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, Leonard Cohen, Larry David, Leo Tolstoy 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

Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934, Canadian
Singer-songwriter

Larry DavidLarry David
02 July 1947, American
 

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828, Russian
 

Lord ByronLord Byron
22 January 1788, British
Poet, Politician
Laura Ingalls WilderLaura Ingalls Wilder
07 February 1867, American
American writer

Lisa Brennan-JobsLisa Brennan-Jobs
17 May 1978, American
Daughter of Steve Jobs

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

Lewis CarrollLewis Carroll
27 January 1832, British
Author, Mathematician and Photographer
Langston HughesLangston Hughes
01 February 1902, American
Poet, Novelist, Playwright, & Columnist

Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British
Actress
Lenín MorenoLenín Moreno
19 March 1953, Ecuadorian
Political leader

Lucy HawkingLucy Hawking
02 November 1970, British
Journalist, Novelist, Writer

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

Luigi PirandelloLuigi Pirandello
28 June 1867, Italian
Writer
Leon Battista AlbertiLeon Battista Alberti
18 February 1404, Italian
Architect, Linguist

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

Ľudovít ŠtúrĽudovít Štúr
28 October 1815, Slovak
Author

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
29 March 1929, Estonian
Writer
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

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L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
13 March 1911, American
Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter,
Lawrence DurrellLawrence Durrell
27 February 1912, British
Novelist

Louis SlotinLouis Slotin
01 December 1910, Canadian
Physicist, Chemist, Non-fiction writer
Lorne MichaelsLorne Michaels
17 November 1944, American
Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Television

Lisa EdelsteinLisa Edelstein
21 May 1966, American
Playwright, Television actor, Actor, Film actor,

Les ClaypoolLes Claypool
29 September 1963, American
Bassist, Singer, Songwriter
Leslie JordanLeslie Jordan
29 April 1955, American
Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor

Lindy Chamberlain-CreightonLindy Chamberlain-Creighton
04 March 1948, Australian, New Zealander
 
Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
21 February 1947, Italian, American
Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter

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

Luke the EvangelistLuke the Evangelist
Greek
Author

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

Lady Randolph ChurchillLady Randolph Churchill
09 January 1854, British, American
Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite
Liane MoriartyLiane Moriarty
15 November 1966, Australian
novelist, children's writer

Leigh WhannellLeigh Whannell
17 January 1977, Australian
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer, Director

Lisa JakubLisa Jakub
27 December 1978, Canadian
Actor, Writer

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900, Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,
Lorraine HansberryLorraine Hansberry
19 May 1930, American
Writer, Theatre director, Screenwriter,

Lois MaxwellLois Maxwell
14 February 1927, Canadian
Actor, Writer
Lawrence LessigLawrence Lessig
03 June 1961, American
Jurist, Activist, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer,

Laura SchlessingerLaura Schlessinger
16 January 1947, American
Radio personality, Writer, Social worker,

Lois LowryLois Lowry
1937 AD, American
American writer
Louise PennyLouise Penny
01 July 1958, Canadian
Novelist, Writer

Lal Shahbaz QalandarLal Shahbaz Qalandar
1177 AD, Pakistani
poet
Luchino ViscontiLuchino Visconti
02 November 1906, Italian
Theatre director, Film director, Screenwriter,

Ludwig BeckLudwig Beck
29 June 1880, German
Writer, Military personnel

Lawrence FerlinghettiLawrence Ferlinghetti
24 March 1919, American
Officer, Poet, Writer, Publisher, Painter,
Li BaiLi Bai
0701 AD, Chinese
Poet

Lady Caroline LambLady Caroline Lamb
13 November 1785, British
Poet, Writer, Novelist
Lou Andreas-SaloméLou Andreas-Salomé
12 February 1861, German, Russian
Psychoanalyst, author

Lawrence M. KraussLawrence M. Krauss
27 May 1954, American
Astronomer, Physicist, Astrophysicist, Academic,

LucretiusLucretius
15 October 0099, Ancient Roman
Poet, philosopher, writer

Leigh LawsonLeigh Lawson
21 July 1945, British
Actor
Lina HeydrichLina Heydrich
14 June 1911, German
Writer
Lu XunLu Xun
25 September 1881, Chinese
Writer, Essayist, Poet, Literary critic,

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

Louis-Ferdinand CélineLouis-Ferdinand Céline
27 May 1894, French
French novelist

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
25 October 1927, American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer
LucianLucian
0125 AD, Turkish
Novelist, satirist, rhetorician

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

Lise MayerLise Mayer
29 November 1959, British
screenwriter

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

Leslie LamportLeslie Lamport
07 February 1941, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, Programmer,
Leonard MaltinLeonard Maltin
18 December 1950, American
Journalist, Art historian, Film critic,

Leandra MedineLeandra Medine
1988 AD, American
writer, journalist
Linda Moulton HoweLinda Moulton Howe
20 January 1942, American
Journalist, Essayist

Louis Antoine de Saint-JustLouis Antoine de Saint-Just
25 August 1767, French
Politician, Writer

Laurence SterneLaurence Sterne
24 November 1713, British
Writer, Novelist, Autobiographer, Religious
Lope de VegaLope de Vega
25 November 1562, Spanish
Playwright, Poet, Writer

Leslye HeadlandLeslye Headland
1981 AD, American
film director, screenwriter, playwright
Leopold von Sacher-MasochLeopold von Sacher-Masoch
27 January 1836, German
Writer

Luís de CamõesLuís de Camões
1524 AD, Portuguese
Portuguese poet

Laura WadeLaura Wade
16 October 1977, British
Writer

Luther BurbankLuther Burbank
07 March 1849, American
Horticulturist, Geneticist, Botanist, Gardener,
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke
21 December 1795, German
Historian, Academic, University teacher, Writer
Lois McMaster BujoldLois McMaster Bujold
02 November 1949, American
Writer, Novelist, Science fiction writer

Lady Mary Wortley MontaguLady Mary Wortley Montagu
15 May 1689
Explorer, Poet, Writer, Playwright

Linn UllmannLinn Ullmann
09 August 1966, Norwegian
Actor, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19 January 1808, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher
Larry WallLarry Wall
27 September 1954, American
Programmer, Engineer, Writer, Computer scientist