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This list of famous juniors has been loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes are juniors. Some of these celebrities kept the "Jr." in their names, while others dropped it. Some of these famous folks even adopted stage names. One famous junior comes from a famous family of comedians and another is from a long legacy of race car drivers.

Who is the most famous person who is a junior? Will Smith tops our list. Smith was born Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. on September 25, 1968. Robert Downey, Jr. is another famous actor who was named after his father. He was born on April 4, 1965 and has appeared in such hit films as Iron Man and Zodiac.

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50+ Famous Juniors
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Will Smith was born Willard Carroll Smith, Jr. on September 25, 1968.

Age: 47

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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#82 on The Best Actors in Film History

#36 on The Best Living American Actors

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#47 on The Hottest Men Over 40

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Robert Downey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50+ Famous Juniors
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Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965.

Age: 50

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

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#32 on The Best Actors in Film History

#8 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#11 on The Hottest Men Of 2019, Ranked

#11 on The Coolest Actors Ever

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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50+ Famous Juniors
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Lil Wayne was born Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. on September 27, 1982.

Age: 36

Birthplace: Hollygrove, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

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#16 on The Greatest Rappers of All Time

#20 on The Best Rappers Of 2018, Ranked

#88 on The Dopest Rappers of the '90s

#60 on Rappers with the Best Voices, Ranked

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50+ Famous Juniors
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Marlon Brando was born Marlon Brando, Jr. on April 3, 1924.

Age: Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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#4 on The Best Actors in Film History

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#25 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

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