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

Which famous people named Willard are worth mentioning? This list includes Willard Brown, Willard Libby, Willard Scott and Willard Van Orman Quine. To read more about these notable people named Willard, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.

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Willard Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Brown Died at 81 (1915-1996) - Willard Jessie Brown, nicknamed "Home Run" Brown, was an American baseball player who played outfielder in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball. He is a member of the

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Willard Libby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Libby Died at 72 (1908-1980) - Willard Frank Libby was an American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949 development of radiocarbon dating, a process which revolutionized archaeology. For his contributions to the ...more

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Willard Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Scott age 81 - Willard Herman Scott, Jr. is an American actor, author, media personality, clown, and comedian, best known for his TV work on Today and as the creator and original portrayer of Ronald McDonald.

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Willard Van Orman Quine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Van Orman Quine Died at 92 (1908-2000) - Willard Van Orman Quine was an American philosopher and logician in the analytic tradition. From 1930 until his death 70 years later, Quine was continually affiliated with Harvard University in ...more

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Willard Harrison Bennett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Harrison Bennett Died at 84 (1903-1987) - Willard Harrison Bennett was an American scientist and inventor, born in Findlay, Ohio. Bennett conducted research into plasma physics, astrophysics, geophysics, surface physics, and physical ...more

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Willard L. Beaulac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard L. Beaulac Died at 91 (1899-1990) - Willard Leon Beaulac was a United States Diplomat. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, Colombia, Cuba, Chile and Argentina.

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Willard Zerbe Park is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Zerbe Park Died at 59 (1906-1965) - Willard Zerbe Park, anthropologist. Park was a former teaching colleague of Maurice Halperin at the University of Oklahoma. Both Park and Halperin actively sought out recruitment with Soviet ...more

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Willard E. Pugh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard E. Pugh age 57 - Willard Earl Pugh is an American actor with numerous film and television credits. He has appeared in notable mainstream Hollywood films such as The Color Purple and Air Force One as well as ...more

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Willard Louis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Louis Died at 44 (1882-1926) - Willard Louis was an American stage and film actor of the silent era. He appeared in 81 films between 1911 and 1926. He was born in San Francisco, California, and died in Glendale, California ...more

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Willard Grant Conspiracy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Grant Conspiracy Willard Grant Conspiracy is an alt-country band based near Palmdale, California, USA. Originally formed by Robert Fisher and Paul Austin in 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts, the band operates as a ...more

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Willard Robison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Robison Died at 74 (1894-1968) - Willard Robison was an American vocalist, pianist, and composer of popular songs, born in Shelbina, Missouri. His songs reflect a rural, melancholy theme steeped in Americana and their warm ...more

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Willard Robertson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Robertson Died at 62 (1886-1948) - Willard Robertson was an American actor. He appeared in 147 films between 1924 and 1948. He was born in Runnels, Texas and died in Hollywood, California.

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Willard Mack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Mack Died at 61 (1873-1934) - Willard Mack was a Canadian-born actor, director, and playwright.

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Willard Dickerman Straight is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Dickerman Straight Died at 38 (1880-1918) - Willard Dickerman Straight was an American investment banker, publisher, reporter and diplomat.

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Willard Boyle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Boyle Died at 87 (1924-2011) - Willard Sterling Boyle, CC was a Canadian-American physicist, and co-inventor of the charge-coupled device. On October 6, 2009, it was announced that he would share the 2009 Nobel Prize in ...more

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Willard Carroll is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Carroll age 60 - Willard F. Carroll is an American film producer, writer, and director. He was executive producer of The Brave Little Toaster series, writing the screenplays for The Brave Little Toaster to the ...more

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Willard Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Metcalf Died at 67 (1858-1925) - Willard Leroy Metcalf was an American artist born in Lowell, Massachusetts. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and later attended Académie Julian, Paris. After ...more

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Willard Saulsbury, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Saulsbury, Jr. Died at 66 (1861-1927) - Willard Saulsbury, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and ...more

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Willard Waterman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Waterman Died at 81 (1914-1995) - Willard Lewis Waterman was a character actor in films, TV and on radio, remembered best for succeeding Harold Peary as the title character of The Great Gildersleeve at the height of that show's ...more

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Willard Munger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Munger Died at 88 (1911-1999) - Willard M. Munger, Sr. was a Minnesota politician and a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from northeastern Minnesota. First elected in 1954, he was re-elected to four more terms ...more

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Willard Saulsbury, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Saulsbury, Sr. Died at 72 (1820-1892) - Willard Saulsbury, Sr. was a lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware, U.S. Senator ...more

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Willard Warner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Warner Died at 80 (1826-1906) - Willard Warner was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama after the war.

