Writers Whose First Name Starts With P

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with P. The list includes people like P. J. O'Rourke, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Reubens, Padma Lakshmi, 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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Paul Reubens
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Birthdate: August 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 2 
Patty Duke
(Actress)

Patty Duke
6
Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: March 29, 2016
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 3 
Paulo Coelho
(Brazilian lyricist)

Paulo Coelho
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
P B Shelley
(Poet, Best-known for His Works 'Ozymandias', 'Ode to the West Wind', and 'To a Skylark')

P B Shelley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 4, 1792
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warnham, United Kingdom
Died: July 8, 1822

 5 
Philip K. Dick
(Best Known for His Novel 'The Man in the High Castle')

Philip K. Dick
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2, 1982

 6 
Padma Lakshmi
(Model. Writer)

Padma Lakshmi
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 7 
Pliny the Elder
(Philosopher, Writer)

Pliny the Elder
2
Birthdate: 0023 AD
Birthplace: Como, Italy
Died: 0079 AD
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 8 
Patti Smith
(Known for Her Hit Single “Because the Night”)

Patti Smith
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 
Paige VanZant
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Paige VanZant
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dundee, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 10 
Penn Jillette
(Magician)

Penn Jillette
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 11 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge
20
Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 
Philipp Lahm
(Football player)

Philipp Lahm
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 11, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 13 

Paulina Porizkova
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechoslovakia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 
Pablo Neruda
(Chilean poet)

Pablo Neruda
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973

 15 
Philip Roth
(Novelist)

Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 22, 2018

 16 

Phillis Wheatley
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1753
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Africa
Died: December 5, 1784

 17 
Peter Drucker
(Management Consultant)

Peter Drucker
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 19, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 11, 2005

 18 

P G Wodehouse
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Died: February 14, 1975

 19 
Paul Shaffer
(Musician)

Paul Shaffer
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 20 
Pippa Middleton
(Socialite, Author)

Pippa Middleton
12
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 
Prue Leith
(Restaurateur)

Prue Leith
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: South Africa

 22 

Peter Bogdanovich
1
Birthdate: July 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 
Pier Paolo Pasolini
(Film Director)

Pier Paolo Pasolini
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bologna, Kingdom of Italy
Died: November 2, 1975

 24 

Philip Larkin
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Radford, Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: December 2, 1985

 25 

P. L. Travers
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 9, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Maryborough, Australia
Died: April 23, 1996

 26 
Paul Feig
(Actor)

Paul Feig
2
Birthdate: September 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 27 
Phan Thi Kim Phuc
(Appearing in a world famous, Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph from the Vietnam War in 1972)

Phan Thi Kim Phuc
3
Birthdate: April 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Trảng Bàng, Vietnam

 28 
Peter Kropotkin
(Anarchist, Socialist & Historian)

Peter Kropotkin
2
Birthdate: December 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 8, 1921

 29 
Pliny the Younger
(Author, Lawyer)

Pliny the Younger
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0061 AD
Birthplace: Como
Died: 0112 AD

 30 
Pearl Buck
(American writer)

Pearl Buck
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 26, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hillsboro
Died: March 6, 1973

 31 

Patricia Highsmith
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 4, 1995

 32 

Paul Hollywood
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: March 1, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wallasey, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 33 
Peter Edward Cook
(Actor, Comedian, Satirist, Writer)

Peter Edward Cook
1
Birthdate: November 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 9, 1995

 34 

Paul Petersen
1
Birthdate: September 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Glendale, California, USA

 35 
Paula Deen
(TV personality)

Paula Deen
8
Birthdate: January 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 36 
Paula Poundstone
(Stand-up comedian)

Paula Poundstone
4
Birthdate: December 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 37 
P. D. James
(Writer)

P. D. James
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: November 27, 2014

 38 

Peter Benchley
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: February 11, 2006
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 39 
Pat Conroy
(Writer)

Pat Conroy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: March 4, 2016

 40 

Patrisse Cullors
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 20, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 41 
Peter Farrelly
(Film director, Screenwriter)

Peter Farrelly
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: December 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Phoenixville

 42 
Peter Handke
(Novelist)

Peter Handke
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Griffen, Austria

 43 

Paul Verlaine
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: January 8, 1896

 44 
Pindar
(Poet)

Pindar
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0518 BC
Birthplace: Cynoscephalae, Boiotia
Died: 0438 BC

Paul Auster
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 46 

Patricia Cornwell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 47 
Patricia Wettig
(Actor, Playwright, Stage actor, Television actor)

Patricia Wettig
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 48 
Paddy Chayefsky
(Screenwriter)

Paddy Chayefsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 1, 1981

 49 
P. J. O'Rourke
(Political Satirist & Author)

P. J. O'Rourke
1
Birthdate: November 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, U.S
Died: February 15, 2022

 50 

Panio Gianopoulos
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: United States of America
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)