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

List is made up of many different people, including Charles Robinson and Scott Armstrong.

From reputable, prominent, and well known referees to the lesser known referees of today, these are some of the best professionals in the referee field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous referees ever?" and "What are the names of famous referees?" then you're in the right place. (286 items)
Bibiana Steinhaus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Bibiana Steinhaus is a German football referee. She was the first female referee in German professional football. She became a professional referee in 1999 by officiating matches in the Women's Bundesliga, after that she was selected to officiate in the Regionalliga. In 2003, she was the main ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Bad Lauterberg, Germany

Profession: Police officer, Referee

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Charles Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Charles Shane Robinson is an American professional wrestling referee currently signed to WWE. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Mooresville, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Actor, Professional Wrestling Referee, Photographer

Credits: WWE SmackDown, Ready to Rumble, WWE Superstars, ECW Pay-Per-View

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Scott Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Joseph Scott James is a retired American professional wrestler and current referee and producer better known as Scott Armstrong. He is currently under contract to WWE. He is the oldest son of Bob Armstrong and has three brothers who became wrestlers, Brad, Steve and Brian. ...more

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Age: 56

Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Wrestler, Referee

Credits: ECW: December to Dismember

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Ed Hochuli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Edward G. Hochuli is an attorney for the firm of Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. since 1983, and has been an American football official in the National Football League since the 1990 NFL season. His uniform number is 85. Prior to his officiating career, he played college football for four seasons ...more

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Age: 65

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Referee, American Football Official, American football player, Lawyer

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Mills Lane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Mills Bee Lane III is a retired boxing referee, a former boxer, was a two-term Washoe County District Court Judge and television personality. He is best known for having officiated several major heavyweight championship boxing matches in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, and for starring in the ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Judge, Soldier, Referee, Jurist Lawyer

Credits: Celebrity Deathmatch, Judge Mills Lane

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Graham Poll is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Graham Poll is an English former football referee in the Premier League and is considered the best English referee of the last 25 years in a list maintained by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics. With 26 years of experience, he was regarded as one of the most prominent ...more

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Age: 52

Birthplace: Tring, England

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Newspaper, Referee

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Ron MacLean is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Ronald Joseph Corbett "Ron" MacLean is a Canadian sportscaster for the CBC who is best known as the host of Hockey Night in Canada from 1987 to 2014, and is also a hockey referee. ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Zweibr├╝cken, Germany

Profession: Referee, Actor, Sports commentator

Credits: Hockey Night in Canada, Zeroman, Battle of the Blades, Olympics on CBC 1998 Commonwealth Games, + more

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C. W. Alcock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Referees
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Charles William Alcock was an influential English sportsman and administrator. He was a major instigator in the development of both international football and cricket, as well as being the creator of the FA Cup. ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1842-1907)

Birthplace: Sunderland, United Kingdom

Profession: Journalist, Referee

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