I'd like to create a lookup column in my list (hopefully using OOTB functionality) that shows a column from another list. Sounds simple enough, but the available columns to choose to lookup from my source list only consist of Dates or Text types. The column I want to pull is of type Person or Group. I read that this might not be allowed, since it is like doing a "Lookup of a Lookup". Is there any way around this?
There is no way you can do this OOTB in SharePoint. So you have to do some coding to get your solution.
Here is a sample code which performs the operation you want.
If you have any doubt in this code then ask me.
I did this with less coding in sharepoint 2010. Here's what I have: