Writers Whose First Name Starts With P

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with P. The list includes people like Padma Lakshmi, Peter Jackson, Philip Roth, Paulina Porizkova, Patti Smith and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with P includes people from United States, England, France, Italy 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 Phil McGraw

Phil McGraw
Famous As: College Student Personnel, Actor, Television presenter, Psychologist, Writer
Birthdate: September 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: March 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson
Famous As: Film Director, Producer & Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: New Zealander
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 Patty Duke

Patty Duke
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 29, 2016
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 6 Patrisse Cullors

Patrisse Cullors
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 7 Philip Roth

Philip Roth
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 8 Paulina Porizkova

Paulina Porizkova
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Czech, Swedish, American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Patti Smith

Patti Smith
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 2, 1982
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 P B Shelley

P B Shelley
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 4, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: July 8, 1822

 12 Princess Michael of Kent

Princess Michael of Kent
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: January 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 13 Prue Leith

Prue Leith
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: February 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South African

 14 Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: April 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Penn Jillette

Penn Jillette
Famous As: Magician
Birthdate: March 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 16 P. L. Travers

P. L. Travers
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Australian, British
Died: April 23, 1996

 17 Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield
Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: April 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 Paul Edward Theroux

Paul Edward Theroux
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Travel writer
Birthdate: April 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 19 Peter Bogdanovich

Peter Bogdanovich
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: July 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chilean poet
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Chilean
Died: September 23, 1973

 21 Pier Paolo Pasolini

Pier Paolo Pasolini
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: March 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian
Died: November 2, 1975

 22 Paulo Coelho

Paulo Coelho
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Brazilian lyricist
Birthdate: August 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Brazilian
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Peter Marc Jacobson

Peter Marc Jacobson
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Television actor, Film actor, Film director, Actor
Birthdate: October 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 24 Philippa Perry

Philippa Perry
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychotherapist, Novelist
Birthdate: November 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 25 Paul Greengrass

Paul Greengrass
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Writer
Birthdate: August 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 26 Pattie Mallette

Pattie Mallette
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Autobiographer
Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)

 27 Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Pope of Roman Catholic Church
Birthdate: October 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Italian
Died: September 28, 1978

 28 Paul Feig

Paul Feig
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 29 Patti Davis

Patti Davis
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 30 Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman
Famous As: Columnist, Economist, Essayist, Blogger, University teacher, Actor, Pundit, Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: February 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 31 Paul Shaffer

Paul Shaffer
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian, American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 32 Paula Deen

Paula Deen
Famous As: TV personality
Birthdate: January 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Novelist, University teacher, Playwright, Librarian, Children's writer
Birthdate: October 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 34 Piper Kerman

Piper Kerman
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: writer, memoirist
Birthdate: September 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 35 Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 8, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: December 5, 1784

 36 Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick Rothfuss
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 37 Philipp Lahm

Philipp Lahm
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: November 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: German
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 P G Wodehouse

P G Wodehouse
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright and Author
Birthdate: October 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British, American
Died: February 14, 1975

 39 Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: February 4, 1995

 40 Peter Edward Cook

Peter Edward Cook
Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Satirist, Writer
Birthdate: November 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British
Died: January 9, 1995

 41 Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre Bourdieu
Famous As: Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist, Publisher, Essayist, Writer, Professor
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: January 23, 2002

 42 Petrarch

Petrarch
Famous As: Poet & Philosopher
Birthdate: July 20, 1304
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Italian
Died: July 19, 1374

 43 Peter Franzen

Peter Franzen
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Finnish
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 44 Philip Zimbardo

Philip Zimbardo
Famous As: Social psychologist, University teacher, Non-fiction writer, Psychologist
Birthdate: March 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 45 Paul Petersen

Paul Petersen
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 46 Peter Hitchens

Peter Hitchens
Famous As: Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: October 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 47 Peter Ferdinand Drucker

Peter Ferdinand Drucker
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 48 Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: December 2, 1985

 49 Phil Hellmuth

Phil Hellmuth
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Poker player
Birthdate: July 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 50 Paul Haggis

Paul Haggis
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Film producer, Film director
Birthdate: March 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Canadian
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)