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If your name is Wayne, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Wayne, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Wayne can you think of? The famous Waynes below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Wayne, athletes named Wayne, and even political figures named Wayne. The music industry is no stranger to the name Wayne, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Wayne are worth mentioning? This list includes Wayne Rooney, Wayne Gretzky, Wayne Brady and Wayne Knight. To read more about these notable people named Wayne, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

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Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Rooney age 31 - Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team. He has played much of his career as a forward, but he has ...more

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Wayne Gretzky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Gretzky age 56 - Wayne Douglas Gretzky, CC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League for four teams from 1979 to 1999. ...more

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Wayne Brady is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Brady age 44 - Wayne Alphonso Brady is an American actor, singer, comedian, and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series ...more

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Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Knight age 61 - Wayne Eliot Knight is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld and Officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun. His other roles include Dennis ...more

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Wayne Newton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Newton age 75 - Carson Wayne Newton is an American singer and entertainer. One of the best-known entertainers in Las Vegas, Nevada, he is known by the nicknames The Midnight Idol, Mr. Las Vegas and Mr. ...more

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Wayne Shorter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Shorter age 83 - Wayne Shorter is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Jazz critic Ben Ratliff of the New York Times has described Shorter as "probably jazz's greatest living small-group composer and ...more

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Wayne Coyne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Coyne age 54 - Wayne Michael Coyne is an American musician. He is the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the band the Flaming Lips.

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Wayne Chrebet is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Chrebet age 42 - Wayne Chrebet is a former American football wide receiver who played 11 seasons for the New York Jets of the National Football League from 1995 to 2005.

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Wayne LaPierre is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne LaPierre age 68 - Wayne Robert LaPierre, Jr. is an American author and advocate of the right to keep and bear arms. He is best known for his position as the executive vice president of the National Rifle ...more

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Wayne Rogers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Rogers age 84 - William Wayne McMillan Rogers III is an American film and television actor, best known for playing the role of "Trapper John" McIntyre in the CBS television series, M*A*S*H. He is a ...more

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Wayne Federman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Federman age 57 - Wayne Federman is an American comedian, actor, author, comedy writer, and musician. He is noted for his numerous comedy appearances in clubs, theaters, and on television; his biography of ...more

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Wayne Cashman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Cashman age 70 - Wayne Cashman is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and a former NHL head coach. He played 17 seasons for the Boston Bruins, helping the team win two Stanley Cups.

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Wayne Static is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Static age 51 - Wayne Richard Wells, known professionally as Wayne Static, The True King of Evil Disco, was an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist and music sequencer for ...more

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Wayne Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Williams age 57 - Wayne Bertram Williams is a convicted murderer who has been blamed for committing most of the Atlanta Child Murders of 1979 through 1981. In 1982 he was tried and convicted of killing two adult ...more

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Wayne Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Martin age 51 - Gerald Wayne Martin is a former American football defensive lineman who played eleven seasons in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints from 1989 to 1999. He attended the ...more

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Wayne Kramer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Kramer age 68 - Wayne Kramer is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and film and television composer. Kramer came to prominence as a teenager in 1967 as a co-founder of the Detroit rock group ...more

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Wayne Simmonds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Simmonds age 28 - Wayne "Nip" Simmonds is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger and an alternate captain for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League. He is known to his teammates ...more

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Wayne Ellington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Ellington age 29 - Wayne Robert Ellington, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. A 6'4" tall and 200 lb ...more

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Wayne Walker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Walker age 79 - Wayne Harrison Walker is a former professional football player and sports broadcaster. He played in the NFL for fifteen seasons, from 1958 to 1972 for the Detroit Lions. A starter throughout his ...more

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Wayne Henderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Henderson Wayne C. Henderson is an American guitar maker who specializes in the crafting of handmade, custom acoustic guitars. He also occasionally makes other stringed instruments, such as mandolins, ...more

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Wayne Cooper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Cooper age 60 - Artis Wayne Cooper is a retired American professional basketball player. He was born in Milan, Georgia. Cooper was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the 2nd round of the 1978 NBA Draft. A ...more

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Wayne Fontes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Fontes age 75 - Wayne Fontes is a former American football coach and college and professional football player who was the head coach of the NFL's Detroit Lions from 1988 to 1996. His 67 wins and 71 losses are ...more

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Wayne Bergeron is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Bergeron age 59 - Wayne Bergeron is an American jazz musician and trumpet player who rose to fame in the mid 1980s after playing lead trumpet in Maynard Ferguson's band. He is notable for his consistency and ...more

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Wayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Johnson Wayne Johnson is an American jazz and acoustic guitarist based in Southern California. Johnson won a joint Grammy Award in 2004 for his contribution to the album Pink Guitar, which featured the ...more

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Wayne Dyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Dyer age 76 - Wayne Walter Dyer is an American self-help author and motivational speaker. His first book Your Erroneous Zones is one of the best-selling books of all time, with an estimated 35 million copies

