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Famous Male Bouncers

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List of famous male bouncers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male bouncers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being bouncers. There are thousand of males working as bouncers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic bouncers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a bouncer then the people below should give you inspiration.

Gary Dourdan and Christopher Michael Langan are included on this list along with many more.

While this isn't a list of all male bouncers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male bouncers?" and "Who are the best male bouncers?"
Javier Bardem is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Bouncers
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Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor and environmental activist. Bardem won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in the 2007 Coen Brothers film No Country for Old Men. He has also received critical acclaim for roles in films such as Jamón, jamón, Carne trémula, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Boca a boca, Los lunes al sol, Mar adentro, and Skyfall, for which he received both a BAFTA and a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Bardem has also won a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA, five Goya Awards, two European Film Awards, a Prize for Best Actor at Cannes (ex-aequo with Elio Germano) and two Volpi ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Las Palmas, Spain

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Jean-Claude Van Damme is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Bouncers
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Jean-Claude Camille François van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as Jean-Claude van Damme (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ klod vɑ̃ dam], Dutch: [vɑn ˈdɑmə]) and as JCVD, is a Belgian actor and retired martial artist best known for his martial arts action films. His most popular projects include Bloodsport (1988), Cyborg (1989), Kickboxer (1989), Lionheart (1990), Death Warrant (1990), Double Impact (1991), Universal Soldier (1992), Nowhere to Run (1993), Hard Target (1993), Timecop (1994), Street Fighter (1994), Sudden Death (1995), Maximum Risk (1996), JCVD (2008), Jean-Claude van Johnson (2016 - 2017 series) and Lukas (2018). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Brussels, Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Bouncers
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Hans Lundgren (; Swedish: [ˈdɔlːf ˈlɵnːdgreːn] (listen); born 3 November 1957), better known as Dolph Lundgren, is a Swedish actor, filmmaker, and martial artist. Lundgren's breakthrough came in 1985, when he starred in Rocky IV as the imposing Soviet Union boxer Ivan Drago. Since then, he has starred in more than 40 films, almost all of them in the action genre. Lundgren received a degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in the early 1980s and a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Sydney in 1982. He holds the rank of 3rd dan black belt in Kyokushin karate and was European champion in 1980–81. While in Sydney, he became a bodyguard for ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden

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Gary Dourdan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Bouncers
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Gary Dourdan (born Gary Robert Durdin: December 11, 1966) is an American actor. He is known for portraying Warrick Brown on the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and for portraying Shazza Zulu on the television series A Different World. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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