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Famous People Named Adrian 

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If your name is Adrian, then you're in some great company. Here's our list of the most famous people named Adrian, including photos when available. How many celebrities named Adrian can you think of? The famous Adrians below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Adrian, athletes named Adrian, and even political figures named Adrian. The music industry is no stranger to the name Adrian, and the same can be said for Hollywood and show business in general.

Which famous people named Adrian are worth mentioning? This list includes Adrian Peterson, Adrián Beltré, Adrian Gonzalez and Adrian Dantley. To read more about these notable people named Adrian, click the corresponding row of who you want to learn more about, and additional information will appear.
Adrian Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 30

Birthplace: Palestine, Texas, United States of America

Adrian Lewis Peterson (born March 21, 1985) is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma and was ...more

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Adrián Beltr&eacu... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 39

Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Adrián Beltré Pérez (born April 7, 1979) is a Dominican former professional baseball third baseman. Originally signed as an amateur free agent, he made his Major League ...more

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Adrian Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 36

Birthplace: San Diego, California

Adrián González Savín (born May 8, 1982), also known by his nicknames "A-Gon" and "Titán", is an American-Mexican former professional baseball ...more

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Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 64

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Adrian Delano Dantley (born February 28, 1956) is an American retired basketball player who played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). A forward and six-time NBA All-Star, ...more

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Adrian Grenier is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 42

Birthplace: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Adrian Grenier (born July 10, 1976) is an American actor. He is best known for playing Vincent Chase in the TV series Entourage (2004–2011). He starred in the films Drive Me Crazy, The Devil ...more

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Adrian Neville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Benjamin Satterley (born 22 August 1986) is an English professional wrestler currently working under the ring name PAC (also stylised in all capitals) for All Elite Wrestling (AEW) in the United ...more

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Adrian Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 62

Birthplace: London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom

Adrian Frederick "H" Smith (born 27 February 1957) is an English guitarist and member of Iron Maiden, for whom he writes songs and performs live backing vocals on some tracks. Smith ...more

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Adrian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 39

Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina

Adrian Lemar Wilson (born on October 12, 1979) is a former American football safety. He played college football at NC State, and was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round of the ...more
Adrian Vandenberg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 65

Birthplace: Enschede, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Adrian Vandenberg (born 31 January 1954 as Adriaan van den Berg) is a Dutch rock guitarist, best known for his tenure as one of the guitarists in Whitesnake during their successful late 1980s ...more
Adrian Pasdar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 53

Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America

Adrian Pasdar (born April 30, 1965) is an American actor and voice artist. He is known for playing Jim Profit on the TV series Profit, for his roles in Near Dark, Carlito's Way, Mysterious Ways ...more

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Adrian Paul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 59

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Adrian Paul Hewett (born 29 May 1959) is an Italian-English-American actor known for his titular role as Duncan MacLeod on the television series Highlander: The Series. In 1997, he founded the ...more
Adrian Adonis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Dec. at 34 (1954-1988)
Keith A. Franke, Jr. (September 15, 1953 – July 4, 1988) was an American professional wrestler, better known by his ring name, Adrian Adonis. He was best known for his appearances with the ...more

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Adrian Mutu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 40

Birthplace: Călinești, Argeș

Adrian Mutu (Romanian pronunciation: [adriˈan ˈmutu] (listen); born 8 January 1979) is a Romanian football coach and former player who is currently the reserve team coach at United Arab Emirates ...more

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Adrian Belew is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 69

Birthplace: Covington, Kentucky, United States of America

Adrian Belew (born Robert Steven Belew, December 23, 1949) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. A multi-instrumentalist primarily known as a guitarist and singer, Belew is ...more
Adrian Chiles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 51

Birthplace: Quinton, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Adrian Chiles (born 21 March 1967) is a British television and radio presenter, currently working for BBC Radio 5 Live. Previously, Chiles co-presented both The One Show (2007–2010) and Daybreak ...more
Adrian Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 62

Birthplace: Bradford, United Kingdom

Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English comedian, actor, musician and television presenter. He was part of the alternative comedy boom in the early 1980s and had roles in ...more

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Adrian Cristea is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 35

Birthplace: Iași, Iași metropolitan area, Romania

Adrian Cristea (born 30 November 1983) is a Romanian retired professional footballer who played as a winger. He is currently a fashion designer.
Adrian Aucoin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 45

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

Adrian Mark Aucoin (born July 3, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played over 1100 games in the National Hockey League (NHL). Aucoin was born in Ottawa, Ontario, ...more
Adrian Slywotzky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Adrian Slywotzky Age: 68

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Adrian J. Slywotzky (born in 1951 in New York City) is an American consultant of Ukrainian origin and the author of several books on economic theory and management.
Adrian Street is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 78
Adrian Street is an actor.
Adrian Zmed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 64

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Adrian George Zmed (born March 14, 1954) is an American actor, singer and television personality, noted for the roles of Johnny Nogerelli in Grease 2 and Officer Vince Romano in the T.J. Hooker ...more
Adrian Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Dec. at 76 (1932-2008)

Birthplace: Hampstead Heath, London, United Kingdom

Adrian Mitchell FRSL (24 October 1932 – 20 December 2008) was an English poet, novelist and playwright. A former journalist, he became a noted figure on the British Left. For almost half a ...more
Adrian Borland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Dec. at 42 (1957-1999)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Adrian Kelvin Borland (6 December 1957 – 26 April 1999) was an English singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer, best known as the frontman of post-punk band The Sound. Following a ...more
Adrian Lester is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 50

Birthplace: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Adrian Anthony Lester (born 14 August 1968), born Anthony Harvey, is an English actor, director, and writer.
Adrian Fulford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Adrian
Age: 66
Sir Adrian Bruce Fulford (born 8 January 1953), styled The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Fulford, is a Lord Justice of Appeal and as of 3 March 2017 holds the position of Investigatory Powers ...more