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Who knew there were so many famous people named Abel in the world? Our list of celebrities named Abel includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Abels below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Abel, actors named Abel, and much more. Abel Kirui, Abel Hernández, and Abel P. Upshur are only a few of the well-known people named Abel on this list.
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Abel Kirui is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Police officer, Athlete
Abel Kirui is a long-distance runner from Kenya who competes in marathons. He had back-to-back wins in the World Championships Marathon in 2009 and 2011. He won in 2009 with a time of 2:06:54, ...more
Abel Hernández is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Footballer
Abel Mathías Hernández Platero is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Hull City and the Uruguay national team as a striker.
Abel P. Upshur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Politician, Lawyer
Abel Parker Upshur was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State ...more
Abel Ferrara is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Screenwriter
Abel Ferrara is an American film screenwriter and director. He is best known as an independent filmmaker of such films as Ms. 45, King of New York, Bad Lieutenant and The Funeral.
Abel Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Abel Bonnard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Novelist
Abel Bonnard was a French poet, novelist and politician.
Abel Carlevaro is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Composer, Teacher
Abel Carlevaro was a virtuoso performer, classical guitar composer and teacher born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He established a new school of instrumental technique, incorporating a fresh approach ...more
Abel Buell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Inventor
Abel Buell, born in Killingworth, Connecticut, was a goldsmith, silversmith, jewelry designer, engraver, surveyor, type manufacturer, mint master, textile miller, and counterfeiter in the ...more
Abel Gance is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Abel Gance was a French film director and producer, writer and actor. He is best known for three major silent films: J'accuse, La Roue, and the monumental Napoléon.
Abel Xavier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Footballer
Faisal Abel Xavier is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a full back, and is the current coach of S.C. Farense. Xavier played for clubs in Portugal, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, ...more
Abel Meeropol is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Songwriter, Writer
Abel Meeropol was an American writer, teacher and song-writer, whose works were published under his pseudonym Lewis Allan. His best-known song is "Strange Fruit", especially as ...more
Abel Balbo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Singer
Abel Eduardo Balbo is an Argentine football manager former of Arezzo and former striker.
Abel Lizotte is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Abel Lizotte Baseball player
Abel Lizotte was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1896. He made his major league debut on September 17, 1896 and he played in his final game on ...more
Abel Pacheco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Abel Pacheco de la Espriella was president of Costa Rica between 2002 and 2006, representing the Social Christian Unity Party. He ran on a platform to continue free market reforms and to ...more
Abel Maldonado is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Politician, Farmer
Abel O. Maldonado, Jr. is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the 48th Lieutenant Governor of California from 2010 to 2011. Elected to the Santa Maria City ...more
Abel Folk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Television director, Theatre Director, Actor
Abel Folk is an actor, television director, film director and theatre director.
Abel Talamantez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Singer, Dancer
Abel Talamántez Mendoza, is a Mexican American singer. He is currently a singer for the band Cruz Martínez Y Los Super Reyes. He was also a former member of the bands Menudo, MDO, ...more
Abel Salazar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Writer
Abel de Lima Salazar, was a Portuguese physician, lecturer, researcher, writer and painter who worked and lived in Porto. He was the son of Adolfo Barroso Pereira Salazar and wife Adelaide da ...more
Abel Kiviat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Abel Richard Kiviat was an American middle distance runner. He was the oldest living American Olympic medalist at the time of his death. He competed for and coached the Irish American Athletic ...more
Abel Braga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Coach
Abel Carlos da Silva Braga, also known as Abel Braga or just Abel during his playing days, is a football manager and a former football player.
Abel Muzorewa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Politician, Writer
Bishop Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa served as Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Rhodesia from the Internal Settlement to the Lancaster House Agreement in 1979. A Methodist bishop and nationalist leader, he ...more
Abel Wolman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. His work in supplying clean water spanned eight decades.
Abel Resino is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Coach
Abel Resino Gómez, sometimes known as just Abel, is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and a current coach. Nicknamed El Gato due to his reflexes, he played most of ...more
Abel Woolrich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Actor
Abel Woolrich was a Mexican character actor.
Abel Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Abel
Actor, Professional Boxer
Abel Gonzalez Fernandez is a Yaqui/Mexican actor who played in movies from 1953 to 2002. He is best known for his role as Federal Agent William "Bill" Youngfellow on the 1959-1963 ABC ...more