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

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While this isn't a list of all male nurses, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male nurses?" and "Who are the best male nurses?"
Charles Cullen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Nurses
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Charles Edmund Cullen is a former nurse who is the most prolific serial killer in New Jersey history and is suspected to be the most prolific serial killer in American history. He confessed to authorities that he killed up to 40 patients during the course of his 16-year nursing career. But in subsequent interviews with police, psychiatric professionals, and journalists Charles Graeber and Steve Kroft, it became clear that he had killed many more, whom he could not specifically remember by name, though he could often remember details of their case. Experts have estimated that Charles Cullen may ultimately be responsible for over 300 deaths, which would make him the most prolific serial killer ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

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Walt Whitman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Nurses
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Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist and journalist. A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works. Whitman is among the most influential poets in the American canon, often called the father of free verse. His work was very controversial in its time, particularly his poetry collection Leaves of Grass, which was described as obscene for its overt sexuality. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 73 (1819-1892)

Birthplace: West Hills, New York, United States of America

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Colin Norris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Nurses
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Colin Campbell Norris is a former nurse from the Milton area of Glasgow, Scotland who was convicted of murdering four elderly patients in a hospital in Leeds, England, in 2002. He was sentenced in 2008 to serve a minimum of 30 years in prison. Doubts have since been raised about his conviction by, among others, Professor Vincent Marks, a leading expert on insulin poisoning. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Blake Harper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Nurses
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Blake Allen Harper is a Canadian former gay pornographic film actor. Harper worked as a registered nurse from 1989 until a scout offered him a meeting with Steven Scarborough of Hot House Entertainment. Scarborough offered to shoot him in a gay adult film. He eventually appeared in around 60 gay adult films over a span of 7 years. He won an award for "Best Performer" at the Young Erotic Gay Video Awards known in the industry as the Grabbys. In 2000, during the GayVN Awards, he won an award for "Best Actor" for his role in Animus, directed by Wash West. Harper also won the 2001 GayVN Award for "Gay Performer of the Year". In 2003, he won the FICEB HeatGay Best Actor Award for the movie Ya sé ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

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