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Famous Conservatives
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List Rules Must have shown or mentioned in interviews public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes at some point in career

From a famous columnist & conservative to a bestselling Republican author : a conservative list of writers who are both Republican & famous. Includes Republican journalists, Republican authors, top conservative bloggers & more. The list also has photos & biographical info about each writer. The most famous, best writing columnists and writers who share conservative values should be included on this list.

Who are famous Republican authors? These Republican writers are popular figures within the conservative community and are heroes to a good number of people who follow their work. You'll see a number of familiar names on here and some surprises too.
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Ann Coulter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Republican Authors
age 57
Ann Hart Coulter (; born December 8, 1961) is an American far-right media pundit, syndicated columnist, and lawyer. She became known as a media pundit in the late 1990s, appearing in print and ...more
Candace Bushnell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Republican Authors
age 60
Candace Bushnell (born December 1, 1958) is an American author, journalist, and television producer. She wrote a column for The New York Observer (1994–96) that was adapted into the bestselling ...more
Andrew Breitbart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Republican Authors
Dec. at 43 (1969-2012)
Andrew James Breitbart (; February 1, 1969 – March 1, 2012) was an American conservative publisher, writer and commentator. After helping in the early stages of The Huffington Post and the ...more
Andrew Klavan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Republican Authors
age 64
Andrew Klavan (; born July 13, 1954) is an American writer of crime and suspense novels. Dubbed by Stephen King "the most original American novelist of crime and suspense since Cornell ...more
Bob Gale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Republican Authors
age 67
Michael Robert Gale (born May 25, 1951) is an American screenwriter, producer and film director. He co-wrote the science fiction comedy film Back to the Future with writing partner Robert ...more
Clive Cussler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Republican Authors
age 87
Clive Eric Cussler (born July 15, 1931) is an American adventure novelist and underwater explorer. His thriller novels, many featuring the character Dirk Pitt, have reached The New York Times ...more
Dale Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Republican Authors
Dale Brown, Vice President of Research and Development at OptiMedica, has more than fifteen years experience in the laser-based ophthalmology industry. Prior to OptiMedica, he was Director of ...more
David Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Republican Authors
age 66
David Scott Limbaugh (born December 11, 1952) is a conservative American political commentator and author who has also worked as a professor and as a lawyer. He is the younger brother of talk ...more
Dean Koontz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Republican Authors
age 73
Dean Ray Koontz (born July 9, 1945) is an American author. His novels are billed as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and ...more
James Ellroy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Republican Authors
age 70
Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist. Ellroy has become known for a telegrammatic prose style in his most recent work, wherein ...more
Mark Helprin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Republican Authors
age 71
Mark Helprin (born June 28, 1947) is an American novelist, journalist, conservative commentator, Senior Fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, ...more
Martin Yan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Republican Authors
age 70
Martin Yan (Chinese: 甄文達, Zhen Wenda; born 22 December 1948) is a Chinese-American chef and food writer. He has hosted his award-winning PBS-TV cooking show Yan Can Cook since 1982.
Mary Higgins Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Republican Authors
age 91
Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney (December 24, 1927 - January 31, 2020), known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, was an American author of suspense novels. Each of her 51 books ...more
Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Republican Authors
age 75
Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. He was ...more
Pat Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Republican Authors
age 80
Patrick Joseph Buchanan (; born November 2, 1938) is an American paleoconservative political commentator, columnist, politician and broadcaster. Buchanan was an assistant and special consultant ...more
Patricia Cornwell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Republican Authors
age 62
Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels; June 9, 1956) is a contemporary American crime writer. She is known for writing a best-selling series of novels featuring the heroine Dr. Kay ...more
Stephenie Meyer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Republican Authors
age 45
Stephenie Meyer (née Morgan; ; born December 24, 1973) is an American novelist and film producer, best known for her vampire romance series Twilight. The Twilight novels have sold over ...more
Stephen Coonts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Republican Authors
age 72
Stephen Coonts (born July 19, 1946) is an American thriller and suspense novelist.
Tom Clancy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Republican Authors
Dec. at 66 (1947-2013)
Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold ...more