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Wayne McCullough is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne McCullough age 45 - Wayne Pocket Rocket McCullough is a former professional boxer from Northern Ireland. During his professional career, which began in 1993, he held the WBC title in the bantamweight category. In ...more

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Wayne Robson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Robson Died at 65 (1946-2011) - Wayne Robson was a Canadian television, film and stage actor best known for playing the part of Mike Hamar, an ex-convict and sometime thief, on the Canadian sitcom The Red Green Show from 1993 ...more

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Wayne Morse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Morse Died at 74 (1900-1974) - Wayne Lyman Morse was a politician and attorney from Oregon, United States, known for his proclivity for opposing his parties' leadership, and specifically for his opposition to the Vietnam War ...more

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Wayne Allwine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Allwine Died at 62 (1947-2009) - Wayne Anthony Allwine was an American voice actor, sound effects editor and foley artist for The Walt Disney Company. He was best remembered as the voice of Mickey Mouse for 32 years, narrowly ...more

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Wayne Babych is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Babych age 58 - Wayne Joseph Babych is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger of Ukrainian ancestry. who played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, and ...more

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Wayne Nelson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Nelson age 66 - Wayne Nelson is an American musician best known for being a member of the rock band Little River Band.

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Wayne Embry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Embry age 80 - Wayne Richard Embry is a retired American basketball player; a center/forward whose 11-year career spanned from 1958 to 1969. He played for the Cincinnati Royals, Boston Celtics and Milwaukee ...more

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Wayne Garrett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Garrett age 68 - Ronald Wayne Garrett was the New York Mets starting third baseman from 1972 through 1975. Garrett also saw occasional duty as a second baseman and as a shortstop. Garrett was a member of the ...more

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Wayne Carlisle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Carlisle age 36 - Wayne Thomas Carlisle is a former professional footballer who last played for Football League Two side Torquay United. Carlisle is a midfielder, primarily right-sided, but able to play in a wide ...more

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Wayne Pygram is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Pygram age 57 - Wayne Pigram, better known by his stage name Wayne Pygram, is an Australian actor, known for his role as Scorpius in the science fiction series Farscape and the miniseries that followed, ...more

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Wayne Huizenga is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Huizenga age 78 - Harry Wayne Huizenga is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He has been involved founding three Fortune 500 corporations and was responsible for six New York Stock Exchange listed ...more

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Wayne White is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne White age 58 - Wayne White is an American artist, art director, puppeteer, set designer, animator, cartoonist and illustrator.

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Wayne G is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Wayne

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Wayne Adam Ford is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Adam Ford age 55 - Wayne Adam Ford is an American serial killer.

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Wayne Gordon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Gordon age 52 - Wayne Gordon is a retired boxer from Canada, who competed for his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. There he was defeated in the first round of the men's ...more

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Wayne Merrick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Merrick age 63 - Leonard Wayne Merrick is a retired former professional ice hockey player who played 774 career National Hockey League games for the St. Louis Blues, California Seals/Cleveland Barons and New ...more

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Wayne Owens is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Owens Died at 65 (1937-2002) - Douglas Wayne Owens was a member of the United States House of Representatives for Utah's 2nd congressional district from 1973 to 1975 and again from 1987 to 1993. Born and raised in the small ...more

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Wayne Boden is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Boden Died at 58 (1948-2006) - Wayne Clifford Boden was a Canadian serial killer and rapist active between 1969 and 1971. He was raised in Dundas, Ontario, near Hamilton. He earned the nickname "The Vampire Rapist" ...more

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Wayne Ferreira is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Ferreira age 45 - Wayne Richard Ferreira is a former professional tennis player from South Africa.

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Wayne Hays is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Hays Died at 78 (1911-1989) - Wayne Levere Hays was an American politician whose strong rule of the House Administration Committee extended to even the smallest items. In the mid-1970s, lawmakers avoided crossing Hays for ...more

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Wayne David is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne David age 59 - Wayne David is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Caerphilly since 2001. He was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Wales Office from 2008 to ...more

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Wayne Terwilliger is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Terwilliger age 91 - Willard Wayne "Twig" Terwilliger is a former second baseman, coach, and manager in Major League Baseball.

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Wayne Wonder is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Wonder age 44 - Wayne Wonder is a Jamaican reggae fusion artist. While his early recordings were dancehall and reggae, he later moved towards hip hop and rap.

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Wayne Duvall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Duvall age 58 - Wayne Duvall is an American actor, known for playing Homer Stokes in O Brother Where Art Thou?, Coach Ferguson in Leatherheads and Ned Guston in Duplicity. On television he is best known for ...more

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Wayne Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Wayne
Wayne Stephenson Died at 65 (1945-2010) - Wayne Frederick Stephenson was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He was born in Fort William, Ontario.