Writers Whose First Name Starts With O

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with O. The list includes people like Oscar Wilde, Oliver Stone, Olivia Olson, Orson Bean, O. Henry and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with O includes people from United States, Germany, England, France and other countries all over the world.

 1 Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 2 Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Irish
Died: November 30, 1900

 3 Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 25, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone
Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Olivia Olson

Olivia Olson
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Orson Bean

Orson Bean
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 7, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 O. Henry

O. Henry
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Short Story Writer
Birthdate: September 11, 1862
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 5, 1910
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 8 Octavia E. Butler

Octavia E. Butler
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science fiction author
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 24, 2006

 9 Ovid

Ovid
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 20, 0043
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian, Romanian
Died: 0017 AD

 10 Olivia Harrison

Olivia Harrison
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Mexican, British, American

 11 Osamu Dazai

Osamu Dazai
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 19, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Japanese
Died: June 13, 1948
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka
Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 3, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Japanese
Died: February 9, 1989

 13 Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 14 Owen King

Owen King
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: May 31, 1987

 15 Oja Kodar

Oja Kodar
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: 1941 AD
Nationality: Croatian

 16 Oscar Hammerstein, II

Oscar Hammerstein, II
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Librettist and producer
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: August 23, 1960
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 17 Oleg Gordievsky

Oleg Gordievsky
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Secret Agent
Birthdate: October 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Russian

 18 Olga Tokarczuk

Olga Tokarczuk
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Psychologist
Birthdate: January 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Polish

 19 Oscar Acosta

Oscar Acosta
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney, Author
Birthdate: April 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: 1974 AD

 20 Olympe de Gouges

Olympe de Gouges
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: May 7, 1748
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: November 3, 1793

 21 Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Turkish
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Octavio Paz

Octavio Paz
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate
Birthdate: March 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Mexican
Died: April 19, 1998

 23 Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 19, 1971

 24 Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Playwright, Poet
Birthdate: November 10, 1728
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Irish, British
Died: April 4, 1774

 25 Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer
Birthdate: January 25, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French

 26 Oriana Fallaci

Oriana Fallaci
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: War correspondent, Politician, Writer, Journalist, Conspiracy theorist
Birthdate: June 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian
Died: September 15, 2006

 27 Otto Strasser

Otto Strasser
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Politician, Writer
Birthdate: September 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: German
Died: August 27, 1974

 28 Osman Khalid Butt

Osman Khalid Butt
Famous As: Journalist, Choreographer
Birthdate: February 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Pakistani

 29 Otto Ernst Remer

Otto Ernst Remer
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: German
Died: October 4, 1997

 30 Og Mandino

Og Mandino
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 3, 1996

 31 Oscar Micheaux

Oscar Micheaux
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 2, 1884
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: March 25, 1951

 32 O. N. V. Kurup

O. N. V. Kurup
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 13, 2016

 33 Ōkawa Shūmei

Ōkawa Shūmei
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Japanese
Died: December 24, 1957

 34 Oskar Kokoschka

Oskar Kokoschka
Famous As: Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University teacher
Birthdate: March 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Austrian, British
Died: February 22, 1980

 35 Otto Weininger

Otto Weininger
Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, Psychologist
Birthdate: April 3, 1880
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Austrian
Died: October 4, 1903

 36 Osip Mandelstam

Osip Mandelstam
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Writer, Translator, Literary critic, Essayist
Birthdate: January 15, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Polish, Russian
Died: December 27, 1938

 37 Otep Shamaya

Otep Shamaya
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Poet, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 38 Otto F. Kernberg

Otto F. Kernberg
Famous As: Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, University teacher, Non-fiction writer, Psychologist
Birthdate: September 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Austrian, American

 39 Ousmane Sembène

Ousmane Sembène
Famous As: Senegalese film director
Birthdate: January 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Senegalese
Died: June 9, 2007

 40 Oz Clarke

Oz Clarke
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: television presenter
Birthdate: 1949 AD
Nationality: British

 41 Olaf Stapledon

Olaf Stapledon
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
Died: September 6, 1950

 42 Owen Barfield

Owen Barfield
Famous As: Philosopher, Writer
Birthdate: November 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: December 14, 1997

 43 Ovidie

Ovidie
Famous As: Adult Film Star, Film director, Writer, Sex educator, Documentarian, Screenwriter, Journalist, Film producer
Birthdate: August 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French

 44 Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science Fiction Writer
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 24, 2006

 45 Orlando Figes

Orlando Figes
Famous As: Writer, Historian, Lecturer
Birthdate: November 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 46 Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Oodgeroo Noonuccal
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Author, Human rights activist, Writer
Birthdate: November 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Australian
Died: September 16, 1993

 47 Oliver Parker

Oliver Parker
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Writer, Film director
Birthdate: September 6, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 48 Olivia Manning

Olivia Manning
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Died: July 23, 1980

 49 O.V. Vijayan

O.V. Vijayan
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Indian
Died: March 30, 2005

 50 Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.

Oscar Cicero Brown, Jr.
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: May 29, 2005