(1) James Edwin Gunn, b. 1923, the science fiction writer and the editor of the Road to Science Fiction anthologies.
(2) James Gunn, b. 1970, filmmaker and author of The Toy Collector.
(3) James Gunn, 1900–1982, missionary and Bible teacher.
(4) James Gunn, 1920–1966, American screenwriter and author of hardboiled detective stories.