Writers Whose First Name Starts With S

Discover the famous writers whose name starts with S. The list includes people like Shonda Rhimes, Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, Stephen King, Steve Martin 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, Germany and other countries all over the world.

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 1 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
126
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Theoretical Physicist - First to Set Out a Theory of Cosmology
Birthdate: January 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Died: March 14, 2018
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Stan Lee

Stan Lee
39
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Comic book writer
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

Stephen King
38
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: A Prolific & Immensely Popular Author of Horror Fiction
Birthdate: September 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 4 Steve Martin

Steve Martin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Famous for Her Books 'The Bell Jar' and 'Ariel'
Birthdate: October 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 11, 1963

 6 Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen Hillenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Creator of the Nickelodeon Animated TV Series 'SpongeBob SquarePants'
Birthdate: August 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United States
Died: November 26, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 7 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: British Writer Who Created the Character of Sherlock Holmes
Birthdate: May 22, 1859
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: July 7, 1930
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 8 Stan Laurel

Stan Laurel
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Famous As: Comic Actor Who was Part of The Comedy Duo 'Laurel and Hardy'. and Appeared with His Comedy Partner Oliver Hardy in 107 Short Films
Birthdate: June 16, 1890
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 23, 1965
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Shel Silverstein

Shel Silverstein
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10, 1999

 10 Sarah Ferguson

Sarah Ferguson
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 15, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The London Welbeck Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
Died: July 27, 2017
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 12 Scott Caan

Scott Caan
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor & Director Who Starred as Detective Sergeant Danny "Danno" Williams in the CBS television series 'Hawaii Five-0'
Birthdate: August 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 13 Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet and Freedom Fighter
Birthdate: February 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Died: March 2, 1949

 15 Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes
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Famous As: Television Producer
Birthdate: January 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 16 Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 14, 1986

 17 Seth Meyers

Seth Meyers
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Famous As: Host of 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' and Former Cast Member of 'Saturday Night Live;
Birthdate: December 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Evanston, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 5, 1813
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 11, 1855

 19 Sappho

Sappho
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 0630 BC
Birthplace: Lesbos, Greece
Died: 0570 BC

 20 Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Playwright
Birthdate: April 13, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Foxrock, Ireland
Died: December 22, 1989

 21 Sue Perkins

Sue Perkins
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Croydon, London, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 22 Shannon Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American footballer
Birthdate: June 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 23 Stacey Dash

Stacey Dash
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 24 Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: September 8, 1965

 25 Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig
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Famous As: Comedian, Writer
Birthdate: May 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 26 Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer
Birthdate: March 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Durgapur
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 27 Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: June 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 28 Sophie Hunter

Sophie Hunter
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Famous As: Theatre Director
Birthdate: March 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 29 Suzanne Somers

Suzanne Somers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Bruno, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 30 Sophocles

Sophocles
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Tragedian
Birthdate: 0497 BC
Birthplace: Colonus, Athens, Greece
Died: 0406 BC

 31 Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Television writer
Birthdate: August 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 32 Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Founder of Aligarh Muslim University
Birthdate: October 17, 1817
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: March 27, 1898

 33 Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 16, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minehead, Somerset, England
Died: March 19, 2008

 34 Simon Wiesenthal

Simon Wiesenthal
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Nazi Hunter
Birthdate: December 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Buczacz
Died: September 20, 2005

 35 Samuel Coleridge

Samuel Coleridge
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 21, 1772
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ottery St Mary, Devon, Great Britain, United Kingdom
Died: July 25, 1834

 36 Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo
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Famous As: Philosopher, Spiritual Leader
Birthdate: August 15, 1872
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: December 5, 1950

 37 Savitribai Phule

Savitribai Phule
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer, Poet
Birthdate: January 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naigaon, British India (now in Satara district, Maharashtra)
Died: March 10, 1887

 38 Sir James Matthew Barrie

Sir James Matthew Barrie
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: May 9, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirriemuir, Angus, Scotland
Died: June 19, 1937

 39 Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castledawson, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Died: August 30, 2013

 40 Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 18, 1709
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lichfield, England
Died: December 13, 1784

 41 Sam Harris

Sam Harris
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Famous As: Philosopher, Author
Birthdate: April 9, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 42 Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dagenham, London, England

 43 Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: October 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

 44 Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee
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Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Television chef, author known for her "Semi-Homemade" cooking concept
Birthdate: July 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 45 Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer and Filmmaker, Best Known for her Essay 'Notes on 'Camp'
Birthdate: January 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 28, 2004

 46 Siegfried Sassoon

Siegfried Sassoon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matfield, Kent, England
Died: September 1, 1967

 47 Savannah Guthrie

Savannah Guthrie
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

 48 Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Spokane
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 Sheila Hancock

Sheila Hancock
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Blackgang, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 50 Saroo Brierley

Saroo Brierley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Businessman, Author
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)