Sponsored
527.9k readers

25 Celebrities Who Played Lacrosse in School

527.9k views25 items

This list contains information about celebrities who played lacrosse in school, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Lacrosse is a team sport that is most popular in the Northeast region of the United States, but it is growing in popularity across the country. Many famous actors, musicians, and athletes all played lacrosse while they were in school.

Who is the most famous person who played lacrosse in school? Steve Carell tops this list. He played lacrosse during his time at The Fenn School in Massachusetts. He told Conan O'Brien that he grew a mustache as a freshman because he thought that it would make him look intimidating on the lacrosse field. Dave Grohl was a lacrosse goalie during his high school years. He told US Weekly that the sport was his favorite growing up.

Wayne Gretzky excelled at several sports growing up as well, including baseball, lacrosse, and, of course, hockey. He credits lacrosse with helping him to learn how to take tough blows and hard checks. Many NFL stars got their starts on the lacrosse field as well.

Are you surprised that so many famous people played lacrosse? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Photo:
...more
  • Steve Carell played lacrosse during his time at The Fenn School in Massachusetts. He told Conan O'Brien that he grew a mustache as a freshman because he thought that it would make him look intimidating on the lacrosse field.
    • Born: 1962-08-16
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Concord, Massachusetts, United States of America

    More Steve Carell 

    Details From Steve Carell Movies That Remind Us Why We Love Him#93 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#48 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

  • Dave Grohl was a lacrosse goalie during his high school years. He told US Weekly that the sport was his favorite growing up.
    • Born: 1969-01-14
    • Age: 51
    • Birthplace: Warren, Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    More Dave Grohl 

    15 Crazy But True Stories About Nirvana#32 of 225 The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters#54 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

  • Professional wrestler Mick Foley wrestled and played lacrosse during his time at Ward Melville High School in New York.
    • Born: 1965-06-07
    • Age: 55

    More Mick Foley 

    #5 of 468 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#7 of 69 The Best WWE Superstars of the '90s#13 of 175 The Greatest WWE Superstars of All Time

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry played lacrosse while he attended St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire. He also played on the JV lacrosse team while attending Yale.
    • Born: 1943-12-11
    • Age: 76
    • Birthplace: Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

    More John Kerry 

    #368 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#318 of 432 The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History#38 of 107 Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With