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List of famous people named Donald, along with photos. How many celebrities named Don can you think of? The famous Donalds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Donnie, athletes named Don, and even political figures named Donald. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Don? Add them to the list.

Don Hutson was the first modern receiver in the National Football League in history. He played for the Green Bay Packers and, up until 2012, had held many football records since the 1940's. Don Cheadle is an award winning actor. Some of his credits include Ocean's Eleven and Hotel Rwanda, which earned him an Academy Award nomination. He most recently received a Golden Globe win for House of Lies, as well. 

One Don that's been all over the news is Donald Trump. He is currently running as a republican candidate for presidency. He is known for his outrageous and controversial comments. He's also known for his reality show The Apprentice and for his billionaire company, The Trump Organization.

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Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Trump age 70 - Donald John Trump Sr. is an American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. He is the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump ...more

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Don Cheadle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cheadle age 52 - Donald Frank "Don" Cheadle, Jr. is an American actor. Cheadle had an early role in Picket Fences and followed it with performances in Devil in a Blue Dress, Rosewood and Boogie Nights. ...more

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Don Hutson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Hutson Died at 84 (1913-1997) - Donald Montgomery Hutson was the first star split end in National Football League history. He is considered by many to have been the first modern receiver. In his senior season at the University ...more

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Donald Sutherland is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Sutherland age 81 - Donald McNichol Sutherland, OC is a Canadian actor whose film career spans 50 years. Sutherland is well known for playing a diverse range of characters, both leading and supporting, in acclaimed ...more

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Donald Glover is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Glover age 33 - Donald McKinley Glover, also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, is an American actor, writer, comedian, rapper, singer, and producer. He first came to attention for his work with Derrick ...more

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Don Henley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Henley age 69 - Don Henley is an actor.

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Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Rickles age 90 - Donald Jay "Don" Rickles is an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, he has acted in comedic and dramatic roles, but is ...more

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Don Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Johnson age 67 - Donnie Wayne "Don" Johnson is an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television ...more

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Don Knotts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Knotts Died at 82 (1924-2006) - Jesse Donald "Don" Knotts was an American comedic actor best known for a 1968 film The Shakiest Gun in the West as Jesse W. Haywood and for his portrayal of Barney Fife on the 1960s ...more

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Donald Rumsfeld is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Rumsfeld age 84 - Donald Henry Rumsfeld is an American politician and businessman. Rumsfeld served as the 13th Secretary of Defense from 1975 to 1977 under President Gerald Ford, and as the 21st Secretary of ...more

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Don Mattingly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Mattingly age 55 - Donald Arthur Mattingly is an American professional baseball first baseman, coach and manager. Mattingly is currently the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball. Nicknamed ...more

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Don Diablo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Diablo age 35 - Don Pepijn Schipper, also known as Don Diablo, is a Dutch DJ and producer of electronic dance music. He is known for his eclectic style of production and vocalizing in most of his songs.

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Donnie Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Wahlberg age 47 - Donald Edmond "Donnie" Wahlberg, Jr. is an American singer, actor, and film producer. He is a founding member of the boy band New Kids on the Block. Outside of music, Wahlberg has had ...more

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Don King is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don King age 85 - Donald "Don" King is an American boxing promoter whose career highlights include promoting "The Rumble in the Jungle" and the "Thrilla in Manila". King has promoted ...more

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Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Maynard age 82 - Donald Rogers Maynard is a former American football player who played professionally with the National Football League's New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals and the American Football ...more

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Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Fagen age 69 - Donald Jay Fagen is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the co-founder and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan. Following the initial breakup of Steely Dan in 1981, he ...more

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Donald Pleasence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Pleasence Died at 76 (1919-1995) - Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE was an English film, television, and stage actor. His most notable film roles include psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis in most of the Halloween series, the villain Ernst ...more

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Don Shula is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Shula age 87 - Donald Francis "Don" Shula is a former American football cornerback and coach. He is best known as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the team he led to two Super Bowl victories, and to the ...more

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Donnie Yen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Yen age 52 - Donnie Yen, also known as Yen Ji-dan, is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film director and producer, action choreographer, and world wushu tournament medalist. Yen is credited by many for ...more

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Don Meredith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Meredith Died at 72 (1938-2010) - Joseph Don "Dandy Don" Meredith was an American football quarterback, sports commentator and actor. He spent all nine seasons of his professional playing career with the Dallas Cowboys ...more

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Donald Sterling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Sterling age 82 - Donald T. Sterling is an American businessman and attorney. He was the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers professional basketball franchise of the National Basketball Association from 1981 to ...more

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Don Ameche is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Ameche Died at 85 (1908-1993) - Don Ameche was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, with a career spanning almost 60 years. After touring in vaudeville, he featured in many biographical films, including The Story of ...more

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Don Drysdale is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Drysdale Died at 57 (1936-1993) - Donald Scott "Don" Drysdale was a Major League Baseball player and Hall of Fame right-handed pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Drysdale was one of the most dominant pitchers of the ...more

