Writers Whose First Name Starts With R

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with R. The list includes people like Roald Dahl, Rabindranath Tagore, Rosario Dawson, R. L. Stine, Richard Ayoade and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with R includes people from United States, England, Germany, India 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 Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
Died: November 23, 1990
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 2 Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941

 3 Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 4 Richard Donner

Richard Donner.
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: April 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 R. L. Stine

R. L. Stine.
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

 6 Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whipps Cross
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 1, 1997
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling.
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Famous As: Journalist, Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: December 30, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: January 18, 1936

 9 Richard Hammond

Richard Hammond
2
Famous As: Television presenter, Writer, Journalist, Autobiographer, Children's writer
Birthdate: December 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Solihull
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Ruskin Bond

Ruskin Bond.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kasauli
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 Rumi

Rumi.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Great Poet
Birthdate: September 30, 1207
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Balk (present-day Afghanistan)
Died: December 17, 1273

 12 Robert Frost

Robert Frost.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 26, 1874
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: January 29, 1963

 13 Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Commack, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 15 Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson.
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Famous As: American Lecturer, Philosopher, Essayist & Poet
Birthdate: May 25, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 27, 1882

 16 Rachel Dolezal

Rachel Dolezal
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lincoln County, Montana, U.S

 17 Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins.
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Evolutionary Biologist
Birthdate: March 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 Rory Stewart

Rory Stewart.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: January 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

 19 Robert Kiyosaki

Robert Kiyosaki.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Businessman, Motivational Speaker & Author
Birthdate: April 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii, United States

 20 Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh.
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Famous As: Radio Host, Political Commentator, Author, Former Television Host
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, U.S
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 21 Robert Webb

Robert Webb
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian, Writer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 22 R. K. Narayan

R. K. Narayan.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: May 13, 2001

 23 Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Poet
Birthdate: November 13, 1850
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: December 3, 1894

 24 Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury.
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5, 2012

 25 Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich.
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Famous As: Film Director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

 26 Reginald VelJohnson

Reginald VelJohnson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 27 Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer.
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Author
Birthdate: August 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Rod Serling

Rod Serling.
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Famous As: Screenwriter, TV Producer, Narrator
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Syracuse
Died: June 28, 1975

 29 Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science Fiction Writer
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Butler, Missouri, USA
Died: May 8, 1988

 30 Ronnie Corbett

Ronnie Corbett
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Famous As: Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor, Cabaret artist, Aviator
Birthdate: December 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: March 31, 2016
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 31 Rory Kinnear

Rory Kinnear
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Rosanne Cash

Rosanne Cash.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter, author
Birthdate: May 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 33 Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner.
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 27, 1861
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Donji Kraljevec, Croatia
Died: March 30, 1925

 34 Robert Herjavec

Robert Herjavec.
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Famous As: Business People
Birthdate: September 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: VaraĹždin, Croatia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 35 Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 Rory Kennedy

Rory Kennedy
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA

 37 Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: September 16, 2007

 38 Rob Brydon

Rob Brydon
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian, Autobiographer
Birthdate: May 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baglan, Neath Port Talbot
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 39 Russell T Davies

Russell T Davies
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Television producer, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: April 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Swansea
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 40 Robert Kirkman

Robert Kirkman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 Ranulph Fiennes

Ranulph Fiennes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Writer, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: March 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Windsor
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 42 Richard Curtis

Richard Curtis
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Famous As: Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer, Television producer, Writer
Birthdate: November 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 43 Randolph Churchill

Randolph Churchill.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Politician
Birthdate: May 28, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London
Died: June 6, 1968

 44 Ron White

Ron White
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: December 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fritch, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 45 Robby Benson

Robby Benson.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 46 Robert Greene

Robert Greene.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Playwright
Birthdate: May 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

 47 Ree Drummond

Ree Drummond.
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Famous As: Blogger
Birthdate: January 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 48 Rick Steves

Rick Steves
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Travel writer
Birthdate: May 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edmonds, Washington, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 49 Robin DiAngelo

Robin DiAngelo
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Famous As: Academic
Birthdate: September 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Jose, California,

 50 Robert M. Gates

Robert M. Gates
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas, U.S.