(1) John Ford, 1586–1640?, English poet and dramatist
(2) John Ford, 1894–1973, Academy Award winning film director
(3) John M. Ford, 1957–2006, American science fiction/fantasy author and roleplaying game author
(6) John Ford, b. 1922, author of Looking for the Christ etc.
(7) John Ford, 1862–1941, author of Criminal obscenity
(8) John Ford, b. 1910, author of The role of the trypanosomiases in African ecology
(9) John Ford, b. 1912, author of Honourable members
(10) John Ford, b. 1936, author of books on boxing and cricket
(11) John M. Ford, author of Epic Battles of the Civil War etc.
(13) John, Abbot of Ford, author of Sermons on the Final Verses of the Song of Songs
(14) John Ford, b. 1945, author of Education Law and Practice
(15) John Ford, author of works about Lacona, Iowa
(16) John Ford, author of gardening books