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Willard Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Young Died at 87 (1852-1939) - Willard Young was a prominent member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who served for many years in the United States military, and later held high positions within the LDS ...more

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Willard Hughes Rollings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Hughes Rollings Died at 60 (1948-2008) - Willard Hughes Rollings was a scholar of Native American history and of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand. Rollings was born in Farmington in northwestern New Mexico, to the late ...more

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Willard Warren Scott, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Warren Scott, Jr. Died at 83 (1926-2009) - Willard Warren Scott Jr. was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1948. He was commissioned upon his graduation ...more

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Willard Rice is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Rice Died at 72 (1895-1967) - Willard Wadsworth Rice was an American ice hockey player who competed in the 1924 Winter Olympics. Rice was born in Newton, Massachusetts the son of Abbott Barnes Rice, a Massachusetts ...more

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Willard Parker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Parker Died at 84 (1912-1996) - Willard Parker was an American film and television actor. He was born Worster Van Eps in New York City. Prior to becoming an actor, he was a meter reader and a tennis pro. Although he had some ...more

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Willard W. Willingham is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard W. Willingham Died at 98 (1915-2013) - Willard W. Willingham was an actor, screenwriter, television producer and stunt performer.

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Willard Ikola is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Ikola age 83 - Willard Ikola is an American retired ice hockey player and high school boy's hockey coach. Born in Eveleth, Minnesota, a powerhouse in hockey he began playing hockey as a young boy, eventually ...more

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Willard Sage is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Sage Died at 52 (1922-1974) - Willard Sage was an actor.

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Willard Cantrell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Cantrell Died at 72 (1914-1986) - Willard "Bill" Cantrell was a midget, sprint, and stock car racing driver from Anaheim, California. He was nicknamed the "Silver Fox" for his gray hair and sly tricks.

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Willard Bowsky is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Bowsky Died at 37 (1907-1944) - Willard Bowsky was an American animator best known for his work at Fleischer Studios in New York City and Miami, Florida, where he worked on cartoons featuring Betty Boop, Popeye the Sailor, and ...more

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Willard M. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard M. Mitchell Died at 76 (1879-1955) - Willard Morse Mitchell was a Canadian artist and architect best known for his miniature watercolour paintings. They were mostly nature scenes. He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, the ...more

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Willard Fiske is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Fiske Died at 73 (1831-1904) - Daniel Willard Fiske was an American librarian and scholar, born on November 11, 1831, at Ellisburg, New York. Fiske studied at Cazenovia Seminary and started his collegiate studies at Hamilton ...more

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Willard Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Van Dyke Died at 80 (1906-1986) - Willard Van Dyke was an American filmmaker, photographer, arts administrator, teacher, and former director of the film department at the Museum of Modern Art. Van Dyke went to the University of ...more

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Willard White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard White age 70 - Sir Willard Wentworth White, OM, CBE is a Jamaican-born British operatic bass-baritone.

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Willard R. Espy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard R. Espy Died at 89 (1910-1999) - Willard Richardson Espy was a US editor, philologist, writer, poet, and local historian. He was the best-known collector of and commentator on word play of his time, and is also particularly ...more

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Willard Hall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Hall Died at 95 (1780-1875) - Willard Hall, was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, who served in the Delaware General ...more

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Willard J. Smith is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard J. Smith Died at 90 (1910-2000) - Willard John Smith served as the thirteenth Commandant of the United States Coast Guard from 1966 to 1970. He was born in Suttons Bay, Michigan and was the son of Oscar Smith, a Captain in the ...more

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Willard Marshall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Marshall Died at 79 (1921-2000) - Willard Warren Marshall was a right fielder in Major League Baseball. From 1942 through 1955, Marshall played for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. He ...more

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Willard Nixon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Nixon Died at 72 (1928-2000) - Willard Lee Nixon was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Boston Red Sox between 1950 and 1958. Listed at 6 ft 2 in,195 lb., Nixon batted left-handed and ...more

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Willard G. Wyman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard G. Wyman Died at 71 (1898-1969) - Willard Gordon Wyman was a United States Army four-star general who served as Commanding General, Continental Army Command from 1956 to 1958. Wyman was born in Augusta, Maine. He was graduated ...more

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Willard Van der Veer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Van der Veer Died at 69 (1894-1963) - Willard Van der Veer was a cinematographer.

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Willard Motley is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Motley Died at 56 (1909-1965) - Willard Francis Motley was an African-American writer. He published a column in the Chicago Defender under the pen-name Bud Billiken. Motley also worked as a freelance writer, and later founded ...more

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Willard Price is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Price Died at 96 (1887-1983) - Willard DeMille Price was a Canadian-born American traveller, journalist and author. Price was born to a family of devout Methodists in Peterborough, Ontario. He spent his early childhood living ...more

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Willard Hershberger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Hershberger Died at 30 (1910-1940) - Willard McKee Hershberger was an American baseball catcher for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball from 1938 to 1940. In 160 career games, Hershberger recorded a batting average of .316 ...more

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Willard Katsande is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Katsande age 31 - Willard Katsande is a Zimbabwean professional footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for Premier Soccer League club Kaizer Chiefs and for the Zimbabwe national team.

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Willard Scissum is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Scissum age 53 - Willard Sebastian Scissum is American football coach and former player. He is currently an assistant coach at Savannah State University. Scissum played college football at the University of ...more

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Willard Preble Hall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Preble Hall Died at 62 (1820-1882) - William Willard Preble Hall was an American lawyer and politician. He served as the 17th Governor of Missouri from 1864 to 1865 during last years of the American Civil War.

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Willard Morgan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Willard
Willard Morgan Willard Morgan is an actor, film producer, film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.