List of Famous Carpenters People

List of Famous Carpenters

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List of famous carpenters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top carpenters in the world? This includes the most prominent carpenters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable carpenters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic carpenters 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 carpenters.

List includes Jesus Christ, Adam Carolla and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known carpenters to the lesser known carpenters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the carpenter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous carpenters ever?" and "What are the names of famous carpenters?" then you're in the right place. (233 items)

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    Harrison Ford is an American actor and film producer. He gained worldwide fame for his starring roles as Han Solo in the original Star Wars epic space opera trilogy and the title character of the Indiana Jones film series. Ford is also known for his roles as Rick Deckard in the 1982 neo-noir dystopian ...more

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    • Age: age 73
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Pilot, Film Producer, Carpenter, Actor
    • Credits: Star Wars, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Apocalypse Now, + more
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    Thomas Mark Harmon is an American television and movie actor who has appeared in a wide variety of roles since the mid-1970s. Since 2003, Harmon has starred as former U.S. Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and sniper turned NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs in the hit CBS series, NCIS, a role that has ...more

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    • Age: age 64
    • Birthplace: Burbank, USA, California
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Lifeguard, Carpenter, + more
    • Credits: NCIS, Natural Born Killers, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Freaky Friday, St. Elsewhere, + more
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    Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God. Christianity regards Jesus as the awaited Messiah of the Old Testament and refers to him as Jesus Christ, a name that is also used in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Judea
    • Profession: Carpenter, Prophet, Preacher
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    Adam Lakers Carolla is an American comedian, radio personality, television host and actor. He hosts The Adam Carolla Show, a talk show distributed as a podcast which set the record as the "most downloaded podcast" as judged by Guinness World Records. Carolla co-hosted the syndicated radio call-in ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California
    • Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Radio personality, + more
    • Credits: Wreck-It Ralph, Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, Drawn Together, Dancing with the Stars, Down to You, + more
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    Nick Offerman is an American actor, writer, humorist, and carpenter widely known for his breakout role as Ron Swanson in the acclaimed NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy.more

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    • Age: age 45
    • Birthplace: USA, Joliet, Illinois
    • Profession: Television producer, Carpenter, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Parks and Recreation, Sin City, 21 Jump Street, The Lego Movie, 22 Jump Street, + more
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    Christopher Spring is a Canadian bobsledder who has competed since 2008. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he competed for his country of birth, Australia and finished 22nd in the two-man event.more

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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Darwin, Australia
    • Profession: Bobsleigher, Carpenter, Athlete
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    Ronnie Biggs
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    Ronald Arthur "Ronnie" Biggs was an English thief, known for his role in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, for his escape from prison in 1965, for living as a fugitive for 36 years and for his various publicity stunts while in exile. In 2001, he returned to the United Kingdom and spent several years in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1929-2013)
    • Birthplace: Stockwell, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Carpenter, Actor
    • Credits: Prisoner of Rio
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    Carter Oosterhouse
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    Carter Nicholas Oosterhouse is an American television personality and model, who was born in Traverse City, Michigan. Oosterhouse first gained national fame as a carpenter on the TLC series Trading Spaces and has hosted other home improvement and how-to television shows. As of 2008, he is the host of ...more

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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Traverse City, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion Model, Actor, TV Personality
    • Credits: Trading Spaces, Three Wishes, Carter Can, Summer Showdown, The Inside Job
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    Bernie Sanders
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    Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont. Before serving in the Senate, he represented Vermont's at-large congressional district in the United States House of Representatives and served as mayor of Burlington, the largest city in Vermont.more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, + more
    • Profession: Politician, Researcher, Carpenter, Writer, Film Director
    • Credits: Sweet Hearts Dance, The Big Fix, Orwell Rolls in His Grave
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    • Age: Died at 83 (1924-2007)
    • Profession: Inventor, Carpenter, Writer
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    Ty Pennington
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    Tygert Burton "Ty" Pennington is an American television host, artist and carpenter. He is most notable for having been the host of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition which aired on ABC in the US until its cancellation in December 2012 and will return with specials and Ty's Great British Adventure, which ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Atlanta
    • Profession: Television producer, Designer, Carpenter, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Wild Hogs, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Trading Spaces, The Revolution, The Adventures of Ociee Nash, + more
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    Remigio Benigni was the father of Roberto Benigni.more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1918-2004)
    • Profession: Carpenter, Bricklayer, Farmer
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    Marek Matiasko
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    Marek Matiasko is a biathlete.more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Profession: Soldier, Carpenter, Biathlete
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    Richard Hauptmann
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    Bruno Richard Hauptmann was a German-born carpenter and criminal who was convicted of the abduction and murder of the 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The Lindbergh kidnapping became known as "The Crime of the Century". Hauptmann was executed in the electric chair at the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 37 (1899-1936)
    • Birthplace: Kamenz, Germany
    • Profession: Carpenter
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    Elias Charles Disney was the father of Roy Disney and Walt Disney. His death at age 82, occurred when Walt was age 39.more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1859-1941)
    • Birthplace: Bluevale, Ontario
    • Profession: Businessperson, Carpenter, Farmer
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    Thomas Brosnan

    Thomas Brosnan was a carpenter.more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1915-1988)
    • Birthplace: Tralee, Republic of Ireland
    • Profession: Carpenter
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    James Underwood

    James Underwood was a British-Australian shipbuilder, distiller and merchant.more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1771-1844)
    • Birthplace: Bermondsey, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Distiller, Shipwright, Merchant, Businessperson, Sailor, + more
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    Ole Kirk Christiansen
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    Ole Kirk Christiansen was the founder of the Danish construction toy company the Lego Group. He was the 10th son of an impoverished family in Jutland in western Denmark. Born in Filskov, Denmark, he trained as a carpenter and started making wooden toys in 1932 to make a living after having lost his job ...more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1891-1958)
    • Birthplace: Denmark
    • Profession: Carpenter
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    Hunter Benedict "Ben" Shepherd is an American musician best known for playing bass in the rock band Soundgarden since 1990.more

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    • Age: age 47
    • Birthplace: Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
    • Profession: Laborer, Film Score Composer, Bassist, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Singles, Cold Hearts, Wheedle's Groove
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    Alexander William Campbell was the final surviving Australian participant of the Gallipoli campaign during the First World War. His death broke the last living link of Australians with the Gallipoli story.more

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    • Age: Died at 103 (1899-2002)
    • Birthplace: Launceston, Australia
    • Profession: Public Servant, Historian, Carpenter, Jackaroo, Mechanic
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