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List of famous accountants, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top accountants in the world? This includes the most prominent accountants, living and dead, both in America and abroad. You might recognize these popular accountants because some are celebrities who majored in accounting or studied at one of the best accounting colleges. This list of notable accountants is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic accountants were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned accountants of now and in history.

This list features some of the best accountants in the world, including big names (at least to those in the know) like Vito Fossella, Donna Edmondson, Nikki Haley, and more. To be a successful accountant you need an unwavering attention to detail, solid math skills, and determination. Celebrity accountants, like Bob Newhart, might be few and far between, but accountants don't need all that glitz and glamor anyway.

From reputable, prominent, and well known accountants these are some of the best professionals in the accountant field - great accountants crunching numbers day in and day out. Who are the most famous accountants ever? What are the names of famous accountants? Take a look below!

Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached number one on the ...more

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Age: 86

Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Copywriter, Comedian, Musician Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Newhart, The Bob Newhart Show, Elf, The Rescuers

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#26 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#29 on The Most Original Comedians

#22 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

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Donna Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Age: 49

Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Nude Glamour Model

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Julia Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Julia Anne Sweeney is an American actress, comedian and author. She is known for her role as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and for her autobiographical solo shows. She played Mrs. Keeper in the film Stuart Little and voiced Brittany in Father of the Pride. ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Author, + more

Credits: Pulp Fiction, Monsters University, It's Pat, Stuart Little

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#59 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#17 on The Funniest Female SNL Alumni

#29 on The Best SNL Cast Members of the '90s

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Lee Van Cleef is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Clarence Leroy "Lee" Van Cleef, Jr., was an American film actor who appeared mostly in Westerns and action pictures. His sharp features and piercing eyes led to his being cast as a villain in scores of films, such as Kansas City Confidential, High Noon, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and The ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1925-1989)

Birthplace: Somerville, New Jersey, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Soldier, Actor

Credits: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, For a Few Dollars More, Escape from New York High Noon

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#67 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#11 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

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Arthur Blank is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Arthur M. Blank is an American businessman and a co-founder of The Home Depot. Today he is known for his philanthropy and his ownership of the Atlanta Falcons in the National Football League. ...more

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Age: 73

Birthplace: Sunnyside, New York City, New York, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Employer: Georgia Force, Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, Atlanta Falcons, Home Depot Handy Dan

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#9 on The Best Current NFL Team Owners

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Nikki Haley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Nimrata Nikki Randhawa Haley is an American politician and the 116th and current Governor of South Carolina. She is currently serving in her second term. A member of the Republican Party, Haley represented Lexington County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2005 to 2010. In the 2010 ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Bamberg, South Carolina, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Politician

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#39 on The Most Trustworthy Politicians

#61 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Vito Fossella is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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Vito John Fossella, Jr. is a U.S. Republican politician from the state of New York who formerly represented the state's 13th Congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for six terms, from 1997 to 2009 serving as the lone Republican from New York City. Fossella, a Staten Island ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: New York City, Staten Island, Area code 917, Contiguous United States New York, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Politician, Attorney at law, Lawyer

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Randolph Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Accountants
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George Randolph Scott was an American film actor whose career spanned from 1928 to 1962. As a leading man for all but the first three years of his cinematic career, Scott appeared in a variety of genres, including social dramas, crime dramas, comedies, musicals, adventure tales, war films, and a few ...more

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Age: Died at 89 (1898-1987)

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Profession: Accountant, Film Producer, Actor

Credits: Island of Lost Souls, Ride the High Country, Jesse James, The Tall T The Virginian, + more

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#12 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

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