Writers Whose First Name Starts With V

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Discover the famous writers whose name starts with V. The list includes people like Viggo Mortensen, Virginia Woolf, Voltaire, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Victor Hugo and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of writers whose names start with V includes people from United States, Russia, India, Italy and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Viggo Mortensen
24
Birthdate: October 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Watertown, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 2 
Voltaire
(French Historian and Philosopher Known for His Wit and His Pointed Social Critique)
Voltaire
13
Birthdate: November 21, 1694
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 30, 1778
 3 
Victor Hugo
(French Writer of the Romantic Movement Best Known for His Novel 'Les Misérables' and Play 'Ruy Blas')
Victor Hugo
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 26, 1802
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Besançon, Doubs, France
Died: May 22, 1885
 4 
Virginia Woolf
(One of the Most Important Modernist 20th-Century Authors)
Virginia Woolf
64
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: March 28, 1941
 5 
Virgil
(Ancient Roman Poet of the Augustan Period)
Virgil
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 0070
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cisalpine Gaul
Died: September 21, 0019
 6 
Vladimir Nabokov
(Best Known For His Novels 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire')
Vladimir Nabokov
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 2, 1977
 7 
Vincent Schiavelli
(Best Known for His Roles in the Films: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Tomorrow Never Dies’)
Vincent Schiavelli
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 11, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 26, 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 8 
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
(Independence Activist, Reformer)
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
11
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 28, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bhagur
Died: February 26, 1966
 9 
V. S. Naipaul
(Trinidadian-Born British Writer Who Won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001)
V. S. Naipaul
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trinidad and Tobago
Died: August 11, 2018
 10 
Valerie Plame
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.
 11 
Vikram Seth
(Writer)
Vikram Seth
44
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kolkata
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 12 
Vitruvius
(Roman Architect)
Vitruvius
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0080 BC
Birthplace: Italy, Roman Empire
Died: 0015 BC
 13 
Vera Brittain
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 29, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England
Died: March 29, 1970
 14 
V. C. Andrews
(Novelist)
V. C. Andrews
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Virginia, United States
Died: December 19, 1986
 15 
Vladimir Mayakovsky
(Russian Poet and Playwright Who was a Prominent Figure of the Russian Futurist Movement)
Vladimir Mayakovsky
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 19, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baghdati, Georgia
Died: April 14, 1930
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Vincent Bugliosi
(Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer)
Vincent Bugliosi
0
Listed In:
Birthdate: August 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hibbing
Died: June 6, 2015
 17 
Victoria Osteen
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 28, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Huntsville
 18 
Veronica Roth
(Novelist)
Veronica Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Veronica De Laurentiis
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Víctor Jara
(Chilean Teacher and Theater Director Who Was Tortured and Killed by Dictator Augusto Pinochet’s Men)
Víctor Jara
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Ignacio, Chile
Died: September 16, 1973
 21 
Varun Grover
(Writer, Lyricist, Stand-up Comedian)
Varun Grover
4
Birthdate: January 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sundernagar, Himachal Pradesh, India
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 22 
Vilfredo Pareto
(Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher)
Vilfredo Pareto
0
Birthdate: July 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 19, 1923
 23 
V. E. Schwab
(Writer)
V. E. Schwab
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: America
 24 
Virginia Satir
(American author)
Virginia Satir
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Died: September 10, 1988
 25 
Victoria Stilwell
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
 26 
Veronica Guerin
(Journalist)
Veronica Guerin
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: June 26, 1996
 27 
Valmiki
(Poet)
Valmiki
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthplace: India
 28 
Vyvyan Holland
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: October 10, 1967
 29 
Vijay Tendulkar
(Indian Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter and Journalist)
Vijay Tendulkar
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kohalpur, India
Died: May 19, 2008
 30 
Viva
(Actress)
Viva
1
Birthdate: August 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
 31 
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Diarist, Songwriter)
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 21, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thalayolaparambu
Died: July 5, 1994
 32 
Vera Jordanova
(Bulgarian-Finnish Model, Actress, and Cookbook Author)
Vera Jordanova
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
(Writer, Traditional healer)
Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zululand DC, South Africa
Died: March 25, 2020
 34 
Vernon Chatman
(Television producer, writer, voice actor, stand-up comedian, musician)
Vernon Chatman
0
Birthdate: October 31, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn
 35 
Vince Russo
(Writer who is best known for his work with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).)
Vince Russo
2
Birthdate: January 24, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Vinicius de Moraes
(Poet, Singer, Composer, Journalist, Diplomat, Reporter, Writer, Jazz musician, Screenwriter, Songwriter)
Vinicius de Moraes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 19, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gávea
Died: July 9, 1980
 37 
Vairamuthu
(Author, Actor, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)
Vairamuthu
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vadugapatti, Theni
 38 
Val McDermid
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist)
Val McDermid
6
Birthdate: June 4, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kirkcaldy
 39 
Vicki Iovine
(Model, Writer, Lawyer)
Vicki Iovine
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Veronica Franco
(16th Century Italian Poet and Courtesan)
Veronica Franco
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 25, 1546
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: July 22, 1591
 41 
Vyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kochi
Died: December 22, 1985
 42 
Vir Sanghvi
(Journalist, Writer)
Vir Sanghvi
0
Birthdate: July 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London
 43 
Vasco Rossi
(Singer-songwriter)
Vasco Rossi
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zocca, Italy
 44 
Vladimir Propp
(Folklorist)
Vladimir Propp
0
Birthdate: April 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 22, 1970
 45 
Vladimir Bukovsky
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belebey, Russia
Died: October 27, 2019
 46 
Valerie Eliot
(Second Wife and Widow of the Nobel Prize-Winning Poet T. S. Eliot)
Valerie Eliot
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: November 9, 2012
 47 
Victorien Sardou
(Dramatist)
Victorien Sardou
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 5, 1831
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 8, 1908
 48 
Viktor Shklovsky
0
Birthdate: January 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 6, 1984
 49 
Viktor Schauberger
(Forester, Inventor, Writer)
Viktor Schauberger
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Schwarzenberg am Böhmerwald
Died: September 25, 1958
 50 
Vikas Swarup
(diplomat, writer)
Vikas Swarup
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1963 AD
Birthplace: Allahabad