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Don Imus is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Imus age 76 - John Donald "Don" Imus, Jr. is an American radio host, humorist, landscape photographer, philanthropist and writer. His nationally syndicated talk show, Imus in the Morning, is ...more

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Don Muraco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Muraco age 67 - Donald "Don" Muraco, is a retired American professional wrestler. He wrestled under both his real name as well as The Magnificent Muraco and other ring names. He was later nicknamed ...more

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Don McLean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don McLean age 71 - Donald "Don" McLean is an American singer-songwriter. He is most famous for the 1971 album American Pie, containing the songs "American Pie" and "Vincent". "At ...more

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Donald Faison is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Faison age 42 - Donald Adeosun Faison is an American actor, comedian, and voice actor best known for his leading role as Dr. Chris Turk in the ABC comedy-drama Scrubs, and a minor role as Murray in the film ...more

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Don Sutton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Sutton age 70 - Donald Howard Sutton is a former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. In the majors, he played 23 years for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, ...more

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Donald Harvey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Harvey age 64 - Donald Harvey is an American serial killer who claims to have murdered 87 people. The official estimates of the number of people he murdered range anywhere from at least 37 to 57 deaths. Harvey ...more

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Donald Bradman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Bradman Died at 93 (1908-2001) - Sir Donald George Bradman, AC, often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting ...more

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Donald Driver is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Driver age 42 - Donald Jerome Driver is a retired American football wide receiver, New York Times bestselling author and season 14 Dancing with the Stars champion. After playing college football for Alcorn ...more

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Donald O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald O'Connor Died at 78 (1925-2003) - Donald David Dixon Ronald O’Connor was an American dancer, singer, and actor who came to fame in a series of movies in which he co-starred alternately with Gloria Jean, Peggy Ryan, and Francis ...more

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Don Nelson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Nelson age 75 - Donald Arvid "Don" Nelson is a former NBA player and head coach. He coached the Milwaukee Bucks, the New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks, and the Golden State Warriors. An innovator, ...more

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Don Baylor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Baylor age 67 - Donald Edward Baylor is a Major League Baseball coach and a former MLB player and manager. He is the hitting coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. During his 19 seasons in the major ...more

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Donnie Shell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donnie Shell age 63 - Donnie Shell is a former American Football strong safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League between 1974 and 1987. Shell was a member of the Steelers famed Steel Curtain ...more

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Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Adams Died at 82 (1923-2005) - Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also ...more

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Don Novello is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Novello age 74 - Don Novello (born January 1, 1943) is an American writer, film director, producer, actor, singer, and comedian. Novello is best known for his work on NBC's Saturday Night Live, from 1977 until ...more

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Don DeLillo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don DeLillo age 80 - Donald Richard "Don" DeLillo is an American novelist, playwright and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, sports, the complexities of ...more

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Don Pardo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Pardo Died at 96 (1918-2014) - Dominick George "Don" Pardo was an American radio and television announcer whose career spanned more than seven decades. A member of the Television Hall of Fame, Pardo was noted for ...more

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Don Messick is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Messick Died at 71 (1926-1997) - Donald Earl "Don" Messick was an American actor, best known for his voice over roles for Hanna-Barbera. His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and ...more

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Don Cherry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cherry age 81 - Don Cherry is the cohost of hockey night in canada.

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Don Mossi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Mossi age 88 - Donald Lewis "Don" Mossi was an American major league pitcher from 1954 to 1965. He was a left-handed control pitcher whose strikeout-to-walk ratio was regularly among the league ...more

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Don Felder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Felder age 69 - Donald William "Don" Felder is an American musician and songwriter, best known for his work as lead guitarist for the Eagles from 1974 to 2001.

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Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Cerrone age 34 - Donald Anthony Cerrone is an American mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently competing in the UFC's Lightweight division. As of January 6, 2015, he is #3 in official UFC Lightweight ...more

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Don Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Williams age 77 - Don Williams is an American country singer, songwriter and a 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. He grew up in Portland, Texas, and graduated in 1958 from Gregory-Portland High ...more

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Don Frye is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Frye age 51 - Donald "Don" Frye is an American former mixed martial artist, amateur, professional wrestler, and actor. In MMA he was one of the sport's earliest well-rounded fighters and he had ...more

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Don Most is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Most age 63 - Don Most is an American actor best known for his role as Ralph Malph on the television series Happy Days.

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Don Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Cornelius Died at 76 (1936-2012) - Donald Cortez "Don" Cornelius was an American television show host and producer who was best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance and music franchise Soul Train, ...more

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Donald Brown is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Donald Brown age 28 - Donald Eugene Brown II is an American football running back for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2009 ...more

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Don Siegel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Donald or Don
Don Siegel Died at 79 (1912-1991) - Donald Siegel was an American film director and producer. His name variously appeared in the credits of his films as both Don Siegel and Donald Siegel. He is best known for the original sci-fi ...more