate: May 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 
Les Claypool
(Bassist, Singer, Songwriter)

Les Claypool
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Richmond

 31 
Louise Penny
(Writer)

Louise Penny
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 32 
Louis L'Amour
(Novelist)

Louis L'Amour
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: June 10, 1988

 33 
Livy
(Historian)

Livy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0059 BC
Birthplace: Padua, Italy
Died: 0017 AD

 34 
Lorraine Pascale
(Television cook)

Lorraine Pascale
0
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: November 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 35 
Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)

Luis Buñuel
4
Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29, 1983

 36 
Leigh Bardugo
(Young adult author known for her New York Times Bestseller Six of Crows)

Leigh Bardugo
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel

 37 
Lilli Palmer
(Actress)

Lilli Palmer
2
Birthdate: May 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: January 27, 1986

 38 
Luchino Visconti
(Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer)

Luchino Visconti
0
Birthdate: November 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Milan
Died: March 17, 1976
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 39 
Li Bai
(Poet)

Li Bai
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 19, 0701
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suiye, Tang Empire (now Chuy Region, Kyrgyzstan)
Died: November 30, 0762

 40 
Luigi Pirandello
(Italian Playwright and Novelist & Winner of 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Luigi Pirandello
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 28, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Agrigento, Italy
Died: December 10, 1936

 41 

Lewis Wallace
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 10, 1827
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brookville, Indiana, United States
Died: February 15, 1905

 42 
Lorenzo Music
(Actor, Producer)

Lorenzo Music
1
Birthdate: May 2, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 4, 2001

 43 
Lu Xun
(Chinese Writer, Essayist, Poet & Literary Critic)

Lu Xun
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China
Died: October 19, 1936

 44 

Liane Moriarty
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

 45 
Lois Lowry
(Writer)

Lois Lowry
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 46 
Len Deighton
(Author Best Known for His Espionage Fiction)

Len Deighton
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England

 47 
Leigh Hunt
(English Essayist, Poet & Critic)

Leigh Hunt
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1784
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Southgate, London, England
Died: August 28, 1859

 48 
Lady Caroline Lamb
(Novelist, Aristocrat)

Lady Caroline Lamb
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1785
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dorset, England
Died: January 25, 1828

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1177 AD
Birthplace: Marwand
Died: 1274 AD

 50 
Larry Niven
(Writer)

Larry Niven
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States