Writers Whose First Name Starts With S

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with S. The list includes people like Stephen Hawking, Steve Martin, Stephen King, Stan Lee, Sarah Ferguson and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with S includes people from United States, England, India, Canada and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Stephen Hawking
(Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology)
Stephen Hawking
180
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
73
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 12, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Stephen King
(A Prolific & Immensely Popular Author of Horror Fiction)
Stephen King
55
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Steve Martin
(Actor, Comedian, Writer and Musician)
Steve Martin
31
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Sylvia Plath
(Famous for Her Books 'The Bell Jar' and 'Ariel')
Sylvia Plath
42
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1963
 6 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
(British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
25
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930
 7 
Stephen Hillenburg
(Creator of the Nickelodeon Animated TV Series 'SpongeBob SquarePants')
Stephen Hillenburg
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States
Died: November 26, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Sam Shepard
13
Birthdate: November 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
Died: July 27, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Stan Laurel
(Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films)
Stan Laurel
9
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Stephen Fry
(English Actor, Writer and Director Known for His Films: ‘V for Vendetta’ and ‘A Fish Called Wanda’)
Stephen Fry
28
Birthdate: August 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 11 
Shel Silverstein
47
Birthdate: September 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1999
 12 
Scott Caan
(Actor & Director Who Starred as Detective Sergeant Danny "Danno" Williams in the CBS television series 'Hawaii Five-0')
Scott Caan
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Stephen Colbert
(Host of the Satirical Comedy Central Show 'The Colbert Report')
Stephen Colbert
35
Birthdate: May 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Seth Meyers
(Host of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and Former Cast Member of 'Saturday Night Live;)
Seth Meyers
15
Birthdate: December 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Stacey Dash
(Actress)
Stacey Dash
16
Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 16 
Sarah Ferguson
(Author, Producer and Former Wife of Prince Andrew, Duke of York)
Sarah Ferguson
15
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Sappho
(Archaic Greek Lyric Poet)
Sappho
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0630 AD
Birthplace: Lesbos, Greece
Died: 0570 AD
 18 
Simone de Beauvoir
(French Existentialist Philosopher, Writer, Social Theorist, and Feminist Activist)
Simone de Beauvoir
15
Birthdate: January 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 14, 1986
 19 
Samuel Beckett
(Irish Novelist Who Won the 1969 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Samuel Beckett
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Foxrock, Ireland
Died: December 22, 1989
 20 
Shirley Jackson
(American Writer Known Primarily for Her Works of Horror and Mystery)
Shirley Jackson
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 8, 1965
 21 
Salman Rushdie
(Indian-born British-American Author Best Known for His Novel ‘The Satanic Verses’)
Salman Rushdie
17
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
 22 
Shonda Rhimes
(Television Producer)
Shonda Rhimes
17
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 23 
Shannon Sharpe
(American footballer)
Shannon Sharpe
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 24 
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
(Science-Fiction Writer Known for His Novels: ‘Childhood's End’, ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and ‘Rendezvous with Rama’)
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minehead, Somerset, England
Died: March 19, 2008
 25 
Suzanne Somers
8
Birthdate: October 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Bruno, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 26 
Sam Harris
(American Philosopher, Neuroscientist and Author)
Sam Harris
10
Birthdate: April 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 27 
Suzanne Collins
(Television writer)
Suzanne Collins
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 28 
Sophocles
(Ancient Greek Tragedian)
Sophocles
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0497 BC
Birthplace: Colonus, Athens, Greece
Died: 0406 BC
 29 
Soren Kierkegaard
(Religious Author Who is Considered to be the First 'Existentialist' Philosopher)
Soren Kierkegaard
20
Birthdate: May 5, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11, 1855
 30 
Sophie Hunter
(Theatre Director)
Sophie Hunter
1
Birthdate: March 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Simon Wiesenthal
(Austrian Holocaust Survivor, Nazi Hunter and Writer)
Simon Wiesenthal
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buchach, Ukraine
Died: September 20, 2005
 32 
Sandi Toksvig
(Danish-British Author Best Known for Hosting 'The News Quiz' on 'BBC Radio 4')
Sandi Toksvig
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
 33 
Samuel Coleridge
6
Birthdate: October 21, 1772
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ottery St Mary, Devon, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Died: July 25, 1834
 34 
Seamus Heaney
(Poet, Playwright & Translator Who Received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Seamus Heaney
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castledawson, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Died: August 30, 2013
 35 
Steve Ditko
(American Comics Artist and Comic Writer Best Known for Being Co-creator of Marvel Superhero 'Spider-Man')
Steve Ditko
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 29, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Samuel Johnson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 18, 1709
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: December 13, 1784
 37 
Simon Sinek
(Author and Inspirational Speaker Known for His Books ‘Start With Why’ and ‘The Infinite Game’)
Simon Sinek
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom
 38 
Sarojini Naidu
(Indian Political Activist, Poet and 1st Governor of United Provinces)
Sarojini Naidu
72
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949
 39 
Siegfried Sassoon
(English War Poet and Soldier Who Became One of the Leading Poets of the First World War)
Siegfried Sassoon
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matfield, Kent, England
Died: September 1, 1967
 40 
Sara Pascoe
(Comedian)
Sara Pascoe
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dagenham, London, England
 41 
Sandra Lee
(Television chef, author known for her "Semi-Homemade" cooking concept)
Sandra Lee
4
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 42 
Sir James Matthew Barrie
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died: June 19, 1937
 43 
Stefan Zweig
(One of the Most Popular and Widely Translated Writers in the World During 1920s & 1930s)
Stefan Zweig
4
Birthdate: November 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 22, 1942
 44 
Shelby Foote
(Writer)
Shelby Foote
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 27, 2005
 45 
Saki
(Writer)
Saki
41
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma)
Died: November 14, 1916
 46 
Steven Pinker
(Cognitive Psychologist and Advocate of Evolutionary Psychology and the Computational Theory of Mind)
Steven Pinker
5
Birthdate: September 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 47 
Sherman Alexie
(Novelist)
Sherman Alexie
11
Birthdate: October 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Spokane
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Sandra Cisneros
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
 49 
Shams Tabrizi
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1185 AD
Birthplace: Tabriz, Iran
Died: 1248 AD
 50 
Stephen Covey
(Educator, Author)
Stephen Covey
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: July 16, 2012